Papua New Guinea Newswire

Papua New Guinea Newswire

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  1. Can the ADB solve the corruption crippling PNG's health system?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Asopa People

    The Asian Development Bank says it will assist Papua New Guinea address the systemic failings in its health system through a new $195 million program, but can this externally driven project successfully address the chronic problems of corruption and mismanagement in the sector? Over the last 10 months PNGi has repeatedly exposed the systemic problems in the procurement and supply of medicines in PNG that is ultimately causing unnecessary deaths and incalculable suffering across the country.

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  2. Health complacency; unsanitary conditions caused polio outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Asopa People

    Eighteen years after Papua New Guinea was declared polio-free, the virus has come to plague the children of this island nation in Oceania. After samples were sent to the US for testing, the fear of polio outbreak was confirmed.

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  3. PNG tries to raise funds in a challenging bond marketRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Asopa People

    A planned $500 million bond sale from Papua New Guinea, a country that has tried and failed to sell foreign debt before, will test whether investors are still receptive to riskier borrowers after a selloff in emerging markets. The offering could conclude this week, and would mark the first sale of junk-rated sovereign-dollar debt since July, when Angola sold $500 million in 30-year bonds, according to Dealogic.

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  4. Finding Nemo's GenomeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The orange clownfish, Amphiprion percula , is an important denizen of many reef systems . One of thirty species of anemonefishes in the family of damselfishes, the orange clownfish is found in northern Australia, including the Great Barrier Reef , and in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.

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  5. Aboriginal man facing deportation to PNG by government, lawyers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    Lawyers have accused the Federal Government of locking up an Aboriginal man in immigration detention and preparing to deport him to Papua New Guinea. Daniel Love has an Aboriginal father and mother from Papua New Guinea, and has lived in Australia since he was five The Government wants to deport him to PNG but his family say he should not be treated like a foreign citizen Daniel Love, who was born in Papua New Guinea to a PNG mother and Aboriginal father, was taken to the Brisbane Immigration Transit Accommodation Centre last month after being released from prison.

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  6. Mystery surrounding World War I Kiwi sailor's death solved a century onRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... first submarine was only found last year, in 300m deep water off the Duke of York Island near eastern Papua New Guinea, using an autonomous underwater vehicle equipped with sonar and a multi-beam echo sounder. Using high-resolution stills and ...

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  7. Steam's uncensored adult game Negligee isn't available in every countryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Gamasutra

    ... Lebanon, South Korea, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Turkmenistan, Belarus, Iceland, Ukraine, Russia, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Guyana, Iraq, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Germany. "Several of the restricted countries banned the game which ...

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  8. Andy Cohen Shuts Down 'Real Housewives of Las Vegas' Idea:...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KLUC-FM Las Vegas

    Andy Cohen, a man who has proven that a quick wit underscored with sardonic timing is just what the world needs right now, will be hitting Las Vegas alongside his dear friend, Anderson Cooper. Cohen has had his hand in most aspects of the television industry, but he's most well-known for his weeknight Bravo talk show, "Watch What Happens Live!" and the ever-evolving "The Real Housewives" franchise.

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  9. Wantok Radio Light promotes return to shortwaveRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | MT Shortwave Central

    Papua New Guinea Acording to an email received today from Wantok Radio Light, they will be on air again on October 6, 2018. "We have been off for a while but will resume our shortwave broadcast on October 6, 2018.

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  10. Test model of Boeing's 777X jetliner shows incredible scale of company's largest-ever passenger planeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... 77X. The plane's range is expected to reach more than 8,699 miles, or about the distance between London and Papua New Guinea.

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  11. Barrick Gold Corp (ABX) Shares Sold by Fmr LLCRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | IntersportsWire

    ... 50% interest in the KCGM, a gold mine located in Australia; 95% interest in Porgera, a gold mine located in Papua New Guinea; 50% interest in the ZaldA var, a copper mine located in Chile; and 50% interest in the Jabal Sayid, a copper mine located ...

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  12. APEC Builds Disruption-Ready Small Business TradeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... in good times and when faced with challenges like we are seeing in the trading landscape now," explained Papua New Guinea's Minister for National Planning and Monitoring Richard Maru. "With cheaper and more accessible mobile technology, even village ...

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  13. Rockstar Reveals Red Dead Redemption 2 LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | AusGamers

    A raucous, rough-and-tumble town in the Heartlands, Valentine's livestock auctions attract traders, ranchers, cowboys, gamblers, outlaws and prostitutes from far and wide, all looking to make some money, raise some hell, and have a good time. Life isn't easy for the miners and their families in Annesburg, which has been providing coal up and down the Lannahechee River for almost a century.

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  14. Renaissance Technologies LLC Grows Stake in Barrick Gold CorpRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IntersportsWire

    ... 50% interest in the KCGM, a gold mine located in Australia; 95% interest in Porgera, a gold mine located in Papua New Guinea; 50% interest in the ZaldA var, a copper mine located in Chile;

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  15. Wet weather brings rise in tick-related cattle deaths in ZimbabweRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Peninsula

    MUTARE, Zimbabwe: A combination of late, heavy rains and a shortage of cattle dip have contributed to a rise in tick-borne diseases in Zimbabwe this year, a government official said. As climate change brings more extreme and uncertain weather, as well as warmer conditions in many places, worries about such pest outbreaks are growning, experts say.

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  16. Ex UNRE head blasts chancellor over threats & untrue statementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Asopa People

    ... about my breaching my oath of office. Unfortunately, history reveals that university councils within Papua New Guinea have a poor track record of understanding their role. The 2010 Garnaut and Namaliu report on the state of PNG universities and the ...

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  17. Barrick Gold Corp (ABX) Stake Decreased by AMP Capital Investors LtdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | IntersportsWire

    ... 50% interest in the KCGM, a gold mine located in Australia; 95% interest in Porgera, a gold mine located in Papua New Guinea; 50% interest in the ZaldA var, a copper

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  18. Get a New Look at the World of Red Dead Redemption 2Read the original story

    Monday | IGN

    Rockstar Games today released new screenshots and artwork of several locations around Red Dead Redemption 2's frontier, cities, and towns. The newly released images showcase how varied Red Dead Redemption 2's environments are.

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  19. Papua New Guinea 'Quo Vadis'?Read the original story

    Monday | Asopa People

    The constant issue everyone seems to agree on these days is the demonstrable lack of real leaders who can enunciate both a clear vision and a set of achievable national objectives. Whether it be at social get-togethers or standing in line waiting to pay for groceries, everyone seems to be agree on the same issue.

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  20. Pulled punches in PNG health sector evaluation aren't helpfulRead the original story

    Monday | Asopa People

    Australia's foreign affairs department has just released a report evaluating the contribution that international donors have made to Papua New Guinea's health system. The report by Ian Anderson and Renee Martin was presented to DFAT last December, well before the recent outbreak of polio confirmed a shocking reality that many of us suspected - that health services in PNG are going downhill fast and have now reached a danger point.

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