Monthly Archives: August 2014

New Bougainville mining law a world first

New Bougainville mining law a world first

A new mining law in the autonomous Papua New Guinea province of Bougainville ensures that landowners have will own the resources on their land. The Bougainville Transitional Mining bill became law on Friday and formalises the province’s control of its ...

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Prominent Australians slam asylum policies

Prominent Australians slam asylum policies

A group in Australia, including people prominent in academia, the arts, medicine and the law, is calling for an end to Canberra’s asylum seeker regime. The group of a 190 people has issued a “j’accuse” statement arguing the Australian policy ...

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16 convictions in Wallis fraud trial

16 convictions in Wallis fraud trial

The criminal court of Wallis and Futuna has convicted 16 people for defrauding the French government of millions of US dollars in what is being described as the worst ever abuse of the relevant French investment law. They had been ...

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Russia arrests Ukrainian officers

Russia arrests Ukrainian officers

A Russian court authorized Friday the arrest of five Ukrainian servicemen on what the state-run RIA Novosti news agency described as suspicion of war crimes. The officers are suspected of bombing civilians in Donetsk and shelling Russian territory, the agency ...

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West African nations try to contain Ebola

West African nations try to contain Ebola

Guinea has closed its border with Sierra Leone to suppress the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, a Sierra Leone border police official told CNN. The virulent virus continues to advance from its epicenter in Sierra Leone to neighboring Guinea, ...

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CNMI casino opposition fails in referendum bid

CNMI casino opposition fails in referendum bid

Attempts to have a referendum in the Northern Marianas to halt a planned casino project on Saipan have failed. Those opposed to the casino wanted a vote on the day of the general election in November but failed to get ...

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Resumption at PNG’s Ramu mine after attack

Resumption at PNG’s Ramu mine after attack

The Chinese-owned Ramu nickel mine in Papua New Guinea has resumed production three days after an attack by armed villagers forced work to a halt. The Reuters news agency reports a Chinese embassy official in PNG confirming the resumption following ...

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International rules make it difficult for small markets

International rules make it difficult for small markets

New requirements of international markets have made it difficult for small markets to survive in the manufacturing industry. To help adress this, Ministry of Industry and Trade permanent secretary Shaheen Ali has urged key players of the Textile, Clothing and ...

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