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1 hr ago | Scoop

Student Alliance of West Papua Demands to Govt. of...

Student Alliance of West Papua, demanding in Remembrance Day and Anzac day in recognition of Fuzzy Wuzzy giving their lives in World War II against Japanese along side with Australia soldiers.

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5 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Horizon Oil, Roc Oil go into trading halt

Oil and gas junior Horizon Oil and potential suitor Roc Oil Company have both entered a trading halt following a takeover bid.

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9 hrs ago | Fiji Times

Snow: Change schedule

REGIONAL games statistician Bob Snow is in the country and looking forward to the 2014 Fiji Finals which starts today at the ANZ Stadium in Suva.

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13 hrs ago | I-Newswire.com

Fashion Bug Makes CSR Effort Towards Public Health

In its recent CSR activities, Fashion Bug, one of Sri Lanka's leading retail clothing stores with over 17 outlets island-wide, refurbished the maternity ward at the Ragama-based Colombo North Teaching Hospital for the beneficial of its needy patients.

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17 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Undersea Miner Resolves Dispute With Papua New Guinea

Nautilus Minerals Inc. , the Toronto-based company that won the first lease to mine the ocean floor for gold and copper, said it resolved a dispute with Papua New Guinea and that its Solwara 1 project can now proceed.

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19 hrs ago | BBC News

Buddha tattoo woman to be flown home

A British tourist arrested in Sri Lanka because she had a Buddha tattoo on her arm said she had not been "shown compassion" as she faces deportation.

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23 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

Legacy remembered

Hundreds of people packed into the college gym for the service, including returned servicemen and woman and City of Greater Bendigo representatives.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Naracoorte Herald

Anzac Day | Naracoorte serviceman tells his tale

AS the community prepares to gather at the war memorial on April 25, Naracoorte's Ron Reynolds remembers his own harrowing experience as a 19-year-old serviceman.

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Scoop

New free press book a must read for Pacific a media...

Don't Spoil My Beautiful Face: Media, Mayhem and Human Rights in the Pacific is being published today while Fiji is voicing the mantra of the "free press" at the same time as it continues to ban experienced Pacific reporters such as Barbara Dreaver and Michael Field from New Zealand and Sean Dorney of the ABC.

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Thursday Magnet

Artie's ANZAC march for two

One of Eden's most senior war veterans, Artie Edwards, will proudly wear his father's service medals alongside his own this ANZAC Day.

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Asopa People

Comparing the education systems of China & Papua New Guinea

AS a student studying and living in China, I've seen and experienced so many things including the education system.

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NEWS.com.au

Sketches draw on jungle warfare

FRANK Trimmer would not speak of the hardships he experienced in Papua New Guinea during WWII but his unique drawings and letters are a window into the life of an Australian soldier.

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Illawarra Mercury

Mary mystery upon the Southern Highlands

It was first discovered by Bowral resident Terry Oakes-Ash's pet dog. On an early morning walk in Glebe Park on March 21, George sniffed that something was amiss.

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Reuters

Australia unmoved by U.N. critique of asylum seeker policy

Australia's immigration minister dismissed on Wednesday United Nations' criticism of its asylum seeker policy, even as fresh evidence emerged of abuses at one of its detention centers in Papua New Guinea.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Daily Texan

Local photographer captures 'The Many Faces of Humanity'

After retiring in 1977, Austin-based socio-anthropologist Amnon Orent decided to travel the world and visit the places he had only discussed in classes.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Newcrest confirms new CEO

Newcrest Mining's chief operating officer Sandeep Biswas will take over as the gold producer`s chief executive and managing director from July 4. Mr Biswas, the former chief executive at Rio Tinto-owned Pacific Aluminium, started with Newcrest in January with the expectation that he would succeed current CEO and MD Greg Robinson in the later half ... (more)

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Gloucester Advocate

John to walk in the footsteps of Diggers

GLOUCESTER'S John Farley will head to a remote part of Papua New Guinea next month to visit a small outpost named after a local soldier who fought in World War II.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Suria

Sri Lanka detains British tourist over...

Sri Lanka has detained a female British tourist for having a Buddha tattoo on her right arm and ordered her deportation, police said Tuesday.

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Fact

A 19-year-old man broke his leg in two places when he tried to kick a spider in the NSW Southern Highlands.

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Asopa People

Is it time to reconsider Papua New Guinea's land laws?

We shake our heads and say, "Why don't they just go back to their villages? They should have realised by now that the idea of finding the good life in the big towns is just a myth.

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