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The End of an Era: 5 significant speech acts

In linguistics, the study of ‘speech acts’ looks at how utterances make a difference to the world: they do something, and people typically talk about blessings and curses, promises, and marriage ceremonies. 1,033 more words

Papua New Guinea

MCC's cursing experience on the Basamuk people

Food crops dying, drinking water contaminated, dead fishing reefs, what else is left to happen?

The people of Basamuk who are living with the Chinese Nickel Mine right in their face everyday since it started operations, are meeting their fate of having a FOREIGN MINER on their land and dumping into their sea. 569 more words

Papua New Guinea

Meri helpim meri: Nothing is impossible; everything is possible

It’s not often that you get to experience the solidarity and sheer dedication of a group of people who have united to help others; men and women who show deep emotion to the cause that they are working towards and have invested their lives in helping others less fortunate.  1,163 more words

Madang - Part 1

When and why

On the past Easter holidays, I went out to Madang with my housemate John . I currently live in Goroka in the country’s Highlands. 618 more words

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Lima Mullung & others fetching bones from the dog, MCC

While the Basamuk people are arguing with the Chinese miners at MCC over the ‘tonnes of toxic chemical’ spill at Basamuk Bay in Madang Province, Lima Mullung, the said Basamuk Landowners Association Chairman got on an MCC boat and ran off to town. 576 more words

Papua New Guinea

Another MCC 'tonnes of toxic chemical' spill

Yet another toxic chemical spill has taken place at this Chinese-owned Ramu Nickel Mine in Madang Province and yet the Chinese at the mine tell the people ‘IT’S OK’. 286 more words

Papua New Guinea