Meet the mysterious Korowai tribe of south eastern Papua, Indonesian New Guinea. Until the 1970s, it is believed they were unaware of the existence of any other people on earth.
Australia's highest court has ruled that the country's policy of sending asylum seekers to migrant camps in Papua New Guinea is valid. Thursday's decision by the High Court of Australia … Click to Continue »
Rights groups called Monday for an independent inquiry after another refugee was found dead at a detention camp in Papua New Guinea in a tragedy they said was preventable. Australia sends anyone who tries to enter by boat without a visa to remote processing facilities in Nauru and on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island. Show More Summary
A refugee being held in an Australian immigration camp on the Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea has died, officials said Monday, sparking outrage from fellow refugees and advocates … Click to Continue »
The global timber trade is driving deforestation in Papua New Guinea (PNG), and abuses are being seen in the supply chains of companies you might not expect, including Home Depot, according to a new report from Global Witness. Home Depot’s supplier, Home Legend, has halted sales of exotic wood flooring linked to often... Show More Summary
A new report traces illegally sourced timber products from Papua New Guinea via China to U.S. stores.
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has been re-elected as leader of the South Pacific island nation. The nation's parliament elected O'Neill to a second five-year term on Wednesday … Click to Continue »
American consumers may be fuelling logging linked to illegal land grabs in Papua New Guinea which have devastated local communities and the world's third largest tropical rain forest, Global Witness said Tuesday. Timber logged in the...Show More Summary
The rainforests of Papua New Guinea are home to one of the richest bird populations in the world. But many are threatened by logging and palm oil farming.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Water and power supplies were cut off on Monday at the largest compound at an Australian-run camp for asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea, detainees said, as officials tried to force them to move to a nearby transit center.
Hundreds of refugees being held at a remote Papua New Guinea detention camp will be moved by October despite uncertainty over a resettlement deal with the United States, Australia's immigration minister said Thursday. Canberra sendsShow More Summary
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The prime minister of Papua New Guinea (PNG), Peter O'Neill, has won a fourth term in Parliament, but the South Pacific nation is still no clearer on who will lead it through a period of economic uncertainty.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 struck off the town of Rabaul in the south Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Vote counting has begun in Papua New Guinea (PNG), signaling an end to a general election marred by poor organization and opposition accusations of electoral roll irregularities, which experts said could ignite protests.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Polling in Papua New Guinea has been hampered by reports of disruptions and voters being left off the electoral roll, but the head of an international election observer group said on Sunday there was no evidence they were deliberate.
Papua New Guinea voters are going to the polls in elections dominated by corruption allegations hanging over their prime minister and the South Pacific island nation's deepening economic woes. Voting … Click to Continue »
Northern Ireland and Papua New Guinea don’t seem so different in Nick Laird’s new novel, “Modern Gods.”
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea (PNG) began voting for a new parliament on Saturday in a two-week-long election to decide who will lead the resource-rich nation through a period of significant economic uncertainty.
Voting began in Papua New Guinea elections Saturday with the Pacific nation's leader urging peaceful polling to show it has "come of age", as he seeks another term to fix an economy under siege. Peter O'Neill's People's National Congress...Show More Summary
Marguerite Holloway reports on the rediscovery of Varanus douarrha, a species of monitor lizard endemic to New Ireland Island, in Papua New Guinea.