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Wednesday, 09/21/16

 

Landowners in the PDL 1 and PDL 7 project areas of the PNG LNG project have given the state four days ultimatum after the state had failed to honour its MOU that was signed in Hides in Hela Province after the landowners threatened to close all LNG operations last  month. The landowners from all various blocks in the two licence project areas met with officers from... + continue reading

Monday, 09/26/16

 

Indonesia has accused a number of Pacific Islands countries of interfering in its domestic matters regarding West Papua at the United Nations. The accusation during the UN General Assembly came after leaders from six Pacific countries - Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Nauru, the Marshall Islands and Tuvalu - expressed concern about human rights abuses in Papua. ... + continue reading

Wednesday, 09/21/16

 

The Papua New Guinea Government has applied to dismiss an application by asylum seekers on Manus Island for compensation and repatriation by Australia. Lawyers for PNG's Chief Migration Officer and Immigration Minister will argue the men's application should be dismissed because it is not personally signed by them and is outside the court's jurisdiction.

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Top Stories

Monday, 06/13/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

The Supreme Court of the United States has denied a petition of ‘writ of certiorari’ from five American Samoans, who are plaintiffs in the US citizenship case against the federal... + continue reading

Opinion

Wednesday, 07/06/16 - 2 comment(s)

 

On the 2 July 1998, the West Papuan Morning Star flag was raised on top of a water tower near the harbour in Biak. Up to 75 people gathered beneath it singing songs and...

News Releases

Monday, 09/19/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

Applications are now being accepted for the East-West Center's United States-South Pacific Scholarship. 

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Links

Thursday, 09/15/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

"The numerous atolls that make up the island nation are now regularly swamped due to sea level rise. But as more people flee for the US, many fear their culture will be lost to a... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Tuesday, 09/20/16 - 0 comment(s)

Videos and Statements from Pacific Islands Leaders will be posted as they become available. 

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