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People moves: Association of South Pacific Airlines, Heli Niugini

A new chairman for airlines association, CEO departs Heli Niugini.

In brief: Frieda River partners go into arbitration, and other business stories

Frieda River partners seek arbitration to resolve dispute, Livestock Development Corporation ‘defunct’ and food labelling remains an issue. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Total to build separate LNG pipeline, and other business stories

Competition concerns prompt Total to build separate LNG pipeline, NICTA chief admits PNG has no cyber attack defence mechanisms, and BCL to step up community engagement. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

People moves: Horizon Oil

Changes at Horizon Oil.

In brief: Second mining company in play to revive Panguna copper mine, and other business stories

Australian miner with links to Bougainville landowners bids to restart Panguna, research into boosting tourism in East New Britain and Milne Bay, and ABAC prepares paper on life after mining projects. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

People move: IHG

An area director and a managing associate

In brief: National Transmission Network ready by the end of 2017, and other business stories

Broadband network to be completed by the end the year, Oil Search concludes five-year credit agreement and ADB approves funding Highlands Highway project. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

People moves: Kina Securities, Kumul Petroleum Holdings

A new CEO for Kina Securities after Syd Yates decides to retire, Kumul Petroleum Holdings appoints head of new energy business unit.

Time for ‘new blood’ at Kina Securities with CEO Yates to step down

Syd Yates, Chief Executive of Kina Securities, has announced that he will relinquish the role next month after 20 years with the company, with Westpac’s Greg Pawson joining the company. Yates tells Business Advantage PNG he believes it is time for new blood.

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017 for Papua New Guinea

Four new Knights are among 80 Papua New Guineans recognised in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours Awards.