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Vodafone to expand into Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands

Telecoms behemoth Vodafone has signed a new partnership deal with Bemobile, which will become its exclusive partner in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

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Tim Storrier wins Archibald Packing Room Prize

Sir Les Patterson was painted by Southern Highlands artist Tim Storrier, who won the coveted Archibald Prize in 20-12.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

ABC News

Warm Perth sendoff for Japan PM

CHRIS UHLMANN: The Japanese prime minister leaves for Papua New Guinea this morning after spending two days in Australia's political and mining capitals.

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NEWS.com.au

Second measles scare in a week

MOTORISTS urged to avoid Brisbane's Mt Cotton Rd after crash in which car and truck drivers had to be cut free.

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ABC News

Second letter undermines PNG leader's forgery claims: MP

Papua New Guinea's former attorney-general says Peter O'Neill's attempt to explain a crucial letter in a corruption case undermines the prime minister's later claim that the letter was forged.

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Illawarra Mercury

Mittagong brace for Albion Park powerhouse

They scored one of the upsets of the season last time they met Albion Park at Welby Field, but Mittagong coach Graham Isedale is setting more modest expectations for this weekend's rematch.

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Northern Territory News

Joelene's PNG trip triggers desire to go green

Indigenous youth leader Joelene Puntoriero helped with donating educational materials to an orphanage near the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Asylum-seeker mothers 'attempt suicide' to get kids to Australia

A dozen mothers in an asylum-seeker camp have reportedly attempted suicide so their children can be settled in Australia, piling pressure on Prime Minister Tony Abbott who said Wednesday he would not be morally blackmailed.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bangkok Post

Lifestyle hotels: The elusive bigfoot of...

I need some help here. Have you seen a lifestyle hotel lurking about in your neck of the woods? Maybe taking the bus to work? Down at the library? Or out for dinner with his wife ... or maybe her husband, as I've yet to determine whether a lifestyle hotel is male or female.

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ABC News

Heat, dust and glory: remembering the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Perth

In 1962 Perth introduced a new feature to what were then called the British Empire and Commonwealth Games - an athletes' village.

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Fiji Times

Overseas players to feature in squash event

"I think they want to impress selectors for the upcoming Pacific Games that would be held next year in Papua New Guinea.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka Opposition Leader refuses to accept Unp MP's resignation over communal violence

July 08, Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka's opposition and the United National Party Ranil Wickremasinghe today rejected to accept the letter of resignation submitted by Kalutara district UNP MP Palitha Thewarapperuma.

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ABS-CBN News

Miners urge Palace to review proposed tax hike

MANILA, Philippines The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines is urging Malacanang to review the mining tax scheme proposed by the Mining Industry Coordinating Council .

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DFW Catholic

Papuan bishop urges youth to follow Maria Goretti's sanctity

Madang, Papua New Guinea, Jul 8, 2014 / 02:03 am .- During a pilgrimage on Sunday, a bishop from Papua New Guinea encouraged the local youth to pursue holiness, following upon the model of St. Maria Goretti.

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Newsday

Australia asylum: Why is it controversial?

On 7 July Australia confirmed it had returned 41 asylum seekers intercepted at sea to Sri Lankan authorities, after an on-water screening process.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Patch.com

Let the Eastern Highlands Health District Help You Control Your Blood Pressure

A news release from the Eastern Highlands Health District : Eastern Highlands Health District and Eastern Connecticut Health Network have recently formed a partnership to introduce a self-blood pressure monitoring program to hypertensive patients who reside in Tolland County.

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TamilNet Newswire

Sri Lanka: SL military issues threatening circular to NGOs assisting Tamil journalists

Colombo's genocidal military, which is preoccupied with sustaining the gagged condition in the occupied country of Eezham Tamils, is strongly opposed to any attempt to empower the journalists in the North and East.

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ABC News

PNG targets indigenous business entrepreneurs so jobs and profits stay in the country

The Papua New Guinea government is developing an ambitious plan to help people go into business by reserving large areas of the economy exclusively for indigenous entrepreneurs.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Xinhuanet

Pacific traditional culture under threat: UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on Monday urged Pacific nations to preserve their "at-risk" cultural heritage and help stop the trafficking of cultural artefacts.

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Suria

Australia hands asylum-seekers back to...

Canberra confirmed Monday a boat load of Sri Lankan asylum-seekers who attempted to reach Australia have been handed back to Colombo, sparking sharp criticism after a week of secrecy.

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