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Papua New Guinea police detain 12 in killings of four Chinese
UPI.com
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, June 28 (UPI) — Papua New Guinea police said they detained 12 people in Port Moresby in the stabbing deaths of four Chinese in a bakery. Citing local media reports, China’s Xinhua News Agency Friday reported Port
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Essar Projects secures USD 50 million contract in Papua New Guinea
SteelGuru
Essar Projects a Global EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) contractor headquartered in Dubai announced that it had secured a construction project valued at USD 50 million in Papua New Guinea for the Western Highlands Development
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Biwat sculpture attracts record bid in Paris auction
Radio Australia
A rare Biwat sculpture from the Sepik region of Papua New Guinea has sold for three-point five million Australian dollars. Christies in Paris auctioned the piece and says that’s a record for art from the region. The one metre tall carved wooden roof
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$400 fine after snail found in boot
The Farming Show
By: Emerson Howitt | New Zealand News | Friday June 28 2013 16:56. A French man has been fined $400 after a snail was found in his boot. The snail was discovered after the man flew to New Zealand from Papua New Guinea. Minister of Primary Industries
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Wales rugby prop fined after spending night in Australian jail over assault charge
Courier Islander
(AP Photo/AAP Image, Dan Peled) NO ARCHIVE, NO SALES, AUSTRALIA OUT, NEW ZEALAND OUT, PAPUA NEW GUINEA OUT, SOUTH PACIFIC OUT, EDITORIAL USE ONLY. Previous Next. Welsh rugby union player Craig Mitchell, center, leaves the
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Holmes hopes home help will help create history
The Macleay Argus
With three home fixtures in the remaining four matches of the regular season, the former PapuaNew Guinea rugby league chief issued the rallying call for supporters to play their part in making history. “The town hasn’t won back-to-back Group 2
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Price slide whacks gold miners
Sydney Morning Herald
Newcrest famously revealed this month they expect to write down as much as $US6 billion off the book value of their assets, with much of that linked to the troublesome Lihir mine in Papua New Guinea. ”We believe any gold company which has undertaken a
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Four Chinese killed in Papua New Guinea – CCTV.com > English
Four Chinese have been killed in a bread shop in Papua New Guinea´s capital city of Port Moresby, the Chinese Embassy in Papua New Guinea confirmed
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Eastday-Shanghai in shock over PNG murders
Shanghai in shock over PNG murders-FOUR Shanghainese, who ran a bakery store in Port Moresby, capital of Papua New Guinea, were hacked to death, the
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Pirates of PNG | The "thirteen million plus Ringgit" guy rambles….
Strong rumours lurk within the industry that they have unilaterally resolved ahead of all other upstream plantation investments, FGV should value the PNG
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Qantas launches Papua freighter service
Aviation Tribune
Qantas Freight Executive Manager Lisa Brock said the export market between Australia and Papua New Guinea was strong and our new dedicated freighter service would provide much needed capacity on the route. “This is a popular freight route with
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Kevin Rudd Jr awaits phone call from ‘Big Kev’
ABC Online
A five-year-old Papua New Guinean boy named after Kevin Rudd says he’s happy his namesake has become Prime Minister again and is waiting for a phone call from ‘Big Kev’. In 2008, then-prime minister, Kevin Rudd, visited a health clinic in PNG’s Eastern
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Rio Tinto Genocide Case Dismissed by 9th Circuit
Courthouse News Service
(CN) – Taking its cue from the Supreme Court, the full 9th Circuit upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing mining giant Rio Tinto of genocide and war crimes for its alleged role in a violent crackdown on native workers in Papua New Guinea. The
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Dean’s Beans founder lauded with business peace award
The Recorder
ORANGE — From Randall’s Pond Industrial Park to the farm fields of Papua New Guinea, Peru and Colombia, Dean Cycon has been instrumental in promoting economic and social change through his coffee importing business. This month, the founder of
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News 8 new results for Papua New Guinea
Rainbow Power Company lands pot of gold in Papua New Guinea
Coffs Coast Advocate
NIMBIN’S Rainbow Power Company has signed a deal to provide renewable electricity to more than 3500 homes in 49 villages in Papua New Guinea. Only 20% of the country has access to electricity, but Rainbow Power director Paul O’Reilly said there was
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Pacific neighbours feel pinch of mining slump
The Australian
Papua New Guinea is being particularly badly hit, with its gold and oil exports to Australia — which bought 55 per cent of its entire exports in 2012 — down a colossal 32 per cent in the first quarter of this year. These two items from PNG comprised
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Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic Reveals 2014 National Geographic
Travel Agent
Exploring Papua New Guinea & the Islands of Vanuatu & the Solomons – Embark in Auckland, New Zealand and set off on a voyage in the wake of Captain Cook. Explore Norfolk Island, Papua New Guinea and the Torres Strait. In Vanuatu and the Solomon
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Journalist contracts horrible disease, accidentally becomes part of the story
Philly.com
My uninvited guest is wily and resourceful, not unlike folk I’ve met who, like him, were born and bred in the unforgiving bayous of PNG’s South Fly. His DNA has evolved to remember and evade assaults from the pair of first-line, workhorse antibiotics
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Mead to test metal against Knights
Gold Coast Bulletin News
As the scans on our back page show, the Papua New Guinea international has five plates and 20 screws permanently in his mouth after suffering three broken jaws in the past year. Mead will make his return to the NRL in Newcastle tomorrow with a face
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Zimbabwe: Zim Is Dense Already Mr President!
