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Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill announced in December that 2018 would bring changes to the country's seafood industry, starting with the cancellation of a fishing subsidy and its replacement with a rebate for local seafood processors. Papua New Guinea had previously discounted the ...

This update is produced by the PNG disaster Management Team Secretariat in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 6 January 2018. The next update will be issued on or around 8 January 2018. Background. Kadovar Island became active on 5 January 2018 with mild volcanic ...
A chief justice has been ambushed and attacked in another incident related to Papua New Guinea's escalating problem with sorcery-related violence. The ambush followed the kidnapping and torture of two women from the judge's tribe, who were accused of killing a man with sorcery. Chief justice Sir ...
MANY explorers who came to Papua New Guinea described this beautiful nation as a lost paradise with untouched virgin environment that has offered countless species of animals, plants, flora and fauna, underground systems including caves and water and spectacular diving scenario along the coast ...
Port Moresby's Adventure Park Animal Keeper Mr Farapo Sare of gulf Province is Papua New Guinea's Crocodile Dundee. ... "Sare is Papua New Guinea's Crocodile Dundee and the only man who can ride a crocodile like riding a horse, he is our icon and crocodile worrier and everyone loves him" said ...

A senior Papua New Guinea politician has called for the Australian Federal police (AFP) to once again be allowed to carry out investigations and help local officers address what he says is a "breakdown in law and order" in the country.
A volcano on a remote island in Papua New Guinea has woken up and erupted for the first time in recorded history. The Kadovar Island eruption kicked off on Friday, January 5, 2018, and has continued to bellow out a 2,133-meters-high (7,000 feet) ash cloud throughout the weekend, Reuters reports.
The A Bit na Ta installation in the Bunjilaka gallery in the Melbourne Museum is therefore an important counter to the Australian colonial stories of Papua New Guinea. The exhibition centres around a film made by Melbourne musician David Bridie, in collaboration with the Tolai people of East New Britain ...
In 2008 a man died of malaria in Togoba, in Papua New Guinea's highlands region. Doctors had treated him for malaria and the report on his death specified malaria as the cause. Neighbours who went to the hospital were told it was malaria that killed him. But the residents of Togoba didn't believe in ...
Cradled within the sheltered northern curve of New Britain, Papua New Guinea's largest island, Kimbe Bay is one of the most biodiverse marine areas on the planet and forms part of the western Pacific's Coral Triangle. Cousteau's ship, Calypso, anchored in these kaleidoscopic waters in 1987, and three ...
Papua New Guinea has gone into a series of agreements with India on a wide range of arrangements in various sectors where both countries have agreed to a number of follow up actions, beginning now up until the first quarter of 2018. The agreements follow after a team of government officials led by the ...
A downed navy submarine that vanished 103 years ago was recently discovered in the remote ocean area around Papua New Guinea. The Australian Navy submarine HMAS AE1 was discovered near the Duke of York Islands off Papua New Guinea roughly 1,000 feet (300 meters) beneath the ocean's ...
refugees and asylum seekers in an Australian-run detention center on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island were taken to new facilities in late November after barricading themselves at the all-male center for several weeks and refusing to move. The Australian government had decommissioned the old site, ...
The training of Papua New Guinea's human resources and development of research capabilities are also critical in this endeavour. "India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and one that has demonstrated success. The PNG delegation mission will look at how best we can replicate and ...
Last month, Mr Allen went on an expedition in Papua New Guinea to relocate a tribe he had visited 30 years ago. He had been trying to reach the Yaifo, a remote tribe who reside in the jungle with no contact with the outside world. Three weeks later, Mr Allen, who had no mobile phone or GPS device with ...
Papua New Guinea has been granted its largest-ever conservation area, a 3,600-square kilometer (1,390-square mile) protected area of rainforest in the country's southeast that stretches from near the ocean up into the mountains. Called Managalas Conservation Area, the move is being celebrated by ...

