News - Papua New Guinea

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Jun '17

1 Jun 2017

Papua New Guinea

Fight against TB in PNG receives huge boost

The fight against tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea has received a boost with funding from the World Bank and Australia. According to the World Health Organisation PNG has 31,000 new cases of...

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19

Dec '16

19 Dec 2016

Papua New Guinea

PNG provinces assessing impacts of 7.9 quake

Provincial administrations in New Ireland and New Britain of Papua New Guinea are assessing impacts of last night's big earthquake. A magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck about 50 kilometres east of...

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19

Dec '16

19 Dec 2016

Papua New Guinea

Residents flee to hills after quake off Papua New Guinea; tsunami threat passes

People living along Papua New Guinea's coastline fled to higher ground on Saturday after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck east of the Pacific nation, triggering a tsunami warning for parts of...

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26

Oct '16

26 Oct 2016

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea women recognised for business achievements

A number of Papua New Guinea women have been honoured for their work achievements and leadership skills, in a country where gender inequality is rife. Key points: Awards for outstanding women...

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19

Oct '16

19 Oct 2016

Papua New Guinea

Ben Clare – a Man with a Mission

Ben Clare, who is blind, was working as an IT Instructor in a TAFE college when he was asked to go to PNG to help at a school for the blind there. And so began Ben’s love affair with the...

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20

Sep '16

20 Sep 2016

Papua New Guinea

Susa Celebrates

As part of PNGs 41st independence celebrations held in Port Moresby, Susa, the official mascot of the U20 Women’s World Cup, 2016, made an appearance, getting acquainted with the crowd. CEO of...

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04

Jul '16

4 Jul 2016

Papua New Guinea

PNG suffering amid severe food shortage

Thousands of Papua New Guineans remain at risk of malnutrition and disease because of the lingering effects of drought, aid groups say. It is unclear how many people have died, but a teacher in...

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04

Mar '16

4 Mar 2016

Papua New Guinea

PNG Defence Celebrates Open Day

The PNG Defence Force, First Battalion Royal Pacific Islands Regiment–Taurama Barracks today celebrates its Open Day leading up to the 65th Anniversary of the Royal Pacific Islands Regiment...

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17

Nov '15

17 Nov 2015

Papua New Guinea

Meet the American Family Who Have Helped Save Almost 400 Lives in Papua New Guinea

Mark Palm was just 20 years old when he revealed to his future wife, Kirsten, that he wanted to spend his life providing for the people of Papua New Guinea. “I said, ‘This is what I wanted...

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22

Oct '15

22 Oct 2015

Papua New Guinea

New Rule for Mobile Phones

IT is now compulsory for all mobile phone users to register their SIM (subscriber identity module) cards with their telecommunication operators or lose their connection to the networks. The...

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15

Oct '15

15 Oct 2015

Papua New Guinea

El Niño could leave 4 million people in Pacific without food or drinking water

Papua New Guinea drought has already claimed two dozen lives and looming El Niño weather pattern could be as severe as 1997-98, when 23,000 died globally Two dozen people have already died from...

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Sep '15

24 Sep 2015

Papua New Guinea

Investors head to Papua New Guinea for high-level trade and investment mission

Investors head to Papua New Guinea for high-level trade and investment mission From 5th – 7th October, the Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) will welcome a distinguished group of...

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