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People moves: Oil Search, PNG Ports, PNG Forest Authority, French Minister for Overseas Territories

Oil Search Directors re-elected, Managing Director at PNG Ports, confirmation of Managing Director of the PNG Forest Authority, new French Overseas Territories Minister

In brief: Government seeking Budget support of US$500 million, and other business stories

Government seeking Budget support from World Bank, LNG partners seek huge savings by co-operating, Ok Tedi performing well after seven months. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Tenders out for Highlands Highway upgrade, and other business stories

Government puts out tenders for the first part of a K3 billion Highlands Highway upgrade, demand for foreign currency falls, and report that 31 per cent of log exports from illegal SABLs.

People moves: Treasury Minister

Prime Minister takes role of Treasury Minister

In brief: PanAust revises up its estimate of the Frieda River project, and other business news

Value and risk profile for Frieda River project improves, claims excess kina is resulting in more domestic investment, and corruption estimated to have cost Papua New Guinea K1.5 billion last year. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

People moves: Kina Securities, Department of Higher Education, World Bank

Board changes at Kina Securities, a new Secretary for Higher Education Department, new Country Manager for the World Bank

People moves: Bank South Pacific, Pacific Trade Office

Bank South Pacific appoints brand ambassador, Pacific Chief Trade Adviser moves on.

In Brief: More than 3000 candidates vie for parliament, and other business stories

Over three thousand nominate for 2017 national elections, the moratorium on mining exploration in Bougainville is lifted, and cocoa farmers receive grants. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

Investment Conference to focus on infrastructure, regions and innovation in Papua New Guinea

The provisional program for the 2017 Papua New Guinea Investment Conference has been released, highlighting business opportunities across PNG’s economy. The conference will be organised by the publisher of www.businessadvantagepng.com, and will be held at the Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney, Australia, on 7 and 8 September.

People moves: Highlands Pacific

A new board member at Highlands Pacific