People Moves: Anitua, PNGNZ Business Council

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An appointment at Anitua, new chair for PNGNZ Business Council

Could Papua New Guinea’s offshore investment double?

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Offshore investment by Papua New Guinea companies remains comparatively small, but there are opportunities. One banking executive suggests it as an important way local financial institutions can diversify.

Papua New Guinea Investment Conference ‘a resounding success’

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The Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference was held last week in Sydney, successfully showcasing the nation’s potential as an investment destination and canvassing different views from the business community about the opportunities and challenges. A clear picture of the country’s—and the Pacific region’s—great untapped potential emerged.

In brief: Second mining company in play to revive Panguna copper mine, and other business stories

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Australian miner with links to Bougainville landowners bids to restart Panguna, research into boosting tourism in East New Britain and Milne Bay, and ABAC prepares paper on life after mining projects. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Sir Michael Somare retires after 49 years in politics, and other business stories

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Founding Prime Minister retires, new US Embassy to be built, NRI questions land allocation for petroleum park. Your weekly digest of the latest business news. Papua New Guinea’s longest serving MP and first Prime Minister, Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, has bowed out of politics after 49 years. The former Prime Minister said at an NBC Press Club interview […]

Anitua’s key priorities are expansion and self-reliance says incoming CEO of Papua New Guinea’s largest landowner group

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Anitua’s independence strategy, known as the ‘Lihir Destiny’, for Papua New Guinea’s largest and most successful landowner company will continue under its new CEO, John Gethin-Jones. He tells Business Advantage PNG that key focusses are constant review of activities and staff development.

People moves: Anitua, KPMG, Coffee Industry Corp

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A new Chief Executive Officer at Anitua, new senior appointments at KPMG, board appointments for Coffee Industry Corp

Papua New Guinea business getting serious about eliminating gender violence

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There has been a significant change in attitude towards how Papua New Guinea businesses can contribute towards eliminating gender violence in the country in the past year. Business Advantage PNG looks at the innovative program being run by one of country’s leading landowner companies, Anitua.

In brief: Tolukuma gold mine sale to lead to restart of operations, and other business stories

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Singapore company aims to recapitalise and restart Tolukuma gold mine, NPCP to contribute K450 million to Supplementary Budget, and PNG Defence Force ventures into business. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

New affordable houses project in Port Moresby a model for elsewhere in Papua New Guinea

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The construction of 100 affordable houses in Port Moresby will be the launchpad for similar projects elsewhere in Papua New Guinea, predicts Joe Webb, the Managing Director of Australian joint venture partner Amode.