People moves: Transparency International Papua New Guinea, Pacific Community, National Capital District Governor

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Transparency International Papua New Guinea announces new Chairman and members of the Board, Pacific Community elects a new Director-General and the National Capital District Governor welcomes two Commissioners.

Boardroom briefing: reasons for using the cloud, renewable energy news and the importance of feedback

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A new Deloitte study suggest more and more businesses are using cloud technology, by 2020 solar PV technologies will be cheaper than any fossil fuel source, and employees assumptions about lack of feedback could damage their performance. Your weekly digest of business news. 

Tawali Dive Resort : A boutique stay in Papua New Guinea

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Set on a limestone headland 25 metres above the ocean, surrounded by fishing villages and backed by lush jungle in a secluded area of Milne Bay, Tawali is accessible only by boat.

In brief: Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister appoints twelve Vice-Ministers and other business stories

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Prime Minister James Marape has announced the names of his new Vice-Ministers, Air Niugini to take up the Cairns-Hong Kong route via Port Moresby and SP Brewery opens a cassava plant. Your weekly digest of business news.

People Moves: Oil Search, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Australia PNG Business Council

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Oil Search welcomes a new member to its Communications and Media team, a Hotel Manager joins Crowne Plaza Residencies Port Moresby, and a new President for the Australia PNG Business Council.

Boardroom briefing: the most important question in a new job, Facebook’s currency and the shale oil in trouble

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A Human Resources guru tells us what’s the most important question in a new job, Facebook to launch its own currency, and the US shale oil industry could be in trouble. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Visiting Papua New Guinea’s land of Eden

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Kayla Reimann ventures into a Jurassic-like jungle landscape where Tuke villagers have their hopes pinned on a new eco-tourism venture.

In brief: Prime Minister James Marape visits Lae and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape makes his first provincial visit, the Attorney General Davis Steven moves to establish an Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) and companies that don’t comply with the Independent Consumer and Competition Commission (Amendment) Act could face automatic penalties. Your weekly digest of business news. Last week, Prime Minister James […]

Opinion: why Papua New Guinean companies need to invest in training

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Michael Kingston, Chief Executive of K K Kingston, explores why companies should invest in training.  

Boardroom briefing: transformation champions, banks go different ways on Apple Card, new transport on-demand booking app

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ASX champions give us a lesson on business growth, Apple Card makes banks show their true colours, and Odesh launches an Uber-style app in Port Moresby. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.