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Elomar brothers in $9 million legal row over Papua New Guinea deal

Sydney businessmen the Elomar brothers were busy in 2014.

Mamdouh Elomar was publicly decrying the actions of his son Mohamed, an Islamic State fighter in Syria who would go on to be photographed holding severed heads. 956 more words

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Papua New Guinea to Cairns, Australia

Again I rode with my host in the morning but this time to see her workplace where I got some insights into how business is conducted. 235 more words

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Greater Port Moresby

I scheduled for a trusted driver through my host who advised me on a fair price. With a means of transport, I mapped out an ambitious tour starting at the Pacific Adventist University where I explored around and even met the driver’s sister who worked there, then we made our way to the nearby Australian War Cemetery where the groundskeeper gave a free tour of the mini Arlington-esque memorial. 266 more words

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Papua New Guinea Luxury Living

I got some additional insight into how business is conducted in small countries with limited governments. My Indonesian friend was picked up again in the morning and dropped off at a week’s free accommodation in one of the fairly nice hotels which housed many of the Australian oil, gas and mining employees. 168 more words

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Port Moresby - 6 Mile Market

The host had a huge book collection obtained via diplomatic pouches from her friends working at embassies. I managed to pull a book from the jinga-stack, Confessions of an Economic Hitman, and spent the day reading it, learning about how large American companies deployed huge development projects and economic debt traps as a means of influence over South East Asia’s governments. 122 more words

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Flesh eating wounds and movies

After over a week of infection, I had my first uneventful day of much needed idleness to allow my flesh-eating wound to aerate and begin healing now that I began an antibiotic treatment. 103 more words

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House Tour

We will start our tour in the kitchen.

There’s a little antechamber which we refer to as the scullery, where¬† the refrigerator, cabinets, and the sink are.Here is the front door of the house.This is looking to the left of the front door. 472 more words

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