Around the world: Violence makes global headlines/bond issue/Kemish reflects/world’s best airport


World 02International media on crimes against expats

Papua New Guinea’s international image has suffered a double blow in the past few days, with violent crimes against expats making international headlines.

Bond issue prospects

The International Financing Review (IFR) Asia provides some context for the story we ran last week about the prospect of PNG issuing a dollar bond issue, suggesting quantitative easing among some of the world’s larger central banks is increasing investors’ appetite for risk.

Kemish on the record

Ian Kemish reflects on his recently completed three-year stint as Australia’s High Commissioner to PNG, telling Radio Australia that he is surprised how little knowledge there is about PNG ‘in some quarters’ in his homeland.

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Changi Airport ‘world’s best’

Singapore’s Changi Airport has won the prestigious Skytrax World’s Best Airport title, based on 12.1 million responses from across 395 airports. Air Niugini currently flies to Changi four times a week.