People moves: Air Niugini, Remington Group, Association of Election Management Bodies in Melanesia

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Air Niugini appoints an Australian Airports Regional Manager (Cairns), Remington Group welcomes a General Manager of Premier Business Solutions PNG, new head fo Association of Election Management Bodies in Melanesia.

Boardroom briefing: glamour back to travel, the trouble with MBAs, Port Moresby Nature Park

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An Australia CEO wants to ‘bring some of the glamour back to travel’, hiring MBA graduates may not be the best move for every company, and why one of Papua New Guinea’s best tourist attractions closed indefinitely. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

In brief: Kingston to get full ownership of Misima gold project and other business stories

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Kingston Resources Ltd reaches an agreement to buy Pan Pacific Copper out of Misima gold project, Papua New Guinea’s new Minister for Environment and Conservation refutes previous investigations on Ramu Nico’s slurry spillage to the Basamuk, and PNG DataCo predicts a 42 per cent slash in internet prices. Your weekly digest of business news.

Review: W Brisbane

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The W Brisbane is the city’s first five-star opening in 20 years – and it’s not to be missed.

In brief: Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea reshuffles Cabinet and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea’s Cabinet gets a major reshuffle, the United States withdraws from the Paris Agreement, and over 5,000 companies in PNG could have been put on notice for not filling their annual returns. Your weekly digest of business news.

Air Niugini MD ‘cautiously optimistic’ about a return to profitability

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With successive years of financial losses, an air-crash investigation and ageing fleet, Alan Milne’s first year as Managing Director of Air Niugini was always going to be turbulent. But, 12 months later, a lot has changed.

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Drum roll: a weekend of canoes and drums at Alotau

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Olga Fontanellaz dips her toes into the water at Alotau’s annual Kenu and Kundu Festival.

In brief: Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister pledges to raise the country’s cash revenue to K15 billion

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Prime Minister James Marape has made a pledge to raise Papua New Guinea’s cash revenue to K15 billion over the next two years, Kumul Consolidated Holdings falls K400 million short from what was budgeted for 2019, and a reconciliation ceremony is proposed between the National Government and the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.

In brief: Oil and Gas Act to be amended and other business stories

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Changes to the Oil and Gas Act, Prime Minister James Marape has announced that he wants to get the Wafi-Golpu gold mine ‘operational at the soonest’, and opposition leader Patrick Pruaitch has presented a case to challenge Marape’s election as prime minister. Your weekly digest of business news.

Review: Cairns International Airport

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Cairns International Airport has a coastal location on the northern fringe of Cairns CBD and was voted fourth from 550 contenders as the best regional airport in the 2019 Skytrax World Airport Awards.