News - Papua New Guinea

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Jun '18

21 Jun 2018

Papua New Guinea

Adult financial literacy must be addressed: Bakani

This was outlined by the Central Bank Governor, Loi Bakani while addressing participants today at the Improving Digital Financial Literacy workshop. The two-day workshop is funded by Australia...

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05

Jun '18

5 Jun 2018

Papua New Guinea

Both sides can improve on seasonal workers

WITH the government recently admitting to issues plaguing the number of Papua New Guineans working in Australia and New Zealand farms as seasonal workers, Australia says the need for improvement...

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12

Apr '18

12 Apr 2018

Papua New Guinea

Postal Service Utilised

Western Union Money Service is Now Accessible at Post PNG Outlets By Simon Keslep - Post Courier Western Union International Money service is now accessible at Post PNG outlets. This was...

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08

Mar '18

8 Mar 2018

Papua New Guinea

More quakes in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea's island of New Britain experienced a magnitude-5.6 earthquake in the early hours of this morning.According to the US Geological Survey, the quake struck at a depth of 56km,...

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05

Mar '18

5 Mar 2018

Papua New Guinea

Another big tremor rocks quake-affected PNG

Another big tremor has rocked quake-affected Papua New Guinea this morning.The magnitude 6.0 earthquake is the latest in a series of powerful aftershocks that have plagued the Highlands region...

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26

Feb '18

26 Feb 2018

Papua New Guinea

Fears of deaths following PNG quake

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. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the magnitude-7.5...

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09

Jan '18

9 Jan 2018

Papua New Guinea

'Years' before PNG volcano evacuees can return

A senior volcanologist in Papua New Guinea says it could be years before the people of Kadovar Island can return. 691 islanders were evacuated over the weekend after a volcanic eruption began on...

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01

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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