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Chart(s) of the Day: What does the U.S. shamefully have in common with Oman and Papua New Guinea?

Out of 185 nations, according to Bryce Covert and Adam Peck's look into an International Labor Organization's report, Oman, New Guinea and the United States are the only ones without a guarantee of paid maternity leave. In the States,...Show More Summary

Santos Limited: Riding High On Exxon Mobil's Extremely Successful Papua New Guinea LNG Project

By Michael Fitzsimmons: Santos Limited (OTCPK:STOSF) is an Australian company and the country's leading producer of domestic natural gas. In addition to Australia, the company's exploration efforts are focused on three core Asian countries: Indonesia, Vietnam and Papua New Guinea ("PNG"). Show More Summary

ExxonMobil’s $19 Billion Papua LNG Facility Running at Full Capacity

ExxonMobil Corp., operator of a $19 billion liquefied natural gas project in Papua New Guinea, said the development is producing at full capacity after starting ahead of schedule earlier this year. The post ExxonMobil’s $19 Billion Papua LNG Facility Running at Full Capacity appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Top 10 tips for visiting Newfoundland – the edge of the world

When people find out I?m a travel writer, they invariably ask me what my favorite place is. I usually reply, ?That depends on what I?m in the mood for.  My favorite exotic place would be Papua New Guinea. Favorite country is Turkey. Favorite city is Buenos Aires. Show More Summary

Here's What It Looks Like When a Tornado Hits Your Sailboat

A 70-foot yacht competing in the Clipper Round the World Race was sailing in the Pacific Ocean north of Papua New Guinea when it was hit with a surprise 115 mile-per-hour wind. In short order, the boat was on its side, and crew members were tumbling into the water. Read more...

James Cameron Back in the Ocean in 'Deepsea Challenge 3D' Trailer

Back in 2012, news outlets covered a special expedition by filmmaker James Cameron as he dove deep into the sea in his own Deepsea Challenger submersible on 13 dives into the New Britain Trench off Papua New Guinea and the Mariana Trench, where he explored the deepest part of the ocean. Show More Summary

HIV In Papua: The Curse Of Gold (Part I)

In this special three-part New Matilda series, Carole Reckinger and Antoine Lemaire explore the growing HIV epidemic in Papua.

Researchers Discover New Miniature Mammals in New Guinea

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

After setting up more than 40 camera traps in a remote mountain range in north-east Papua New Guinea, researchers have captured unprecedented images of previously unknown animals, including this adorable wallaby. Read more...

When The Phone Goes Dead

Alice Robb takes note of a remote village in Papua New Guinea where locals call the deceased on their cellphones: [The villagers] have long been confident in their ability to talk to the dead, believing they can communicate with the world of spirits in dreams, visions, and trances induced by special rituals. The introduction of mobile phones has opened […]

Self-Immolation Growing among Asylum-Seekers in Australia

The influx of immigrants, refugees, and asylum-seekers to Australia is placing such a strain on the country that it has opened interim housing centers in Papua New Guinea and Nauru and offered migrants money to go home. Suicide threats and self-immolation are becoming increasingly common among migrants waiting to enter the country. Show More Summary

Exxon's New Guinea LNG Plant: 4 August Cargoes

ExxonMobil's Papua New Guinea liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant is offering to sell four cargoes loading in August to long-term buyers as well as Asian end-users, two traders said.

Arrest warrant for Papua New Guinea PM

Peter O'Neill to be questioned over the illegal payment of $30m in government money to a law firm.

Pacific island links: PNG constitution, Samoa corruption, Rugby League, blackbirding and more

Catch up on news, commentary & analysis from the Pacific island region. Proposed constitutional changes for Papua New Guinea are raising concerns that they are a means of entrenching the position of the government and reducing parliamentary...Show More Summary

SEE IT: Tribesmen from Papua New Guinea visit NYC

Two men representing Papua New Guinea hit the city last week to lure tourists to their island homeland. This June, a Papua New Guinea village will be built in New York City, and Mundiya Kepanga and Fabian Paino flew in for the event — their first time in the big city.

Why ExxonMobil's $19 Billion LNG Project Is a Big Deal

ExxonMobil officially shipped first cargo from its huge LNG project in Papua New Guinea. Here's why this project matters to you.

Scientists Find Bat Feared Extinct

Researchers studying bats in Papua New Guinea came across a long-lost friend in their nets: a female identified as a New Guinea big-eared bat, reports Scientific American. It's noteworthy because no specimen has been seen in 124 years, and the species was feared to be extinct. Now that a positive...

“Extinct” Bat Isn’t Actually Extinct

2 months agoNews : NewsFeed

The bat reappeared in Papua New Guinea, according to a new study

First LNG Cargo Loaded from Exxon PNG Project

LNG carrier Spirit of Hela, which is jointly owned by MOL and Itochu Corporation, has left Papua New Guinea carrying the first LNG cargo from the ExxonMobil-led PNG LNG Project, Mitsui O.

$19bn PNG project makes first shipment

The first shipment of liquefied natural gas from a landmark US$19 billion project in Papua New Guinea has left for Japan, US oil giant ExxonMobil said. ||| Sydney - The first shipment of liquefied natural gas from a landmark US$19 billion project in Papua New Guinea has left for Japan, US oil giant ExxonMobil said Monday. Show More Summary

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