Lae

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Lae

(lä`ē, lī), town (1990 pop. 88,172), Papua New Guinea, on NE New Guinea island, at the head of the Huon Gulf. Lae is an important administrative and commercial center. Founded in 1927 to serve air transport into the Morobe gold fields in the mountainous interior, Lae continues to serve as a base for oil and mineral exploration and has retained its importance as a transportation center.
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The prison in Lae, Papua New Guinea's second largest city, has seen repeated similar escapes over the past years.
The quake struck at a depth of 125.5 miles (202 km) and was centred 137 km north of Lae, Papua New Guinea's second-largest city, Reuters reported.
It was also boosted by contributions from Victoria International Container Terminal and South Pacific International Container Terminal Limited, the Company's new terminals in Melbourne, Australia and Lae, Papua New Guinea, respectively.
(ICTSI), has commenced operations at the Lae Tidal Basin (LTB) in Lae, Papua New Guinea
(ICTSI), has started operations at the Lae Tidal Basin (LTB) in Lae, Papua New Guinea.