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18 июня, 02:21

State of emergency declared in Papua New Guinea after riots

Prime minister Peter O’Neill declares nine-month state of emergency and suspends a provincial government after riots in Southern Highlands last weekPapua New Guinea has declared a state of emergency, suspended a provincial government and is sending armed forces to its rugged highlands to restore order after rioters went on a rampage of looting and burning, the government said.Violence has often ravaged the remote interior of the resource-rich Pacific nation, where tribal and land disputes overlay regional politics. Continue reading...

12 июня, 09:33

Repsol Sells PNG Assets

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Spain's Repsol June 11 said it has agreed to sell its shares in Papua New Guinea assets to China’s Balang International.

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07 июня, 15:20

PNG Appraisal Well Success

Oil Search has made a positive appraisal well near a discovery it made almost 20 years ago.

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31 мая, 02:44

'Desperate' solution: Papua New Guinea prisoners freed to find food as budget cuts bite

Prison chiefs released 35 inmates to forage for food in order to make up a chronic shortfall in rations. All but one returnedDozens of prisoners have been released from jail in Papua New Guinea to forage for food after two months of severe shortages led the authorities to take “desperate” measures.All except one of the 35 inmates returned to Boram prison in Wewak, East Sepik after gathering food. The jail holds 290 men, most awaiting their day in court. Continue reading...

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29 мая, 05:00

Papua New Guinea bans Facebook for a month to root out 'fake users'

Analysts will explore how fake news and pornography spreads, and assess whether country needs its own version of the platformThe Papua New Guinean government will ban Facebook for a month in a bid to crack down on “fake users” and study the effects the website is having on the population.The communication minister, Sam Basil, said the shutdown would allow his department’s analysts to carry out research and analysis on who was using the platform, and how they were using it, admits rising concerns about social well-being, security and productivity. Continue reading...

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28 мая, 12:00

A World War II Mystery Is Solved, and Emotions Flood In

The discovery of a bomber shot down 74 years ago has helped a California family find closure, and shows how new technologies are locating those who were long lost.

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17 мая, 21:00

Australia's cut to healthcare on Manus Island 'inexplicable', Amnesty says

Group criticises counselling services cut when Manus refugees have one of highest mental illness rates in worldSign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morningThe Australian government is trying to walk away from the human rights crisis it created on Manus Island, winding back health services while refugees and asylum seekers are still in its care, Amnesty International has said.A report by the organisation, released on Friday, criticised the termination of mental health services despite the 700-strong refugee population on Manus having one of the highest rates of mental illness in the world, according to the UN. Continue reading...

15 мая, 09:12

Warning sounded over China's 'debtbook diplomacy'

Academics identify 16 countries loaned billions that they can’t afford to repayChina’s “debtbook diplomacy” uses strategic debts to gain political leverage with economically vulnerable countries across the Asia-Pacific region, the US state department has been warned in an independent report.The academic report, from graduate students of the Harvard Kennedy school of policy analysis, was independently prepared for the state department to view and assessed the impact of China’s strategy on the influence of the US in the region. Continue reading...

27 апреля, 16:10

PNG Impacts ExxonMobil 1Q Output

Supermajor ExxonMobil reported higher 1Q year on year earnings, due to firmer prices, but its production took a tumble due to the seven-week PNG LNG outage.

18 апреля, 11:05

Oil Search Slashes Guidance After Quake

Australia-listed Oil Search has slashed its production guidance for 2018 following the Papua New Guinea LNG terminal being closed for almost seven weeks due to the region being hit by an earthquake, the company said April 18.

13 апреля, 11:15

PNG LNG Restarts Ahead of Schedule

The Papua New Guinea LNG facility has restarted production ahead of schedule.

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13 апреля, 07:50

Papua New Guinea: armed gangs attack and rob aid workers

Red Cross and Unicef staff members assaulted amid rising frustrations about level of humanitarian aid following earthquakeStaff from two aid agencies have been attacked in the last week in Papua New Guinea as violence and tribal conflict hampers the efforts of relief organisations assisting in earthquake recovery.A team of local aid workers with the PNG Red Cross was robbed and assaulted by armed assailants in Tari. According to police and incident reports seen by the Guardian, the group of eight people, including five PNG Red Cross staff members, was robbed by five people armed with shotguns and machetes last Friday. They had been traveling to Tari, through Hela province, an area which has seen an escalation in violence in recent weeks. Continue reading...

12 апреля, 11:25

Resource Upgrade at Papua LNG Field

The P’nyang field is bigger than thought, and enough to justify expanding the liquefaction capacity at the ExxonMobil-operated plant.

11 апреля, 14:15

Japanese LNG Prices Ease

The average price of spot LNG into Japan contracted in March 2018 is almost two dollars below that for February, according to official data, in line with seasonal demand.

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09 апреля, 10:17

'I was terrified': fears over child mental health in post-quake Papua New Guinea

Close to 25,000 under 18s suffering psychological damage in chaos and violence following catastrophic tremors, says World Health OrganizationAs many as 25,000 children in Papua New Guinea are in desperate need of psychological support following a series of devastating earthquakes, warned the World Health Organization.The PNG government estimates 270,000 people are in need of urgent assistance, including 125,000 children. Of these, 15% to 20% need psychological help, the WHO said. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake on 26 February was followed by almost 200 aftershock tremors in the last 40 days. Some of these have reached a magnitude of 6.5. Continue reading...

06 апреля, 11:10

ExxonMobil Rejects Blame for PNG Quake

ExxonMobil has denied any responsibility for the recent earthquake in Papua New Guinea following calls for an inquiry.

05 апреля, 19:30

Industry Will Need to Bite Bullet on Big LNG: WoodMac

About 30 upstream projects are likely to be sanctioned this year, similar to 2017, forecasts Wood Mackenzie, adding they remain small - with the industry needing soon to start investing again in big LNG ventures.

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05 апреля, 08:00

Papua New Guinea earthquake: UN pulls out aid workers from violence-hit region

Relief efforts hampered by instability in parts of Hela province, an area struggling since February’s 7.5 magnitude quakeThe UN has suspended relief efforts in areas of Papua New Guinea worst hit by February’s earthquake after violence and instability made it unsafe for its workers. More than 150 people died when a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the highlands region on 26 February, and 270,000 people are still in need of emergency aid – 125,000 of them children – according to the UN. Continue reading...

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04 апреля, 19:18

BBC admits treehouse scene from Human Planet series was faked

Scenes of Papua New Guinea tribe building very high homes staged for programme makersThe BBC has admitted that a scene from a television documentary series showing tribal people living high up in treehouses was faked by the makers of the programme.An episode of the eight-part Human Planet series, which aired in 2011, depicted the life of the Korowai people of Papua New Guinea and included members moving into a treehouse. Continue reading...

04 апреля, 10:50

PNG LNG Receives Tanker

Papua New Guinea LNG has received a cooldown cargo but there is no change in the timing of the facility's reopening.

26 июля 2016, 18:04

Джимми Нельсон. Проект «Пока они не исчезли». Папуа-Новая Гвинея. Народности горока и хули

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04 января 2013, 10:53

"РусАл" начинает крупный проект в Гвинее

"РусАл" и Гвинея согласовали условия разработки крупнейшего в мире бокситового месторождения "Диан-Диан". Разработка месторождения разделена на четыре этапа.