In brief: Bank South Pacific signals intention to list on ASX and other business stories

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Bank South Pacific signals intention to achieve dual listing, National Fisheries Authority gets ready to launch its 10-year plan and Papua New Guinea says farewell to its founding father.

In brief: Papua New Guinea’s founding father dies and other business stories

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Two weeks of national mourning declared after Papua New Guinea’s longest-serving Prime Minister Michael Somare passed away, Ihu Special Economic Zone enters second phase of development and PNG’s exports to China.

In brief: Mineral Resources Authority to decentralise and other business stories

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Mineral Resources Authority to decentralise functions, new hotel in Port Moresby, and Papua New Guinea says goodbye to the submarine cable that connected it to the world for over 15 years.

In brief: Mineral Resources Authority commends K92 Mining for paying taxes and other business stories

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K92 Mining sets example in the mining industry in Papua New Guinea, Australia commits funds to help PNG get COVID-19 vaccinations and latest survey on COVID-19’s impact on the business community.

In brief: Digicel possibly up for sale and other business stories

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COVID-19 tests now mandatory for incoming flights to Australia, Digicel’s Pacific operations could be up for sale and K92 organises a visit to the Kainantu mine.

In brief: Papua New Guinea’s Datec for sale and other business stories

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Datec has been put up for tender, Horizon Oil set to leave Papua New Guinea and K92 Mining plans for investment. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

In brief: Papua New Guinea and Australia sign economic partnership agreement and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea and Australia sign economic partnership agreement, seafood venture for New Ireland, and K200 million for SMEs still on its way. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

In brief: Oil Search planning strategic review and other business stories

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Oil Search to undergo a strategic review, Newcrest remains positive about Wafi-Golpu and public consultation on internet pricing. The news you need to kickstart your week.

People moves: K92 Mining, Telikom PNG, NCSL

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K92 Mining welcomes a new board member, Telikom PNG appoints a new Acting CEO and NCSL’s Board of Directors gets a Deputy Chairman.

Very resourceful: how K92 Mining has thrived during COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea

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Mining companies in Papua New Guinea have been able to keep operating during the COVID-19 crisis. John Lewins, Chief Executive Officer and Director of K92 Mining, says his company actually ‘set records’.