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1 hr ago | Asopa People

Plea for return of medal conferred by Queen Elizabeth

PETER Leggett MBE, a former resident of Papua New Guinea who now lives in Nadi, Fiji, is pleading for the return of his Member of the Order of the British Empire medal stolen from his home.

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Related Topix: World News, Queen Elizabeth, Oceania, Fiji, Europe, United Kingdom, Elizabeth Ii

5 hrs ago | Colombo Page

Main opposition to visit Sri Lanka state enterprises without prior notice

July 29, Colombo: A parliamentarian of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party said that the party would visit corrupts state enterprises without prior announcement.

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11 hrs ago | Asopa People

Political instability in PNG: Culture, leadership or self-interest

LONG before Papua New Guinea became an independent nation in 1975, people lived according to their own traditional structures, norms and values.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

15 hrs ago | Asopa People

Creative Nation 6: Writers of the 2014 Crocodile Prize, K - M

DURING the course of this week, I will be sending letters to the seven Papua New Guinean writers who have won the various awards in this year's Crocodile Prize.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Australia, National University,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Moderate Earthquake Hits Papua New Guinea

KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 -- A moderate earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 on the Richter scale, hit New Guinea, Papua New Guinea at 7 am today, according to a statement from the Malaysian Meteorological Department.

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

NEWS.com.au

How this brave mum stopped a jungle massacre

Machete-wielding attackers killed three porters and injured eight others on Papua New Guinea's Black Cat Track in September 2013.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Australia

Inter Press Service

Outlawing Polygamy to Combat Gender Inequalities, Domestic Violence in Papua New Guinea

The PNG Government has recently introduced legislation to outlaw polygamy and increase the country's rate of official marriage and birth registrations.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News,

Daily Mail

Weightlifter from Papua New Guinea charged with sexual assault...

'He's placed his life in the hands of a loving God': Family prays for U.S. doctor, 33, infected with Ebola in Liberia as he and another American battle deadly disease amid worst ever outbreak 'I've never seen that look in her eyes before': Abigail Hernandez's mother describes seeing her daughter for the first time as she insists the 15-year-old was ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, New York, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Republic

Commonwealth Games lifter faces sex assault charge

A weightlifter from Papua New Guinea who competed at the Commonwealth Games faces trial over an alleged sexual assault at a Glasgow supermarket.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Europe, United Kingdom

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Commonwealth Games lifter faces sex assault charge

Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the... Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Salt Lake City, UT

BBC News

Games athlete on sex attack charge

A weightlifter competing at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is due to appear in court charged with sexually assaulting a man.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Oceania

The Courier

Future bright for truck firm as emergency response vehicles roll out

A YEAR after laying off staff, SEM Fire and Rescue has rolled out a symbol of its turnaround with two new emergency response, six-wheel-drive Mercedes beasts to be sent to Papua New Guinea for Exxon.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Williamson Daily News Online

Two senators call for rollback of funding halt3:10 pm

The Obama administration took a giant step forward on clean energy last year when it ordered the Export-Import Bank to stop funding coal plants abroad.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Kirk, Republican, Oceania, World News, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Star Online

Sri Lankan asylum seekers arrive in Australia after weeks held at sea

A group of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were held at sea by Australian authorities for almost a month, sparking a legal challenge against their detention, have arrived at a detention camp on mainland Australia, government officials said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sri Lanka, Asia, World News, Oceania

Asopa People

Illegal cartels make millions through Port Moresby's buai ban

THE buai ban in Port Moresby has not reduced supply into the city. The quantity of buai in Port Moresby is about the same but prices have sky-rocketed.

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Fiji Times

Man pleads for return of medal

A Nadi resident is pleading for the return of his Member of the Order of the British Empire medal.

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Related Topix: Queen Elizabeth, World News, Oceania

Colombo Page

Sri Lanka's reconstructed Northern Railway Line to Jaffna will be opened in September

July 27, Colombo: The reconstructed Colombo - Jaffna, Northern Railway Line up to Jaffna will be completed by September, Transport Minister Kumara Welgama said.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Laura McLean - From the Ground Up: Different view of 'Apple'

Somewhere between the Greek and Roman galleries and European Old Master paintings we found the perfect place for a break.

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ABC News

From journalist to faith healer in PNG

ELIZABETH JACKSON: Liam Cochrane in PNG covered an interesting story during the week.

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Asopa People

Creative Nation 4: The writers of the 2014 Crocodile Prize, H - I

THE Crocodile Prize reaches it culmination each year in the period around Papua New Guinea's independence day, 16 September.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Arts, Poetry

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