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updated Tue. February 27, 2018

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Hope Hicks set to testify in Congress, aid workers said to exploit Syrian women for sex for years, earthquake in Papua New Guinea kills at least 14, and more. SHARE ... Salman also announced female politician Tamadur bint Youssef al-Ramah will join his cabinet as deputy labor minister.--Al Jazeera.
According to Mr Palmer's lawyers, that meant the petroleum business lost the rights to an oil interest in Papua New Guinea, which he said had the potential to produce 195 million barrels of oil. Mr Palmer is now claiming the Chinese should cough up what that oil could have been worth -- $2.675 billion.

Today's top stories were NSW MP Michael McCormack being voted in as the Nationals leader, while PM Malcolm Turnbull has returned from a whirlwind ... An Australian Border Force official told a Senate estimates hearing there were now 756 people left in Papua New Guinea, across the three Regional ...
BULOLO MP and Minister for Communication, information technology and Energy Sam Basil has called on all districts to step in with Bulolo to assist the ... They don't have the resource to spread and they don't have the capacity, so I think it's fair that every district in Papua New Guinea should step in with ...
A Papua New Guinea MP says he is trying to verify reports that up to 10 people died in this morning's earthquake in Hela Province. An earthquake of magnitude 7-point- 5 has struck Papua New Guinea' Southern Highlands province at 35 kilometres deep at around 4AM local time on 26 February 2018, ...
That's how I would see it," said Gary Juffa an opposition politician. Some fear that APEC has become an opportunity for rival powers trying to buy influence with smaller island nations in the Pacific. "It's a little bit risky for Papua New Guinea I think. Because in the event of a conflict, it's more likely in places ...

However, Mr Pato was questioned by the Nuku MP Jo Sungi why PNG had voted against Israel, a country it historically had strong religious affiliation with. "Can you tell the population of this country, why this country has voted against the very nation we believe in?" Mr Sungi asked. Mr Pato responded that it ...
There is strong evidence that blackbirding (or kidnapping), which began in about 1860 as Queensland's sugar industry grew, was concentrated on areas including Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and New Caledonia, as well as Papua New Guinea. Andrew says his grandfather passed on his knowledge of ...
One Nation's Stephen Andrew makes history as South sea Islander descendant MP ... blackbirding (or kidnapping), which began in about 1860 as Queensland's sugar industry grew, was concentrated on areas including Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and New Caledonia, as well as Papua New Guinea.
Pomio District in the East New Britain Province could be the next major tourism destination for Papua New Guinea. ... Pomio MP, Elias Kapavore, led a delegation from the Tourism Promotion Authority (TPA) to see some of these sites and says his District Development Administration (DDA) has taken the ...
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About Us. About Us Papua New Guinea's Online News Portal. We bring latest PNG News, Pacific News and world news. We are based in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Our contact details are provided on the contact page. Subscribe for news alerts below ...
A heavy security presence was expected at today's swearing-in ceremony for the Southern Highlands provincial assembly in Papua New Guinea. A number of high profile politicians, including the prime minister and MP for Ialibu Pangia, Peter O'Neill, were being sworn-in at the event in Mendi. Our reporter ...
In the lead-up to the 2017 general elections in Papua New Guinea (PNG), the coalition government of Prime Minister Peter O'Neill was under mounting pressure. O'Neill himself was facing an arrest warrant over ... The legislature is now without a female MP. In late July party leaders began to build ...
A chief justice has been ambushed and attacked in another incident related to Papua New Guinea's escalating problem with sorcery-related violence. ... PNG's foreign minister, Rimbink Pato, who is also the MP for the Wapenamanda district, condemned the attack on Injia, particularly as it was against "one ...
The funding request has been submitted to the National Executive Council for approval. The Minister also announced a plan to resettle more than 2000 people from the affected islands to the mainland of East Sepik in Sir-Dandan village on the East Coast of Wewak. The Minister (and MP for Wewak) is in ...
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.

