Boardroom briefing: Papua New Guinea’s regional clout, the customer is king, and keeping remote workers happy

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Papua New Guinea’s standing as a regional power, customer service post-COVID,  and remote care for at-home workers. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Beyond the pandemic: new Steamships MD sees growth in Papua New Guinea

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The new Managing Director of Steamships Trading Company, Rupert Bray, says the company has ‘performed admirably’ during the COVID-19 crisis.

‘Slow recovery’: Business Council of Papua New Guinea demands focus on economy

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Business in Papua New Guinea has responded well to COVID-19 but is now facing a downturn at the lower end of expectations. David Toua, board member of the Business Council of Papua New Guinea says the focus now needs to turn to the economy.

Papua New Guinea businesses continue to struggle financially in COVID-19 crisis

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The Business Council of Papua New Guinea’s second Market Conditions Survey has found almost eight out of ten respondents did not meet their projected revenue and profit results for the first half of 2020.

Boardroom briefing: the future of China/US relations, CDC updates corona guidance and traditional food back on the menu in Timor Leste

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The possible ‘decoupling’ of China and the US, COVID can infect people from further than six feet away and Timor Leste creates an appetite for traditional foods. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

The new, new normal: rules change and travel relaxes in the latest Papua New Guinea COVID update

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Controller David Manning has removed the capital’s curfew and travel restrictions are wound back. We examine the latest measures in Papua New Guinea’s fight against COVID-19.

Money for reforms: ADB offers Papua New Guinea COVID assistance

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The Asian Development Bank is looking to provide as much as US$800 million (K2.8 billion) in new funding to support Papua New Guinea’s budget, according to its Country Director, David Hill.

Boardroom briefing: economies vs. COVID-19, best countries for quality of life and the end of the COVID pandemic

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Looking at the trade-off between savings lives and saving money, female leaders offer citizens the best quality of life, and when will COVID stop? Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Boardroom briefing: the end of long-haul budget airlines? long live ecommerce and winning the battle of working at home

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Cheap long-haul flights in trouble, growth of ecommerce, and the battle of remote working. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Boardroom briefing: managing fraud in the pandemic, Zoom here to stay, and how healthy is your sick leave?

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KPMG looks at fraud risk during COVID, Zoom boosts its forecasts and thousands of Kiwis back changes to sick leave. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.