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1 hr ago | Bajan Reporter

Digicel Calls for Public Private Partnerships to Build New Submarine...

The Private Sector Forum of the UN SIDS conference closed on Sunday with Digicel Chairman, Denis O'Brien , calling for an undersea cable from Papua New Guinea through the Pacific and back into Sydney to increase connectivity by providing access to broadband services for all - as well as asking for a new economic plan for heavily indebted Caribbean ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | Ars Technica

Move over Iceland: Tavurvur in Papua New Guinea is the volcano to watch

Last week, the eyes of volcanologists-and presumably a few nervous pilots-were fixed on Iceland.

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8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The experimental biochar terrace garden

Why, over a thousand years ago, did the inhabitants of North Georgia build massive complexes of agricultural terraces, when at the same time they were farming rich river bottom lands nearby? The answers are being found at an experimental terrace garden near Amicalola Falls and the beginning of the Appalachian Trail in the Georgia Mountains.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Asopa People

Can our readers help us get books to where they're needed?

THE great motivating force behind the establishment of the Crocodile Prize lay in a recognition that the people of Papua New Guinea barely had a home-grown literature.

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Asopa People

Dorney's loss leaves Australia voiceless in the South Pacific

FOR most of the last 40 years, Sean Dorney has been the voice of Australia on radio and television.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Colombo Page

National Kite Festival of Sri Lanka gets off ground tomorrow in Negombo

Aug 30, Colombo: The Kite Sri Lanka Organization will conduct the annual National Kite Festival, 'Nil Ahase Wasanthaya' 2014 on August 31 at the Negombo Beach Park.

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Scoop

a Sorcerya controversy rages in PNG, but advocates ...

Papua New Guinea is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women to live in.

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Asopa People

On the contribution of black people's music

I know this looks like a ridiculous generalisation. And I only use the term 'black people' to provide a distinction with the music of 'white people'.

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Newsday

Your week in pictures

You have been sending us your photos of news stories across the globe this week.

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Sydney Morning Herald

PNG women subjected to horrifying domestic violence

Sophie Mangai, a tall, wiry 60-year-old grandmother and battle-scarred women's rights advocate, leads a protest through downtown Wewak on the Papua New Guinea north coast.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka main opposition party reinstates quarrelsome MP

Aug 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party which is in a bid to unite the party, has decided to revoke a disciplinary probe initiated against the party's Kalutara district parliamentarian Palitha Thewarapperuma.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Suria

Dramatic Papua New Guinea volcano quietens

A volcano which has erupted in Papua New Guinea was Saturday spewing fragments from its crater and rumbling loudly, but its activity appeared to be subsiding, a seismologist said.

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Wired

Updates on Eruptions in Iceland and Rabaul

The ~0.6 km fissure eruption from the Holuhraun lava fields in Iceland. Small lava flows and degassing show the extent of last night's eruption.

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Asopa People

Phil Charley - those brilliant Papua New Guinea years

Those New Guinea years turned out to be very good years for the Charleys, and the aura of that time - and the many friendships made - extend to this day.

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The Independent

Air travel disrupted by fresh volcano threats in Iceland and Papua New Guinea

Simon Calder's career in travel started at Gatwick Airport, where he cleaned aircraft for Laker Airways and later worked as a security officer.

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The Washington Post

New Guinea and Iceland volcanoes display striking contrast

Volcanoes in Iceland and Papua New Guinea erupted nearly simultaneously Thursday night but at practically opposite ends of the world.

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Yahoo!

Hamas refuses to disarm, peace deal shaky

Vital humanitarian aid poured into Gaza on Thursday as residents began rebuilding their lives following a devastating 50-day war between Israel and Hamas that experts say left no winners.

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Great Bend Tribune

Church bulletin

St. Ignatius Fiesta is Saturday KANOPOLIS - St. Ignatius Catholic Church, 127 North Missouri St., Kanopolis, will hold its annual fundraiser for the St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish on Saturday, Aug. 30. A Mexican food stand opens at 11 a.m. and will be open until the food is sold out.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Papua New Guinea volcano erupts, locals evacuate

Authorities in the South Pacific nation had evacuated communities close to Mount Tavurvur which erupted early Friday in Rabaul district on New Britain Island, Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said in a statement.

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ABC News

Papua New Guinea Volcano Erupts, Locals Evacuate

Authorities in the South Pacific nation had evacuated communities close to Mount Tavurvur which erupted early Friday in Rabaul district on New Britain Island, Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said in a statement.

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