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Posted by Elizabeth1
Elizabeth

Picture: Ariel view of ATS housing scheme

Source: Post Courier

Real estate developer Glory Development Limited yesterday refuted reports published about Portion 693 outside Port Moresby.

The reports had been made by Lands and Physical Minister Benny Allen and Moresby Northeast MP Labi Amaiu queried in Parliament this week.

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Posted by Elizabeth1
Elizabeth

Source: ALERT

October 22nd, 2014 

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Posted by Elizabeth1
Elizabeth

Source: Radio New Zealand

The Papua New Guinea government is to set up a Police Task Force to combat police brutality.

The Post Courier reports that the task force will have up to 30 police officers whose primary role will be to instill discipline and restore respect among the police and the public.

Kundiawa MP Tobias Kulang had raised the issue of frequent reports of police brutality in Port Moresby with Mr O'Neill during question time in parliament yesterday.

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Posted by Elizabeth1
Elizabeth

Source: Radio New Zealand

Originally aired on Thursday 16 Oct 2014

Calls continue for Papua New Guinea police working for logging companies to be removed amid unresolved claims of police brutality against landowner communities opposed to logging.

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Posted by Elizabeth1
Elizabeth

Picture: Minister Benny Allen

Source: Post Courier

No foreign company will apply for land titles under new legislation that will go before parliament, Lands Minister Benny Allan said yesterday. The Minister said this following alegations raised by the member for Moresby Northeast Labi Amaiu about a foregin owned company issuing eviction notices to people living at ATS and Eight-Mile area.

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Posted by rait man

Both the SABL land grab and the growing number of violent urban evictions in Papua New Guines are the symptoms of a misguided and destructive model of development.

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Posted by Elizabeth1
Elizabeth

Source: EMTV

There has been a strong outpouring of public support for Oro Governor, Gary Juffa, amidst moves to have him ousted in a vote of no confidence by several local level government presidents and Ijivitari MP, David Arore.

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Posted by Elizabeth1
Elizabeth

Source: PNG Mine Watch

He can not listen to his people's cries, even when they gave him and the Asian puppet, O'Neill, a Farewell ceremony meant for dead people instead of a welcome ceremony at the Panguna MINED and DESTROYED site.

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Posted by Elizabeth1
Elizabeth

Picture: PNG LNG Mine

PNG people are poorer but is that despite the big mines - or because of the big mines?

Perhaps a Sovereign Wealth Fund is NOT the answer.

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Posted by Elizabeth1
Elizabeth

Source: MY Land, My Country Blog

As a vote of no confidence against Oro Governor, Gary Juffa, looms, he writes about the successes and challenges he faces against the old guard.

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