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‘Grow your community roots,’ PNG political parties told

Published By   /  February 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Democracy, Elections, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG elections, Politics, Reports  /  Comments Off on ‘Grow your community roots,’ PNG political parties told

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Quintina Naime in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea’s Registry of Political Parties is encouraging political parties to cultivate and grow their roots in the communities throughout the country. Registrar of Political Parties Dr Alphonse Gelu said parties must not exist only in the capital of Port Moresby […]

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Frustrated PNG gas supply landowners protest over non-payment of royalties

Published By   /  February 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Landowner protest, Landowners, LNG, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, mining, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea LNG, peaceful protest, PMC Reportage, protest, Reports  /  Comments Off on Frustrated PNG gas supply landowners protest over non-payment of royalties

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz PNG landowners protesting over non-payment of their LNG royalties. Image: Loop PNG By Freddy Mou in Port Moresby More than 1000 villagers from Portion 152 where the Papua New Guinea LNG plant sits have gathered on site to protest over their overdue royalty payments. Spokesperson and chairman of […]

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Registrar confirms 44 parties for PNG’s 2017 general election

Published By   /  February 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Alphonse Gelu, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Elections, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG elections, Politics, Reports  /  Comments Off on Registrar confirms 44 parties for PNG’s 2017 general election

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Quintina Naime in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea’s Registry of Political Parties has confirmed 44 political parties will contest the 2017 National Elections. Registrar of Political Parties Dr Alphonse Gelu said the registry would continue the processes of registering political parties but it would not allow them […]

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PNG’s InterOil shareholders agree to ExxonMobil buy out

Published By   /  February 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Business, Development, Evening Report, ExxonMobil, Featured, Gas industry, InterOil, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Oil and gas, Oil industry, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reports, Singapore, Technology  /  Comments Off on PNG’s InterOil shareholders agree to ExxonMobil buy out

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The majority of shareholders approve ExxonMobil Corporation’s takeover of InterOil in Papua New Guinea. Image: EMTV Papua New Guinea’s InterOil shareholders agree to ExxonMobil acquisition; gender-based violence stakeholders condemn GBV deaths; and Sirinum Dam closure soon to affect Port Moresby residents are the headlines in the latest EMTV […]

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PNG’s general election faces ‘limbo’ threat over preparations, says Polye

Published By   /  February 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Democracy, Don Polye, Electoral Commission, Evening Report, Featured, General election, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports  /  Comments Off on PNG’s general election faces ‘limbo’ threat over preparations, says Polye

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Opposition Leader Don Polye … Common rolls are not completed for the general election, ballot papers have issues. Image: PNG Development Opposition Leader Don Polye says this year’s general election in Papua New Guinea may be in limbo if the government does not help the Electoral Commission. Polye […]

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Juffa demands Labour boss step down over work permit allegations

Published By   /  February 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Expatriates, Featured, Immigration, Labour, Migration, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Work permits  /  Comments Off on Juffa demands Labour boss step down over work permit allegations

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Freddy Mou in Port Moresby Northern Governor Gary Juffa has called on the Papua New Guinea government to sideline Labour Secretary Mary Morola, claiming she is not fit to run the office. Juffa alleged that Morola had been sleeping in office and allowing illegal practices over work […]

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Duma, Pok step aside in PNG’s Manumanu defence land probe

Published By   /  February 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Anti-corruption, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Business, Corruption, Development, Evening Report, Featured, Inquiry, Land deal, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea Defence Force, Peter O'Neill, PMC Reportage, PNG Defence Force, Politics, Reports  /  Comments Off on Duma, Pok step aside in PNG’s Manumanu defence land probe

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Heads roll and investigations begin over the Manumanu defence land deal. Video: EMTV By Gynnie Kero in Port Moresby Two Papua New Guinea cabinet ministers have stepped aside pending a Commission of Inquiry into the Manumanu defence ministry land deal in Central province. Public Enterprise and State Investment […]

