The 2022 PNG 100 CEO Survey: the return of optimism

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The PNG 100 CEO Survey captured the depth of the COVID crisis through 2021, and is now charting a return of some optimism in 2022, according to analysis provided by Westpac’s Senior Economist, Justin Smirk.

In brief: New gas-fired power plant for Hela and other business stories

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Plans for a new gas-fired power plant in Hela, Digicel rejects tower sharing, and the IPA signs a memorandum of understanding with the Immigration and Citizenship Authority. The business news you need today.

Papua New Guinea back open for business travel

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With international and domestic airline services starting to return to pre-COVID levels and health protocols becoming increasing relaxed, business travel to Papua New Guinea is finally getting back to ‘normal’.

In brief: Papua New Guinea’s foreign exchange reserves up and other business stories

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Head of bank comments on foreign exchange improvement at the end of last year, alluvial mining reserved for Papua New Guineans. and Santos reports record profits. The business news you need today.

Review: Rediscovering Port Moresby’s premier health & fitness destination

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Rediscovering Port Moresby’s health & fitness destination

In brief: Dirio ready to supply power to Port Moresby by the end of October and other business stories

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Dirio ready to supply power to Port Moresby’s grid, Oil Search revenue and production increases, and two SMEs join forces to host a challenge for Papua New Guinea’s entrepreneurs. The business news you need today.

Delta spike challenging business plans in Papua New Guinea

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While businesses have adjusted to Papua New Guinea’s Niupela Pasin protocols for managing COVID-19, the delta strain is proving a major challenge. Business Advantage PNG examines how the business community is responding.

Time to grow: Papua New Guinea’s stock exchange looking to expand

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Crowdfunding and a new listed fund are in the pipeline at Papua New Guinea’s stock exchange, PNGX, as it looks at new ways of grow the country’s capital markets and encourage SMEs. 

Papua New Guinea’s new travel measures highlight importance of COVID-19 vaccination

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Commissioner of Police and Controller of the Papua New Guinea COVID-19 National Pandemic Response, David Manning, has issued new measures that affect business travel. Here’s what you need to know.

Papua New Guinea announces new COVID-19 restrictions for national and international travel

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Amidst an increase in COVID-19 cases, the Police Commissioner and Controller of the Papua New Guinea National Pandemic Response, David Manning, has announced changes to national and international travel.