The government of the Philippines has voiced concern over Papua New Guinea's recently announced plan to require that all fish caught in its waters be processed domestically. Currently, only about one in five fish caught in PNG waters is processed inside the country, and PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill ...
scientists have discovered two rare species of dolphins in a remote Papua New Guinea river system. Researchers from James Cook University and the University of Papua New Guinea found Australian snubfin and humpback dolphins living in the Kikori Delta, in gulf Province west of Port Moresby.
smirk highlights the changes in the management of Ok Tedi mine and at Bougainville, which he sees as encouraging examples of Papua New Guinea is positioning itself for future opportunities. 'Ok Tedi is being managed from a local point of view, where people are much more in tune with the community ...
The Papua New Guinea Treasurer has handed down the countrys' 2018 National Budget. It indicates that the government is looking to focus more on the non-mining sectors of the economy, and shore up revenues. Presenting his first National Budget, the Treasurer Charles Abel announced that the ...
Papua New Guinea's first utility-scale gas engine-based power plant is set to proceed after a contract was awarded this week. Wartsila and Australian EPC partner Clough Ltd won the turnkey contract to build the 58 MW POM Power Station near Port Moresby. The plant is planned to run on six of Wartsila's ...
... a waste generator to hopefully end all their waste and to dispose their waste on time," she says. "It will be difficult to change residents' behavior soon. But I believe we have to and we can," says JICA expert Makoto Tsukiji. Papua New Guinea is making progress step by step to sort out its garbage problem.
The Western and Central Pacific fisheries Commission, is an international body that governs fishing activity, particularly for highly migratory tuna. The Commission's annual meetings are aimed at developing conservation and management measures for the tuna stock. Papua New Guinea, a member of the ...
The installation is planned to be sited within the Buka Passage, a narrow body of water in the Autonomous Region between Buka Island and Bougainville Island, in eastern Papua New Guinea. Mako said the natural flow of the tides and currents in the Buka Passage, which is 4 km long and averages 400 ...
She's sitting on a thin bamboo bench in a quiet, private clearing above her village of Wapena, in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. It's a region known for inter-tribal violence as much as stunning scenery and Wapena - perched on a hill overlooking the tidy crops and lush valleys of Western Highlands ...
Papua New Guinea hit by 6.3 earthquake. 7:45pm. share. Source: 1 NEWS. A 6.3 magnitude earthquake has struck off Papua New Guinea this afternoon. A stock photo of a recording of an earthquake's seismic waves. The quake, at a depth of 60km, hit at 3.50pm (NZT), according to the ...
SYDNEY: A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck the northeast coast of the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Thursday, the United States Geographical Survey (USGS) said. The quake hit at 0250 GMT at a depth of around 53 km (37 miles), according to USGS. No tsunami warning was ...
After a hectic -- and sometimes deadly -- few weeks of seismic activity, the earth seems to have quietened down, in earthquake terms at least. In the week of 23-29 November 2017, the United States Geological Survey's real time earthquake map wasn't exactly overpopulated. In fairness, the map doesn't ...
New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea are not always mentioned together. Despite geographic proximity, colonial history has cast them into two different scholarly camps. Split between Anglophone and Francophone researchers, the similarities between the two -- namely their mutual economic ...
ExxonMobil (xom, +1.22%) has evacuated non-essential staff working in the highlands of Papua New Guinea due to unrest in the area, but operations are continuing at its PNG LNG liquefied natural gas project, the company said on Thursday. "Due to recent community tension in the Highlands (Hides, ...
Sydney, Australia -- The authorities in Papua New Guinea confronted asylum seekers on Thursday inside a controversial detention center on Manus Island, ordering hundreds of detainees to leave and destroying their belongings in an attempt to end a standoff at the camp that has drawn international ...
"Don't try to rescue me, please," Benedict Allen, 57, tweeted as he set off into the wilderness of Papua New Guinea to track down a remote group he first met 30 years earlier. "Where I'm going in PNG you won't ever find me." But lucky for him, rescuers did find him because the latest adventure of Mr. Allen, ...
A statement from Allen's agent, Jo Sarsby management, said: "At 5pm local time (PNG) Mr Keith Copley, the coordinating director for New tribe Mission in Papua New Guinea confirmed in writing that Benedict Allen was safe, well and healthy and is presently located at a remote airstrip 20 miles north-west ...
"As an emerging economy, Papua New Guinea must take advantage of new opportunities to expand the economy. Importantly we must move ...
Last night, writer Jocelyn Leahy held an art exhibition at the Papua Yacht Club. The show was to display her foray into painting.
A search has been mounted for British explorer Benedict Allen, whose family say has gone missing during an expedition to Papua New Guinea. The 57-year-old ...
There are compelling reasons to boost Papua New Guinea's agriculture sector, according to Ilan Weiss, Chairman of Innovative Agro Industry.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea will delay by at least 24 hours a plan to forcibly evict hundreds of men from an abandoned Australian ...
SYDNEY: Papua New Guinea (PNG) authorities destroyed makeshift shelters and removed water sources in a shuttered Australia refugee ...
SYDNEY (Reuters) - asylum seekers refusing to leave a detention centre in Papua New Guinea began digging wells on Thursday to try find ...
The company's connection to Alaska is through Repsol, a Spanish oil company it partners with in Papua New Guinea, according to a press ...
The collaboration between the public and technical sectors is an opportunity not only for Papua New Guinea, but also for entrepreneurs and ...
The Roho survey will cover a 60,700-sq km (51,000 line km) area along the southern coast of Papua New Guinea (PNG). It follows several ...
The "grand chief" of Papua New Guinea has blasted the Australian and PNG governments over the Manus Island standoff, accusing them of ...
Manus Island is 5th largest island in Papua New Guinea and is the largest of the Admiralty Islands. It is surrounded by the Bismark sea and ...
... the United Nations, the University of Papua New Guinea / Australian National University, the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.
A team of Australian researchers are in a race against time to record the fading art of Papua New Guinea's traditional sailing canoes and their ...
For the 40th anniversary of the EU-PNG bilateral relationship, the European Union delegation in Papua New Guinea has decided to ...
Death of Papua New Guinea journalist sparks national debate about ... Rosalyn Albaniel Evara was a journalist for Papua New Guinea's ...


 

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