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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.

Pence says US to partner in Papua New Guinea military base

Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday on a visit to Papua New Guinea. which is hosting the APEC regional summit, that the US would join forces with Australia to redevelop PNG's Lombrum Naval Base on Manus island.

After Maserati party, PNG goes on summit Bentley binge

The PNG government says the luxury cars are needed for a prestige event like APEC and the cars would be sold on to the private sector after the summit finishes.

Anger as poverty-hit PNG buys 40 Maseratis for APEC

The cars - which retail for about US$150,000 each - arrive at a time when diseases such as polio and TB have re-emerged in PNG.

Magnitude 7.0 quake hits Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea, one of the world's poorest countries, sits on the geologically active Pacific Ring of Fire and is still recovering from a 7.5 quake that hit some 900 km to the west in February, killing at least 100 people.

Passengers safe after Air Niugini flight crashes into sea in Micronesia

The Boeing 737 aircraft hit the lagoon surrounding the small island.

Trump to skip summits in Singapore, Papua New Guinea, Pence to...

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Trump asked Pence to represent him at the summits.

Sime Darby beli syarikat kelapa dan kelapa sawit Papua

NBPOL juga mengambil alih hutang bersih MFCL dan MAPL berjumlah kira-kira AS$11.0 juta (RM45.2 juta).

Australia’s undersea cables plans faces homeground disgruntlement

The undersea cables are part of a vigorous new campaign by the US and its allies to reassert their influence in the Pacific amid fears of increasing diplomatic pressure from Beijing.