Category: Papua New Guinea

By PM Press – March 14, 2017 The Melanesian Spearhead Group Chair, Prime Minister  of Solomon Islands has congratulated the new Governor General of Papua New Guinea, His Excellency Sir Bob Dadae on his appointment as the 10th Governor General of…
PNG govt to review West Papuans’ refugee claims

From Dateline Pacific, 4:03 pm on 8 February 2016 Listen duration3′ :11″ Add to playlist Downloa Papua New Guinea’s government is reviewing asylum claims by over 1,000 West Papuans and beginning a registration of all West Papuans living in PNG, many of whom have…

Event In a speech on February 5th, the prime minister of Papua New Guinea (PNG), Peter O’Neill, said that he wants to speak out about human rights in the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua. Analysis Mr O’Neill broke…
PNG to integrate West Papua refugees

Papua New Guinea has committed to integrating Papuans who fled across the border from Indonesia. The PNG foreign minister, Rimbink Pato, says West Papuan refugees will be issued a PNG passport or certificate of identity. Mr Pato says the process…