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Papua New Guinea

Farrukh Dhondy | Will India trade deal survive Liz Truss’ exit? Can Kohinoor help?

The policies Truss announced are now no longer indications of British govt’s intentions, except perhaps for one — a trade deal with India

22 Oct 2022 12:05 AM

Chinese mining company used COVID-19 vaccine in PNG

National Pandemic Response Controller banned COVID-19 vaccine testing or trials in Papua New Guinea on Thursday

21 Aug 2020 12:13 PM

Papua New Guinea approves vast Total gas project despite reservations

The project is expected to almost double Papua New Guinea's gas exports and make the country a significant energy player.

03 Sep 2019 1:56 PM

18 massacred, including women and children, in Papua Guinea attack

Violence has long ravaged the poor but resource-rich Pacific Ocean nation, but the scale of the latest bloodletting has shocked the country.

10 Jul 2019 5:58 PM

16 women, children dead in tribal massacre in Papua New Guinea

The killing took place in Karida in Hela on Monday, according to Sputnik. The reason behind the massacre is unknown.

10 Jul 2019 2:11 PM


U-19 World cup: India breeze past Papua New Guinea to enter QFs

Skipper Prithvi Shaw slammed a strokeful fifty while spinner Anukul Roy claimed a maiden five-wicket haul.

17 Jan 2018 1:06 AM

1,500 evacuated from Papua New Guinea after volcano eruption

After venting ash for several days, the volcano exploded on Friday, blasting out glowing red rocks and sulphur dioxide.

14 Jan 2018 1:41 PM

17 prisoners shot dead in PNG jail break in Papua New Guinea

Prison officers have shot and killed 17 men who escaped from a jail near Papua New Guinea's second-largest city, Lae.

15 May 2017 11:35 AM

Filipino stayed on rain, fish for 2 months before being rescued

While drifting at sea in their tiny boat, Omongos said he and his uncle struggled to catch fish and waited for rain to drink.

30 Mar 2017 8:29 PM

A survivor's tale: Man on boat lived 56 days without food, water

Weak and distressed, he was examined by doctors and held on the boat on the island while arrangements are being made for his return home.

27 Mar 2017 1:11 PM