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INDEPENDENT CALLS FOR A MASSIVE CUT TO FOREIGN AID $$$.

MAKIN CANDIDATE CALLS FOR FOREIGN AID REFORM

Australia is already one of the largest donors to foreign aid, yet I wonder how much of that money ever makes it to the people most in need. 369 more words

Mark Aldridge

"Missing in Action: Fiji's intellectual academics" (edited version in Fiji Times, 11 June 2016).

Missing in Action:  Fiji’s intellectual academics

A few days ago, some friends and family in Fiji, gleefully and mischievously, sent me links to a FT article (6 June 2016) quoting Dr Mahendra Reddy at an international meeting in Nadi alleging   1,878 more words

Ae 2016

Factions on Bougainville – are they the divisive issue in the lead up to the Referendum?

Peter Nerau

After carefully reading Anthony Regan’s articles regarding the Bougainville Referendum in the Post Courier’s Thursday editions, one cannot help but feel the patronising tone of the old colonial voice. 387 more words

Papua New Guinea

All good but...

Kosovo 1999.  

In the early days of the crisis I found myself in Skopje the capital of Macedonia. The city had at this point set up several tented  camps for the Kosovars who were fleeing the Serbian onslaught. 1,237 more words

Indian and Australian aid programs to the Pacific: Opportunities for trilateral aid cooperation

India and Australia can work together to address the clear and present danger of climate change in the Pacific Islands through trilateral aid partnerships, writes Hemant Shivakumar… 833 more words

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Who is UK firm Adam Smith International working for in PNG?

PNGExposed

Who is Adam Smith International working for when it writes laws and policies in PNG – the people of PNG or its foreign paymasters? And how much do it’s staff and owners benefit personally? 603 more words

Papua New Guinea

In the name of economic development, facilities in preparation for an envisaged second civil war in Bougainville

Vilia Ngele

Foreign investors. The people of Bougainville must not slumber nor go to sleep! Do not be blindfolded by the so call, ‘economic growth’ as promoted by the president of the autonomous region of Bougainville, Mr. 787 more words

Papua New Guinea