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3 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Coast Guard calls $300 million in cocaine one of its biggest hauls

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.

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3 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Travellers return with deadly baggage

ALMOST 50 Queenslanders have brought deadly vaccine-preventable diseases back into the country from overseas holidays in the past three years.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Oceania, World News

6 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

How Rewards Are Running Loyalty Programs Into the Ground

Somewhere in the hinterlands of Papua New Guinea there's a coffee cart that doesn't have a rewards and loyalty program .

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8 hrs ago | Asopa People

Working like you don't need money: the Chinese in PNG

HISTORIANS claim that the people occupying the island of New Guinea first migrated here over 40 thousand years ago.

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12 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

PNG to increase US army presence

PAPUA New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill wants to increase the presence of the US military in the country.

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16 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

David Watters Releases 'Stitches in Time'

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.

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20 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Fish losing survival instinct in acidic oceans

SYDNEY: Fish are losing their survival instinct - even becoming attracted to the smell of their predators - as the world's oceans become more acidic because of climate change, new research said Monday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Asopa People

Indonesian military crosses border at will in pursuit of OPM

The Indonesian consulate in Vanimo is demanding that the Papua New Guinea Defence Force attack the West Papuan refugees.

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ABC News

Corals hit but fish surviving in more acid ocean

'A window into the future' - that's how one expert is describing a unique coral reef zone off the coast of Papua New Guinea.

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ThinkProgress

Ocean Acidification Could Make Fish Lose Their Fear Of Predators, Study Finds

Add "losing fear of predators" to the long list of impacts acidifying oceans could have on fish and other marine life.

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UPI

Aussie Horizon Oil cleared for PNG gas project

Australian energy company Horizon Oil said Monday it received approval from Papua New Guinea to develop a gas project in the country's Western province.

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Colombo Page

Drought in Sri Lanka may raise global tea prices

Apr 14, Colombo: The prolonged drought in Sri Lanka's tea growing regions may raise tea prices globally, tea industry analysts predict.

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Scoop

PNG: New a cyber crimea policy will stifle social m...

The Papua New Guinean Opposition Leader, Belden Namah, has criticised the government's new "cyber crime" policy, saying it will have a chilling effect on dissenters who use social media to voice complaints about the ruling party.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Prison, Death Penalty

Sun Apr 13, 2014

International Business Times

Twin Powerful Quakes Strike Solomon Islands, No Tsunami Threat to U.S., Pacific Regions

Solomon Islands has been struck by twin powerful quakes on Sunday. A 7.6 tremor woke the residents of Solomon's capital Honiara early Sunday.

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Papua New Guinean Female Trainee Pilots Take To Sk...

Four specially selected young women from Papua New Guinea are embarking on the opportunity of a lifetime training to become commercial pilots.

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The Age

Acidic water robs reef fish of survival instinct

Continued exposure to carbon dioxide seriously compromises the safety of small reef fish, with research showing they lose their survival instincts and become vulnerable to predators as seawater becomes more acidic.

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Green Left Weekly

Cambodia solution? Fresh plan to dump refugees

The former Labor government tried and failed with its ill-conceived "people swap" deal with Malaysia in 2011.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Oceania, Immigration Reform, Xi Jinping

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Magnitude 7.6 quake hits near Solomon Islands, generates tsunami warning

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck near the Solomon Islands on Sunday morning with enough force to generate a tsunami warning for the immediate surrounding area, according to U.S. government agencies.

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Illawarra Mercury

PHOTOS: $2.75m Southern Highlands property

Caringal, an exclusive rural property in the Southern Highlands, is expected to sell for more than $2.75 million in an online auction.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Hills News

Anzac spirit kept alive at Kellyville

Emily Matthews and Sam Hennessey will read a poem at a commemorative service at Wrights Road Reserve, Kellyville, this Sunday .

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