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Last week the Bougainville Autonomous Government announced an agreement had been reach with Panguna landowners to reopen the island's controversial gold and copper mine. Once...

By Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby The dormant Bougainville Copper Limited share value has more than doubled overnight on the Australian Stock Exchange following a...

By Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has appealed to his fellow Solomon Islanders at the western border not to...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Bougainville President Ishmael Toroama has urged his people not to take a surge in covid-19 positive cases lightly, reports the PNG...

EDITORIAL: By the PNG Post-Courier Ten years ago, a dinghy carrying 5 medical research institute scientists disappeared in Papua New Guinea's West New Britain waters. The...

By Romulus Masiu in Port Moresby Full independence will be top of the agenda pledges Ishmael Toroama, the newly elected president for the Autonomous Region...

By The National A father-daughter team will join the Autonomous Bougainville Government House of Representatives after winning their seats in the recent election. Raymond Masono retained...

ANALYSIS: By Keith Jackson Ishmael Toroama built his reputation as a bold fighter and later a commander in the Bougainville Revolutionary Army (BRA) in its...

By Keith Jackson The trend is your friend, it is said, and the trend in counting votes for the next president of Bougainville remains firmly...

By RNZ Pacific Bougainville's retiring president says some candidates are bullying or offering inducements to buy their way into the new parliament. John Momis first raised...

By RNZ Pacific Former Bougainville Revolutionary Army commander, Ishmael Toroama, is starting to build a substantial lead after count 206 in the presidential vote. With counting...

By RNZ Pacific Thomas Raivet has roared into contention as the Bougainville presidential vote count continues while former rebel military leader Ishmael Toroama retains the...

By The Bougainvillean An almost half-empty Bougainville House of Representatives has farewelled John Momis, the region’s longest serving president to date and a senior Papua...

By Meriba Tulo in Port Moresby Over the past month, the Autonomous Bougainville Government has made known its intention to put forward several proposed amendments...

By Chris Baria at PNG Mine Watch The chairman of Bougainville Hardliners Group and former combatant-turned-businessman, James Onartoo, has called on the Autonomous Bougainville Government...

The trailer for Will Watson's documentary on Bougainville peacemaking, Soldiers Without Guns. FILM REVIEW: By David Robie While a gripping film about the apocalyptic Bougainville war,...

By Clifford Faiparik The national coordination office of Bougainville affairs (NCOBA) plans to take former senior military and police officers to Bougainville for a reconciliation...

By Anthony Kaybing in Buka Bougainvilleans have been urged to present a unified front in casting their votes when the Autonomous Region of Bougainville goes...

By RNZ Pacific When the women of Bougainville march today to mark International Women's Day, the recent violence in Buka will be at the front...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Autonomous Bougainville Government, led by president Dr John Momis, has been accused by a research and advocacy group of allowing...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A highly controversial proposal by an unknown and newly registered company, Caballus Mining, is attempting to grab a monopoly over all...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A mysterious Australian businessman, Jeffrey McGlinn, is the sponsor of a major amendment to Bougainville’s Mining Act, reports PNG Mine Watch...