Papua New Guinea

The Commonwealth Offers Hope To Voters Who Expect Credible Elections

Patricia Scotland QC | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Politics
Patricia Scotland QC

We are committed to helping all our member countries, wherever they are on their democratic journey. In doing so, we aim to justify the sense of hope and optimism which all voters deserve to feel on election day.

A Ray of Jungle Light

Steve Backshall | Posted 16.07.2017 | UK
Steve Backshall

I've grown accustomed over the years to dreading going back. To knowing that the places I first explored in the early days of my career will be horrible sullied reflections of my rosiest memories, that I will end up feeling crushed, and demotivated as a result. What I saw of the Asmat was a beacon of light. It was a sign of quite how dramatically environments bounce back if given a chance.

Papua New Guinea Mob Hacks Woman Accused Of Sorcery To Death

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK

A woman accused of being a sorceress has been hacked to death by a mob in Papua New Guinea. Known only as Mifila, she was killed with an axe by a ...

Can Mobile Technology Help Teachers to Be More Effective?

Purna Kumar Shrestha | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK Tech
Purna  Kumar Shrestha

I believe that if children are to enjoy their right to an education they must be taught by teachers who are properly trained and supported. There is a pressing need to consider how best to train teachers - both new teachers and up-skilling the large numbers of currently unqualified and under-qualified teachers through in-service training.

From Firewire to NevHouse -Sustainability, Technology and Surfing Serendipities

Gregory Borne | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Tech
Gregory Borne

Firewire is probably one of the world's most successful manufacturers and distributors of mass produced surfboards. These boards boast both sustainability and high performance. Founder and chief shaper is Nev Hyman and if you own a Timbertek you'll have already read Nevs note about the environmental credentials of the board...

Police Open Fire On Australian-Run Asylum Seeker Camp

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

A man has been killed during a bid for freedom at an Australian detention camp on Manus Island, with dozens injured after Papua New Guinea police open...

'Vampire Cannibal' Father Arrested On Suspicion Of Biting Daughter 3, To Death & Drinking Her Blood

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: Cannibal Cult Leader 'Black Jesus', Hacked To Death In Papua New Guinea The father of a three-year-old girl has been arrested after polic...

Cannibal Cult Leader 'Black Jesus' Hacked To Death

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: Teenage Girl 'Beheads Father After He Raped Her In Papua New Guinea Home' A cult leader suspected of cannibalism and sacrificial blood ri...

Australia Pulls Up The Drawbridge

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK

Australia's Prime Minister has been condemned after announcing that all asylum seekers arriving by boat would be sent straight to Papua New Guinea. ...

Teenage Girl 'Beheads Father After He Raped Her In Papua New Guinea Home'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK

Police in Papua New Guinea are investigating reports a teenage girl beheaded her father after he raped her. The 18-year-old is said to have used a...

One Year After Fatal Disaster Exxon Mobil Allegations Remain Unanswered

Dr Kristian Lasslett | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Kristian Lasslett

With the scramble for Papua New Guinea's resources new dangers are emerging in a country whose state lacks the institutional machinery, or political inclination, to robustly oversee gas, oil and mineral operators.

'Gillileaks' and Australia's Hypocrisy Over Julian Assange

Dr Kristian Lasslett | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Kristian Lasslett

When Julian Assange and Wikileaks released a cache of US government cables in 2010, Australia's prime minister, Julia Gillard, denounced the leak in the strongest terms. Fast forward three years, and it would appear the Australian government has had a road to Damascus experience.

Camilla Wins Hearts Of Australian Veterans

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

The Duchess of Cornwall won the hearts of a group of Second World War veterans on a Diamond Jubilee tour of Papua New Guinea with the Prince of Wales....

'We Slept In A Hut And Told Each Other Stories'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Prince Charles had a blast from the past after being reunited with an old Papua New Guinea schoolmate he shared student digs with almost half a centur...

Has Amelia Earhart's Plane Been Found?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK

Researchers investigating the disappearance of aviator Amelia Earhart 75 years ago say underwater video of man-made debris may have revealed her final...

Is This The Way To Process Asylum Seekers?

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK

Human rights groups have criticised a plan to deport asylum seekers, who travel to Australia by boat, more than 1,000 miles away to Papua New Guinea. ...

Quench Your Travel Thirst...

Black Tomato | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

So, we're smack bang in the middle of a drought in our fair land. To remedy our hose-pipe ban blues here at Black Tomato we've selected our favourite water-based adventures from across the globe to whet your travel appetite.

LOOK: The World's Smallest Frog

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Comedy

It's official: this is the world's smallest frog. Officially known as Paedophryne amauensis, the world's tiniest vertebrate is a newly discovered ...

LOOK: The Testicle-Eating Killer Fish With Human Teeth

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 29.12.2011 | UK Comedy

53-year-old fisherman Jeremy Wade is the host of ITV's River Monsters TV show, which sends our man Wade across the globe to hook a variety of nasty un...