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  1. PNG electoral official charged with corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Anti-corruption police in Papua New Guinea have arrested and charged the country's deputy chief electoral commissioner with official corruption. Simon Sinai has also been charged with perjury and making a false declaration when he was returning officer of the 2014 Madang by-election.

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

    Saturday Nov 25 | 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.

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  3. The embracing work of the churches in PNG societyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Asopa People

    Contributor Ross Howard, writing recently in PNG Attitude , has eloquently provided us with an historical background to the debate about science and the church. Perhaps it's worthwhile, in commenting on the role of the churches in the development of Papua New Guinea, to look very briefly at the contribution of the churches in the fields of education and health.

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  4. Girl, 6, tortured for five days by villagers who believed she was a witchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | The New Zealand Herald

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  5. Young girl suffers horrific tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ONLY a few years after her mother was murdered, a six-year-old girl was nearly killed after being tortured for five days by a mob who believed she was a witch. WARNING: Graphic content A six-year-old girl in Papua New Guinea accused of witchcraft and slowly tortured over five days by a mob narrowly escaped death last week following a rescue mounted by members of a local charity and Chilean missionary.

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  6. Papua New Guinea surcharges appear in 2014-15 for new ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Linn's Stamp News

    Papua New Guinea surcharged eight stamps in January 2014 with a new denomination of 1.30 kina. The two different means of covering up the original denomination are shown: a horizontal bar and a block .

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  7. 'Yes, we brought them shell - the best shell they ever had!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Asopa People

    The late Jim Sinclair wrote this article for the Papua New Guinea independence issue of Pacific Islands Monthly in October 1975. It wasreproduced for the public tribute to Jim at Maroochy Surf Club in Queensland last Tuesday.

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  8. Rosalyn Evara, prominent journalist, dies suddenly aged 41Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Asopa People

    Rosalyn Evara, a senior journalist who was business editor of the Post-Courier newspaper, has died suddenly in Port Moresby. Rosalyn Albaniel Evara was 41 and had been the long-serving bureau chief for the Post-C ourier in Madang.

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  9. PNG education leaders complete Australian education fellowshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Asopa People

    Ten Papua New Guinean education leaders last week completed a professional development week as part of an international award offered by the Australian government. The Australian Awards Fellowship enabled the Fellows to deepen and broaden their links with leading academics from Western Sydney University and its partners in the Kokoda Track Foundation .

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  10. Papua New Guinea Contests Experimental Seabed MiningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Scoop

    Coastal Communities in Papua New Guinea have formally requested that the PNG Government make public key documents relating to the licensing and the environmental impacts of the Solwara 1 deep sea mining project by October 18 or face the prospect of legal proceedings. Letters were lodged with the Ministry of Mining and Ministry of Environment and Conservation on September 5, 2017, signed by representatives of four communities across the Bismarck Sea and PNG.

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  11. Blues in tough poolRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2017 | Fiji Times

    Lautoka has been grouped in Group C with Auckland City from New Zealand, Madang FC from Papua New Guinea and AS Venus from Tahiti. Auckland City had won the OFC Champions League eight times in the past while they will also defend their title next year.

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  12. Oceania football 2018: Lautoka in tough groupRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2017 | Fiji Times

    The Kamal Swamy coached-side will take Auckland City from New Zealand, Madang FC from Papua New Guinea and AS Venus from Tahiti. Meanwhile, Ba will play Papua New Guinea's Lae City Dwellers, Nalkutan FC of Vanuatu and a team which was yet to be confirmed.

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  13. Let us prepare the common roll for our Bougainville referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | Asopa People

    In 2012 while I was in Madang I read a newspaper telling me that the names of President John Momis and his wife were missing from the election common roll. These two a prominent figures thus could not cast their votes in Buka in Papua New Guinea's general election.

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  14. Papua New Guineau river cruise takes you to see remote villages and ancient rain forestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    If you'd like to explore a region that's largely untouched by mass tourism, set your sights on Papua New Guinea, one of the world's last great frontiers. Cruise operator Coral Expeditions has scheduled a series of weeklong trips down the Sepik River, which flows 700 miles through the country, providing access to villages and towns that are largely inaccessible by road.

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  15. Will the PNG election ever end?Read the original story

    Aug 17, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    This is the third of several articles for The Interpreter by the Lowy Institute's Non-Resident Fellow and former long-time Papua New Guinea correspondent, Sean Dorney who was in PNG for the elections as part of the Commonwealth's PNG Election Observer Mission. You can find Part One here , and Part Two here .

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  16. How this PNG election miscarried. Let me name the waysa .Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Asopa People

    LET me state from the start that, when I refer to 'electoral commission', I include not only the commissioner himself but others. The returning officers, assistant returning officers, counting officials and all the electoral commission's agents who - one way or another - contributed to making sure the 2017 national elections were the worst in Papua New Guinea's short history.

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  17. Global watchdog condemns media election crackdown in PNGRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Asopa People

    THE international watchdog on media freedom and journalists' rights, Reporters Without Borders , has condemned "the many media freedom violations" that it says have occurred during the current Papua New Guinea general elections. In enumerating a number of specific cases of media restriction by government officials, the organisation points out that journalists covering the elections in Madang were denied access by police and the now notorious electoral commission and that media were not allowed to film or take photos in Port Moresby's main tally room.

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  18. What is Kava? And why did it get Mike Calta and Drew Garabo Sick?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Theboneonline.com

    Can someone please explain to us what this new "mud water" plant is that everyone is drinking/eating recently? Last week on the Drew Garabo Show, Mika brought some in and gave the guys a sample all while WWE Superstar Wrestler Samoa Joe was in studio. Is it because they have weak stomachs and this foreign substance was just wrong for them? Or or this plant something so unique that it just takes a while to get used to? Kava is consumed in various ways throughout the Pacific Ocean cultures of Polynesia, Vanuatu, Melanesia and some parts of Micronesia and Australia.

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  19. Social media rises: what an impact on PNG's national electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Asopa People

    SOCIAL media is high speed, handy, easily accessible and a powerful tool to disseminate information, promote ideas and products, communicate political platforms and run election campaigns. In the current Papua New Guinean election, social media has played an unprecedented role in disseminating and circulating election issues; greater than any other media stream.

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  20. That first common roll election of 1964: when everyone votedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Asopa People

    I LIKE to think my wife and I played a very small part in the 1964 elections in Papua New Guinea, at least in the Sepik District. These were the first elections on a full adult franchise for a House of Assembly to replace the Legislative Council.

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