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  1. Tanzania: Over 500 Exhibitors Ready for 2016 Agricultural ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    The Tanzania Agricultural Society Organisation secretary for Southern Highlands, Mr Ramadhan Kiboko, revealed to The Citizen on Wednesday that preparations and logistics for the week-long event were on course and Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa is expected to officiate at a closing ceremony.


  2. Star Cinema shares relationship issues&feels in #HowToBeYours screening worldwide via [email protected]Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... can see the reel and perhaps, also see real-life events unfold as the movie starts screening August 4 in Papua New Guinea; August 5 in U.S. and Canada; August 5 in Saipan; August 6 in Europe; August 11 in the Middle East and August 21 in Singapore. ...


  3. Harmony Gold Mining Co. (HMY) Shares Up 5.7%Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Political

    ... Company Limited is a gold-mining and exploration company. The Company has operations in South Africa and Papua New Guinea. In South Africa, the Company's operations are focused on the Witwatersrand Basin and the Kraaipan Greenstone Belt. The Company ...


  4. Scientists Name Newly Discovered Species After Game Of Thrones...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Perez Hilton

    But these tropical insects also got their name because the scientists who discovered them are obsessed with Game Of Thrones ! According to the study that chronicles the finding of the two separate species, one population in Papua New Guinea and the other in Fiji - explains the ants reminded the researchers of Daenerys Targaryen's dragons in the HBO fantasy series! But unlike the fire-breathing dragons in the show, you have no reason to be afraid of the harmless drogon worker ants. Instead of snacking on charred sheep and the occasional extra-crispy shepherd's boy like Dany's Drogon, these insects are scavengers and collectors of seeds.


  5. The Papua New Guinea echoRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Asopa People

    ... her head. I asked for her name. When I heard it, and all the memories came back and continued to echo. A Papua New Guinea echo. She had been brought in by neighbours who said she was neglected. Mum and dad got up early to go the gardens and came ...


  6. Australia's dirty policy deal finally comes unstuckRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Canberra Times

    ... 3000 kilometres to our north, but they won't be able to for much longer. Since the unanimous ruling of Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court on April 26, declaring the Manus processing centre unconstitutional and illegal and paving the way for ...


  7. Spiky new ant species is named after Game of Thrones dragonsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | New Scientist

    This ant may look like a fearsome dragon, but it can be a shy little thing. It is one of two newly described ant species from Papua New Guinea, and has some of the most impressive spikes among the widespread Pheidole genus of ants - found on every continent north of Antarctica.


  8. A plane of weary & somewhat despondent equivalencyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Asopa People

    ... be disqualified from pointing out the failings of others, especially the venal, corrupt and incompetent Papua New Guinea government. It is a government that is failing not merely one comparatively small part of the community, but the whole of it. A ...


  9. This Game of Thrones "dragon ant" doesn't breathe fire - but it sure looks scaryRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... spine. The study that chronicles the finds of two unrelated species -- one in the tropical rain forests of Papua New Guinea and the other in Fiji -- says the ants reminded the scientists of Daenerys Targaryen's three pet dragons in the hit HBO ...


  10. The 'Game of Thrones' ant is coming: New species with terrifying...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Scientists were inspired to name a new ant species after the dragons in Game of Thrones because of their large and distinctive dragon-like spines. Recently discovered in the tropical rainforests of Papua New Guinea, the 'dragon ant', named Phidole Drogon, was identified with the help of 3D imaging technology.


  11. Japan: 5.4 magnitude earthquake shakes TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    ... Quakes of a similar scale also shock Tokyo on July 17 and 19. (Also Read: 6.3-magnitude earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea: USGS) The epicentre of today's quake was east of the capital in Ibaraki prefecture at a depth of about 46.7 kilometres, the ...


  12. Fighting Poverty in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Project Syndicate

    ... an especially distant outlier when it comes to families: only three other countries - Tonga, Suriname, and Papua New Guinea - lack a national policy on paid family leave. There are, however, many successful policy initiatives in the US. For example, ...


  13. Ant's Dragon-Like Spine Inspires Its 'Game of Thrones' MonikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LiveScience

    ... Now, scientists around the world can study Pheidole drogon without traveling to the tropical rainforests of Papua New Guinea, where it was found, or a museum to see it in a collection. It's almost the same, if not "better than the real thing," ...


  14. Era Resources Inc. Announces First Results of 2016 Drilling Program at Yandera Project, PNGRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Market Wire

    Era Resources Inc. is pleased to announce the first results from the 2016 Infill and Proximal Drill Campaign at the Yandera Project, which is advancing a large porphyry copper system in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. A total of 25 diamond drill holes comprising 5,096 metres of drilling have been completed at the Yandera Project during the 2016 drilling program-two drill rigs continue to operate.


  15. It's unconstitutional': Australia doctors challenge asylum secrecy lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Australian government makes it a crime for anyone who works for the immigration department disclose information they obtain on the job Australian doctors mounted a legal challenge on Wednesday against laws which they say silence whistle-blowers at immigration detention camps, after allegations of abuse at the controversial Pacific island centres. Doctors, lawyers and refugee advocates have criticised the offshore camps on Nauru and Papua New Guinea, alleging some asylum seekers suffer from sexual abuse and mental health problems.


  16. InterOil Founder Escalates War on Successors With Probe CallRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... University-trained petroleum engineer who dismantled an Alaskan refinery in the 1990s and reassembled it in Papua New Guinea to gain a foothold in the South Pacific nation and its vast, untapped gas reserves. Even after discovering trillions of ...


  17. Oil and Gas M&A Seen Accelerating as Fear of Bad Deals FadeRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Exxon Mobil Corp. last week agreed to acquire natural gas explorer InterOil Corp. to add discoveries in Papua New Guinea to its portfolio. With the range of potential payouts valuing the agreement at as much $3.6 billion, it may represent Exxon's ...


  18. VIEW helps Smith Family with Learning for LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Illawarra Mercury

    The 10 VIEW clubs in the Illawarra are hosting a gala luncheon in support of The Smith Family's Learning For Life program. The 10 VIEW clubs in the region are hosting a lunch in support of The Smith Family in early August.


  19. Peter James Mullens Buys 50,000 Shares of Aurasian Minerals PLC (TETH) StockRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Political

    ... development of mineral deposits. The Company's geographic focus is on South-East Asia and has projects in Papua New Guinea, Vietnam, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, Indonesia and Malaysia. Receive News & Ratings for Aurasian Minerals PLC Daily - Enter ...


  20. Africa: Environmentalists Seek to Boost Global Forest CoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... sectors, is happy that most countries in the region are working with countries like Brazil, Argentina, Papua New Guinea, DR Congo in conserving forests. "Restoration of our forests will contribute to good quality of our water and it will contribute ...