Archive for November, 2014

Update: Morobe Governor unhappy with Waigani’s Budget

November 23, 2014 Leave a comment Morobe Governor Kelly Naru has appealed to all the Members of Parliament from Morobe to assist their Local Level Governments next year. He said the 2015 Budget had a great impact with a cut in the LLGSIP funding and he is not happy. He said last year, K500,000 was allocated in the budget and…

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Update: Patrols to net drunks to be beefed up

November 23, 2014 Leave a comment NCD/Central Commander Jerry Frank says police patrols out to catch drunks enforced every Friday would continue unabated into the festive season and beyond. Assistant Commissioner Frank said the operation was aimed at preventing road accidents, violent brawls and deaths in and around the nation’s…

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Update: Biggest budget but formed on ‘narrow base’

November 23, 2014 Leave a comment The 2015 Budget is the biggest budget so far (K16.2 billion) in the history of our country. The main “winners” are provinces, health, education and law and order; and those from whom the government has borrowed money (that is, the debt servicing item). The comparatively low funding for the economic…

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Update: China’s Xi wraps up Pacific talks with Fiji aid boost – The West Australian

November 23, 2014 Leave a comment The West Australian China’s Xi wraps up Pacific talks with Fiji aid boost The West Australian Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill said following his talks with Xi that it was important for the region to stay connected to the Asian powerhouse. “China is a very important global player in…

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Update: Push for 2nd New Zealand NRL team

November 23, 2014 Leave a comment The Jersey the Warriors will be wearing in Wellington. A bid for a second New Zealand NRL rugby league team based in Wellington has been launched with the aim of entering the competition in the 2018 season. On the back of New Zealand’s Four Nations triumph and earlier Tri-Nations and World Cup…

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Update: All Blacks end tour unbeaten

November 23, 2014 Leave a comment All Blacks’ Richie McCaw with the trophy for winning the match. All Blacks vs Wales. 2014. Five second half tries have helped the All Blacks to a 34-16 win over Wales at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium, the victory marking Richie McCaw’s 100th test as captain. A tense first half provided few try…

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Update: Govt treating people like mugs on ABC:Wong

November 23, 2014 Leave a comment Labor has labelled the Abbott government’s attempts to pass the blame for ABC cuts as extraordinary. Source: AAP The Abbott government is treating “everyone like mugs” when it argues it is not actually making any cuts to ABC or the SBS, Labor says. The prime minister’s election eve promise to make…

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Update: Israel revives controversial policy

November 23, 2014 Leave a comment The home of Ghassan Abu Jamal has a beautiful view of Jabel Mukaber. It looks over a small valley with olive trees and grazing sheep. It also stinks here, the distinctive raw sewage smell of what’s known locally as “skunk water,” sprayed by Israeli police as a riot-control measure. And when you…

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Update: Kenyan bus gunman ‘want religious war’

November 23, 2014 Leave a comment Family members and relatives outside the Nairobi morgue where the bodies of the victims were taken. Photo AFP A senior adviser to the Kenyan president says the slaughter of 28 people on a bus by the Somali militant Islamist group al-Shabab is intended to create a religious war in the country. The…

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