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23 min ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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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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Saipan Tribune

Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea

A powerful earthquake struck off the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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The Age

PNG guards led Manus Island rampage

Images obtained exclusively by Fairfax Media reveal the violence unleashed by PNG guards on asylum seekers detained on Manus Island in mid-February.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Revealed: asylum seekers attacked

Images obtained exclusively by Fairfax Media reveal the violence unleashed by PNG guards on asylum seekers detained on Manus Island in mid-February.

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Illawarra Mercury

Rachel's pageant quest to battle cystic fibrosis

Rather than cutting her teeth on local pageants, Southern Highlands teenager Rachel Wotherspoon will compete in the Miss World Australia competition as her first foray into the world of pageantry.

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Canberra Times

Sunday, April 27

The diminishing profile of what used to be known as the AFI Awards has effectively made the Logies the principal award show for Australian TV.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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