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2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Mystery surrounds EWC's Jamaica coup

The slides for the annual meeting of Energy World Corporation in 2012 depict chairman Stewart Elliott and his trusty finance man Brian Allen departing by helicopter for a site visit in Indonesia, then arriving by helicopter safely at site.

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6 hrs ago | The Star Online

Sabah's Mabul Island gets a marine biologist's protection

Marine biologist Choo Poh Leem is involved in an Anti-Fish Bombing campaign to stop the harmful method of harvesting fish.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Oceania, Marine Biology, Biology, Science

8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Seattle filmmaker working to share work of artist & adventurer Caroline Mytinger

American artist Caroline Mytinger died in virtual obscurity at the age of 83 in 1980.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Solomon Islands, UC Berkeley, Anthropology, Science

11 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

Lost in an acid sea: a fish's sense of smell

According to a recent study, reef fish swimming near natural carbon-dioxide seeps lose their ability to pick up on important chemical cues.

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14 hrs ago | Asopa People

PNG governor says independence vital for anti-graft body

THE Governor of Papua New Guinea's Oro Province and national parliamentarian, Gary Juffa, has said the country's new anti-graft commission must be truly independent if it is to work.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Art Daily

Exhibition of new works by Sherrie Levine opens at the Paula Cooper Gallery

The Paula Cooper Gallery presents Red Yellow Blue, an exhibition of new works by Sherrie Levine.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Oceania, New York

Asopa People

'Bye Nigel' - mourning in the true spirit of Melanesia

FOR someone who had never witnessed the famous Wopaka of the Western Highlands, the heavy chanting and wailing, and the feet-stamping almost made me run for dear life.

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The Daily Courier

Quakes strike Papua New Guinea, Acapulco

Alejandrino Gonzalez/The Associated Press A parked car suffered damage when a adobe wall collapsed on it after a strong earthquake shook Chilpancingo, Mexico, on Friday.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Mexico, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

WOODTV.com

Happy Easter Weekend

The first picture is from Gary Brink and it was taken one week ago on 4 11 - lots of ice at Holland.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Suria

6.6-quake hits off PNG's Bougainville

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island on Saturday but there was no risk of a widespread tsunami, seismologists said.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Oceania, World News, Tsunami, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

ABS-CBN News

6.9-earthquake off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville: USGS

A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island Saturday but there was no risk of a widespread tsunami, seismologists said.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Earthquake, World News, Natural Disasters

The Honolulu Advertiser

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from strong South Pacific quake

The quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9, struck about 39 miles southwest of Panguna, Papua New Guinea, at a depth of about 28 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Ewa Beach, HI

Asopa People

PNG government should welcome, not suppress, honest critics

I AM EXPRESSING my grave concern over views expressed by politicians regarding comments made by researchers and academics in an attempt to silence them.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Colombo Page

Provincial Councilor of Sri Lanka main opposition party wanted for assault surrenders to police

Apr 18, Colombo: An organizer of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party wanted in connection with assaulting four persons including a woman has surrendered to the police.

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The Age

Manus Island security 'unprepared'

A Manus Island security guard warned colleagues that the detention centre was ''totally unprepared'' for any major incident, months before an Iranian asylum seeker was killed in violent clashes.

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Express India

The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?

Summary The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor, waiting to claw up high grade copper and gold from the seabed off Papua New Guinea - when a wrangle over terms is solved.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Oceania, World News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Asopa People

Buai trade is unsustainable: creative alternative policies required

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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AlertNet

Grass Roots Disaster Preparedness in Papau New Guinea

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.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Agriculture, Science

West Australian

Santos LNG projects nearly complete

Australia's biggest domestic gas producer Santos is likely to be exporting more than it supplies for local use by 2015.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Star Online

Dengue outbreak at Australian detention centre sparks fresh concerns

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.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News

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