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  1. Belt and Road to nowhere: China's incoherent aid in PNGRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Asopa People

    At the tail end of this month's episode of The Little Red Podcast , a show I host, Jo Chandler shares a story from her visit to Manus in 2014, when she caught up with Powes Parkop, a native Manusian, current governor of Port Moresby and one of Papua New Guinea's most respected politicians: "Manus Harbour was absolutely enormous; it was almost the scale of Pearl Harbour. MacArthur won the Pacific out of Manus.


  2. Bryan James Rees Slusarchuk Buys 50,000 Shares of K92 Mining Inc (KNT) StockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | IntersportsWire

    K92 Mining Inc Director Bryan James Rees Slusarchuk bought 50,000 shares of K92 Mining stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 20th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of C$0.49 per share, for a total transaction of C$24,500.00.


  3. Filipino shootout at PNG supermarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | Scoop

    A shootout in a supermarket in the Papua New Guinean capital of Port Moresby last Thursday has sparked a nationwide debate on gun control and calls for civilians to be banned from carrying firearms. The shooting, which happened in Moresby Northeast, resulted in two gunmen firing off 15 rounds in the crowded Boroko Foodworld supermarket, leaving one man dead and two children injured after being caught in the crossfire.


  4. Flu season: Prevention and tips for University of Connecticut studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | The Daily Campus

    Free flu shots, for UConn undergraduate and graduate students, are available from Monday through Friday 8 a.m to 7 p.m and Saturday through Sunday 8 a.m to 3:30 pm. College students are more likely to get sick because they live in close proximity with a large number of people, according to Ellyssa Eror, interim medical director at University of Connecticut Student Health Services.


  5. Zimbabwe:Mupfumira, Kaseke Clash Over Domestic Tourism FiguresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 27 | AllAfrica.com

    Tourism and Hospitality Minister, Priscah Mupfumira and Zimbabwe Tourism Authority Chief Executive, Karikoga Kaseke Thursday gave two different views regarding the state of the country's domestic tourism. ZTA is a statutory corporate entity directly under the tourism ministry and is responsible for promotion, planning and development, research and the enforcement of standards and services.


  6. Zim tourism industry has grown since Mugabe's exitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Iol.co.za

    Zimbabwe's tourism industry has started to pick up, with arrivals seen growing this year following the exit of former leader Robert Mugabe in November last year, while online booking platform, Airbnb, says visitors booking for accommodation through the application are mostly originating from Johannesburg and London. The country has dangled a $15 million incentive facility for the tourism industry, central bank governor John Mangudya said last Friday.


  7. Travelling home through the thicket of thugs, thieves & dope headsRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2018 | Asopa People

    The Kundiawa airstrip has been out of action and Chimbus working elsewhere in Papua New Guinea and abroad travelling back to their tribal lands must first fly to Mt Hagen or Goroka. Public motor vehicles, known as PMVs, then ferry these diaspora members to Kundiawa and beyond to even more remote locations.


  8. Terry Shelley dies at 77: tough, generous, a true man of PNGRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | Asopa People

    Just turned 77, Terry Shelley succumbed in Cairns Hospital; carried there direly ill by what he called "Dr Qantas" when the cancer he knew he had but did little to address eventually overwhelmed him. He had little time for ill health, doctors, Australia or the Papua New Guinean elite.


  9. China-PNG sign huge deal for roads & infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | Asopa People

    China Railway Group and Papua New Guinea have signed agreements for three projects worth about $4 billion - a quarter of the country's GDP - to upgrade 1,600km of highways and give PNG its first modern road network. At present, the capital Port Moresby is not linked to any major towns and most highland villages can only be reached by light aircraft or on foot.


  10. Sorcery cannot be solved using Western instrumentsRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2017 | Asopa People

    Sorcery has been part of our culture for a very long time. It is as real as anything.


  11. Zimbabwe:Mugabe Tarnished the Jewel, Now Is Its Chance to Shine AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Writing in The Telegraph, the Foreign Secretary says that the path to a legitimate government now lies open if Zimbabwe can commit to free and fair elections. The most accurate description of Zimbabwe in the era of Robert Mugabe came from a fellow leader of the struggle against white rule.


  12. Mugabe tarnished the jewel of Africa, but it can sparkle againRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

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  13. Oh, Port Moresby - all you want from me is lots of moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | Asopa People

    The price of everything is inflated in Port Moresby. Talk about skyscraper rentals, overvalued properties and a cunning mobile service provider that rips off customers.


  14. Free flu shots for UConn studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | The Daily Campus

    Faculty and staff are also encouraged to receive a flu shot from any clinic or pharmacy that administers them, the SHS website said. University of Connecticut Student Health Services will administer free flu shots to undergraduate and graduate students at clinics offered through mid-November.


  15. Jim Sinclair OBE, recorder of PNG's colonial history, dies at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Asopa People

    James Sinclair OBE, 89, the famed post-war kiap and prolific author of Papua New Guinea's history, especially that of colonial times since World War II, died just after midnight yesterday at Sunshine Coast University Hospital in Queensland. James Patrick Sinclair was born in Dubbo, NSW, on 18 April 1928.


  16. Farmers reject suggestion they damaged endangered grasslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | ABC News

    A group of farmers in south-east New South Wales say they will fight an allegation they have damaged a critically endangered grassland. An independent ecologist's report, submitted as part of an investigation by the Department of Environment and Energy, stated a 30-hectare paddock sprayed with herbicide had contained a majority of natural temperate grasses.


  17. Naive opportunist - the real story behind Basil joining O'NeillRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Asopa People

    On 1 September, I posted an article confirming rumours of a split in the Pangu Pati in which eight members, led by the party leader Sam Basil, made the decision to cross the floor of parliament to join prime minister Peter O'Neill's government. When contacted by the media about what had happened, I replied that the best person to answer that question was party leader Sam Basil and the members who supported the decision to move.


  18. After a word of prayer, Rev Dr Kemung was called homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Asopa People

    The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Papua New Guinea has lost one of its senior pastors, the theologian, academic and profound philosopher Rev Dr Zirajukic Kemung. Dr Kemung was called home to rest last Saturday while preaching at the pulpit.


  19. APEC forum will benefit people throughout PNG: LepaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | Asopa People

    Papua New Guinea businesses should expect income streams from next month as momentum builds towards the APEC summit in November 2018, director-general of the APEC PNG coordination authority, Sir Charles Lepani, says. He told a Business Advantage PNG investment summit in Sydney that hotels, small business suppliers and the informal sector throughout PNG will benefit from preparations for next year's APEC leaders' summit in Port Moresby.


  20. ARRAY(0x139f7420)Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Lymeline.com

    Nancy Brennan will discuss the components of an effective, working board to improve your organization's fundraising, communications and outcomes Community Connections is delighted to announce that the speaker at their next meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 27, will be Nancy Brennan, who serves as Senior Vice President and Regional Director of the National Executive Service Corps Brennan's talk, 'A Stronger Nonprofit Starts with a Stronger Board,' relates to a critical topic for all non-profit organizations.