Earthquake to have ‘huge impact’ on Papua New Guinea economy, says Prime Minister

Last month’s earthquake in Papua New Guinea will have a ‘huge impact’ on the economy, says Prime Minister Peter O’Neill. The death toll is rising, the extent of the destruction and disruption to services and businesses is still being assessed, and the damage to the PNG LNG project is expected to affect government revenues.

Turning security guards into role models in Papua New Guinea

A new initiative aimed at improving standards across Papua New Guinea’s security industry is being welcomed as a significant step forward.

Five things every company needs to know about security in Papua New Guinea

Businesses routinely cite law and order as their single most important challenge in Papua New Guinea. John Bellinger, CEO of PNG’s largest security firm, Guard Dog Group, provides five tips that can help any business manage its exposure to security risk in PNG.

Guard Dog Group launches program to address gender equality

Gender inequality and domestic violence are not just social issues in Papua New Guinea; they are also a challenge for business. Frank Sullivan, General Manager of Guard Dog Security Services, explains what PNG’s largest security firm is doing to address the issue.

Five questions for Guard Dog Group’s John Bellinger

Security is one of the largest employers in PNG’s services sector. Business Advantage spoke with John Bellinger, Chief Executive Officer of the country’s largest security company, Guard Dog, to find out more.

Profiles: Laba Holdings and Hides Gas Development Company

The PNG LNG Project has led to the creation of new landowner companies. During the construction phase the Hides Gas Development Company (HGDC) (upstream in the Southern Highlands), and Laba Holdings (downstream in the area around the processing plant close to Port Moresby), have exclusive rights to carry out certain key activities such as labour hire, […]