Papua New Guinea

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Some Pacific countries will take years to vaccinate 50% of adult population, modelling shows
Predictions from Lowy Institute indicate Papua New Guinea will take five years to vaccinate just a third of its population

Kate Lyons Pacific editor

21, Nov, 2021 @11:30 AM

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One-third of people in Pacific paid a bribe in the last year, says corruption report
Survey of more than 6,000 people by Transparency International is the most comprehensive look at corruption in the region to date

Joshua Mcdonald

17, Nov, 2021 @1:13 AM

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PNG residents evicted a decade ago for casino development face violence and poverty: report
Former residents of the Paga Hill settlement in Port Moresby say their displacement has led to a range of problems

Joshua Mcdonald

12, Nov, 2021 @1:16 AM

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Liberal senator Hollie Hughes doing paid consulting work for a for-profit biofuels company
NSW senator disclosed the work on her register of interests through a trust assisting ‘charitable organisations’

Paul Karp

02, Nov, 2021 @3:07 AM

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Mass burial to relieve overflowing Papua New Guinea morgue as Covid cases surge
Follows attacks on Covid nurses in the country where less than 1% of the population is fully vaccinated

Leanne Jorari in Port Moresby and agencies

26, Oct, 2021 @3:57 AM

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Child stunting from malnutrition could increase in Pacific in wake of Covid, experts warn
World Vision report says widespread loss of income and families having fewer meals are seriously affecting children’s health

Joshua Mcdonald

17, Oct, 2021 @8:00 PM

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‘My father will go down like the captain of the Titanic’: life on the Pacific’s disappearing islands
Many in the Saposa Islands are wrestling with the dilemma of starting a new life on the mainland or staying to watch their homes vanish

Kalolaine Fainu in the Saposa Islands, Papua New Guinea

15, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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The pattern is clear: Australia’s next election will be a competition on cruelty | Behrouz Boochani
Since the Tampa affair, humanitarian issues have been used to manipulate the public. The refugees still exiled in Papua New Guinea will suffer the consequences

Behrouz Boochani

11, Oct, 2021 @1:37 AM

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‘It was a nice break from everything’: two men rescued after 29 days lost at sea
Surviving on oranges they’d packed, coconuts from the sea and rainwater they collected, they floated about 400km in the Solomon Sea before being rescued

Joshua Mcdonald

08, Oct, 2021 @4:33 AM

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‘Crisis unfolding’ as Papua New Guinea hospitals hit by worst Covid wave yet
Health authorities have been forced to turn a stadium into a makeshift hospital while elsewhere essential services are closing

Leanne Jorari in Port Moresby

08, Oct, 2021 @12:14 AM

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‘We will still suffer’: refugees in PNG say Australia’s exit leaves them stranded
Campaigners say those still held offshore should be resettled in the US or New Zealand

Ben Doherty

06, Oct, 2021 @10:54 PM

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PNG admits Maserati purchase was ‘terrible mistake’ as they go on sale at discounted price
Fleet of luxury cars, purchased for the 2018 Apec summit in a move that prompted widespread outrage, has been put up for sale

Leanne Jorari in Port Moresby

01, Oct, 2021 @4:19 AM

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