Friday, June 23, 2017
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Australian soft drinks linked to higher risk of diabetes, study shows

In Australia, soft drinks are usually sweetened with sucrose, while in the US, high-fructose corn syrup is the main sweetener.

Papua New Guinea’s tribal conflicts become more violent

Thousands of people, are displaced from their homes each year as a result of violence breaking out between different tribal groups.

Bank of PNG investigates improving country’s low rate of financial inclusion

Ultimately the project could see PNG leapfrog more developed economies, and provide a way to help people who are missing out on opportunities and services.

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.