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Namorong: Media Freedom Day Address

If we are to talk about media freedom, we are to talk about creating enabling mechanisms for the purposes of defending Our People and promoting and preserving Our Papua New Guinean Ways. What’s the point of having ...

We Are A Nation Of Free Indigenous Nations

We Are A Nation Of Free Indigenous Nations

This Constitution produced a State that killed 15 000 Bougainvilleans, Destroyed the Fly River and is creating suffering amongst the Watut and Labu people of Morobe. Why defend a Constitution that has for 36 years FA ...

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Oil Palm workers exploited “New Black Birding Style”

Here in Papua New Guinea they promise that so called foreign investment will bring jobs. What they don't tell you is that BLACK PEOPLE will become slaves. What they don't tell you is that "BLACK BIRDERS" still exist. ...

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Bougainvilleans dispense justice on Rabaul Shipping scum

Reports from Buka say that the Mv Solomon Queen has been set on fire and two other two Rabaul Shipping copra vessels have been cut loose and are now drifting out into the open sea. ...

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Australian Senator Warns that Aid Money Could Be Used to Exploit Developing Countries

“…for all the fine words it could well be mining companies that gain the upper hand and exploit low income countries thanks to Australian aid dollars.” - Australian Senator Lee Rhiannon ...

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AUSAID’s neo-colonization agenda extends to “Sustainable Mining”

Those of us in Papua New Guinea who aren’t colonized by AUSAID Mining Consultants keep looking at the Watut disaster, the Fly River disaster, the Panguna disaster and laugh at the AUSAID’s bullshit about “socia ...

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Papua New Guinea’s Soldiers and Cops exploited

Papua New Guinean film maker Scott Waide’s recent video featuring the squalid living conditions of police in the Madang Province, highlighted the humanity and fragileness of these men in blue in Papua New Guinea (P ...

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PNG Government Repeals Chinese Sponsored Amendments to Environment Act

When Justice Catherine Davani handed down the only dissenting judgment regarding the Ramu Nickel case, she suggested that the Environment be protected. She stated In Louis Medang v. China Metallurgical Group Corporat ...

West Papuans illegally detained at PNG Border

West Papuans illegally detained at PNG Border

The father of a West Papuan musician has been detained by police at Vanimo along Papua New Guinea’s border with Indonesia. Ronny Kareni is a bass player in the Taburas band. His father Abraham Kareni and three ...

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Applying the wisdom of traditional Melanesia to Modern Society

"A long time ago, our people discovered the secret of life — live well, love well, have something good for every person and die a happy death" - Bernard Narakobi ...

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PNG Airline crash claims 28

Thursday the 13th of October will forever be imprinted in the minds of many Papua New Guineans as the day of the one of its worst aviation disasters. ...

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The Political Economy Of Healthcare in Papua New Guinea

Exciting opportunities present themselves, with the prospect of the arrival of Cuban doctors on Papua New Guinea soil. In terms of Healthcare, there has to be a shift towards Social Medicine. Communities need a great ...

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Redefining perceptions of women in PNG

Perhaps Papua New Guinean women are the most under-rated strong women. Think of a typical village setting where over 80% of the country’s population resides. The women go fishing, make gardens, harvest sago, chop f ...

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