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PNG advocacy group calls plans allowing banks to take customary land as loans security a 'land grab'

A push to make it easier for traditional land owners in PNG to access loans and mortgages, by having PNG banks accept customary land titles as security loans, is being described by critics as "another land grab".

Anote's Ark brings the ravages of climate change reality to Sundance audiences

A documentary tellling the story of the fight to save Kiribati as rising seas threaten to swamp its low-lying atolls, has been well-received at the Sundance Film Festival in the United States with sell-out audiences at its premiere this week and followup screenings.

PNG police blame lack of resources to help tackle sorcery-related violence

PNG police are planning to charge villagers who attempted to torture a man they accused of using sorcery to kill rugby league star Kato Ottio.

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