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Peter S. Kinjap: Only a ‘scrub up’, fresh MPs can save PNG’s future

Published By   /  February 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Anti-corruption, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cartoons, Civil Society, Corruption, Cyber-crime laws, Elections, Evening Report, Featured, General election, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, People's National Congress, PMC Reportage, PNC, Politics, Reports, SABL, Special Agriculture and Business Leases, Whistleblower law, whistleblowers  /  Comments Off on Peter S. Kinjap: Only a ‘scrub up’, fresh MPs can save PNG’s future

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A cartoon about the lack of action in reversing the huge Special Agricultural and Business Leases (SABL) land grab, or to stop illegal logging in SABL areas. Cartoon: PNGExposed OPINION: By Peter S. Kinjap in Port Moresby. The current Papua New Guinea government is being accused of being […]

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Peter S. Kinjap: Only a ‘scrub up’, new MPs can save PNG’s future

Published By   /  February 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Anti-corruption, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cartoons, Civil Society, Corruption, Cyber-crime laws, Elections, Evening Report, Featured, General election, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, People's National Congress, PMC Reportage, PNC, Politics, Reports, SABL, Special Agriculture and Business Leases, Whistleblower law, whistleblowers  /  Comments Off on Peter S. Kinjap: Only a ‘scrub up’, new MPs can save PNG’s future

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A cartoon about the lack of action in reversing the huge Special Agricultural and Business Leases (SABL) land grab, or to stop illegal logging in SABL areas. Cartoon: PNGExposed OPINION: By Peter S. Kinjap in Port Moresby. The current Papua New Guinea government is being accused of being […]

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Transparency PNG chief condemns sacking of 9 whistleblowers

Published By   /  February 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, Corruption, Evening Report, Fraud, governance, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG Defence Force, Politics, Reports, TIPNG, Transparency International PNG, whistleblowers  /  Comments Off on Transparency PNG chief condemns sacking of 9 whistleblowers

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Reports of the sacking of nine civilian staff of Papua New Guinea’s Defence Department should be of concern to all public servants and the general public, says Transparency International PNG. “The nine staff reportedly spoke out about issues of maladministration, mismanagement and misappropriation within their department,” the corruption […]

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PNG immigration officials whisk Iranian refugee away from media

Published By   /  February 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Deportation, deported, Evening Report, Fiji, Manus Island, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on PNG immigration officials whisk Iranian refugee away from media

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Freddy Mou in Port Moresby The deported Iranian refugee who arrived in Port Moresby today from Fiji, Loghman Sawari, was whisked away by heavy handed immigration officers in a getaway vehicle at Jacksons International Airport this afternoon. They avoided the media crews who had been waiting there […]

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Iranian refugee in custody in Fiji, faces deportation back to PNG

Published By   /  February 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on Iranian refugee in custody in Fiji, faces deportation back to PNG

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz This photo of Sawari was taken outside the Jacks of Fiji store in Nadi. Image: Behrouz Boochani/Fiji Newswire Loghman Sawari, the Iranian national seeking asylum in Fiji, was taken into custody today and transported to Nadi International Airport where he faces deportation back to Papua New Guinea. Sawari […]

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Fiji authorities unaware as Iranian refugee slips into Nadi

Published By   /  February 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Detention Centres, Evening Report, Fiji, Global, Human Rights, Iran, Manus Island, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on Fiji authorities unaware as Iranian refugee slips into Nadi

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz This photo of Sawari was taken outside the Jacks of Fiji store in Nadi. Image: Behrouz Boochani/Fiji Newswire An Iranian national slipped into Fiji using false documents last week and is seeking asylum after being a refugee on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea for more than three […]

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Amanda Watson: Does PNG rank highly for internet porn searches?

