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6 min ago | The Star Online

Dengue outbreak at Australian detention centre sparks fresh concerns

An outbreak of dengue fever at an Australian refugee detention centre in the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru sparked calls on Thursday for greater oversight at the facility, which has been criticised by rights groups and the United Nations.

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4 hrs ago | Asopa People

The story of Cornelius Yalamu - a young artist with a different ability

THE house is corrugated and stands alone on a block at the foot of the small Port Moresby hill.

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8 hrs ago | Asopa People

Fears about social media reform in PNG unfounded, says watchdog

A PACIFIC media watchdog, the Pacific Freedom Forum says fears about the Papua New Guinea government's proposed cybercrime policy are unfounded.

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12 hrs ago | Catholic World News

4 candidates advance on path to sainthood

In an audience with Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Pope Francis approved the publication of decrees on miracles attributed to the intercession of two blesseds, clearing the way for their canonization.

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16 hrs ago | ABC News

Six killed in PNG sorcery attack

Police in Papua New Guinea have detained 180 people after a witch hunt that left six people dead, including two children.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Illawarra Mercury

Hume Coal's mine to drain bores: report

An extensive study of the impact on groundwater from Hume Coal's proposed coalmine at Sutton Forest has warned of a drop in the water table of at least 120 metres near the mine, according to the Southern Highlands Coal Action Group.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Coast Guard calls $300 million in cocaine one of its biggest hauls

More than 7,000 pounds of cocaine that might have fetched $300 million or more on the streets of the U.S. instead were piled high on a Coast Guard dock in Miami Beach on Tuesday, the result of two separate drug seizures in the Caribbean Sea.

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NEWS.com.au

Travellers return with deadly baggage

ALMOST 50 Queenslanders have brought deadly vaccine-preventable diseases back into the country from overseas holidays in the past three years.

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Entrepreneur Magazine

How Rewards Are Running Loyalty Programs Into the Ground

Somewhere in the hinterlands of Papua New Guinea there's a coffee cart that doesn't have a rewards and loyalty program .

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Asopa People

Working like you don't need money: the Chinese in PNG

HISTORIANS claim that the people occupying the island of New Guinea first migrated here over 40 thousand years ago.

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NEWS.com.au

PNG to increase US army presence

PAPUA New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill wants to increase the presence of the US military in the country.

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BroadwayWorld.com

David Watters Releases 'Stitches in Time'

Author David Watters, formerly Professor of Surgery in Papua New Guinea, and his co-author, Anna Koestenbauer, release, through Xlibris, " Stitches in Time: Two Centuries of Surgery in Papua New Guinea ," a historical account of the development of surgery in Papua New Guinea covers two centuries of surgical progress from the early 1800s.

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The Daily Star

Fish losing survival instinct in acidic oceans

SYDNEY: Fish are losing their survival instinct - even becoming attracted to the smell of their predators - as the world's oceans become more acidic because of climate change, new research said Monday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Asopa People

Indonesian military crosses border at will in pursuit of OPM

The Indonesian consulate in Vanimo is demanding that the Papua New Guinea Defence Force attack the West Papuan refugees.

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ABC News

Corals hit but fish surviving in more acid ocean

'A window into the future' - that's how one expert is describing a unique coral reef zone off the coast of Papua New Guinea.

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ThinkProgress

Ocean Acidification Could Make Fish Lose Their Fear Of Predators, Study Finds

Add "losing fear of predators" to the long list of impacts acidifying oceans could have on fish and other marine life.

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UPI

Aussie Horizon Oil cleared for PNG gas project

Australian energy company Horizon Oil said Monday it received approval from Papua New Guinea to develop a gas project in the country's Western province.

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Colombo Page

Drought in Sri Lanka may raise global tea prices

Apr 14, Colombo: The prolonged drought in Sri Lanka's tea growing regions may raise tea prices globally, tea industry analysts predict.

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Scoop

PNG: New a cyber crimea policy will stifle social m...

The Papua New Guinean Opposition Leader, Belden Namah, has criticised the government's new "cyber crime" policy, saying it will have a chilling effect on dissenters who use social media to voice complaints about the ruling party.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

International Business Times

Twin Powerful Quakes Strike Solomon Islands, No Tsunami Threat to U.S., Pacific Regions

Solomon Islands has been struck by twin powerful quakes on Sunday. A 7.6 tremor woke the residents of Solomon's capital Honiara early Sunday.

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