Papua New Guinea
The 16 states are meeting this week to discuss regional challenges, particularly climate change. Source: https://thediplomat.com/, By Grant Wyeth The 47th Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ meeting began this week on the island of Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia. The meeting will bring together the leaders of 16 Pacific Island states to provide a platform discuss the […]
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Civil society is looking at China as the best bet for reducing illegal logging in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. PNG is China’s single largest supplier of timber, large quantities of which come from illegal operations. A policy advisor with the environmental and anti-corruption NGO Global Witness says PNG’s government has largely failed to […]
POLICE and soldiers contained a tribal fight that broke out in Hela last week in which three men were killed, says provincial police commander Martin Lakari. He said police and soldiers were sent to Tari when the fight started between two tribes. “It is best for everyone to contain law-and-order by living in peace,” Lakari […]