Papua New Guinea PM Rejects Anti-Corruption Arrest Warrant

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PORT MORESBY — Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill, has axed a major anti-corruption body, following damaging allegations of corruption, leading to an arrest warrant being issued in his name. Continue reading

Solomon Islands Suffering from Diarrhoea Outbreak

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HONIARA — More than 18 people have been killed in the Solomon Islands, as a diarrhoea outbreak threatens the entire population of the small Pacific Island. Authorities warn that if immediate action is not taken, more lives will be lost. The outbreak has been blamed on the recent flooding of the Islands in April this year.

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News Corp Acquires ‘World’s First Social News Agency’ for $25 Million

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In a surprising and sudden move that continues to highlight the rapidly growing role which social media and user-generated content play in journalism, Rupert Murdoch’s media empire News Corporation has acquired the online news agency, Storyful.

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