Tuesday 28th April 2015

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Cyclone Pam "bomb blast" wipes out highly popular Vanuatu tourist attraction

Updated 28 April 2015, 9:02 AEST

Before the arrival of Cyclone Pam, Edge Vanuatu was a highly popular tourist attraction, offering visitors the chance to abseil alongside the famous Mele Cascade on the main island of Efate.

Thousands greet bible's arrival at Papua New Guinea airport

Updated 27 April 2015, 18:10 AEST

The speaker of Papua New Guinea's parliament has arrived back from the United States to a rousing reception at Jackson's International Airport, carrying and displaying a 400-year-old bible donated by a businessman in Indiana.

Electoral reform, "the only way" to get more women in PNG Parliament

Updated 27 April 2015, 11:07 AEST

In Papua New Guinea, MPs are considering legislation that would require political parties to ensure that at least ten percent of their candidates at a general election are women, or face de-registration.

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