People moves: BSP, Barrick Gold, Heduru Moni, Kina Bank, Coca-Cola

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A new Group CEO for BSP Financial Group, Barrick Gold and Heduru Moni announce new Independent Directors, Kina Bank welcomes new Regional Manager and Coca-Cola appoints new marketing executive.

In brief: COVID-19 test no longer required for arriving passengers into Papua New Guinea

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COVID-19 test are no longer necessary for inbound passengers into Papua New Guinea, local company gets K62 million contract to project manage infrastructure projects and a coffee producer partners with the Australia’s Market Development Facility to establish a ‘revolving fund’. The news you need today.

In brief: BSP refutes allegations of breaches to anti-money laundering laws and other business stories

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BSP Financial Group Limited responds to accusations, Air Niugini temporarily suspends flights to Cairns and Memorandum of Understanding signed to boost green finance initiatives.

In brief: Negotiations with Twinza Oil still ongoing and other business stories

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Negotiations for Twinza Oil’s Pasca A still ongoing, ANZ continues to waive fees for online transaction to 10 Pacific countries and Bank South Pacific implements a ‘no mask, no entry’ policy. The news in brief.

In brief: Papua New Guinea and Twinza reach landmark terms for Pasca A project and other business stories

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Prime Minister Marape announces that after successful negotiations an agreement has been reached for the PASCA Offshore Petroleum Project, Barrick Niugini lodges an application for Judicial Review of the purported grant of a special mining lease to Kumul Minerals Holdings and Bougainville’s new president. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

People moves: Bank South Pacific, Bougainville Referendum Commission, 2019 Asia Pacific Business Forum

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Ni-Vanuatu to head up BSP operations in Port Vila, former Irish PM nominated to head the Bougainville Referendum Commission, new Chair of the 2019 Asia Pacific Business Forum

In brief: InterOil considers appeal after ExxonMobil takeover rejected, and other business stories

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Canadian court upholds appeal against ExxonMobil takeover bid for InterOil, BSP CEO says 2017 Budget reflects prevailing conditions, and Sepik Plains holds high potential for beef industry. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: BSP in joint venture with Kumul to expand insurance subsidiary, and other business stories

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A new insurance joint venture, an ultimatum on corned beef trade ban, plans to limit rice imports. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.