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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solomon_Islands

Solomon Islands is a sovereign country consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller .... Following the independence of neighbouring Papua New Guinea from Australia ... Rini eventually resigned before facing a motion of no-confidence in .... the tenth is the capital Honiara, administered by the Honiara Town Council.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Papua_New_Guinea

The prehistory of Papua New Guinea can be traced back to about 60,000 years ago when ... a British possession until the independence of Papua New Guinea in 1975. There was little economic activity in Papua. Australia administered it separately under the Papua Act until it was invaded by the Empire of Japan in 1941, ...

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Papuans, The people of new guinea are? Australia, Prior to independence, new guinea was administered by? False, Large numbers of australians have retired ...

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Papua New Guinea has faced an insurgency movement in: Bougainville. Prior to independence, New Guinea was administered by: Australia. Which of the ...

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Dec 5, 2012 ... Prior to independence, New Guinea was administered by: A) Australia B) New Zealand C) the Netherlands D) Indonesia E) Papua 46. Which of ...

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Australian citizenship options including those for Papua New Guinea nationals. ... New Guinea was a United Nations Trust Territory administered by Australia and ... Australian mainland prior to Independence Day, and formally and voluntarily ...

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Some Australian colonists were eager to see New Guinea become a British ... status, they were administered jointly by Australia from headquarters at Port Moresby. ... Papua New Guinea achieved complete independence on 16 September ...

www.encyclopedia.com/places/australia-and-oceania/pacific-islands-political-geography/papua-new-guinea

Get information, facts, and pictures about Papua New Guinea at Encyclopedia. com. ... June; Remembrance Day, 23 July; Independence Day, 16 September; Christmas, .... they were administered jointly by Australia from headquarters at Port Moresby. ..... Prior to World War II, gold mining contributed 75% of export earnings.

www.lonelyplanet.com/papua-new-guinea/history

History of Papua New Guinea, experience the modern and ancient historic past events, ... Towards independence; Troubled young nations; The new millennium .... Basiana, the rebel leader, made a defiant prophesy shortly before his death: ...

www.britannica.com/place/Pacific-Islands/Colonial-rule

Missionary activity did not begin in New Guinea until 1873. .... the commanding officer of the station also became governor and administered the islands with ... powers accepted that independence or self-government was the aim of their rule.