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More troops sent to Porgera to defend Barrick operations

What sort of ‘development’ needs troops to be continuously deployed in local communities?

Is this really what we as Papua New Guineans want?

What about our values and our own development history? 339 more words

Papua New Guinea

Australians greenwashing the mining industry in PNG

An Australian funded project (IM4DC) says it wants to improve outcomes for developing countries from large-scale mining – but it merely covers up the destruction these mines cause to lives, cultures and the environment. 347 more words

Papua New Guinea

Morauta: Government statements on Ok Tedi false

Mekere Morauta | PNG Blogs

The chairman of PNG Sustainable Development Program Ltd, Sir Mekere Morauta, said today that comments by the Prime Minister in relation to the recent decision of the Supreme Court of Singapore were a gross misrepresentation of the orders made in the case. 574 more words

Papua New Guinea

Explain Ok Tedi status – Polye

Joy Kisselpar | PNG Loop

Former Treasurer Don Polye says Prime Minister Peter O’Neill needs to answer questions on the current status of OK Tedi Mine, now that it is fully owned by the government. 136 more words

Papua New Guinea

Madang Wansolwara Dance

“It is a celebration in protest against the dominant narrative, that development means selling of/or exploiting our lands and our seas for the riches within; it is about adopting universalist ideals, it is about endless growth in which people and cultures are nothing less than commodities; and it is about not having moral limits to what we can do”  528 more words

Papua New Guinea

Mining giant BHP under fire from lawmakers

Gorethy Kenneth | Post Courier

AUSTRALIAN miner BHP came under heavy fire in Parliament yesterday with legislators describing the PNG Sustainable Development Program as only a clever ploy. 535 more words

Papua New Guinea