AllAfrica.com
Last week we saw the president receiving the ambassador of Papua New Guinea (PNG). She will be based in Pretoria we gather. The ambassador had to go to some lengths to explain she was the representative of Queen Elizabeth. Papua New Guinea is
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Shifting prospects
Brisbane Times
In the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, the locals are largely locked out of the wealth of a lucrative goldmine. Tim Elliott meets a few brave young men determined to claim just a tiny piece of pie. I don’t know much about mining, but I know how miners
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Rio Tinto wins end to human rights abuse lawsuit in US
Reuters
The Bougainville residents alleged that after workers in 1988 began to sabotage the Rio Tinto mine, the company goaded Papua New Guinea’s government to exact retribution and conspired to impose a blockade, leading to thousands of civilian deaths.
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News 4 new results for Papua New Guinea
Rio Tinto Genocide Lawsuit Thrown Out by US Appeals Court
Businessweek
Rio Tinto Plc (RIO), the world’s second-biggest mining company, won dismissal of a lawsuit in the U.S. accusing it of contributing to genocide in Papua New Guinea. The U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco today affirmed a lower court’s ruling
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Spackman wins Pacific tennis title
Fiji Times
Spackman from Hong Kong defeated Papua New Guinea’s Marcia Tere-Apisah 6-3, 6-3 in the final. In the boy’s semi-final, New Zealand’s Jack Barber downed John Gaukiamakis of Australia 4-6, 7-5, 6-1. Number one seed Daniel Norton recorded a walkover
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AG: Fiji is very well positioned
Fiji Times
So for example, Papua New Guinea which has a much larger population than New Zealand, nearly double the size or close to doubling the size, has removed all goods from the negative list except three — sugar, salt and tuna. Don’t ask me why about salt.
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Sport: Vanuatu cricketers looking to maintain momentum
Radio New Zealand International
From Monday, Vanuatu will contest a Tri-Series against Samoa and Fiji, with the winner advancing to the grand final against defending champions Papua New Guinea. 17 year old prodigy Nalin Nipiko will be a central figure to Vanuatu’s chances but High
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News 8 new results for Papua New Guinea
4 Chinese nationals killed in Papua New Guinea
ecns
Four Chinese were brutally killed at their bakery in Moresby, the capital of Papua New Guinea. So far, the police have had very few leads as to who committed the gruesome murders and why. Chinese embassy officials say the case is still under
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Police are helping hide PNG’s most famous criminal: Commander
ABC Online
A police commander in Papua New Guinea says he’s aware his own officers are assisting notorious bank robber and prison escapee William Kapris to hide in the capital. William Kapris and accomplice Raphael Walimini escaped from the maximum security
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Attackers of PNG killing still at large: embassy
China Daily
The Chinese embassy in Papua New Guinea denied that the attackers who killed four Chinese nationals have been arrested, Global Times reported Friday. The PNG newspaper, The National, reported on Thursday that four of the suspects of the killing have
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Prime suspect in PNG’s Chinese murder case | Pacific Beat
Radio Australia
Police in Papua New Guinea say they have a prime suspect in the murder of four Chinese citizens this week and are hoping to lay charges soon. Prime suspect in PNG’s Chinese murder case (Credit: ABC). There have been no formal arrests but at least eight
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Ladies dispense tough justice
The Australian
PNG women are among the world’s most disempowered and abused, and a recent series of gruesome murders of women accused of witchcraft and sorcery has fed perceptions that gender violence is worsening. Despite this, the number of female magistrates
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$400 fine after snail found in boot
Newstalk ZB
The snail was discovered after the man flew to New Zealand from Papua New Guinea. Minister of Primary Industries team manger Paul Ruttley says they were lucky they caught him and the snail. "Major devastation to crops, but it also has human health
