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THE betel nut ban in the city of Port Moresby has brought to the fore a more deeper and pressing issue.
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We arrive in the town of Popondetta in the early morning. We are in the smallest province of Papua New Guinea, which is one of the poorest regions of the country where IOM is working with remote communities to build resilience to disasters.
An outbreak of dengue fever at an Australian refugee detention centre in the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru sparked calls on Thursday for greater oversight at the facility, which has been criticised by rights groups and the United Nations.
THE house is corrugated and stands alone on a block at the foot of the small Port Moresby hill.
A PACIFIC media watchdog, the Pacific Freedom Forum says fears about the Papua New Guinea government's proposed cybercrime policy are unfounded.
In an audience with Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Pope Francis approved the publication of decrees on miracles attributed to the intercession of two blesseds, clearing the way for their canonization.
An extensive study of the impact on groundwater from Hume Coal's proposed coalmine at Sutton Forest has warned of a drop in the water table of at least 120 metres near the mine, according to the Southern Highlands Coal Action Group.
More than 7,000 pounds of cocaine that might have fetched $300 million or more on the streets of the U.S. instead were piled high on a Coast Guard dock in Miami Beach on Tuesday, the result of two separate drug seizures in the Caribbean Sea.
ALMOST 50 Queenslanders have brought deadly vaccine-preventable diseases back into the country from overseas holidays in the past three years.
Somewhere in the hinterlands of Papua New Guinea there's a coffee cart that doesn't have a rewards and loyalty program .
HISTORIANS claim that the people occupying the island of New Guinea first migrated here over 40 thousand years ago.
PAPUA New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill wants to increase the presence of the US military in the country.
Author David Watters, formerly Professor of Surgery in Papua New Guinea, and his co-author, Anna Koestenbauer, release, through Xlibris, " Stitches in Time: Two Centuries of Surgery in Papua New Guinea ," a historical account of the development of surgery in Papua New Guinea covers two centuries of surgical progress from the early 1800s.
The Indonesian consulate in Vanimo is demanding that the Papua New Guinea Defence Force attack the West Papuan refugees.
'A window into the future' - that's how one expert is describing a unique coral reef zone off the coast of Papua New Guinea.
Add "losing fear of predators" to the long list of impacts acidifying oceans could have on fish and other marine life.