MEDIA RELEASE – For Immediate Release 30 September 2020 Rio Tinto’s readiness to enter talks with key stakeholders about social and environmental issues arising from its prior operation of the Panguna mine, has been welcomed by Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL). Bougainville timeline. 1988 separatist war with PNG breaks out. 091220 IN PNG POLITICS NEW DAWN FM NEWS A FIVE MEN Supreme Court Judges have ruled in favor of the former Prime Minister PETER ONIEL and ordered that the National Parliament sit on December 14,2020 at TEN AM. Fears on Bougainville’s Aspirations New Dawn FM News 300920 There are fears that Bougainville’s aspirations on self-determination will have a domino effect in Papua New Guinea with more provinces demanding greater autonomy from the National Government. 111220LAW AND JUSTICE OPENS OFFICE NEW DAWN FM NEWS/MEDIA STATEMENT The law and justice sector on Bougainville achieved a milestone today when it opened its new offices in Arawa, Central Bougainville today. The birth of Bougainville Last year the small Pacific island of Bougainville, a self-governed part of Papua New Guinea, held a referendum on whether it should become an independent country. The Bougainville Caretaker government has declared a new State of Emergency in Bougainville effective as of 06 September 2020, for the next 21 days. VOICE OF BOUGAINVILLE. 11 December 2020. The court ordered that the Parliament session that was held on 17th November was unconstitutional and therefore the Budget that was passed was also … He highlighted issue that he was challenged with when he was the Minister for … Read More Annual Bougainville Chocolate Festival 2020 deferred due to COVID-19 The President made this remark during the Official Launching of the Bana Special Economic Zone’s Incorporated Land Groups, Voluntary Land … Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, ... A man casts his vote in the Bougainville referendum in Teau Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, on Dec. 8. VOICE OF BOUGAINVILLE. Bougainville sits in the same island chain as Solomon Islands, despite being part of PNG. ... between 2015 and 2020… 30 September 2020. 101220TOROAMA VOWS TO SUPPORT PEOPLE’s RIGHTS NEW DAWN FM NEWS President Ishmael Toroama has vowed to continue to protect landowner rights and the people of Bougainville as the region embarks on economic development throughout the region. ( Supplied ) 1997 international mediation ends war. 301020 ABG HEALTH MINISTER HANDS OVER TO NEW MINISTER NEW DAWN FM NEWS The former ABG Minister for Health and member for Bolave, DENNIS LOKONAI this afternoon handed over the Health Ministry to the new Minister and member for Atolls, RAYMOND MASONO. 101220 SIX CANDIDATES WILL CONTEST THE BOUGAINVILLE REGIONAL SEAT NEW DAWN FM NEWS When nominations closed at four pm this afternoon, only six candidates will contest the Bougainville Regional seat left … 1975 province of newly independent PNG. Posted Wed Wednesday 23 Sep September 2020 at 3:32am Wed Wednesday 23 Sep September 2020 at 3:32am Ishmael Toroama said the next few years would be a challenging time for Bougainville.