In Brief: Borrowing from China to upgrade roads, and other business stories

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Negotiating to upgrade roads, using aid for development, and refunds to domestic fishing companies. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: BSP Chairman says dual listing on ASX ‘speculative’, and other Papua New Guinea business news

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Papua New Guinea’s largest bank considers dual listing, ADB outlook for PNG ‘positive’, and Santos restructures. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: manufacturing affected by downturn in the economy and other business stories

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Manufacturing affected by downturn in economy, Japanese International Co-operation Agency ready to start Lae-Nadzab Development Project and CPL’s profit comes in at K6.5 million. 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

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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.

Lae Nadzab Airport commercial area prepares for take off

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New land has been made available at Lae Nadzab Airport for growth of a supporting commercial business sector.

In brief: competition concerns over Oil Search, Bougainville mine and a review of bank charges

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Competition concerns over Elk-Antelope share holdings, ABG keen to re-open Panguna and Treasurer orders bank charges review. Your weekly digest of the week’s business news.

Lae airport highway upgrade begins this month

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Construction of the long-awaited Lae-Nadzab Road upgrade to a four-lane highway begins this month, after Prime Minister Peter O’Neill launched the project last week.