The Guardian: Welcome to Manus, the island changed forever by Australian asylum policy
Human Rights / Papua New Guinea / Society

The Guardian: Welcome to Manus, the island changed forever by Australian asylum policy

  After 10 days on the island and months of research, my longform report on life on Manus, and how Australia’s detention centre has changed it – for good and for ill. Reporting of this series made possible by an independently awarded grant from GetUps Shipping News project. By Jo Chandler/ Pics Vlad Sokhin. Link here. … Continue reading

The Global Mail: Off Their Nut in PNG
Papua New Guinea / Society

The Global Mail: Off Their Nut in PNG

Chewing betel nut is a sociable, buzzy distraction from the day’s burdens for rich and poor alike in Papua New Guinea. Its trade is also an economic lifeline. So why is an ambitious politician risking his career by chewing over prohibition? By Jo Chandler https://web.archive.org/web/20150318111223/http://www.theglobalmail.org/feature/off-their-nut-in-png/711/index.html Continue reading