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Combined visa and work permit system on its way in Papua New Guinea

The holy grail of a combined online application process for both visas and work permits is on its way, according to Papua New Guinea's Chief Migration Officer, Stanis Hulahua. The move is one of a number of innovations planned to improve international labour mobility.
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In brief: new telecommunications project for Papua New Guinea and other business stories

The Asian Development Bank and ATH partner to develop a new mobile broadband telecommunications network in Papua New Guinea, the National Airports Corporations partners with the Fly River Provincial Government and PNG to redevelop the meat industry. The business news in brief.
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Papua New Guinea moves to seven-day home quarantine for vaccinated international arrivals

In new measures announced last Friday by the Controller of Papua New Guinea's COVID-19 National Pandemic Response, fully vaccinated international arrivals from 'low to medium risk' countries will be able to quarantine for just seven days when entering the country and will be eligible for home quarantine.
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Marape moves to reassure Papua New Guinea’s mining and petroleum industry

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister James Marape has confirmed draft changes to the country's regulatory and fiscal regimes for PNG's mining and petroleum sector will be circulated soon. But he has also reassured the sector that the changes, flagged for implementation in 2025, would be made 'in consultation'.
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