Regional Archive November 2016

Papuans holding a self-determination rally last week in Sentani, Papua, demanding that the government conducts an independence referendum for the province.

Solidarity Events Planned to mark Morning Star

It is now 55 years since the Morning Star flag was flown officially in West Papua for the first time on the 1 December 1961.
NZ Inspector Kai Shao.

Asian Community in Tonga Concerned over Increase in Targeted Offences

A community initiative by Tonga Police to strengthen its relationship with the local Asian community, brought a New Zealand Police Asian Liaison Officer to Tonga last week.
St Barbara Limited: Simberi.

St Barbara Maintains PNG Assets, JV with Newcrest

Gold miner St Barbara Gold has decided to retain its Simberi operations, in Papua New Guinea, following a strategic review.

PNG Vows to Probe Disappearance of 16 Indonesians

The government of Papua New Guinea has pledged to look into the disappearance of 16 Indonesian nationals who entered the neighbouring country during 2014 and 2015, an official said.
Western Province’s South Fly MP Aide Ganasi died at the Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby according to political aides.

PNG Parliament Deputy Speaker and South Fly MP Aide Ganasi dies

The Deputy Speaker of the Papua New Guinea National Parliament died this morning in a private hospital.