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Thing #4 – The washing machine has changed the world more than the Internet has

Abstracts taken from: 23 Things They Dont Tell You About Capitalism, By Ha-Joon Chang

The recent revolution in communication technologies –better known as the Internet, has led to the ‘death of distance’.  This technological revelation defines the age in which we live in today that dismisses the fine borders between nations, countries, companies, firms’ and individuals through speed communication and posing the need to be more flexible in our efforts to compete in a liberalization of markets.

NRI Condemns validity of SABLs

Source: Emtv Online

The National Research Institute says Laws relating to Special Agricultural and Business Leases are outdated and do not cater to the needs of customary landowners.

The think tank is calling on the Government to scrap the S.A.B.L.s altogether in place of a new and independent working committee to work on a better legislative framework.

Nautilus Mine a concern

Source: Post Courier

The much-talked-about Nautilus mining project is a great concern for the people of New Ireland and the other island provinces.

Public concerns have been raised over the Solwara 1 project, attracting the interest of International community.

PNG police defend Paga Hill resettlement

Source: Radio New Zealand

The Papua New Guinea police have denied residents were forcibly evicted from a popular squatter settlement in Port Moresby.

Earlier this week 300 residents were moved from Upper Paga Hill to alternate land at Six Mile in Port Moresby, and police had praised the Paga Hill Development Company, which provided transport and removal services.

Juffa praised over land leases


Source: The National

A REPRESENTATIVE of the Mengen Sulka people in the East Pomio district has applauded Northern Governor Gary Juffa’s stand to support landowners that resulted in the cancellation of two Special Agriculture Business Leases (SABLs) in the Waigani National Court.