12 December 2019 APAC Advisory – PNG: Bougainvilleans vote overwhelmingly for independence

Location: Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea @-6.142338,154.7588363  A 97.7% majority, or 176,928 of 181,067 voters, voted for independence in Bougainville’s referendum. The result of the vote was announced yesterday in Buka by the Bougainville Referendum Commission. The polling had over 85% turnout. The voting, however, is non-binding. The result must be ratified by Papua New Guinea’s […]
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