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How changes to Western financial aid strategies will affect Papua New Guinea

The creation of a one-stop shop US development bank will see a doubling of available infrastructure funding for Asia-Pacific projects, and is expected to boost the PNG Electrification Partnership. It comes as the US, Australia and Japan have unveiled the Blue Dot Network, an initiative designed to compete with China’s Belt and Road Initiative in the Pacific region. 
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Archaeologists uncover new stories about Indigenous seagoing between Papua New Guinea and Australia

A team of researchers have discovered evidence of trade between Papua New Guinea and Australia over 2,500 years prior to colonisation. Their findings will help unravel the forgotten shared history of PNG and Indigenous Australia across the Torres Strait. 
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APEC hailed by organisers as a success for Papua New Guinea despite tensions

Papua New Guinea’s hosting of APEC 2018 was a success, say three senior figures involved in its organisation. Ivan Pomaleu, PNG’s APEC Ambassador, suggests that the country achieved all of its goals in spite of the lack of a consensus within the group of 21 nations.
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