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  1. Senior Labor MP in VIP jet snubRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Labor's support for a Senate inquiry into claims asylum seekers on Nauru were sexually abused may have cost its immigration spokesman a trip to another offshore processing centre. Richard Marles had been due to fly to Papua New Guinea on Monday as part of Immigration Minister Peter Dutton's entourage.

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  2. Senior Labor MP in VIP jet snubRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    LABOR'S support for a Senate inquiry into claims asylum seekers on Nauru were sexually abused may have cost its immigration spokesman a trip to another offshore processing centre. RICHARD Marles had been due to fly to Papua New Guinea on Monday as part of Immigration Minister Peter Dutton's entourage.

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  3. UNDP Gives Women Training For Contesting Bougainville ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... parliament. Image: RNDFM A three-day workshop held by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Papua New Guinea has focused on training women seeking to contest the upcoming 2015 General Election in Bougainville. Bukikun raised the issue ...

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  4. Powerful earthquake off Papua New Guinea: Another end-time signRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    This topographical map of Papua New Guinea shows the location of a powerful 7.7 earthquake that struck the region on March 29, 2015, causing some to see such quakes as "signs of the end times." On Sunday, March 29, 2015, a magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea, according to the U.S. Geological Survey .

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  5. Sector to receive grantRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    ... first time the EU is investing in the sector as it has done so in the past," he said. "Fiji, Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea have received such assistance, especially in developing the existing coconut seed gardens and research stations." "It is truly ...

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  6. No tsunami threatRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    A TSUNAMI warning was issued to most parts of the country yesterday by the Mineral Resources Department's seismology section after a 7.7magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea around 11.48am. According to the department, the large tremor occurred 65.6kilometres below sea level and posed a threat to nearby Pacific islands.

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  7. PNG to be represented at Brisbane writers' festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Asopa People

    ... Bob Cleland has been dealing with Festival organisers, who say they are keen, in future years, to have Papua New Guinea officially represented in the festival. Mr Drekore will travel to Brisbane ahead of the Crocodile Prize Awards in Kundiawa this ...

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  8. Subversion in the face of oppressionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Asopa People

    ... public relations and political risk analysis to various clients. I've also been voluntarily assisting Papua New Guinea's civil society organisations to become a strong and formidable force through the extractive industries transparency initiative ...

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  9. John Momis nominates for second term as Bougainville presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Asopa People

    ... destiny," Mr Nisira said. This election may be the final one for a man regarded as the father of the Papua New Guinea Constitution with a distinguished 40-year political career in the highest echelons of PNG politics since independence. With the ...

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  10. Deputy UN chief calls for - hydro-diplomacy' as world faces growing water shortagesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | United Nations

    ... or poor hygiene. In three countries in particular - the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique and Papua New Guinea - more than half the population does not have improved drinking water. "The impact of water on human health as well as economic ...

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  11. Equatorial fish babies in hot waterRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... from over two thousand kilometres of ocean, from the sub-tropical southern Great Barrier Reef to northern Papua New Guinea, close to the equator. "We found that where ocean temperatures warmed beyond a certain point as we neared the equator, at ...

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  12. Strong quakes hit off South Pacific nations of Tonga, SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... were no reports of damage, she said. Earlier Monday, a powerful quake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea, generating a small tsunami but prompting no reports of injuries or damage. Earthquakes are common in the region, which lies ...

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  13. Papua New Guinea earthquake causes 1-inch tsunami. No injuries reported.Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, generating a small tsunami and frightening locals near the epicenter, but prompting no reports of damage or injuries. A tsunami of half a meter was measured in the harbor of Rabaul, a town near the epicenter of the magnitude-7.7 earthquake, said Martin Mose, acting director for Papua New Guinea's National Disaster Center.

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  14. Check the date: Caribou says brew debuting April 1 stays hot for 8 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... trumped-up beans are from Pilosa Flor (rearrange the letters for another hint), an island off the coast of Papua New Guinea, and have special qualities that keep a brewed cup hot throughout a typical American workday. Caribou then made sure to point ...

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  15. Earthquake triggers tsunami warning in Papua New GuineaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Business Insurance

    A strong earthquake has hit Papua New Guinea and triggered tsunami warning in the country, Firstpost reported citing The Associated Press. The U.S. Geological Survey said that the 7.7-magnitude quake hit southeast of the country's Kokopo town.

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  16. Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after powerful earthquake strikes Papua New GuineaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, prompting officials to issue a tsunami warning for vast swathes of the Pacific and as far north as Russia. The magnitude-7.7 earthquake struck at a depth of 65 kilometres , about 50 kilometres southeast of the town of Kokopo in northeastern Papua New Guinea, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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  17. Major 7.7 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, tsunami warningRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... 2010. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao SYDNEY, March 30 (Reuters) - A major earthquake with a magnitude 7.7 struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, official monitors said, and a tsunami warning was issued soon after. The epicentre of the 33 km (22 mile) deep ...

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  18. .com | More strong quakes strike off South Pacific islandsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | News24

    A series of strong earthquakes struck off the neighbouring South Pacific Ocean states of Samoa and Tonga on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, just hours after a major tremor rattled Papua New Guinea to the west. A number of 6.8 magnitude quakes struck southwest of the Samoan capital Apia, in waters between the two island states of Tonga and Samoa.

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  19. Australian Bravery Awards: A Mother And A Trekking Leader Awarded Star Of CourageRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | International Business Times

    IN PHOTO: Sir Peter Cosgrove arrives at his new residence after being sworn in as Australia's 26th Governor-General, the nation's highest constitutional office, in Canberra March 28, 2014. Cosgrove, the former Australian defence chief, is the first man to be knighted under Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's recently revived honours system.

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  20. Second Quake As Major Tremor Hits PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | LBC 97.3

    An earthquake of 6.8 magnitude has struck off Samoa in the Pacific Ocean just hours after a major tremor rattled nearby Papua New Guinea. The epicentre of the second quake was 77 miles west-southwest of the capital Apia, at a depth of 72.2 miles.

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