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VIDEO: Living treasures Senta Taft-Hendry and Peter Hendry
Newcastle Herald
ACTION WOMAN: Senta Taft-Hendry visited Papua New Guinea many times. ACTION WOMAN: Senta Taft-Hendry visited Papua New Guinea many times. Senta’s days as an airline hostess. ACTION WOMAN: Senta Taft-Hendry visited Papua New Guinea
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It’s the new gold rush, back to the cheap old days
Sydney Morning Herald
Newcrest famously revealed this month it expected to write down as much as $US6 billion of the book value of its assets, with much of that linked to the troublesome Lihir mine in Papua New Guinea. Declines in the Australian dollar have cushioned the
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Blogs 2 new results for Papua New Guinea
True North explores hidden PNG – e-Travel Blackboard
Small cruise vessel True North’s operators say that sailings to Papua New Guinea and the Louisiade Archipelago offer fortunate guests an unique opportunity to discover pristine and rarely visited destinations, adding that True North is the only
e-Travel Blackboard
Papaua New Ginea police detain 12 in killings of four Chines
By UPI News Headlines
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, June 28 (UPI) — Papua New Guinea police have detained a dozen people in Port Moresby in the stabbing deaths of four Chinese in a bakery, police say. Citing local media reports, China’s Xinhua
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Web 4 new results for Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea Travel Highlights – Trips & Tours | Audley Travel
100% Tailor Made Holidays to over 70 countries worldwide, specialists in luxury & adventure tours. Personal service and expert advice from Audley Travel.
www.audleytravel.com/destinations/southeast…/highlights.aspx
Country Representative (Port Moresby, PNG) | ReliefWeb
The Country Representative will lead the implementation, coordination, management and representation of GRM’s programs in PNG. S/he is responsible for the
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4 Chinese butchered in Papua New Guinea – InterAksyon.com
Four Chinese nationals have been hacked to death in Port Moresby, with one reportedly beheaded and the others dismembered in an attack condemned as
www.interaksyon.com/…/4-chinese-butchered-in-papua-new-g…
Site Map for Papua New Guinea | PNG Official Tourism Website
Welcome to the Papua New Guinea Tourism Authority Website Getting To & Around Papua New Guinea · » Health & Safety · » Contact Australia · » Travelling
www.papuanewguinea.travel/modules/sitemap/sitemap.aspx
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News 11 new results for Papua New Guinea
Chinese in PNG condemn Papua New Guinea killings
ecns
The China-PNG Friendship Association Inc. Friday issued a joint statement strongly condemning the brutal killings of four Chinese on Monday in Papua New Guinea’s capital of Port Moresby. The statement said the Chinese community is greatly shocked and
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Chinese in PNG issue statement condemning Monday killings
People’s Daily Online
SYDNEY, June 28 (Xinhua) — The China-PNG Friendship Association Inc. Friday issued a joint statement strongly condemning the brutal killings of four Chinese on Monday in Papua New Guinea’s capital of Port Moresby. The statement said the Chinese
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True North explores hidden PNG
eTravelBlackboard – Asia Edition
Small cruise vessel True North’s operators say that sailings to Papua New Guinea and the Louisiade Archipelago offer fortunate guests an unique opportunity to discover pristine and rarely visited destinations, adding that True North is the only way to
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Female PNG prison staff told to stop having sex with inmates
Radio New Zealand International
The Papua New Guinea Correction Services Commissioner Martin Balthazar has warned female officers to stop having sex with prisoners. Mr Balthazar made the comment after reports that the recent escape of a notorious criminal William Kapris and two
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Essar Projects secures contract worth USD 50 mn
Myiris.com
Essar Projects (EPL), a EPC contractor headquartered in Dubai, today announced that it had secured a construction project valued at USD 50 million in Papua New Guinea for the Western Highlands Development Corporation. This is the 6th international
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Zim is dense already Mr President!
