PNG, Bougainville governments set up commission to oversee vote

PORT MORESBY – The Papua New Guinea and Bougainville governments have moved a step closer to a referendum on the autonomous region’s independence by creating a commission to oversee the vote. The Bougainville Referendum Commission will be in charge of preparing for and conducting the referendum in 2019 on whether Bougainville should secede from PNG. […]

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