Papua New Guinea
Country in Oceania
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Papua New Guinea, officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is a country in Oceania that comprises the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia. Its capital, located along its southeastern coast, is Port Moresby. The country is the world's third largest island country with an area of 462,840 km2 (178,700 sq mi).
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Papua New Guinea confirms outbreak of African swine fever: OIEPapua New Guinea has confirmed its first cases of African swine fever among village pigs, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said.
'We are reborn': Bougainville votes for independence from Papua New GuineaThe South Pacific islands of Bougainville have overwhelmingly voted to be independent from Papua New Guinea, the referendum commission said on Wednesday, in a historic poll that will embolden..
Bougainville backs independence from Papua New Guinea with near unanimous supportThe South Pacific islands of Bougainville have overwhelmingly voted to be independent from Papua New Guinea, the referendum commission said on Wednesday, in a historic poll that will embolden..
Factbox: Bougainville poised to become world's newest nationThe South Pacific archipelago of Bougainville on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to become independent of Papua New Guinea, becoming the world's latest territory to seek secession.
Bougainville independence referendum results set for releaseThe South Pacific islands of Bougainville should know the result of an independence referendum on Wednesday, officials said, amid expectations the province will soon be in a position to negotiate a..
Bougainville independence hopes rise as vote counting set to beginBougainville will begin counting votes on Tuesday in its independence referendum, officials said, amid expectations for the South Pacific region once ravaged by fierce fighting to overwhelmingly back..
Papua New Guinea faces cash crunch as China repayment schedule ramps upPapua New Guinea's annual debt repayments to China are forecast to increase 25% by 2023, new budget figures show, at the same time as the Pacific nation falls to its largest ever deficit.
Amid singing and dancing, PNG's Bougainville starts independence voteAmid singing, dancing and the beat of drums, John Momis, the president of Papua New Guinea's region of Bougainville, was one of the first to cast his ballot early on Saturday in a referendum on whether..
'Never turning back', PNG's Bougainville separatists expect vote for independenceTwenty years after combatants snapped arrows to signal the end of hostilities in the Papua New Guinea region of Bougainville, voters will on Saturday cast ballots in a long-awaited independence..
Bougainville prepares for 'peaceful, credible' independence vote: officialAn independence referendum in the Papua New Guinea (PNG) region of Bougainville will be peaceful and credible, the chief electoral official said on Wednesday, and it will help heal the wounds of a..
U.S. edges China out of race to fund Bougainville independence voteThe United States and its Pacific allies have plugged a funding gap that endangered next month's independence referendum in Papua New Guinea (PNG)'s region of Bougainville, in a strategic move that..
Papua New Guinea police seek to arrest ex-prime minister O'NeillPapua New Guinea police have issued an arrest warrant for former prime minister Peter O'Neill on suspicion of "official corruption" but he was declining to cooperate with police handling the case, the..
Papua New Guinea prime minister's election faces court challengePapua New Guinea's Supreme Court is set to hear a challenge to the election of Prime Minister James Marape on Sept. 20, a lawyer for opposition leader Patrick Pruaitch, who took the issue to court,..
Chinese-owned nickel plant spills waste into Papua New Guinea bayWaste from a nickel plant in Papua New Guinea owned by Metallurgical Corporation of China spilled into the adjacent Basamuk Bay over the weekend, three sources told Reuters on Wednesday.
PNG prime minister says terms, not alliances will sway debt deal talksPapua New Guinea (PNG) Prime Minister James Marape said on Monday he will accept debt assistance from any country that offers the best terms, ratcheting up pressure on Australia to offer a sweetened..
Bougainville agrees with PNG to delay independence vote till NovemberAn independence referendum for the Pacific island of Bougainville has been delayed again by the governments of the island and Papua New Guinea (PNG) but will be held this year, the referendum..
Australia and PNG pledge closer ties as Canberra seeks to renew Pacific influenceAustralia and Papua New Guinea said on Monday their leaders will meet annually in a bid to foster closer ties, which Canberra believes is important in its bid to counter China's quest for greater..
Papua New Guinea leader to visit Australia as it seeks to shore up its Pacific influencePapua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape will make a state visit to Australia, its government said on Tuesday, as it seeks to cement its position with Pacific island's new leader amid rising..
Papua New Guinea troops secure scene of brutal highlands massacrePapua New Guinea troops secured the scene of a brutal massacre in the remote interior of the southwestern Pacific country, authorities said, after villagers buried the dead and a search for the killers..
Indonesia looks east to expand Pacific diplomacy, tradeIndonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday,..
Gunmen massacre 18, including children, in Papua New Guinea attackGunmen have massacred as many as 18 people including women and children in a remote village in Papua New Guinea, apparently the latest victims of a tribal feud, and Prime Minister James Marape vowed on..
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