Papua New Guinea has agreed terms for a new multi-billion dollar natural gas project with Total, ExxonMobil and Oil Search that would double energy production and boost exports from the poor Pacific nation.
Papua New Guinea’s finance minister resigned on Thursday, days after the country signed a multi-billion dollar gas contract with energy majors Total and ExxonMobil.
A powerful but deep 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, officials said, cutting power and knocking items off shelves though there were no
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill stalled his announced resignation and took legal action to prevent a vote of no confidence on Tuesday, deepening the country’s political crisis.
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill formally resigned on Wednesday after losing the support of parliament during weeks of political turmoil in the South Pacific island nation.
Three more ministers resigned from the Papua New Guinea government on Friday — leaving Peter O’Neill’s eight-year premiership hanging by a thread.
More than 100 people living on a remote tropical island were displaced by this week’s massive earthquake in Papua New Guinea, according to responders who, days later, have finally reached affected communities.
Papua New Guinea’s embattled prime minister insisted he still had the backing of his party on Monday and can avoid being turfed out of office in a vote of no confidence.
Papua New Guinea has deployed paramilitary police to a refugee encampment on Manus Island amid “daily” suicide attempts and rising tension there, a senior officer told AFP on Friday.