Bougainville Election 2020 News Alert : Panguna mining is a story that evokes timeless lessons and has some relevance for all of us forever throughout our lifetime. Photo: … Ishmael Toroama is set to lead independence talks for the autonomous territory in the remote east … Bougainville has voted to become a new country, but the journey to independence is not yet over December 12, 2019 6.17pm EST . The Ombudsman Commissioner has referred the member for Makis Constituency, Hon. I was asked to take a stand against corruption and rid the rot from the ABG public The 2020 presidential and parliamentary election was held in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville between 12 August and 1 September 2020. NEW DAWN FM NEWS “It gives them at least the belief that they could stand on their own two feet and the wish to do so, so that they can keep the wealth of their territory to themselves.”. The Marape government must look into this and amend laws to do away with such seats when a province … NEW DAWN FM NEWS BOUGAINVILLE COPPER AKTIE und aktueller Aktienkurs. Choose date and time: × In the last 7 days. President Momis said past elections were about forming a government to make developments happen and bring services to the people in the region. In a statement the Bougainville Government simply said the meeting has been put back two weeks, with no explanation. Comments (0), 301120 BOUGAINVILLE POLICE SERVICES TO RECRUIT NEW POLICEMEN AND WOMEN We have not learnt enough. I fail to understand why a fully autonomous province or region continues to have a regional member when they have a President with full powers to run the region. Politician. Crucial meeting of Bougainville and PNG leaders delayed; Bougainville wants more than JSB referendum overview. Source: The Australian Rowan Callick News Limited. NEW DAWN FM NEWS THE 2020 Bougainville’s General Election is unique unlike past elections because it is about Bougainville making a bold decision to become free says Honorable President Grand Chief Dr. John Momis. NEW DAWN FM NEWS The Bougainville Pharmacy Limited a locally owned Bougainville company yesterday and today delivered much needed drugs and medical equipment to twenty-one health facilities in South Bougainville. RNZ Pacific. MR NOBETAU said that it has taken more than 12 months to reach this point. Tagata o te Moana. In this episode of Full Story, Leanne Jorari looks at the long and sometimes violent journey to Bougainville’s independence vote, and where to now Podcast Published: 30 Jan 2020 The ABG President also made comments earlier that the ABG would remain an observer in this politics and would be watching with interest. Kieta, which had become the Bougainville district headquarters just before I arrived in late 1970, was an idyllic seaport nestling on the side of a steep ridge; its deep harbour protected from the ocean by Pokpok Island. Your playlist Launch player. 9:55 pm on 7 December 2020. The Queen read Kerr’s advice, the letters show. All Night Programme. Anna Powles, Massey University. Crucial meeting of Bougainville and PNG leaders delayed. Posted Wed Wednesday 23 Sep September 2020 at 3:32am Wed Wednesday 23 Sep September 2020 at 3:32am Ishmael Toroama said the next few years would be a challenging time for Bougainville. The BPA is a joint creation by the two governments and its implementation must be honored by the ABG and the National Government. December 4, 2020 at 10:46 pm . Momentum for Bougainville to secede from Papua New Guinea grew as PNG itself declared independence from Australia in 1975, while retaining the Queen as its monarch. More ways to listen. News zur BOUGAINVILLE COPPER AKTIE und aktueller Realtime-Aktienkurs BOUGAINVILLE … Meanwhile the people of Bougainville who were worried about this court case told New Dawn FM that they are happy the Loloata team are secured again to lead this country. This court action has also made that the JSB that was supposed to be held in Port Moresby today was deferred by two weeks. 2020; September; Papua New Guinea: Bougainville Elects Former Revolutionary Leader as President ahead of Tough Talks on Independence; Papua New Guinea: Bougainville Elects Former Revolutionary Leader as President ahead of Tough Talks on Independence . After six weeks of campaigning and voting just shy of two weeks, the 440 candidates in this year's Bougainville election … Playlist. The facts are that this case has always meant more than just a job to me he said. DonalWisey don.wiseman@rnz.co.nz. Bougainville History of Independence : Buckingham Palace letters: Queen’s secretary compared Bougainville’s bid for independence to Scotland. 3:23 pm on 6 May 2020. Nothing playing. Former rebel leader elected Bougainville president. Bougainville government wants Arawa assets returned Radio New Zealand 04:12 17-Dec-20. The National Court, today ruled that the termination of JOSEPH NOBETAU as chief secretary of the Autonomous Bougainville Government as unconstitutional. The Joint Supervisory Body, the JSB, was to meet on Friday in Port Moresby. Bougainville News Webinar Alert : The use of mobile technologies in the 2019 Bougainville referendum presents both opportunities and challenges for the future of democracy in the Pacific, Bougainville News Alert : WEBINAR – Mobile telephones on for public messaging: Did the Bougainville referendum information hotline make a difference? • Invitation to foreign missions to set up development offices on Bougainville. 151220PRESIDENT TOROAMA STRESS ON THE RECENT JSB MEETING. There's still enthusiasm in Bougainville to be a PNG parliamentarian. Hon Timothy Masiu - MP/South Bougainville. 