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2 hrs ago | Colombo Page

Sri Lanka Minister reveals the plans for Colombo - Ratnapura expressway

July 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka Project Minister of Ports and Highways Nirmala Kothalawala revealed the plans for the expressway from Ratnapura to Colombo.

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6 hrs ago | Science

[Special Issue News] The circumcision conundrum

Large-scale studies have proven that medical circumcision, which removes the entire foreskin, reduces the risk of men becoming infected via heterosexual sex by about 60%.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

10 hrs ago | Fiji Times

New club joins amateur boxing competition

ANOTHER club has joined amateur boxing and will feature in tonight's competition at the Fiji Sports Council National Fitness Centre.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

20 hrs ago | Cellular News

Vodafone Partners with Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands Based Network

Vodafone has announced the formation of a new Partner Market agreement in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands with the local mobile network, Bmobile.

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Related Topix: Solomon Islands, Oceania, World News

Yesterday | ABC News

Melanesian Festival of Arts and Culture

The fifth Melanesian Festival of Arts and Culture, held from June 28 to July 11, brought together people from across the region.

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Related Topix: Oceania

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KITV-TV

Woman named after aviation pioneer retraces flight

Amelia Rose Earhart taxied the Pilatus PC-12 NG into Castle & Cooke Aviation. She had taken off from Christmas Island just five hours earlier.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Examiner.com

Exploring the Unknown: Ropen

Next up on the list of exploring the unknown is the creature known as the ropen.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

The Age

A treasure map and assassination bid

Fear for their lives ... from left, Hemantha Kuruppu, 41, Janaka Gayan Athukorala, 40, and Sujeewa Saparamadu, 42. Part of group of 41 asylum seekers returned to Sri Lanka.

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Inter Press Service

Putting Population Management in Pacific Women's Hands

This is part of a series of special stories on world population and challenges to the Sustainable Development Goals on the occasion of World Population Day on July 11. Pacific Island nations say empowering women is the key to addressing population growth across the region.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Solomon Islands

ABC News

Japan PM Shinzo Abe in PNG to focus on trade links

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Papua New Guinea with a 150-strong business delegation for a two-day state visit.

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Related Topix: Travel, Oceania, Papua New Guinea Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Pacific Travel

Live Charts

Vodafone to expand into Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands

Telecoms behemoth Vodafone has signed a new partnership deal with Bemobile, which will become its exclusive partner in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

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Related Topix: Solomon Islands, Oceania, World News

ABC News

Tim Storrier wins Archibald Packing Room Prize

Sir Les Patterson was painted by Southern Highlands artist Tim Storrier, who won the coveted Archibald Prize in 20-12.

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Related Topix: Barry Humphries, World News

Wed Jul 09, 2014

ABC News

Warm Perth sendoff for Japan PM

CHRIS UHLMANN: The Japanese prime minister leaves for Papua New Guinea this morning after spending two days in Australia's political and mining capitals.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

NEWS.com.au

Second measles scare in a week

MOTORISTS urged to avoid Brisbane's Mt Cotton Rd after crash in which car and truck drivers had to be cut free.

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ABC News

Second letter undermines PNG leader's forgery claims: MP

Papua New Guinea's former attorney-general says Peter O'Neill's attempt to explain a crucial letter in a corruption case undermines the prime minister's later claim that the letter was forged.

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Illawarra Mercury

Mittagong brace for Albion Park powerhouse

They scored one of the upsets of the season last time they met Albion Park at Welby Field, but Mittagong coach Graham Isedale is setting more modest expectations for this weekend's rematch.

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Northern Territory News

Joelene's PNG trip triggers desire to go green

Indigenous youth leader Joelene Puntoriero helped with donating educational materials to an orphanage near the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Asylum-seeker mothers 'attempt suicide' to get kids to Australia

A dozen mothers in an asylum-seeker camp have reportedly attempted suicide so their children can be settled in Australia, piling pressure on Prime Minister Tony Abbott who said Wednesday he would not be morally blackmailed.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Sri Lanka, World News, Asia,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bangkok Post

Lifestyle hotels: The elusive bigfoot of...

I need some help here. Have you seen a lifestyle hotel lurking about in your neck of the woods? Maybe taking the bus to work? Down at the library? Or out for dinner with his wife ... or maybe her husband, as I've yet to determine whether a lifestyle hotel is male or female.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

ABC News

Heat, dust and glory: remembering the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Perth

In 1962 Perth introduced a new feature to what were then called the British Empire and Commonwealth Games - an athletes' village.

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