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The book "Land and Livelihoods" by Tim Anderson, has been written and based on research work he and other PNG colleagues did to analyse/compare the most promoted and hyped- about, 'general economy of PNG to the smaller livelihood activities that is mostly sustainable and subsistent. Tim believes the Real economy is the people's livelihood and not LNG.
Source: EMTV online
Byron Chan is working blindly by not paying attention to a petition presented to him and the New Zealand Government decisions that spell out all the risks of experimental seabed mining. He seems totally oblivious to the potential environmental harm that (his people) New Irelanders could suffer from.
Chan is abusing his 'leadership position' by totaly ignoring the opposition AGAINST experimental seabed mining even though evidence of environmental harm is ringing all around him.
via PNG Mine Watch
MSG has finally opened doors for West Papua giving the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) rights to sit on the MSG balcony as observers.
West Papuans waiting result of thier Application submitted to become member of the MSG. Photo credit: Constantinopel Ruhukail
Source: PNG Today
A special investigation on Dateline reveals senior lawyers detailing how to avoid detection when laundering money into Australia and beyond.
Source: Sydney Morning Herald
Dirty Money How corrupt PNG cash is reaching Australian Current Affairs Dateline SBS
For those of you who have'nt got a copy of the Ntional Census Report 2011, click on the document below to have a read.
Education is said to be a tool to address corruption in PNG. However, our education system is in dire strait with numerous issues to address as institutional corruption is a reality for PNG.
Picture: Forest Hereos
Source: Rainforest Foundation Norway
Rainforest Foundation Norway and the Forest Hereos alliance welcome an announcement of an immediate moratorium on forest clearance by Astra Agro Lestari, the large Indonesian palm oil company connected to mandarin Oriental Hotels.
Source: DEVPOLICY BLOG
PNG has already squandered $117 million valuable taxpayers money on Solwara 1, Canadian mining company Nautilus is still hoping for more...
Source: PNG Mine Watch
Nautilus and State Nominee Agree to Extend Option Exercise Date
Nautilus | Market Watch