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  1. .com | Australia won't kick out asylum babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | News24

    ... by boat. Since July 2013, they have been denied resettlement in the country and sent to camps in Nauru and Papua New Guinea. Morrison warned that the asylum-seekers would only be eligible for temporary visas and those currently held in one of ...

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  2. Asylum-seeker babies to stay in Australia in - one-off' deal : December 18, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Daily Times

    ... by boat. Since July 2013, they have been denied resettlement in Australia and sent to camps in Nauru and Papua New Guinea. Morrison warned that the asylum-seekers would only be eligible for temporary visas and those currently held in one of ...

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  3. Tim BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Sunday Herald

    ... arrived in Australia. Jane was born in Queensland, in October 1966, after which the Black family went to Papua New Guinea. Daughter Julia followed in 1969. It was in Papua New Guinea, whilst working as a physician in a remote area of that country ...

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  4. Governor slams 'neo-colonialist' PNG asylum seek dealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    A Papua New Guinea provincial governor has launched a scathing attack on Australia's "neo-colonialist" refugee deal with PNG, claiming it will foster social divisions and heighten security risks in the Pacific nation. "It's very neo-colonialist of Australia to just come and say, 'Look, here's a bag of money.

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  5. Asian nations lose out as Australia slashes foreign aidRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    ... to sub-Saharan Africa cut. Some aid still goes to Southeast Asia, such as landlocked Laos . Countries like Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and the Pacific Island nations are likely to be hardest by the cuts. Previously this government had already nixed ...

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  6. Significant Activity Begins At Skye Canyon As First 80 Acres of Master...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    'As the master developer of Skye Canyon, we are excited to bring our expertise to this new development, just as we did for our other premier community, Southern Highlands,' said Garry V. Goett, Chairman & CEO of Olympia Companies. Skye Canyon is proud to announce it has officially sold to its first two builders - Pulte Homes and Woodside Homes.

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  7. Times series wins major multimedia awardRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... the intrepid series of reports travels from Oregon and the state of Washington all the way to Hawaii and Papua New Guinea. This little known issue was effectively explained in a compelling and comprehensive introductory video that demonstrated the ...

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  8. Did Cuba Just Abandon Colombian Rebels?By Richard McCollRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    The thaw between Washington and Cuba finally begins to close a chapter of the Cold War. A ceasefire by leftist rebels in Colombia could close the last one.

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  9. Halifax Health ends paid maternity leaveRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... according to the United Nations' International Labour Organization. In addition to the United States, Papua New Guinea does not have provisions to offer the benefit. Seventy-one countries offer paternity leave with cash benefits, according to the ...

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  10. Northern Pacific Islands Headed for Greater ConnectivityRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... and dispersed geography," said Franz Drees-Gross, Country Director for the World Bank in Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, and the Pacific Islands . "Increasing access to affordable ICT will allow individuals, businesses, government and nongovernment ...

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  11. Calgarian becomes first North American to climb seven volcanic summitsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... peaks at 5,875 metres and 5,642 metres respectively. The others are Mount Damavand, Iran, Mount Giluwe, Papua New Guinea, Orizaba, Mexico, Ojos Del Salado in Chile and one of Nicholson's favourites, Mount Sidley, Antarctica. "If you ever want to ...

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  12. Kokoda trek instead of SchooliesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Hawkesbury Gazette

    THE gruelling slog of the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea doesn't deter the state Liberal candidate for the seat of Hawkesbury, Dominic Perrottet. Liberal state candidate for Hawkesbury Dominic Perrottet, with the group of students he took on the Kokoda trek as an alternative to schoolies.

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  13. YouTube CEO: America Needs Paid Maternity LeaveRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Time

    ... leave policies of 185 nations, the U.S. was one of two countries that don't guarantee paid maternity leave. Papua New Guinea is the other.

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  14. Cooper in Origin frameRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

    ... run through finals, resulting in Kangaroos' train-on squad selection and playing for the PM's XIII against Papua New Guinea. It is the first time Cooper has been included in an emerging Origin squad, however, which is overseen by QAS rugby league ...

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  15. In defense of paid maternity leave: 5 shocking facts from YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki's WSJ op-edRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... only a "First World perk," she says only two countries of the 185 surveyed didn't offer it: the U.S. and Papua New Guinea. This reminded me of a recent study ranking countries in the world by the size of their gender gaps . In No. 22-ranked ...

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  16. Ligairi to compete in AustraliaRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Ligairi who was crowned the new Bodybuilding and Fitness Fiji champion several weeks ago is one of Fiji's top prospects at the upcoming Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea next year. The Vanua Levu man and Ms Fiji runner-up Maryann Ma'afu-Moss will be competing at the event next March.

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  17. The amendment to Life that has women stepping outRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Asopa People

    TIMES sure have changed. It is a whole new depiction of my growing up listening to my parents talk about 'their time'.

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  18. Boka Kondra drives rejuvenation of PNG's film industryRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Asopa People

    LED by Minister for Tourism Arts and Culture Boka Kondra, Papua New Guinea's commercial film industry is set for a rebirth after decades of resting. Mr Kondra's date with the PNG film industry started with a Hollywood film proposal just weeks after he assumed the ministerial portfolio in 2012.

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  19. Former BP Executive Joins BoardRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

    ... Mr Finlayson said. InterOil Corporation is an independent oil and gas business with a primary focus on Papua New Guinea. InterOil's assets include one of Asia's largest undeveloped gas fields, Elk-Antelope, in the Gulf Province, and exploration ...

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  20. Fortnum & Mason opens first airport store at London HeathrowRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Airport-business.com

    Fortnum & Mason, a renowned British food and drink retailer, has opened its first standalone airport store at London Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5. The beautifully-designed 1,000 square foot store carries a selection of products from Fortnum & Mason's flagship Piccadilly store, designed with the traveller in mind. These include its iconic hampers, as well as a range of its most popular teas and preserves, including jams, marmalades and honeys, and confectionery items.

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