Bougainville independence not a ‘plaything’ for foreign media, PNG leader says

Peter O'neill. Picture: SUPPLIED

BRISBANE – Papua New Guinea’s prime minister has warned foreigners shouldn’t treat the prospects of an independent Bougainville as a “plaything”. The autonomous region, which has a population of about 230,000 people – similar in size to that of Hobart – is due to have a referendum on whether to become independent next year. PNG […]

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