People moves: Kokoda Track Foundation, KTHL, NCSL, Save the Children Australia, World Bank

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The Kokoda Track Foundation names new Director, Kumul Telikom Holdings Ltd (KTHL) announces changes, Nasfund Contributors Savings and Loan Society welcomes a Chief Operating Officer, Save the Children Australia announces Pacific representative and the World Bank to welcome new Country Economist.

In brief: vaccine rollout announced for Papua New Guinea and other business stories

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Vaccine rollout announced for Papua New Guinea’s 22 provinces, Enga Electrification Project gets funding and Kumul Petroleum to seek funding for gas fields overseas. The news in brief.

In brief: Wafi-Golpu licence expected by the end of July or August and other business stories

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Mining Minister is optimistic about Wafi-Golpu mining project, Police Commissioner must vacate office before the end of the month and Australia’s Seasonal Worker Program is back. 

In brief: Kumul Petroleum awards contracts for a new power generation facility and other business stories

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Kumul Petroleum Holdings advances plans for a new power generation facility, new Australian new travel requirements and Ok Tedi Mining announces final dividend. Your round-up of the latest business news.

In brief: Papua New Guinea announces plans for ‘partial privatisation’ of state-owned enterprises and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea’s Minister for State Enterprises announces plans for ‘partial privatisation’ of state-owned enterprises, P’nyang negotiations between ExxonMobil and PNG could resume and company reporting season. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

Privatisation on the agenda for Papua New Guinea’s state-owned enterprises?

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Minister for State Enterprises Sasindran Muthuvel has revealed his plans to reform Papua New Guinean’s under-capitalised state utilities and telecommunications businesses. The future could involve partial privatisation, he says.

2019: the year in review for Papua New Guinea business

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A change of government, two budgets, new infrastructure, stalled resources projects – these are just some of the features of the year in business in Papua New Guinea. Here’s how Business Advantage PNG reported on 2019.

The Marape Manifesto: Prime Minister announces bold new course for Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister, James Marape, has issued The Marape Manifesto, a blueprint outlining his priorities in government. It flags some big changes, especially in the resource sector. David James explores.

In brief: Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister pledges to raise the country’s cash revenue to K15 billion

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Prime Minister James Marape has made a pledge to raise Papua New Guinea’s cash revenue to K15 billion over the next two years, Kumul Consolidated Holdings falls K400 million short from what was budgeted for 2019, and a reconciliation ceremony is proposed between the National Government and the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.

In brief: Papua New Guinea team in Singapore to discuss Papua LNG and other business stories

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Minister for Petroleum Kerenga Kua is in Singapore to discuss the Papua LNG agreement, Papua New Guinea’s Kumul Consolidated Holdings announces its profits for the first half of 2019, and the United Nations Development Program Pacific Office opens the first Accelerator Lab in the region. Your weekly digest of business news.