Since 6 January, the Wewak district administration has been working with the East Sepik provincial administration and the MP for Wewak to organize an evacuation. The MP for Wewak indicated that there were no district funds available currently as government accounts had yet to open for 2018.
The sum is almost double the $7800 Mr Laming spent on his staff members' travel over the three months from July to September 2017, and more than any other MP spent on family travel over the period. Mr Laming's eye-watering bill comes as 132, or 58 per cent, of the 226 federal parliamentarians claimed ...
One Papua New Guinea via Google+. 12 minutes ago - Shared publicly. Bogia MP committed to improve health services. The Parliament Member for Bogia, has committed to improving health services in his district. Robert Naguri has began the process with an initial commitment of K300,000 towards the ...
Meanwhile, his new year's message to the people of South- Fly and the people of Papua New Guinea is to look after their health throughout this festive session because there is a lot of diseases in PNG. Tags: agriculture · South-Fly. Author: Tracey Parr. We were unable to load Disqus. If you are a moderator ...
The Obura-Wanenara district of Eastern Highlands Province set a precedent in the country by submitting their financial reports in an electronic format to the Department of Implementation & Rural Development (DIRD) this week. Local MP Mehrra Minne Kipefa while presenting the 2016 District Support ...
Meantime, Transport Minister Wesley Nukundj has also extended his greetings to the people of Papua New Guinea. "I'd like to wish everyone throughout the country, Merry Christmas and Happy New year. "From wherever you are, from point A to point B, you are going to use transport to move. We ask you ...
Another member of parliament has joined the political party of Papua New Guinea prime minister Peter O'Neill. PNG parliament Photo: AFP. The People's ... But its number has now swollen to 40 after Kerowagi MP Bari Palma, formerly of the PNG Party, decided to join. By the end of the last parliament, ...
Secrecy law prevents the dissemination of official information from Australia's refugee detention centres in Papua New Guinea and Nauru. ... Last year, the former MP for Manus Island Ronnie Knight told RNZ Pacific he wanted five former Manus guards extradited to PNG from Australia and New Zealand, ...
One Papua New Guinea via Google+. 2 weeks ago - Shared publicly. APEC to involve smaller Pacific states, says PNG MP PNG will deliver a functional Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting next year and deliver outcomes that will advance the collective interests of all economies. APEC ...
The Belt and Road to nowhere: China's incoherent aid in Papua New Guinea ... Strategically, it was this enormous resource - a million American military went through this tiny little place toward the end of the war - and this PNG politician [Powes Parkop] is pointing out to me it wouldn't take too much work to ...
Papua New Guinea is concluding a successful series of engagements at the World Economic Forum this week in Davos, Switzerland, that will have ... Peter O'Neill CMG MP, said he is satisfied with discussions at the World Economic Forum where political leaders from a diverse range of countries met with ...
Sam Basil MP, who has received advice from NICTA on the registration deadline extension. ... "The Attorney General, Hon Davis Steven MP has advised that the government is further mindful of cases filed by citizens in the National Court, raising the issue of the reasonableness of the registration deadline ...
None of Papua New Guinea's 111 MPs elected in June are women, Solomon Islands has only one woman in a 50 seat parliament and Tonga just last ... New Zealand's assistant parliamentary speaker and Labour MP Poto Williams said women MPs in New Zealand have a vital role to play in supporting ...
The protracted and controversial elections in Papua New Guinea took up most of 2017, with Peter O'Neill winning a second term and cementing his position as the most formidable politician of his generation. The government announced an ambitious 100-day plan of reform to move the country in a more ...
A Papua New Guinea MP has called for more resources for the country's defence and police forces to protect its borders. Papua New ... It was not the first time the MP had made a call to bolster PNG's Defence Force capacbility to manitain border security however old problems around the border persist.
A court in Papua New Guinea has ordered a member of parliament, Pila Ninigi, to pay nearly $US50,000 to the former works minister, Francis Awesa. Papua New Guinea's parliament facade, after the removal of anthropomorphic carved heads from the front. Photo: RNZ / Johnny Blades. The Post Courier ...
A British explorer who was reported missing in the remote jungles of Papua New Guinea during a mission to find a lost tribe of headhunters has been found safe and well, according to reports in the British media. Benedict Allen, 57, who had not been heard from for three weeks - and had been scheduled to ...
Unrest and deadly violence plagued Mendi and other parts of Southern Highlands in the past few months. Fighting between supporters of rival candidates has now begun to settle, but tensions remain and the province's public sector has effectively ground to a halt. The newly elected MP Michael Nali said ...
Papua New Guinea MP Charlie Benjamin told Radio New Zealand that the New Zealand government should bypass Australia and discuss its offer directly ... Greens MP Golriz Ghahraman, herself a former refugee and human rights lawyer for the UN, said Australia appeared to be "stalling" over making a ...
A Papua New Guinea MP has called for for enhanced defence co-operation with Australia and Indonesia to protect PNG's borders. Belden Namah is the MP for Vanimo Green, an electorate in West Sepik province on the country's porous border with Indonesia. He says cross-border trafficking of guns and ...
Reports from Papua New Guinea say a faction of the Pangu Pati is ... The Goilala MP, William Samb, who was the only other Pangu MP ...
Minister Payne will meet Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister the Peter O'Neill CMG MP, and newly appointed Minister for Defence, the Hon ...
The Labor frontbencher who helped to set up an asylum seeker centre in Papua New Guinea concedes his party made mistakes in refugee ...
Professor Betty Lovai, the University of Papua New Guinea's executive dean (school of humanities and social sciences), made the appeal ...
A leading German politician has branded US President Donald Trump's comments on the events surrounding a white nationalist rally in ...
Cathy McGowan, the MP for Indi, calls for federal action to address ... on Papua New Guinea, as services are withdrawn ahead of its closure.
Senior New Zealand politician Helen Clark tweeted that she is very disappointed with the election outcome in Papua New Guinea, and it is time ...
Ousted PNG MP calls for end to deadly Enga fighting ... The ousted Kandep MP in Papua New Guinea has urged warring tribesmen to pull ...
A failed Papua New Guinea election candidate denies that he tried to ... David Arore said he was merely trying to help the new Ijivitari MP, ...
The Member for Kairuku Hiri, Peter Isoaimo has joined his people in questioning the appointment of William Duma as the caretaker Minister for ...
Papua New Guinea's new Treasurer says he wants to lay foundations for a more ... Charles Abel, MP for Alotau in Papua new Guinea.
Manus Island local MP Ron Knight tweeted about the death, which he ... and that Papua New Guinea authorities were investigating the matter.
Nali returns as MP-elect for Mendi ... and as usual provide quality leadership for Mendi and also for Papua New Guinea," Mr Nali said. "Outside ...


 

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