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Delayed But Looming: The Question of Bougainville Independence
March 14, 2019
Delayed But Looming: The Question of Bougainville Independence
The referendum for Papua New Guinea's eastern region is now set for October. How its outcome will be handled remains unclear.
Delayed But Looming: The Question of Bougainville Independence
Are Fears of a Chinese Port Facility on Manus Island Justified?
August 29, 2018
Are Fears of a Chinese Port Facility on Manus Island Justified?
Manus Island would be a strategic outpost for China, astride the western Pacific Ocean.
Are Fears of a Chinese Port Facility on Manus Island Justified?
Pacific Island Solidarity: Papua New Guinea and Fiji
July 17, 2018
Pacific Island Solidarity: Papua New Guinea and Fiji
The PNG prime minister used his time in Fiji to reiterate that both countries have an essential role in providing regional leadership.
Pacific Island Solidarity: Papua New Guinea and Fiji
Will Bougainville Hold Its Independence Referendum?
September 28, 2017
Will Bougainville Hold Its Independence Referendum?
The referendum is scheduled for June 2019, but the PNG premier says the criteria to do so have not been met yet.
Will Bougainville Hold Its Independence Referendum?
Big Men, No Women: Politics in Papua New Guinea
August 11, 2017
Big Men, No Women: Politics in Papua New Guinea
PNG’s loose party politics leads to perpetual government by a series of unstable coalitions.
Big Men, No Women: Politics in Papua New Guinea
As Papua New Guinea Approaches New Elections, Human Rights Concerns Persist
June 07, 2017
As Papua New Guinea Approaches New Elections, Human Rights Concerns Persist
As Papua New Guinea's election approaches, its human rights record remains troubling.
As Papua New Guinea Approaches New Elections, Human Rights Concerns Persist
Papua New Guinea's PM Defeats Vote of No Confidence
July 23, 2016
Papua New Guinea's PM Defeats Vote of No Confidence
Peter O'Neill survives the latest challenge to his leadership in an ongoing corruption scandal.
Papua New Guinea's PM Defeats Vote of No Confidence
Police in Papua New Guinea Shoot at Student Protesters
June 08, 2016
Police in Papua New Guinea Shoot at Student Protesters
Public sentiment and student fervor focused on allegations that Prime Minister Peter O’Neill is corrupt have begun to merge.
Police in Papua New Guinea Shoot at Student Protesters
PNG’s Prime Minister Served With Arrest Warrant
June 17, 2014
PNG’s Prime Minister Served With Arrest Warrant
Peter O’Neill is refusing to turn himself in for questioning in relation to a corruption investigation.
PNG’s Prime Minister Served With Arrest Warrant
Papua New Guinea Selects New Prime Minister
August 06, 2012
Papua New Guinea Selects New Prime Minister
After months of political bickering and a constitutional crisis, PNG has a new PM.
Papua New Guinea Selects New Prime Minister
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