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United Nations the latest to pull the plug on PNG government over unpaid bills

Papua New Guinea has lost its vote in the United Nations General Assembly because it failed to pay its annual contributions, highlighting recent problems with the government's payment of bills.

Food arrives for starving PNG prisoners in Mount Hagen jail

The cash-strapped Papua New Guinea Correctional Services department say although they are using a standby generator to power their headquarters after the electricity was cut off, they have addressed the food shortage at a jail in the Western Highlands.

PNG pressing ahead with communications merger despite ongoing protests

The Papua New Guinea government is continuing its plan to merge three state-owned communication companies despite a protest by telecommunication workers.

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