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News and Public Notices

February 14, 2020
Media Statement from the Office of the President on response to Ombudsman Commission

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February 12, 2020
The Bougainville Public Service will have its annual Church Dedication Service on Friday 14 February 2020, at the Hahela Cathedral in Buka.

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February 11, 2020
The Bougainville Electoral Commissioner, George Manu has assured the people of Bougainville that the preparations of the 2020 ABG elections are underway.

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February 06, 2020
Vice President of the Autonomous Bougainville Government and Minister for Mining, Hon. Raymond Masono, has congratulated the National Minister for Petroleum and Energy, Kerenga Kua and the State Negotiation Team for its stance against company Exxon Mobil in the negotiations over the P’Nyang Project.

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January 22, 2020
I refer to RTG Mining Inc.’s (ASX:RTG, TSX:RTG, OTCQB:RTF) most recent announcement to the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) dated 21st January 2020 whereby RTG deliberately made false claims to mislead their shareholders, the general public and the ASX.

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January 22, 2020
The Bougainville Referendum has been declared as petition-free following the end of the 40 day petition period which ended on January 20, 2020.

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January 20, 2020
Call for Expression of Interest for Poultry Feed

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January 14, 2020
The period after the referendum vote is often referred to as the Post-Referendum Transition.

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January 06, 2020
President of the Autonomous region of Bougainville today announced a re-shuffle in the Bougainville executive government.

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January 06, 2020
ABG Vice President and Minister for Mining, Hon. Raymond Masono, have slammed claims made by the Panguna Landowners of being shut out of discussions undertaken by the ABG Department of Mineral and Energy Resources

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December 24, 2019
The Autonomous Bougainville Government today passed a record K439 million 2020 budget in parliament.

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December 24, 2019
The liquor ban in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville has been extended to the 24th of April 2020.

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December 23, 2019
It has been brought to the attention of the ABG that certain foreign company executives and shareholders who have a travel ban imposed on them are still continuing to disrespect our customs and laws, and causing disharmony amongst our people at such a critical time in Bougainville’s history.

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December 16, 2019
The Autonomous Bougainville Government today celebrated the colorful life of the late Hon. Albert Toro, who sadly passed away on Wednesday 11 December 2019.

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December 16, 2019
President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Grand Chief Dr John Momis, today condemned the killing of the Kalia Geologist, late Terry Win Kilya, by criminal thugs claiming to be landowners in the Melelup area in North Bougainville.

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December 13, 2019
Bougainvilleans have been challenged to work hard towards achieving the choice they have voted for.

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December 13, 2019
President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville Hon Chief Dr John Momis has called on the National Government of Papua New Guinea to jointly establish a treaty commission to supervise the process of consultation that is contemplated under the Bougainville Peace Agreement.

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December 12, 2019
President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Grand Chief Dr John Momis has congratulated the people of the Bougainville for a successful outcome of the Bougainville Referendum.

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December 11, 2019
Bougainvilleans have voted overwhelmingly for independence from Papua New Guinea following the announcement of results this afternoon by the Bougainville Referendum Commission.

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November 23, 2019
Day one of polling for the Bougainville Referendum kicked off today on a highly peaceful note.

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November 21, 2019
I wish to take this opportunity to address the people of Bougainville and Papua New Guinea on the eve of the historic Bougainville Referendum.

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November 20, 2019
Bougainvilleans have been urged to observe the silence period, which begins at midnight tonight until the start of polling on Saturday 23 November.

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November 20, 2019
The Autonomous Bougainville Government remains focused on uniting all Bougainvilleans to deliver a conducive environment for a peaceful referendum on the Bougainville’s future political status.

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November 19, 2019
The Autonomous Bougainville Government will deploy more than 30 public servants as scrutineers for the Bougainville referendum.

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November 19, 2019
The post-referendum period will be critical to the conclusion and finalization of the Bougainville peace process.

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November 19, 2019
The President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville Grand Chief Dr John Momis, has called on the people of Bougainville to ensure that peace is maintained before, during and after the referendum.

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November 12, 2019
The Bougainville Referendum Commission has announced that its SMS roll check service will be available again to use starting Wednesday 13 November.

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November 12, 2019
Women leaders throughout Bougainville came together in a strong show of unification and solidarity following the week long forum held in Arawa last week.

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November 11, 2019
The Bougainville Referendum Commission has made a public call to eligible voters who know they cannot reach their respective polling locations due to travel or poor health to apply for postal voting before the period closes.

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November 07, 2019
Statement of Commitment by the Bougainville Veterans and PNG National Security Forces

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November 06, 2019
It was an emotional scene when the Bougainville Veterans came face-to-face with the PNG Security Forces in the symbolic national pre-reconciliation today at Kokopo.

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November 05, 2019
The national pre-reconciliation program that began today in Kokopo, East New Britain province, is part of a larger process of reconciliation between State and Bougainville veterans.

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October 30, 2019
The symbolic National Reconciliation between Bougainville and Papua New Guinea is set to happen from November 04th to the 07th in Kokopo, East New Britain Province.

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October 30, 2019
The President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville and the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea has jointly endorsed the detailed descriptions of the two referendum choices of greater autonomy and independence.

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October 28, 2019
The 2019 Bougainville Referendum polling schedule.

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October 23, 2019
Police personnel under the Bougainville Referendum Regional Support Mission are set to arrive in Bougainville early next month.

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October 23, 2019
Eligible voters in and outside of Bougainville can now check the polling schedule to find out where and when to vote in their areas.

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October 15, 2019
The Bougainville Referendum Commission today announced that eligible voters will be allowed to use postal voting if they cannot get to a polling site during the polling period.

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October 04, 2019
A delegation from the European Union (EU) arrived today in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.

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October 01, 2019
President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville has called on the people to be responsible to ensure that the peace agreement is achieved as Bougainville prepares for the polls.

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September 26, 2019
All constituencies in Bougainville today completed their process of declaration as ‘referendum-ready’, under the Constituency Referendum Ready Concept.

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September 26, 2019
In response to public calls for the post referendum process to include participation by all Bougainvilleans, the Autonomous Bougainville Government today announced its intention to take a ‘whole-of-Bougainville’ approach to enable all Bougainvilleans to participate in the consultations after the vote.

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September 25, 2019
ABG President Hon. Chief Dr John Momis, today called on all members of the Bougainville House of Representatives to ensure all Bougainvilleans are ready for the upcoming vote.

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September 24, 2019
The Referendum Writ will be handed over by the Governor General of Papua New Guinea to the Chairman of the Bougainville Referendum Commission, Hon Bertie Ahern this Friday 27 September.

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September 23, 2019
Statement from the Office of the ABG President on the passing of the Late Gerard Sinato

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September 23, 2019
Over one hundred male advocates are in Chabai for the second Bougainville Male Advocates Forum.

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September 20, 2019
Bougainvilleans can listen to Bougainville Peace Agreement and referendum information using their mobile phones starting this Sunday.

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September 13, 2019
The National Government announced this week that it will transfer all revenue raising powers to the Autonomous Bougainville Government.

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September 13, 2019
Concerns raised by Bougainvilleans on uncertainty of service delivery after the referendum is being addressed by the Joint Post Referendum Taskforce.

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September 12, 2019
The National Government has made available up to K20 million to support road infrastructure in Bougainville.

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