30 September 2020. Bougainville Copper’s main objective is to work cooperatively towards realising the vision of resuming active exploration and sustainable copper, gold and silver mining at Panguna, in central Bougainville, after mining ceased in 1989. NEW DAWN FM NEWS Preparations and campaigning for the presidential election in Papua New Guinea’s Autonomous Region of Bougainville have restarted. 4:47 pm on 17 December 2020. The convening of the JSB Meeting would have progressed the issues that the Prime Minister and the President deliberated on during the Pre-JSB Meeting earlier this month where they also agreed for the meeting to be held last week. 440 candidates were contesting the 40 seats in the Bougainville House of Representatives, including 25 competing to be President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville. | Share on Twitter ; Share on Facebook; Share via email; Share on Reddit; Share on Linked In; The Bougainville Government is about to start repossessing government assets in Arawa as it strives to restore services in the autonomous Papua New Guinea region. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Kerr also lamented Australian aid cuts to PNG at the same time, saying they were “most unfortunate … on the very eve of independence”. President Momis said past elections were about forming a government to make developments happen and bring services to the people in the region. | ( Supplied ) The documents released by Australia’s national archives shed new light on the royal attitude to the secessionist movement in Bougainville. Comments (0), 271120 JTT CONCLUDES ON THE AGENDAS FOR THE JSBNEW DAWN FM NEWSThe Joint Technical teams between the Bougainville Administration and the National Government team yesterday concluded many outstanding issues with the ratification process first on the list on the Agendas agreed upon for the leaders to approve in the coming JSB.This meeting was co-chaired ISAAC LUPARI Acting Chief Secretary for the PNG Government and SHADRACH HIMATA the Acting Chief Secretary for ABG.In Their Opening remarks, the two co-chairs acknowledged and welcomed delegation from both sides of the Government.The co-chair for GO PNG, conveyed the Prime Minister’s deferment of the JSB due to the current political situation.The Bougainville consultation team also at this JTT to make sure the agenda of consultations are included for the JSB to deliberate on when it meets in two week’s time.The team comprised had former Ex-combatants and leaders who were part of the Bougainville leaders that negotiated the Bougainville Peace Agreement that was signed in 2001.The leaders like the former President, JAMES TANIS, JOSEPH WATAWI, JOE PAIS and fighters like DONALD HAMAU the Police Minister THOMAS TARI, and including Women’s and Church representatives just to name a few.The Important things was to prepare the Post referendum- Inter Government consultation process framework based on the Referendum result.Other important area was the Bougainville Economic Investment summit that will roll the economic activities on Bougainville.This JTT has finalized the seven agendas that will be approved when the JSB meet in two week’s time at a venue that will be announced.Ends, Posted at 01:48 AM in ABG-GO PNG CONSULTATIONS | Permalink TAKE BACK PNG. Share this. But the delay comes amid an ongoing political standoff involving parliamentarians in Port Moresby, with the … He said that under the previous Prime Minister, BOUGAINVILLE issue was never given any attention although it was the last PM who had approved the questions that were put in the Bougainville Referendum. He said that the ABG has allocated some funds for the recruitment exercise and is just waiting for the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary Commissioner to give the okay for the recruitment to take place. The 1975 momentum for secession was dealt with by granting the region more autonomy. Lillian Keneqa 16/08/2020 16/08/2020. Fears on Bougainville’s Aspirations New Dawn FM News 300920 There are fears that Bougainville’s aspirations on self-determination will have a domino effect in Papua New Guinea with more provinces demanding greater autonomy from the National Government. Share this. Bougainville. Charteris made it plain that Kerr’s advice on Bougainville had reached the Queen. Back in 2014 the people of Bana District in the south west of Bougainville began investigating options to foster economic development within the region, in areas such as agriculture, fisheries and tourism. Comments (0), 301120 BOUGAINVILLE LAND POWERS TO BE DRAWN DOWN THIS WEEK. ENDS, Posted at 10:16 PM | Permalink News & Media Website. Bougainville leader upset at JSB waste claim. The birth of Bougainville Last year the small Pacific island of Bougainville, a self-governed part of Papua New Guinea, held a referendum on whether it should become an independent country. Comments (0), 271120 PNG POLITICS The Bougainville President is aiming to push PNG to make more definite commitments on how both governments will negotiate over the independence referendum. Ends, Posted at 01:59 AM | Permalink MR. MASIU told New Dawn FM that he wants the SME’s operating in the districts to also benefit from the Government’s intervention program. The Deputy Police Commissioner, FRANCIS TOKURA told NEW DAWN FM this afternoon that Police did not recruit any new officers in the last two years due to shortage of funds. Ishmael Toroama, left, was once a commander in the Bougainville Revolutionary Army. Music Through the Night. Latest News. Earlier this year the South Bougainville DDA approved a contract for the Bougainville Pharmacy to order much needed drugs for the health facilities in South Bougainville. Bougainville News Feature : If we have all learnt anything from Panguna, it is this. In replying to Kerr on 28 August 1975, Charteris compared Bougainville to Scotland and the way oil resources drove hope for Scottish independence. According to the events leading up to the Drawing of Power on Thursday, the Department on Thursday will swear its first members of the Bougainville Land Board at … The PNG and Bougainville Governments agreed to hold the Joint Supervisory Body, meeting in East New Britain on Monday during a preliminary meeting in Port Moresby. 