Five questions to Sir Charles Lepani, Director General of APEC 2018

In a little over three weeks, Papua New Guinea will host the annual APEC Economic Leaders Meeting, when 21 world leaders and 10,000 delegates including 2,000 media organisations arrive in Port Moresby. The Director-General of the APEC 2018 Coordinating Authority, Sir Charles Lepani, tells Business Advantage PNG he is confident of a lasting legacy.

In brief: APEC means two new public holidays likely, and other business stories

Mooted public holidays during APEC, Budget support loans from the ADB and World Bank coming, and a new focus on monetising the okari nut. Your weekly digest of the latest business news. The National Executive Council will be discussing proposed public holidays on November 15 and 16 in Port Moresby to cater for the movements […]

Papua New Guinea businesses should expect APEC-related income streams from this October

Papua New Guinea businesses should expect income streams from October, 2017, as momentum builds towards the APEC summit in November, next year. The Director-General of the PNG APEC Authority, Sir Charles Lepani, told the Business Advantage Investment Summit in Sydney, towns outside Port Moresby will also benefit.

Papua New Guinea businesses to provide core APEC services, says APEC CEO

Local Papua New Guinea businesses are expected to provide core services to ensure the success of the 2018 APEC summit in Port Moresby, says APEC Papua New Guinea Co-Ordination Authority CEO, Christopher Hawkins.