Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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PNG’s cash crunch saps colour from election campaigns

Voters usually expect campaigns to be a period of uncharacteristic generosity from their incumbent politicians and intending candidates.

Election season in Papua New Guinea reveals the stranger side of democracy

PNG is in an economic slump and many candidates don't have the money to splash out, on either advertising or inducements.

PNG jail break deaths blamed on overcrowding and staff shortages

"In many cases they remain there for long periods of time because of the delays in preparing for them to appear in court," Mr Waipo said.

Recirculation of old kina ‘could skew election results’

PAPUA New Guinea's central bank fears 160 million kina ($68 million) of old currency, stolen while being shipped overseas, could be used to influence...

Drift bottle experiment started near Fiji ends on NSW coast

Tristan Scilinato, 9, was walking on Hungry Head beach south of Coffs Harbour when he found a bottle in the sand, with a message in it.

Dingo relative rediscovered in remote highlands of New Guinea

An international team led by scientists from Indonesia's University of Papua captured evidence of the long lost New Guinea highland wild dog.

Cricket PNG secures New Zealand legend

PNG Cricket has signed a former top NZ Test cricket player as a consultant coach.

World-first PNG seabed mining project forges ahead

The world's first project to mine the seabed for minerals is expected to begin operations in Papua New Guinea in early 2019.

PNG surprises Australia with request to change aid supply

PNG's Government has asked Australia to directly fund its health and education spending after it suffered a severe economic downturn.

Unpaid royalties prompt protest at LNG

Hundreds of villagers in Papua New Guinea are blockading the country's biggest resources project because the government has not paid them overdue royalties.