Twenty-four people have died—including two pregnant women with their unborn children—in tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea’s lawless highlands, prompting the prime minister on Wednesday
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.
Troops have been sent to help thousands of people displaced by a volcanic eruption on a remote archipelago in Papua New Guinea, the prime minister said on Friday, as a second volcano erupted.
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.
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.
Papua New Guinea lawmakers overwhelmingly elected James Marape as prime minister on Thursday — a former finance minister who resigned in protest against a massive ExxonMobil and Total gas project.
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