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Discovery of Potent Broad Spectrum Antivirals Derived from Marine Actinobacteria

Natural products provide a vast array of chemical structures to explore in the discovery of new medicines.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Colombo Page

Landslide warnings issued in Sri Lanka as heavy rains continue

Aug 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's National Building Research Organization has asked the public to be alert on landslides as the Meteorology Department warned today that more rain will continue for next 24 hours.

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Asopa People

If govt is serious about pensions, don't forget informal economy

WHILE the PNG LNG project will remain as one of PNG's greatest achievements, the biggest question facing the government centres on its ability to transfer the huge revenue inflows to the bulk of the population.

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The Weekly Standard

Live by the Sword, Die by the Sword

A foolish optimism about human nature can't withstand even a nodding acquaintance with history.

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Portsmouth Today

Celebrations as firm reaches 25 years at the top

WHAT started out as colleagues coming together when they saw a gap in the market has led to an international firm celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.

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Narooma News

Tilba teacher prompts Rotary book delivery

A VISIT by Central Tilba teacher Laura McHarg to a Fijian school while on holiday earlier this year has resulted in nine cubic metres of books being shipped to schools in the Pacific, through Narooma Rotary Club.

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West Australian

Santos hikes dividend as gas price rises

The pain of rising gas prices for Australia's east coast consumers has been Santos shareholders' gain in the form of a 33 per cent dividend hike.

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Lancashire Evening Post

Shipping exec taking the helm at UCLan

A NEW chief executive is set to take over the reins of the University of Central Lancashire's group operations.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Asopa People

Friends of Nano quietly go about supporting communities

THE Ningil Friends of Nano are an enthusiastic and committed group of women, men and youths in the picturesque highlands of the Sandaun Province of Papua New Guinea.

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Asopa People

Exposing the truth about the attitudes of some nurses

AFTER graduating from the Highlands Regional College of Nursing at Goroka in 2002, I was accepted for employment by the Catholic Health Services of West New Britain based in Kimbe.

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Iol.co.za

The world's most liveable cities

Melbourne tops the ranking as the world's most pleasant city to live in for the fourth year running, but an Economist Intelligence Unit poll also finds that turmoil in Ukraine and the Middle East have pushed other cities down the list.

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Stuff.co.nz

Counsellors help PNG gunshot victim recover at home

A woman shot in Papua New Guinea is slowly getting back into normal life in Waihi Beach, with the help of counsellors.

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Asopa People

Treasury report shows that PNG's budget situation is over-stretched

OVER recent months, a few morsels of information have come to light suggesting that the financial situation is tightening around the government of Papua New Guinea.

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The Economist

A Cambodian solution

ON AUGUST 19th Australia's government announced that it would release more than 1,500 asylum-seekers from detention, all of them children.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Asopa People

Sean Dorney on 40 years of reporting PNG & the Pacific

Pacific Correspondent SEAN DORNEY has left the ABC after covering the region for 40 years.

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Border Mail

Lawn bowls | Albury four out in first round

THE Albury and District Bowling Association's representatives in the Zone 8 fours championship were beaten in their opening round game at Tumut on Saturday.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Barati accused tried to fake death

One of the men charged over the death of asylum seeker Reza Barati tried to fake his own death to evade capture, Papua New Guinea police will allege.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka's coasts, agriculture under threat from climate change -ADB report

Aug 19, Colombo: Widespread degradation of Sri Lanka's coastal and agricultural resources due to climate change could cost the country's economy more than 6% of its gross domestic product by the end of this century, says a new Asian Development Bank climate and economics report for South Asia.

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Sydney Morning Herald

PNG quiet over expat lead on Manus murder

The Australian Federal Police say they've received no request from their Papua New Guinean counterparts to trace or interview expatriate suspects in the murder of Iranian asylum-seeker Reza Barati on Manus Island.

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ABC News

AFP deployment in PNG likely to end: minister

Papua New Guinea's Police Minister says the deployment of more than 70 Australian Federal Police officers to PNG will be reviewed and "most likely" wound down.

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