In brief: O’Neill proposes electoral reform, including voting system, and other business stories

‘First past the post’ voting system to return, expansion of Milne Bay airport, and rugby league now a K15m a year business. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

Eda Ranu looking to take more control of its operations, says Chairperson

The government-owned Port Moresby water treatment company Eda Ranu is looking to bring more of its operations in-house. Chairperson Mary Karo tells Business Advantage PNG that preparations are also being made for APEC 2018.

In brief: Leading banker calls for more foreign exchange injection, and other business stories

BSP wants another US$100-200m foreign exchange injection, Air Niugini expects local business benefits from Rugby League games, and gold refinery to expand. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Employment Act review underway, and other business stories

Employment and IR laws under review, Police Commissioner appeals for end to blockade of Highlands Highway, and new Agriculture Minister promises to pursue K20m for coffee borer repair. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: New Public Enterprises Minister to review state-owned enterprises prior to privatisation, and other business stories

Duma to review SOEs before privatisation process, Santos reported to be selling PNG LNG stake, KCH receives study on proposed 1800MW hydro dam. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Redundancies at Petromin Papua New Guinea after oil price slump, and other business news.

Redundancies at Petromin Holdings ahead of restructure, LNG price slump may go further, and Santos confident its share price will rise. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

People moves: Water PNG, World Bank, Mayur Resources, Air Niugini

A new Chief Operating officer at Water PNG, a new Country Manager for the World Bank and a new Managing Director for Mayur Resources

People Moves: executive moves and changes relevant to Papua New Guinea

Ross Garnaut resigns from Ok Tedi Economist Ross Garnaut resigned this month as Chairman of OK Tedi Mining Ltd, citing the difficulties of fulfilling his duties following the travel ban to PNG imposed on him by PNG’s PM Peter O’Neill in November 2012. Former PM Sir Mekere Morauta has been nominated to take over the position. He […]

Key investment organisations in Papua New Guinea

Two organisations worth knowing about if you’re looking to invest in Papua New Guinea. Investment Promotion Authority ( The IPA is the first point of contact for any potential investor considering doing business in PNG. Not only is the IPA responsible for promoting PNG as a business and investment destination, including the facilitation of trade visits, […]