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2008-11-03 09:00:23

Pacific Blue, the New Zealand-based subsidiary of Australian airline Virgin Blue, has launched regular services from Brisbane, Australia to Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The airline will operate four direct return flights a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays between Brisbane and Papua New Guinea, in the future under codeshare with Airlines PNG, using a fleet of Boeing 737-800 jet aircraft. Brett Godfrey, CEO of Virgin Blue, said: "There has been a strong economic and...

2005-11-13 01:29:52

By Michael Perry PORT MORESBY (Reuters) - The United States may be the home of gangster rap, but in this crime-ridden South Pacific city the gangsters really are rockin' the jails and the music charts. Some of Papua New Guinea's biggest selling music stars have had their careers interrupted by a stint behind bars for bank robbery, armed hold-up or theft. Their chart-busting songs tell of a life of crime, often in Port Moresby where raskol (criminal) gangs rule a city which has had...

2005-11-12 19:51:43

By Michael Perry PORT MORESBY (Reuters) - The United States may be the home of gangster rap, but in this crime-ridden South Pacific city the gangsters really are rockin' the jails and the music charts. Some of Papua New Guinea's biggest selling music stars have had their careers interrupted by a stint behind bars for bank robbery, armed hold-up or theft. Their chart-busting songs tell of a life of crime, often in Port Moresby where raskol (criminal) gangs rule a city which has had...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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