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People Moves: Digicel PNG, Tropicair, reshuffle in Papua New Guinea’s cabinet

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New Finance Minister, Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister appoints Acting Justice Minister and Attorney General, Tropicair gets a new Chief Executive and Digicel PNG announces new CEO.

Boardroom briefing: De-clutter your brain, new airport facilities and better internet capacity for Papua New Guinea

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Life without ‘smartphone rubbish’, two  international airports boost their capacity, and Papua New Guinea set for ‘thousand-fold’ improvement of internet capacity. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

People moves: Port Moresby Stock Exchange, Port Moresby General Hospital

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Port Moresby Stock Exchange appoints a new board member, changes at Port Moresby General Hospital.

Boardroom briefing: Data-centre electricity use, waste from the mining industry and the importance of traceability in agriculture

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Data centres are gobbling up the world’s electricity, mine dumps to come clean, and growing interest in traceability. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Review: Kiburu Lodge, Mendi 

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Kiburu Lodge is on the outskirts of Mendi, about 10 minutes’ drive from the airport, in the middle of a large estate alongside the town’s namesake river, once a favoured grade five white-water rafting destination. John Brooksbank takes a look.

In Brief: Papua New Guinea’s growth to rebound in 2019 and other business stories

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ANZ releases a positive economic outlook for PNG, James Marape resigns as Finance Minister and the Boluminski Highway in New Ireland province is open. Your weekly digest of business news.

Opinion: How to build a powerful brand (part 2)

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In the second part of this series, Ian Hetri, Digital Marketer and Co-founder at Growthsquid, explains how to produce branded content and measure digital marketing campaigns.

Six questions for Paul Komboi, Managing Director at PNG DataCo

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Undersea fibreoptic cables are set to revolutionise internet connectivity in Papua New Guinea and the responsibility for that infrastructure locally falls to PNG DataCo. Managing Director Paul Komboi updates Business Advantage PNG on the Kumul Submarine Cable Network, and outlines the state-owned telco’s long-term strategy.

Boardroom briefing: new grant for Pacific journalism, forget about time management, and the new Apple credit card

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Boardroom briefing: new grant for Pacific journalism, forget about time management, and the new Apple credit card

People Moves: Kumul Petroleum, Nautilus, National Gaming and Control Board, PNG Customs, Provincial Administrators

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New Chairman for Kumul Petroleum Holdings Limited, Nautilus names a new Managing Director, the National Gaming and Control Board reappoints CEO, Papua New Guinea Customs Chief Commissioner gets a five-year term.