PNG’s power plays and political sideshows

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Henry Ivarature - 5 Feb 2021

PNG’s power plays and political sideshows

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape is looking to hold onto leadership by the skin of his teeth, but he cannot afford to be distracted from the major challenges facing his country, Henry Ivarature writes.

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PNG’s political game of thrones

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Henry Ivarature - 10 Dec 2020

PNG’s political game of thrones

Henry Ivarature The Pacific’s largest country continues to be rocked by political power plays, Henry Ivarature writes. The power tussle between Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) Prime Minister James Marape…

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Henry Ivarature - 20 Nov 2020

High stakes and hijinks in PNG politics

A tense battle of political wills is taking place in Papua New Guinea, and it is unlikely to end anytime soon, Henry Ivarature writes.

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Henry Ivarature - 3 Nov 2020

Securing vaccine access in the Pacific

Pacific states need to start planning for vaccine rollout in order to start rebuilding their communities, Henry Ivarature, Nicholas Thomson and Hugh McClure write.

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Henry Ivarature - 30 Jul 2020

PNG COVID-19 spike adds to border concerns

Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) first COVID death in Port Moresby is creating concern at a time when PNG officials remain worried about transmission occurring in its border areas, Henry Ivarature writes.

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Henry Ivarature - 17 Jun 2020

The securitization of public health emergencies

A new bill passed in the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Parliament has increased the state’s security powers to deal with public health emergencies. Henry Ivarature takes a look at whether there is a better way to achieve health emergency goals.

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