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Papua New Guinea asks for millions to avoid budget cliff

Prime Minister James Marape has vowed to make Papua New Guinea the 'richest black nation' on Earth, but growth has been stagnant.

Papua New Guinea says vast gas project to go ahead

The deal signed in April would almost double the nation's gas exports and make the country a significant energy player.

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Papua New Guinea

The quake struck 26 km north of Kandrian, in New Britain, at a depth of 33 km.

24 killed in Papua New Guinea tribal massacres

24 people die – including 2 pregnant women with their unborn children – in tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea's lawless highlands.

Papua New Guinea police minister says cops plotting his arrest

Papua New Guinea's new reformist police minister warns of a plot by officers to detain and possibly kill him, as a battle for control of the nation's much-maligned police force turns ugly.

PNG deploys army to help with volcano emergency

The emergency response is being hampered by the closure of the region's main airport, which is covered by around three centimetres of ash.

Thousands flee erupting Papua New Guinea volcano

An erupting volcano in Papua New Guinea that has blanketed a town in ash forces around 5,000 people from their homes, officials say.

Papua New Guinea volcano spews ash, triggering eruption alert

Witnesses reported ash spewing out of the 2,334 metre summit, sending trails spanning high overhead. 

The ‘richest black nation’: Papua New Guinea sets audacious goal

Papua New Guinea's James Marape has ambitions for the country, with an end goal of turning one of the world's poorest countries into the "richest black nation" on earth in just a decade.

Gas project critic Marape elected Papua New Guinea PM

Papua New Guinea lawmakers overwhelmingly elects James Marape as prime minister – a former finance minister who resigned in protest against a massive ExxonMobil and Total gas project.

Papua New Guinea PM resigns, throwing gas deal into doubt

Papua New Guinea's veteran prime minister formally resigns, easing a months-long political crisis and calling a multi-billion-dollar French and US-backed gas deal into doubt.

Papua New Guinea PM clings on but government defeated in parliament

SYDNEY: The government of Papua New Guinea appeared to be in danger on Tuesday, after opponents of Prime Minister Peter O’Neill convincingly won a...

Papua New Guinea prime minister quits after weeks of turmoil

O’Neill resisted calls to resign for weeks after many defections from the ruling party.

Tsunami warning after strong quake off Papua New Guinea

Hazardous tsunami waves are possible for coasts located within 1,000 km of the earthquake's epicentre.

Landmark Papua New Guinea natural gas deal signed

One of Asia's most impoverished nations, Papua New Guinea is rich in natural resources including large gas fields.

Indonesian soldiers killed in fresh Papua violence

Jakarta keeps a tight grip on the resource-rich region, which experienced several spasms of violence this summer.

Refugee detained in Papua New Guinea wins Australia’s richest literary prize

An Iranian asylum-seeker detained in Papua New Guinea under Australian asylum laws has won Australia's Victorian Prize for Literature.

Buat pembedahan guna lampu suluh akibat bekalan elektrik terputus

Pembedahan membetulkan bibir sumbing selama 19 minit itu dijalankan di Hospital Besar Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

PNG police, soldiers storm parliament over unpaid Apec bonuses

The impoverished Pacific nation had rolled out the red carpet for visiting world leaders during the two-day conference.

APEC’s future in doubt after costly summit failure

The two-day gathering in Papua New Guinea was almost five years in the making, cost untold millions of US dollars and required the deployment of at least one battleship and three cruise liners.

Outflanking China, Western allies pledge to provide electricity to PNG

The United States, Japan, Australia and New Zealand unveiled a plan to provide electricity and internet to much of PNG.

US seeks to counter China with Papua New Guinea power grid

The investment is part of a wider push by the Trump administration to check China’s economic and diplomatic thrust into the Indo-Pacific region.

Lost in translation: Papua New Guinea wins the language Olympics

If you are travelling to Papua New Guinea, you don't need to pack a phrasebook, you need to bring an entire library.

Dr M: Malaysia terus perjuang perdagangan adil, lindungi negara membangun

Negara maju mahu 'dunia globalisasi' diteruskan kerana idea itu datang daripada mereka dan dipengaruhi syarikat multinasional.