In brief: Papua New Guinea wants to advance key resources projects before Q3 and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister travels to Lae for Wafi-Golpu project, the Minister says PNG is open to welcoming new ICT operators, and confirmed COVID-19 cases increase as PNG adapts to the Niupela Pasin or ‘new normal’. The business news you need to kick start your week.

In brief: Papua New Guinea ‘will shortly be sending Exxon’ its final position for P’nyang and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister, James Marape, talks about the delays in resources projects, Air Niugini through its subsidiary Link PNG could purchase up to 60 per cent of shares in PNG Air and K113,000,000 from the COVID-19 stimulus package will be used to improve food security and strengthen agriculture production.

Link PNG swoops: state-owned airline bids for a slice of PNG Air

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Air Niugini subsidiary Link PNG has launched a takeover bid for rival domestic carrier PNG Air – via a share acquisition from Nasfund. With the national airline undergoing significant restructuring, what are the prospects for a sustainable aviation sector in Papua New Guinea?

Tourism takes a tumble: report finds 90 per cent of 2020 bookings wiped out in Papua New Guinea

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A report by the Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority (PNGTPA) has found an industry in crisis with mass cancellations, layoffs and huge losses in revenue. The PNGTPA hopes the cold statistics will force the government to act.

Discover Papua New Guinea’s National Museum & Art Gallery

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Papua New Guinea’s capital city, Port Moresby, has a handsome art gallery and museum that is worth checking out in your next visit to PNG.

Turbulent times: Papua New Guinea’s airlines rise to the challenge

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In spite of the International Air Transport Association reporting global losses for the airline industry up to US$314 billion (K1086 billion), Papua New Guinea’s carriers are keeping essential services going under the toughest business conditions.

Great Barrier Reef: technicolour treasure

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Laura Waters takes the plunge on Queensland Great Barrier Reef.

Matter of the heart: meet Papua New Guinea’s first female heart and lung surgeon

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Kevin McQuillan meets Dr Elizabeth Alok, who is set to become PNG’s first female heart and lung surgeon.

On the rocks: discovering the rock art of Quinkan Country

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Fiona Harper goes deep into the Australian bush to see some of the best Aboriginal rock art in the country.

Bacuit Archipelago: the world’s best islands

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Belinda Jackson discovers that the Philippine’s Bacuit Archipelago is an island-hopping paradise.