28 Nov 2020. Need for a South Bougainville District Hospital, ATOLLS HEALTH centre, some legislations need to be done, plus fifty percent of aid-posts are closed and need to re-open them. PNG News. James Marape has reassured him of his support to the Bougainville peace process and the Post Referendum Consultations despite the failure to convene the Joint Supervisory Body Meeting last week. In a statement the Bougainville … ”, Picture above  : Almost 100% of Bougainville voters backed independence in last year’s referendum but palace letters show Australia’s governor general John Kerr told the Queen that such a move ‘cannot be done legally. We have not learnt enough. A Thai geologist working at a new gold mine in Bougainville has been shot dead in the second killing at a mining project in the autonomous region of Papua New … Catch up Bougainville News . Back in 2014 the people of Bana District in the south west of Bougainville began investigating options to foster economic development within the region, in areas such as agriculture, fisheries and tourism. In der Provinz Bougainville lebten im Jahr 2011 249.358 Einwohner, was einer Bevölkerungsdichte von knapp 28 Menschen auf den Quadratkilometer entspricht. Arawa, Bougainville… The supreme court of Papua New Guinea headed by the Chief Justice, SIR GIBBS SALIKA, and four other Judges ruled that the current Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Hon JAMES MARAPE is a duly elected Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea under the law. Autonomous Region of Bougainville Bougainville General Elections 2020 Bougainville Police Service PNG Red Cross Society in Bougainville. Bougainville hit the world headlines in 1989 when an indigenous landowner uprising against the then Rio-Tinto majority owned Panguna copper mine on Bougainville Island escalated into a civil war which raged on until a ceasefire in 1998. LATEST NEWS. We have not learnt enough. December 21, 2020. Hugo Canning Company Limited PNG. Share this. He said that although he was disappointed that the JSB was not convened, He is pleased that the Joint Technical Team co-chaired by the two Chief Secretaries of the two governments was convened last week. Media/News Company. | NEW DAWN FM NEWS Bougainville's Toroama forms a 14 member Cabinet New Bougainville President targets law and order issues 1 Oct 2020 December 15, 2020; Bougainville News Feature : If we have all learnt anything from Panguna, it is this. Bougainville News AROB MP Referred for Alleged Misconduct in Office . • Transfer of BCL Shares to the ABG The Papua New Guinea and Bougainville Governments have delayed a key meeting. BANA’S ECONOMIC AMBITION. NEW DAWN FM NEWS The Bougainville Land Powers will be Drawn down on Thursday this week making it the first power to be drawn down from the National Government since the ABG fourth house was inaugurated on September 29th, 2020. Auffällig ist die besonders dunkle, fast schwarze Hautfarbe vieler Bougainvilleer. ” The Australian governor general John Kerr warned the Queen that a plan for Bougainville independence was not lawful, was opposed by Australia and Rio Tinto copper interests, and would increase regional instability and force Australia to hand more financial support to Papua New Guinea. 6 - District Commissioner Des (DN) Ashton, Kieta 1968 (Bougainville News) 7 - CRA flushed 100,000 cubic yards (75,500 cubic metres) of volcanic ash overburden down the Kawerong River as a test in 1968, almost a year before they took the decision to proceed to construct the mine (Bill Brown) Comments (0), 271120MASIU HAPPY WITH COURT DECISION Board members; Staff; Contact & Donation details; About « September 2020 | Main | November 2020 » 30 October 2020. This would have been the first time the two consultation teams from Bougainville and the National Consultation teams would have met to begin the preliminaries on the consultation process framework. “The Queen has of course seen your letter and has read it with much interest,” he wrote. Bougainville: “The last time I saw my brother was in 1990 when he went to drop off my sister and her son at Makaki point... Bougainville ... United Labour Party Leader Sam Basil is now the new Deputy Prime Minister replacing Davis Steven following a cabinet reshuffle today. VOICE OF BOUGAINVILLE. The first patient was identified as a 22-year college student. [2] Verwaltungssitz der Insel ist Buka. For the ABG we brought our consultation team to begin the negotiations on the Post Referendum Consultations that precedes the ratification by the National Parliament. Bougainville might be close to independence but the enthusiasm for sitting … The birth of Bougainville Last year the small Pacific island of Bougainville, a self-governed part of Papua New Guinea, held a referendum on whether it should become an independent country. by Lillian Keneqa 16/08/2020 16/08/2020 0 590. by EMTV Online 11/08/2020 12/08/2020 0 395. Share on Twitter ; Share on Facebook; Share via email; Share on Reddit; Share on Linked In; The Papua New Guinea and Bougainville Governments have delayed a key meeting. Government Organization. “If Bougainville successfully secedes, Papua New Guinea would be weaker economically, and hence likely to be more pressing, so far as Australia is concerned, for economic support.”, “Bougainville secession would also increase the possibility of instability in Papua New Guinea in other areas.”. 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