Digicel Pacific’s Khafra Kambon on supporting technological development in Papua New Guinea

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Khafra Kambon, Commercial Director at Digicel Pacific, will be speaking at Innovation PNG 2019 in Port Moresby on 8 November. In this exclusive interview with Business Advantage PNG, he talks about connectivity challenges, infrastructure and Papua New Guinea’s digital future.

In brief: Ramu Nico Mine opens after temporary closure and other business news

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Ramu Nico Mine resumes operations, Chile’s president cancels the 2019 APEC Leader’s Week, and Bank South Pacific releases its third quarter results. Your weekly digest of business news.

People moves: Bank South Pacific, Pacific Towing

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Bank South Pacific welcomes a new Group General Manager Compliance and Pacific Towing appoints a Safety Manager.

Boardroom briefing: fish markets, African swine fever and gratuity

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Koki Fish Market in Port Moresby introduces a fee for traders, pig prices headed for a steep jump, and what a ridesharing company can teach us about gratuity. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Building and Construction: a sector profile

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A profile of the building and construction sector in Papua New Guinea, including information on acquisition of land, approvals, building boards and taxes.

Papua New Guinea’s Mineral Resource Authority orders closure of Ramu Nickel processing plant

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Papua New Guinea’s Mineral Resource Authority has ordered the indefinite closure of Ramu Nickel processing plant operations after it failed to comply with 16 remedial measures issued following a slurry spill into Basamuk Bay on August 24.

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In brief: PNGX announces the launch of six indices and other business news

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PNGX to launch six indices, Oil Search reports sluggish third quarter results, and Geopacific Resources on track to fund Woodlark. Your weekly digest of business news.

A sneak preview of Papua New Guinea’s inaugural innovation conference

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On 8 November, hundreds of delegates from business, government and the education/training sector will arrive at the Stanley Hotel, Port Moresby, for Innovation PNG 2019, Papua New Guinea’s inaugural innovation conference. We preview what’s in store.

People moves: Central Provincial Health Authority, Puma Energy

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The Central Provincial Health Authority announces its first Chairman and Puma Energy Ltd has a new Country General Manager.

Boardroom briefing: world’s longest commercial flight, commodity prices weak and how to get innovative ideas

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Qantas has completed the world’s longest commercial flight, many commodity prices below cost of production, and how to foster innovation. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.