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West Papuan Meetings Barricaded, Indonesia Indicates War, Vanuatu Adamant

Originally posted on VTN | Musings Blong Orrbésau:
The Chiefs’ Nakamal in Port Vila, Vanuatu – the scene of closed-door meetings. The West Papuan reconciliation and unification conference being hosted in Port Vila for the different separatist groups from West Papua has…

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Vanuatu daily news digest | Kava keeps Tongans out of trouble

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Australian investors gloat over new riches to be made in Solomon Islands

Originally posted on Papua New Guinea Mine Watch:
Axiom Mining has resounding win in Solomon Islands High Court nickel case Proactive Investors  Axiom Mining has won a David versus Goliath battle in the Solomon Islands High Court with Axiom triumphing…

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U.S. Soldiers at Bougainville (Solomon Islands) March 1944

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Million dollar payout for Solomons landowners

Originally posted on Papua New Guinea Mine Watch:
The sun setting at Gold Ridge mine, Solomon Islands. Photo: Koroi Hawkins Radio New Zealand Landowning tribes of the now closed Gold Ridge gold mine in Solomon Islands say they are about…

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Was Bougainville leader Francis Ona assassinated by mercenaries?

Originally posted on PNGexposed Blog:
Dansi Oearupeu Francis Ona at the Panguna mine pit Francis Ona died in May 2005. He was an inspiration to many, Francis stood up against Rio Tinto, the Australian government and PNG in order to…

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Chasing Light: Lost in West Papua

Originally posted on The_Lostboys:
CHASING LIGHT – LOST IN WEST PAPUA It was 5:30 in the afternoon and we were running as fast as physically possible up the side of a mountain, deep in the forest of West Papua.…

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