Showing posts with label New Guinea. Show all posts
Showing posts with label New Guinea. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

EU warns Philippines, Papua New Guinea over illegal fishing

The European Commission on Tuesday warned the Philippines and Papua New Guinea over insufficient action to fight illegal fishing, threatening them with further trade sanctions, according to an EU statement.

Both countries identified as non-cooperative in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, are being given a yellow card warning and a reasonable time to respond and take measures to rectify the situation.

Sunday, July 07, 2013

Two strong earthquakes 7.2 and 6.8 magnitude strike off Papua New Guinea coast . Pacific Tsunami Warning Center: tsunami warning none, not issued (VIDEO YT)

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea, local time 04:35:31, the United States Geological Survey has confirmed. 

The quake was centered 110 km East Northeast of Taron, 164 km E of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea  and had a depth of 378.8 km (235.4 mi). There have been no immediate reports of damage or injury. A tsunami warning was not issued following the massive quake.

EL News