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Papua New Guinea set to decide on RH logging renewal

By ABC PNG correspondent Liam Cochrane 

Papua New Guinea’s National Forest Board will consider a Malaysian company’s bid to continue to logging virgin rainforest in order to plant palm oil. 1,228 more words

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One of the extraordinary white tailed bird of Paradise in existence still can be found in Papua New Guinea and in the Highlands regions.

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Kainantu LO’s calls on mining Minister to address issue

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The Landowners of the Kainantu Gold Mine project area has called on the Mining Minster Byron Chan and Wera Mori to address issues in the project. 115 more words

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MRA to lift small-scale mining profile


Alluvial gold and silver generates revenue of over K300 million a year.

The majority of this goes directly to local miners, their families and the community. 210 more words

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Court stops PNGSDP from drawing money

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PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill has welcomed a ruling by a Singapore Court judge stopping the PNG Sustainable Development Program (PNGSDP) from drawing money from the long term fund to pay for its operational expenditure. 376 more words

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Cultural Documentation

Much of a person’s unique cultural identity is tied up in their language

Papua New Guinea has over 820 languages making it home to almost 12% of the world’s languages.

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Foreign mining industry cries foul over PNG asserting its independence

Is this the sort of ‘development’ we want in PNG?

“There’s even a local Brisbane school where kids send up all their used coloured pencils to those in PNG who have nothing.”

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