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No cancer radiation treatment in PNG

The grand APEC bash is over in PNG and all the delegates from many nations that attended to live the high life have gone home to gear up for further such extravaganzas in other starving countries. Meanwhile, the poor bastards living in PNG have NO cancer radiation machines in operation. Papua New Guinea currently has no radiotherapy available for people who have cancer. Full Article.  MM covered the recent APEC splurge and can be read here.


Kelly O’Dwyer to quit politics

Kelly O’Dwyer was way out of her depth and won’t be missed. Her ever increasing bumbling came to view every time she breasted the Parliamentary Despatch Box to issue unconvincing babble. The Coalition now has one more fight to wage with their quota of females rather than best person for the job. A wide field of candidates will compete to replace Jobs Minister Kelly O’Dwyer in the blue-ribbon Liberal seat of Higgins. Jane Hume has already put her hand up. Ms O’Dwyer, who is also the Minister for Women made it clear when she announced her shock resignation from federal politics yesterday afternoon that she expected a woman to replace her as the Liberal candidate. Full Article.


China’s ‘Great Wall’ of debt looms

There are as many reports as there are financial experts dispensing gloom about China’s financial future. The ABC is recycling old news more than ever lately and this article is indicative of the corporation’s increasing decline in credible reasearch. Despite harvesting old and unattributed data China’s financial health remains something of a state secret. Read the full ABC article.


Climate change is ‘no laughing matter’, Fiji’s PM Frank Bainimarama tells Australia during Scott Morrison’s Pacific trip

That is Fiji PM’s code for: if you want us to get into bed with Australia rather than China, show us the money! Who else will join the conga line? Full Article.


Steve Price interviews Richard (Dickhead) Di Natale on Australia Day and pill testing

Re pill testing:  Di Natale displayed zero knowledge of pharmacology and its limitless molecule changes. So much for being a doctor. If people are really stupid enough to take the latest creation of drugs yet to be identified knowing they could die, we should question their obligation and worth to society?


US dogs China in Suva

People’s Republic of China’s satellite tracking ship Yuan Wang 5 has been at the Suva Port yesterday to refuel and replenish her supplies. This was confirmed yesterday by the Fiji Peoples Republic of China embassy third secretary, Chen.  “During its stay Yuan Wang 5 is scheduled to focus on material replenishment,” Ms Chen said.“The vessel will be at the Suva Wharf  for five days in port rest and replenishment,” she said. Full Article.

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mellon will arrive in Suva next Tuesday. The US Embassy Fiji confirmed that upon its arrival, the Commanding Officer will hold a press conference regarding the visit at Kings Wharf. The crew of the USCG Mellon will take part in two community service activities while in port next week. Full Article.

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