In brief: Papua New Guinea’s financial institutions respond to State of Emergency and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea’s financial institutions offer businesses support for State of Emergency, Oil Search cuts staff, and Air Niugini to resume flights. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

Boardroom Briefing: ICT community goes green, coronavirus and radical salary adjustments

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The UN releases new global greenhouse goals for the ICT industry, world economy at risk from the coronavirus outbreak of and the company where everyone earns the same. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Boardroom Briefing: PNG-Chinese business stars, women starting more businesses in Australia and the new Asian business powerhouse

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Media highlights PNG-Chinese businesses, the prominent role of women in Australian startups, and should PNG making more of its connections with the Philippines? Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Boardroom briefing: who’s about to leave your business, new competition for LNG and social media in PNG

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How to tell when your star employees are about to quit, PNG gets competition from China and Russia, and what 549,000 Papua New Guineans did last month. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Cola kings, a Papua New Guinean company with plenty of fizz

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Papua New Guinea’s Pacific Industries has created the wildly popular homegrown soft drink GoGo Cola. Now, the company has won the rights to manufacture Pepsi products in PNG and is also set to expand into China. Kevin McQuillan reports.

Boardroom briefing: China’s new airport, a social robot could train employees and corporate tax avoidance

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China’s new airport to open in September, a social robot could help train employees in the near future and corporate tax avoidance hits Papua New Guinea. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Australia’s Pacific Step Up puts Pacific countries in delicate bargaining position

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During a visit to the Solomon Islands last month, Australia’s Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, announced a 10-year AUD$250 million (K582 million) package for infrastructure. Kevin McQuillan explores Australia’s Pacific ‘Step Up’ policy. 

Rise of China creating opportunities and risks, says Treasurer Abel

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Treasurer Charles Abel said the rise of China is creating opportunities for Papua New Guinea. But he also pointed to potential risks and a need to develop PNG’s relationship with Australia.

In brief: Dual citizenship a reality by March, and other business stories

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Dual citizenship almost a reality, Wereh outlines the impact of climate change on road design and funding, and the cost to business of family violence revealed. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: BSP Chairman says dual listing on ASX ‘speculative’, and other Papua New Guinea business news

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Papua New Guinea’s largest bank considers dual listing, ADB outlook for PNG ‘positive’, and Santos restructures. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.