Published By   /  January 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amanda Watson, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cultural credibility, Culture, Evening Report, Google, Google Trends, Internet, Internet searches, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Pornography, Reports, Research, Search engines, Telecommunications, Youth  /  Comments Off on Amanda Watson: Does PNG rank highly for internet porn searches?

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Dr Amanda Watson In Papua New Guinea, the Post-Courier featured a front-page story with the headline “PNG tops world in ‘porn’ search” on January 17. In previous years, there have also been similar stories asserting that PNG beats all other countries when it comes to internet searches […]

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Pacific ‘cyberbullying’, PNG student protests, ‘free’ media featured in PJR

Published By   /  January 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Fiji, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Journalism Review, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Publishing, Reports, Research, Research journal, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Text, Tonga, Vanuatu, Video, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Pacific ‘cyberbullying’, PNG student protests, ‘free’ media featured in PJR

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A mini-documentary about 20 years of publication of the research journal Pacific Journalism Review, produced by AUT University screen production and television student Sasya Wreksono to mark the publishing milestone. Video: PMC on YouTube Student protests at the University of Papua New Guinea that led to police opening […]

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Tsunami threat called off for PNG, Solomon Islands

Published By   /  January 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Breaking News, earthquakes, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reports, Solomon Islands, Tsunami warning  /  Comments Off on Tsunami threat called off for PNG, Solomon Islands

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A 7.9 magnitude earthquake has struck off Papua New Guinea, but there were no reports of casualties or damage after a potential tsunami did not happen. The United States Geological Survey downgraded the quake from an initial measurement of magnitude 8. It struck some 47km west of Arawa […]

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Audit finds Canberra spent $1b on offshore detention without authorisation

Published By   /  January 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Audit, Contracts, Detention Centres, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Manus Island, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nauru, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on Audit finds Canberra spent $1b on offshore detention without authorisation

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Asylum seekers housed in Delta compound look on from behind a fence as a court appointed party inspects the Manus Island detention centre in 2014. Image: SBS/AAP By Kerrie Armstrong An independent audit has slammed the Australian Department of Immigration’s running of the Nauru and Manus Island detention […]

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Hela ‘no Bougainville’, says former PNG defence force chief Singirok

Published By   /  January 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, ABC Pacific Beat, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Armed police, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bougainville, Bougainville war, Development, Evening Report, Exxon, Featured, Hela, LNG, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Military Forces, mining, Pacific Beat, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Police, Reports  /  Comments Off on Hela ‘no Bougainville’, says former PNG defence force chief Singirok

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Police and soldiers in Papua New Guinea wait to board a flight to Hela Province in the Highlands. Image: Eric Tlozek/ABC/PNGMineWatch By Catherine Graue of Pacific Beat As hundreds of police and soldiers begin their work in Papua New Guinea’s Hela Province this week, there have been comparisons […]

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Human rights groups protest over 500 arrests of Papuan demonstrators

Published By   /  December 22, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, arrests, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil rights, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, KNPB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, protest, Protests, Reports, Solomon Islands, Torture, Vanuatu, West Papua, West Papua National Committee, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on Human rights groups protest over 500 arrests of Papuan demonstrators

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Independence protesters march in Wamena, West Papua, on Monday. Image: Free West Papua/TeleSur Jakarta-based based human rights watchdog Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (Elsam) and its local partner in Papua, Elsham Papua, have condemned intimidation and violence by police officers against activist Whens Tebay during mass arrests […]

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Gary Juffa: Shedding PNG blood for corporate interest – didn’t we learn?

Published By   /  December 22, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bougainville, Bougainville war, Development, Evening Report, Featured, Gary Juffa, Hela, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Gary Juffa: Shedding PNG blood for corporate interest – didn’t we learn?

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The deployment of military troops to Hela province is reminiscent of tragic events that unfolded about 28 years ago that sparked off a crisis and left more then 20,000 Papua New Guineans dead. When Bougainvilleans decried the unfair treatment of landowners, pollution and lack of the government’s care […]

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