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1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Hastings Deering jobs going in August

"It is anticipated that this will result in approximately 400 redundancies across Hastings Deering's business which will occur in August," it said.

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5 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Covering up mental illness

A former healthcare worker at Australia's immigration detention centers said on Thursday the government asked him to cover up evidence that children held in the camps were suffering from widespread mental illness caused by their confinement.

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5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Australia urged to come clean on asylum-seekers' mental health

Australian customs officials and navy personnel escort asylum-seekers onto Christmas Island August 21, 2013, after they were rescued by the Australian Navy ship HMAS Parramatta from a crowded boat that had foundered at sea.

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6 hrs ago | Malaysia Sun

Iris Corp unaware PNG land sub-leased to third party

KUALA LUMPUR: Iris Corporation Bhd is unaware the proposed development of 100,000 hectares of land Papua New Guinea under a joint venture with Alvery Resources Ltd had been sub-leased.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Asopa People

Creative Nation 8: Writers of the 2014 Crocodile Prize, S - T

THIS is the final episode of our eight-part series featuring the entrants to this year's Crocodile Prize and examples of their writing.

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ThinkProgress

How The U.S.'s Zero Weeks Of Paid Family Leave Compares To The Rest Of The World

In the United States, new parents aren't guaranteed any paid time off. Instead, if they have worked for a certain amount of time at a company with 50 or more employees, they are guaranteed the ability to take 12 unpaid weeks off for the arrival of a new child.

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The Baltimore Sun

Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 reported off Papua New Guinea: USGS

An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 was recorded off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey reported.

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Reuters

Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 reported off Papua New Guinea: USGS

An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 was recorded off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey reported.

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NEWS.com.au

Star lives life like there's no tomorrow

"I HAVE always spent my time more preciously than my money," says Nathan Phillips, but the These Final Hours star won't let that attitude cost him his second shot at the big time.

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Agrimoney.com

Hedging protects New Britain from palm price drop

New Britain Palm Oil revealed it had accelerated forward selling of its palm oil, and at values well above current levels, as it acknowledged setbacks to price hopes from reduced El Nino concerns.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Yahoo!

Australia's treatment of child asylum-seekers 'abuse': churches

The Australian government Wednesday rejected a report from church leaders describing its treatment of child asylum-seekers as "state-sanctioned abuse", saying such claims were "offensive".

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ABC News

Buy your Opal transport card online, but not yet at Illawarra rail stations

The NSW Transport Minister has dismissed criticisms of the roll out of Opal Cards in the Illawarra and Southern Highlands.

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Nerve News

Indian weightlifter Chandrakant Mali gets bronze

Weightlifter Chandrakant Mali won the bronze medal in the men's 94kg category bringing home the 10th medal for India in the day at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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