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4 hrs ago | International Business Times

Volatile Volcanoes Are Waking Up

The lava flows on the the ground after the Bardabunga volcano erupted again on August 31, 2014.

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6 hrs ago | Asopa People

Can Papua New Guinean democracy survive without the Opposition?

WITH a rapidly depleting Opposition, the National Capital District Governor, Powes Parkop, made a controversial remark at a public gathering in Port Moresby, that 'PNG democracy can survive without the Opposition '.

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8 hrs ago | Asopa People

Resources benefit PNG but people shape the benefits

Remarks by Her Excellency Ms Deborah Stokes, Australian High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea, at the opening of the PNG - Australia Alumni Conference at the Gateway Hotel, Port Moresby, 29 August 2014 JUST the other week I was in Kokopo for meetings.

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11 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

Now that's hot property! Photographer captures the extraordinary...

'Your cowardly lack of leadership has left a gaping hole': Parents of SEAL Team Six member killed in action call for President Obama's resignation in searing open letter over his handling of ISIS Does a man's right hand reveal his FERTILITY? Men with a long ring finger have bigger testicles, study claims 'The president was not invited.

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15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

UN climate chief says 'door closing' on warming fix

UN climate change chief Christiana Figueres on Tuesday warned time was running out for meaningful action on global warming, citing the plight of low-lying Pacific nations facing ever rising seas WELLINGTON: UN climate change chief Christiana Figueres on Tuesday warned time was running out for meaningful action on global warming, citing the plight ... (more)

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19 hrs ago | Kiama Independent

Care changes outlined

AGED Care facility Warrigal will open up the communication throughout the region on changes to the country's aged care services.

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19 hrs ago | The Age

Morrison to wind down Manus

Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has ordered that no asylum seekers be sent to Manus Island, instead funnelling them to the small Pacific Island of Nauru.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Bajan Reporter

Digicel Calls for Public Private Partnerships to Build New Submarine...

The Private Sector Forum of the UN SIDS conference closed on Sunday with Digicel Chairman, Denis O'Brien , calling for an undersea cable from Papua New Guinea through the Pacific and back into Sydney to increase connectivity by providing access to broadband services for all - as well as asking for a new economic plan for heavily indebted Caribbean ... (more)

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Ars Technica

Move over Iceland: Tavurvur in Papua New Guinea is the volcano to watch

Last week, the eyes of volcanologists-and presumably a few nervous pilots-were fixed on Iceland.

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Examiner.com

The experimental biochar terrace garden

Why, over a thousand years ago, did the inhabitants of North Georgia build massive complexes of agricultural terraces, when at the same time they were farming rich river bottom lands nearby? The answers are being found at an experimental terrace garden near Amicalola Falls and the beginning of the Appalachian Trail in the Georgia Mountains.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Georgia, Agriculture, Science, World News, Archaeology, Anthropology, Forsyth, GA, Monroe County, GA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Asopa People

Can our readers help us get books to where they're needed?

THE great motivating force behind the establishment of the Crocodile Prize lay in a recognition that the people of Papua New Guinea barely had a home-grown literature.

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Asopa People

Dorney's loss leaves Australia voiceless in the South Pacific

FOR most of the last 40 years, Sean Dorney has been the voice of Australia on radio and television.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Colombo Page

National Kite Festival of Sri Lanka gets off ground tomorrow in Negombo

Aug 30, Colombo: The Kite Sri Lanka Organization will conduct the annual National Kite Festival, 'Nil Ahase Wasanthaya' 2014 on August 31 at the Negombo Beach Park.

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Scoop

a Sorcerya controversy rages in PNG, but advocates ...

Papua New Guinea is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women to live in.

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Asopa People

On the contribution of black people's music

I know this looks like a ridiculous generalisation. And I only use the term 'black people' to provide a distinction with the music of 'white people'.

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Newsday

Your week in pictures

You have been sending us your photos of news stories across the globe this week.

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Sydney Morning Herald

PNG women subjected to horrifying domestic violence

Sophie Mangai, a tall, wiry 60-year-old grandmother and battle-scarred women's rights advocate, leads a protest through downtown Wewak on the Papua New Guinea north coast.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka main opposition party reinstates quarrelsome MP

Aug 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party which is in a bid to unite the party, has decided to revoke a disciplinary probe initiated against the party's Kalutara district parliamentarian Palitha Thewarapperuma.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Suria

Dramatic Papua New Guinea volcano quietens

A volcano which has erupted in Papua New Guinea was Saturday spewing fragments from its crater and rumbling loudly, but its activity appeared to be subsiding, a seismologist said.

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Wired

Updates on Eruptions in Iceland and Rabaul

The ~0.6 km fissure eruption from the Holuhraun lava fields in Iceland. Small lava flows and degassing show the extent of last night's eruption.

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