Coronavirus and PNG

Stories related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Papua New Guinea's State of Emergency.

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Papua New Guinea’s 2021 National Budget: the most ‘challenging in our lifetime’

The current economic conditions are the most ‘challenging in our lifetime', according to Justin Smirk, Senior Economist at Westpac. He told a Business Advantage PNG briefing that the success of the 2021 National Budget depended on getting Papua New Guinea's non-resources economy firing.
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Boardroom briefing: Solomon Islands Facebook ban, vaccine hopes might spook some investors, and ransomware attacks on the rise

The Solomon Islands unfriends Facebook, not every investor happy about the positive covid-19 vaccine news and the cost of ransomware attacks. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.
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Boardroom briefing: socially distanced tourism, post-pandemic sustainability and popular products

Restarting tourism safely, going green in spite of COVID-19, and how to make your product a ‘must have’. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management. Socially distanced holidays As Papua New Guinea’s travel industry met this week in Port Moresby to grapple with how tourism is going to look in a post-pandemic […]
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‘Slow recovery’: Business Council of Papua New Guinea demands focus on economy

Business in Papua New Guinea has responded well to COVID-19 but is now facing a downturn at the lower end of expectations. David Toua, board member of the Business Council of Papua New Guinea says the focus now needs to turn to the economy.
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