Zimbabwe Independent
The Herald described PNG, as it is known, as “a small island” in the Pacific. In fact it shares the rather large island on which it is located with Indonesia. We can’t understand why the PNG government decided to establish relations with Zimbabwe when
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Mosquito Virus Threatens Queesland + Chikunguya Facts and How You Can
International Business Times AU
Tropical Public Health Services director Dr. Richard Gair warned that a recent health scare threatens residents of far north Queensland as a dengue-like mosquito-borne virus is likely to reach the vicinity amid the recent outbreak in Papua New Guinea
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Snail hitches ride in Frenchman’s gumboot
MSN NZ News
The passenger, who was arriving from Papua New Guinea, has been fined $400 after biosecurity officials found the offending items at Auckland Airport, despite the man saying he had scrubbed his boots with bleach. The gumboot had manure from a goat farm
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Fine for dirty gumboot passenger
Voxy
Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) border staff issued the French passenger with a $400 fine earlier this month for failing to declare biosecurity risk goods when he arrived at Auckland airport on a flight from Papua New Guinea. The passenger
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Costs force Clough to set up offshore
The West Australian
A "work migration plan" suggested up to 70 people in Scotland could be doing work for Australian and Papua New Guinea projects by mid-next year. The ultimate goal was a head count of 150. "Perth is now one of the most expensive cities in which to
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Young broaden horizons
This is Somerset
Uganda, Chile, Malaysia, Cuba, Malawi, Honduras, the Gambia, Borneo, Nicaragua, South Africa, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Bangladesh, Peru and China are among the diverse countries that bursary recipients have chosen to undertake their projects during
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News 10 new results for Papua New Guinea
PNG police clarifies probe progress of killings of 4 Chinese
Xinhua
SYDNEY, June 28 (Xinhua) — Papua New Guinea police have clarified the progress of a probe into the killings of four Chinese in capital of Port Moresby, according to local newspaper The National. National Capital District and Central divisional
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Warnings as Chinese murdered in PNG
The Australian
The slayings have received massive coverage in the Chinese media, and the embassy in Papua New Guinea has warned Chinese residents to stay in their homes and workplaces "for the time being". The people killed were all originally from Shanghai.
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No suspects arrested in PNG killings: embassy
Global Times
The Chinese embassy in Papua New Guinea (PNG) had denied that the attackers who killed four Chinese nationals on Monday have been arrested, as was reported on Thursday by the local newspaper The National. Cao Junjun, a diplomat with the Chinese
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8 held over deaths of Shanghainese
ecns
Eight bakery workers are in police custody following the killing of four Shanghainese who were hacked to death in their store in Port Moresby, capital of Papua New Guinea, the Chinese Embassy said yesterday. The eight had been hired by the victims and
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Frenchman fined at border after stowaway snail found in boot
New Zealand Herald
The passenger arrived at Auckland airport on a flight from Papua New Guinea earlier this month. He initially said he had scrubbed the boots with bleach. But on inspection, they were found to be contaminated with manure from a goat farm. And a Ministry
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Overseas fights
Fiji Times
BCF plans to send boxers to Papua New Guinea and New Zealand as discussions are still in the pipeline. He said promoters had not responded after the clean-up campaign within the sport. The BCF was formed in 2009 and the current office bearers took
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How far will you go to read The Citizen?
Press Pubs
The four sisters, who were all raised in boarding schools in Papua New Guinea and Australia, met there in April for a bonzer time. They are pictured by the catamaran that took them out to the Great Barrier Reef (from left): Barbara Zadow of Toowoomba,
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Skipton Community News
Craven Herald
Forty- eight pre-booked sets of tickets have already been purchased for first round games at Huddersfield (England v Ireland), Headingley Carnegie (New Zealand v Papua New Guinea) and KC Hull (England v Fiji), then the first quarter final at Headingley
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Governments meet in Brisbane to identify a road map for a Pacific free of
Islands Business
The affected islands are Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, the Federated States of Micronesia, Tuvalu and Nauru. Of the Pacific Island Forum countries, two countries – Micronesia
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DJ Kingsgate Expects A$300M Writedown of Challenger Gold Mine
MENAFN.COM
JO) has said it likely would write down some of the carrying value of its Hidden Valley mine in Papua New Guinea, which it owns jointly with Newcrest. Kingsgate said it would focus on the higher-grade Challenger West ore body at its Challenger
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