News - Bougainville

World's Newest Nation, Bougainville People Votes To Create It

1 month ago /
International News 

Bougainville has voted by a landslide for independence from Papua New Guinea, according to official referendum results released Wednesday, a major step toward creating the world’s newest nation.

7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Papau New Guinea

5 years ago /

 A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 has been recorded off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville island.