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  1. Dominican plans to expel Haitians tests close tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Miami Herald

    ... 80 miles, as part of its "containment plan." Australia stops migrants arriving by sea and sends them to Papua New Guinea. Long before that, the United States was deporting hundreds of thousands of people and building walls to keep out migrants. Now, ...

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  2. Matai gears up to officiate in PNGRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Fiji Times

    HE is still keeping the law even when he is off-duty and this time he is in a different jurisdiction far away from home. Timoci Matai is a policeman by profession but here in Papua New Guinea he is a referee for the basketball in the Pacific Games.

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  3. Weightlifters readyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Fiji Times

    ... is confident of his team, the personal records of all lifters in the Pacific Game suggested that hosts Papua New Guinea and Samoa are looking at the bundle of gold while Fiji has one sure shot gold and that is from Manueli Tulo. In the 56kg ...

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  4. Probert wants a retirement medalRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Fiji Times

    IN 1991 when Papua New Guinea last hosted the Pacific Games, a 15-year-old swimmer from Fiji had his first experience of the competition. Now 24-years later, Carl Probert is back in Port Moresby and would be taking to the pools and competing in the sprint events at the Taurama Aquatic Centre.

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  5. Miller optimisticRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Fiji Times

    SHOP N Save Fiji Athletics head coach Albert Miller has set his sights on winning at least eight gold medals at the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea. Miller was present at the ANZ Stadium conducting last-minute preparations with the athletes before they depart the country next Tuesday.

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  6. Men's basketball beats NauruRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji men's basketball team had a flying start in their Pacific Games campaign as they outclassed Nauru 126-52 at the BSP Arena in Taurama, Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea on Friday. The lop-sided affair was predicted before the start as the Fiji men towered over their much shorter opponents and while Fiji was throwing hoops after hoops during the warm-up, Nauru was missing most of theirs.

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  7. Four Fiji Corrections Service personnel set to take part in PGRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Fiji Times

    Fiji Corrections Service is proud to have four of its officers representing Fiji to the upcoming Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea. COC Inia Korowale will be part of the men's national volleyball team while COC Una Rauluni, COC Rajieli Daveua and COC Unuona Afa Rusivakula will be part of the national netball team.

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  8. The PNG judiciary - present & future challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Asopa People

    Extract from a paper, Law and Justice in Papua New Guinea, delivered at the Australian Institute of International Affairs . PAPUA New Guinea's present population is approximately 7.3 million people.

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  9. Handful of wins to ensure top 8Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... similarly impressive coming to the fore in 1982 after scoring a remarkable six tries for the Kiwis against Papua New Guinea in Auckland. Hugh Mcgahan ended his career with distinguished honours as he was awarded the Member of the Order of the ...

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  10. Former President may contest elections from KurunegalaRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    July 04, Colombo: Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa will be contesting for the forthcoming General Elections from the Kurunegala district under the United People's Freedom Alliance , former parliamentarian T.B. Ekanayake today said. Accordingly, handing over nominations for Kurunegala District under the UPFA ticket will take place in due course, said Ekanayake, who was expelled from the Central Committee of Sri Lanka Freedom Party , the main constituent of UPFA earlier this year for supporting Rajapaksa.

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  11. Construction work on Matara-Hambantota segment of Sri Lanka's Southern Expressway commencedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    July 04, Matara: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena Saturday inaugurated the construction work on the extension of the Southern Expressway from Matara to Hambantota. The President and Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Yi Xianliang unveiled the plaque at the Nilwala entrance on the expressway at Godagama in Matara this morning.

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  12. Oxford United insist Crocombe won't miss-out following call-up for New Zealand Under 23sRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Banburycake.co.uk

    ... Crocombe was not among them, after being named in the New Zealand Under 23 squad for the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea. The final of the tournament, where the winners will earn a spot at next summer's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, is not until ...

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  13. Sunday Explainer: what is a border force, and why does Australia need one?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Age

    ... for workers or contractors to openly criticise conditions in detention centres, particularly on Nauru and Papua New Guinea's Manus Island. Last year, former immigration minister Scott Morrison used Section 70 of the Crimes Act to refer a number of ...

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  14. Port Moresby puts on a show at opening of 2015 Pacific GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ABC News

    After years of preparation by Papua New Guinea and hundreds of regional athletes, the 15th Pacific Games opening ceremony has begun in the nation's capital, Port Moresby. Artistic director of the opening ceremony, Airleke Ingram, said it is a celebration of Papua New Guinea's rich cultural history, while pointing to the country's future direction.

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  15. Royal family may have to watch Princess Charlotte's christening on...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... Prince Harry, who is dedicating his summer to charity work in Africa, and the Duke of York, who will be in Papua New Guinea on an official visit. Some members of the royal family will be watching Princess Charlotte's christening from home tomorrow, ...

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  16. Work on Matara-Hambantota segment of Sri Lanka's Southern Expressway to begin todayRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    July 04, Colombo: The construction work on the extension of the Southern Expressway from Matara to Hambantota will be inaugurated by President Maithripala Sirisena today. The expenditure for the construction of the 75-kilometer segment from Matara- Godagama to Hambantota Harbor via Beliatta, Andarawewa, and Mattala Matara-Hambantota segment of Sri Lanka's Southern Expressway is estimated at Rs.

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  17. Survey corps reunitesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    ... long career with the corps, which included work using airborne cameras and laser equipment to map areas of Papua New Guinea. "There was something like 300 ex-survey members here and honestly I can say I know about 200 odd," he said. Mr Chilcott said ...

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  18. HM King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u crowned at Centenary ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Matangi Tonga

    ... Governor General of New Zealand Archbishop Martin Josef Krebs from the Vatican; and the Governor General of Papua New Guinea and the Prime Minister of Niue. Reverend D'Arcy Wood holds the crown above King Tupou VI's head. Centenary Church, ...

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  19. West Papua wins MSG breakthroughRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

    ... freedom, while acknowledging this is a positive step, have expressed reservations. Gary Juffa, governor of Papua New Guinea's Oro province and outspoken supporter of West Papua told ABC Radio National's Pacific Beats program on June 26: "Even though ...

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  20. Tech company to release Khmer music, 'friendship' and listings appsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    ... outdated in other places - to the less-developed telcos there and then to other South Pacific nations like Papua New Guinea. Now Mobimedia - which has offices in Australia, Papau New Guinea, Fiji, Bangladesh, Singapore and, since last year, Cambodia ...

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