In brief: Construction milestone for PNG’s tallest building, and other business news

Construction milestone for PNG’s tallest building,  renewed support for fisheries training and PNG launches legal action in Australia. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In Brief: O’Neill urges Papua New Guinea to produce ‘more high-quality exports’, and other business stories

More high-quality exports needed for PNG, new approaches will assist PNG in meeting energy demand, and Japan’s Pan Pacific expects copper recovery. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: BSP bid to buy Westpac Vanuatu rejected, and other business stories

Vanuatu’s Reserve Bank rejects sale of Westpac Vanuatu to BSP, Airlines PNG invited to fly into Samoa and ‘show cause’ notice issued over slow progress of new Lae highway. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

The long journey to fix Papua New Guinea’s roads

Hundreds of millions of dollars is being spent in Papua New Guinea on road repairs and new roads, from Port Moresby to the Highlands and coastal provinces. Business Advantage PNG surveys what the country will get for its money, and considers what is still needed.

Lae airport highway upgrade begins this month

Construction of the long-awaited Lae-Nadzab Road upgrade to a four-lane highway begins this month, after Prime Minister Peter O’Neill launched the project last week.