Amid horrifying COVID-19 birth stories, PNG women are urged to avoid pregnancy for years | ABC News

Papua New Guinea has recorded just 10 cases of COVID-19, but fear of a major outbreak and potential healthcare disaster means some pregnant women have lost their babies while desperately seeking treatment. Image supplied: ChildFund Read more here: https://ab.co/2Ywib5W For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on … Read more Amid horrifying COVID-19 birth stories, PNG women are urged to avoid pregnancy for years | ABC News

HIV drugs have transformed lives in rich nations. In PNG, the virus is mutating | ABC News

For much of the world, anti-viral drugs mean that HIV is no longer a death sentence. But for those in Papua New Guinea, the virus is mutating and becoming resistant to medication. Read more here: https://ab.co/3dfaZze For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe … Read more HIV drugs have transformed lives in rich nations. In PNG, the virus is mutating | ABC News

Violent attack on top PNG athlete Debbie Kaore sparks outrage | ABC News

In Papua New Guinea, a violent attack on a gold medal-winning athlete has sparked outrage about domestic violence in the country. A family member filmed the moment international rugby player and boxer Debbie Kaore was beaten by her then partner. WARNING: This story contains confronting images, but Debbie Kaore hopes they can spark change. PNG … Read more Violent attack on top PNG athlete Debbie Kaore sparks outrage | ABC News

The Community Cast Reunites For A Virtual Table Read May 18th!

The Greendale Community College study group is coming back together benefitting World Central Kitchen and Frontline Foods. Join the cast and creator, Dan Harmon, Monday May 18th at 2pm PST on the official Community Youtube Channel. Watch The Table Read Here: https://bit.ly/CommunityTableRead About Community: When the legitimacy of his college degree is challenged, lawyer Jeff … Read more The Community Cast Reunites For A Virtual Table Read May 18th!

Mining firm ‘blindsided’ by PNG government | The World

The Lowy Institute’s Jonathan Pryke speaks to The World about Papua New Guinea’s national court ordering the country’s government to resolve its dispute with mining firm Barrick Niugini Limited. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper … Read more Mining firm ‘blindsided’ by PNG government | The World

SG/Earth Day & other topics – Daily Briefing (22 April 2020)

Noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Highlights: SG/Earth Day COVID/Papua New Guinea COVID/Greece DRC/Security Council Myanmar Iran Mozambique/IOM FAO/G20 Pangolins Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=22%20April%202020

Women in Science: Preserving the Forest’s Treasures

In the heart of the spectacular forests of Papua New Guinea, zoologist Grace Luke is on a team collecting data to reduce deforestation and forest degradation and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions that negatively impact the planet’s climate. Describing her work as an entomologist as part of the country’s Multi-Purpose National Forest Inventory, Grace Luke … Read more Women in Science: Preserving the Forest’s Treasures

Why does WEST PAPUA want to separate from INDONESIA? – VisualPolitik EN

New Guinea is the third biggest island on the planet, after Australia and Greenland. And there is a straight line that divides it between Papua New Guinea, a sovereign country, and Papua, an Indonesian region. Indonesian Papuans have no cultural ties or common history with the rest of the Indonesians. Besides, they feel mistreated by … Read more Why does WEST PAPUA want to separate from INDONESIA? – VisualPolitik EN

Earthquake Hits Northern Coast of Papua New Guinea

An earthquake hit Papua New Guinea at 09:38 local time on Monday 1st August 2011. Located North of the capital, Port Moresby, and East of Wewak, the quake measured a magnitude of 6.8. The event took place 16.8km below the surface of the earth some 20km off the Northern coast of PNG. There is not … Read more Earthquake Hits Northern Coast of Papua New Guinea

Delhi 2010: Tosin Oke Takes Triple Jump Gold for Nigeria

Nigerian athlete, Tosin Oke, has scooped a gold medal for Nigeria after achieving a triple jump of 17.16 in the 2010 Commonwealth Games at Delhi. Oke used to jump for Britain, starting out with Cambridge Harriers. He has been trained by Guy Spencer and John Herbert, the coach of Phillips Idowu and Jade Johnson. He … Read more Delhi 2010: Tosin Oke Takes Triple Jump Gold for Nigeria

2010 Commonwealth Games: India Takes First Medals on Home Soil

Nigeria claimed the first gold of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi in the women’s 48kg weightlifting competition. India also claimed its first medals of the home tournament, taking both silver and bronze. Position Name Country Result Gold Augustina Nkem Mwaokolo Nigeria 175 Silver Soniya Chanu Ngangbam India 167 Bronze Sandhya Rani Devi Atom … Read more 2010 Commonwealth Games: India Takes First Medals on Home Soil

HMAS Tobruk Arrives in Papua New Guinea

Australian Defence Force personnel aboard HMAS Tobruk have arrived in Papua New Guinea as part of a humanitarian mission alongside the United State’s ship, Vandegrift. The US sponsored “Pacific Partnership 2010” program aims to strengthen the capacity of Pacific nations to deal with disasters such as the 2004 tsunami, as well as increase collaboration between … Read more HMAS Tobruk Arrives in Papua New Guinea