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Investment conference puts Papua New Guinea on the agenda

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The two-day 2019 Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference concluded yesterday in Sydney and is being hailed as a success. We report from the annual event.

Boardroom briefing: Paradise goes for a song, interview questions and bad signs in global shipping

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Paradise Foods’ energetic sales training and motivation meeting in Papua New Guinea, interview questions from one of the world’s oldest financial institutions, and a sharp drop in fuel prices for shipping.

People moves: Oil Search Ltd, Internal Revenue Commission

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Oil Search Ltd appoints a new Group Secretary and the Internal Revenue Commission announces a Commissioner General.

In brief: Papua New Guinea team in Singapore to discuss Papua LNG and other business stories

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Minister for Petroleum Kerenga Kua is in Singapore to discuss the Papua LNG agreement, Papua New Guinea’s Kumul Consolidated Holdings announces its profits for the first half of 2019, and the United Nations Development Program Pacific Office opens the first Accelerator Lab in the region. Your weekly digest of business news.

Boardroom briefing: new types of test for recruitment, food made out of air, Apple’s bounty program

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A new breed of test for recruitment purposes could make talent identification more precise, a Finnish company is making food out of air and electricity, and Apple expands its bounty program. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

People moves: Barrick Gold Corporation, National Department of Health, Petroleum Resources Gobe, Trade and Investment Queensland, Papua New Guinea Athletes Commission

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Barrick Gold Corporation welcomes an Independent Director, the National Department of Health appoints an Acting Executive Manager, Petroleum Resources Gobe names a new head, Trade and Investment Queensland announces CEO, and Papua New Guinea Athletes Commission elects new Chairperso

In brief: Prime Minister James Marape asks China for free trade deal and other business stories

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Prime Minister Marape asks China to consider a Free Trade Agreement with Pacific island countries; Kumul Consolidated Holding reveals construction plans for Port Moresby, and an agreement has been reached to recommence the Carbon Trading Project in East Sepik Province. Your weekly digest of business news.

Boardroom briefing: the world of work, shipping supply chain data and women on corporate boards

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Get ready for the next wave of changes at the workplace, blockchain technology for the shipping industry, all S&P 500 companies now have women on their boards of directors. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

In brief: Porgera mine to continue operations and other business stories

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Operations at Porgera mine will continue while the application for the Special Mining Lease is revised, concerns about the delay in the approval of the Ramu 2 project, and Wafi-Golpu still before court. Your weekly digest of business news.

Papua New Guinea government to ‘stand behind’ Papua LNG gas agreement

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Papua New Guinea’s Petroleum Minister Kerenga Kua has announced that the National Executive Council (PNG’s cabinet) has ‘in principle’ agreed to ‘stand behind’ the gas agreement signed in April for the US$10 billion (K33.7 billion) Total-led Papua LNG project.

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