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PNG dominate Namibia in high-scoring game

2 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Papua New Guinea had to overcome a top-order wobble to gun down a target of 274 and won their fifth match in the World Cricket League Championship

Vala ton sets up PNG's first home I-Cup win

5 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Stand-in captain Assad Vala scored an unbeaten 144 in the first innings to set up Papua New Guinea's 199-run rout of Namibia at Port Moresby, their first I-Cup win at home

Vala ton sets up PNG win over Namibia

5 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Stand-in captain Assad Vala scored an unbeaten 144 in the first innings to set up Papua New Guinea's 199-run win over Namibia at Port Moresby in PNG's first Intercontinental Cup match on home soil

Powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 magnitude strikes off Papua New Guinea

(Reuters) - A powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 magnitude struck off the coast of New Britain island in Papua New Guinea on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Art from Papua New Guinea celebrated in major Queensland Art Gallery exhibition

last weekArts : Artdaily

Fifty years of contemporary visual art in Papua New Guinea, with a focus on the country?s relationship with Australia, is explored in a major exhibition on view at the Queensland Art Gallery from 15 October to 29 January 2017. QAGOMA...Show More Summary

Huawei Marine Helps Papua New Guinea Build a National Broadband Transmission Network

Huawei Marine today announced that it will help Papua New Guinea (PNG) to build a national broadband transmission network to meet the increasing demand for internet connectivity and help foster social and economic development acrossShow More Summary

Quake of magnitude 5.8 strikes off Papua New Guinea: USGS

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 struck 182 km (113 miles) southeast of Rabaul in the Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea, on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Pacific links: Manus, West Papua, booming kava sales, a Tongan skier and Mal Meninga

By Harriet Smith, an intern in the Lowy Institute's Melanesia Program. Papua New Guinea’s Foreign Minister Rimbink Pato is in Canberra this week discussing the future of the Manus Island detention Centre. He spoke to the ABC about the...Show More Summary

How Drones Helped Fight Tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea

3 weeks agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

Few areas in the world as hard to penetrate as the dense jungles of Papua New Guinea. Roads are difficult to navigate under the best of circumstances and become outright impassable during the rainy season. For people in need of medical assistance, these logistical challenges mean that they often get help later than necessary, which

West Papua high on Pacific Islands Forum agenda

The issue of human rights in West Papua was high on the agenda at the recent Pacific Islands Forum in the Federated States of Micronesia. Despite the sensitivities for member countries like Australia and Papua New Guinea, leaders atShow More Summary

DNA research finds the world's oldest civilization

New research just revealed shows the world's oldest civilization belongs to the indigenous populations of Australia and Papua New Guinea. The findings indicated their ancestors had diverged from Eurasians 57,000 years ago, following a single exodus from Africa around 75,000 years ago. Show More Summary

Ex-Allhomes CEO to join Asian portal startup

Former Allhomes CEO Tim White has announced he will join the board of Digital Classifieds Group (DCG), which owns major portals within Cambodia, Papua New Guinea and Fiji.

Scientists Find Earth's Oldest Civilization

New research suggests that the title of world's oldest civilization goes to the indigenous populations of Australia and Papua New Guinea. Scientists say the DNA of these people can be traced back to an original wave of settlers from Africa more than 50,000 years ago, reports the Guardian. “They...

Most human DNA traced to single exodus from Africa long ago

last monthTechnology : Tech Talk

Natives of Papua New Guinea may be a rare exception, with clues their ancient ancestors migrated much earlier

The Time Has Come For Progressive Family Leave In America

Co-Authored by Ellen Offner, Principal, Offner Consulting, LLC, health care strategy and program development. What do Papua New Guinea, Oman, and the United States of America have in common? They are the only three countries in the world with no paid-maternity-leave law. Show More Summary

A genomic history of Aboriginal Australia

last monthAcademics : Nature AOP

Whole-genome sequence data for 108 individuals representing 28 language groups across Australia and five language groups for Papua New Guinea suggests that Aboriginal Australians and Papuans diverged from Eurasian populations approximately 60–100 thousand years ago, following a single out-of-Africa dispersal and subsequent admixture with archaic populations.

The Villain of Pearl Harbor Might've Lost a Gold Tooth

An American history buff was leading an expedition through Papua New Guinea last year when one of his companions noticed something shiny sticking out of the mud at the site of a 1943 plane crash. It turned out to be a small gold tooth, but it wasn't the material that...

How expensive is your shower?

The cost of showering ranges widely from dirt-cheap in China and Bulgaria to exorbitantly expensive in Papua New Guinea and India.

When People Ate People, A Strange Disease Emerged

For decades a rare disease crawled across Papua New Guinea. When scientists realized what was behind kuru, it caught everyone by surprise. But similar diseases can still be transmitted through food.

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