In brief: PNG Power workers demand clarity and other business stories

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PNG Power workers protest lack of consultation and transparency, China delivers 200,000 doses of the Sinopharma vaccine to Papua New Guinea and Kina Asset Management Limited presents its annual report. 

Papua New Guinea moves to seven-day home quarantine for vaccinated international arrivals

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In new measures announced last Friday by the Controller of Papua New Guinea’s COVID-19 National Pandemic Response, fully vaccinated international arrivals from ‘low to medium risk’ countries will be able to quarantine for just seven days when entering the country and will be eligible for home quarantine.

COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Papua New Guinea needs a boost

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More people are now eligible to get the COVID-19 jab in Papua New Guinea, but there’s still a lot of hesitancy and the business community could help spread the message that ‘no one is safe until everyone is safe.’

Economic update: Beyond COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea

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2021 promises to be a year like no other in Papua New Guinea, as business leaders look beyond the COVID-19 crisis to an economy preparing for a major transition. They share their expectations with Andrew Wilkins.

People moves: PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum, Mayur Resources, National Gaming Control Board, Oil Search, National Executive Council

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A new president for the Papua New Guinea Chamber of Mines and Petroleum, a new head for Mayur Resources’ lime and cement business, Oil Search welcomes a Director, the National Gaming Control Board adds to its board, and a new Deputy Controller of the National Pandemic Response.

Papua New Guinea’s ‘public health emergency’ a continued challenge, says Oil Search MD

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Having emerged from the ‘most challenging’ year in its 92-year history, Oil Search Ltd is now facing an escalation of COVID-19 infections in Papua New Guinea. In spite of this, shareholders at its annual general meeting were told PNG’s largest company is ‘coming through the challenges well’.

Rents take a tumble in Papua New Guinea’s capital, Port Moresby

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The exodus of expats from Papua New Guinea due to COVID-19 has had a dramatic effect on the country’s real estate sector. Robert Upe reports.

New COVID-19 restrictions commence today in Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea reported 295 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday and with more cases to be confirmed, the National Pandemic Controller has issued 12 new measures that come into effect today.

Pivot and pain: How Papua New Guinea manufacturer KK Kingston adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a mixed impact on Lae-based manufacturer, KK Kingston. Chief Executive Michael Kingston reflects on how the company has handled a ‘black swan’ event that was impossible to anticipate.

In brief: leading PNG companies announce 2020 financial results and other business stories

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Credit Corporation, NGIP Agmark and Kina Asset Management release their 2020 financial year results. The latest business news in brief.