In brief: Papua New Guinea to issue visas on arrival from next year for Australian tourists, but not business people, and other business stories

Visas on arrival to be available for Australian tourists, Morobe Governor to suspend trading licences for shops using street vendors, and corruption cases net K25 million for government coffers. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

People moves: Electoral Commission, Era Resources, APEC

A new Electoral Commissioner, board appointments at Marengo Mining and Cabinet appoints an APEC Ambassador

In brief: Treasurer says Papua New Guinea government showing responsible fiscal management, and other business stories

Treasurer Patrick Pruaitch denies Budget blowout, Kumul Petroleum to evaluate methanol plant and small rise in inbound tourism. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Hope that SABLs leases will be return to landowners soon, and other business stories

Chief Secretary indicates SABL leases will be returned soon, and Woodside CEO says Oil Search bid his ‘full price’. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Highlands Pacific makes nickel discovery at Sewa Bay, and other business stories

Sewa Bay shows potential for Highlands Pacific, El Nino weather conditions to continue into 2016, and import ban on fruit and vegetables. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: promise to complete key highway within 30 months and other business stories

PM promises to upgrade Gulf-Southern Highlands Highway, a ban on foreigners buying land, and a possible chocolate factory for East Sepik. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

People moves: Airlines PNG, InterOil, Marengo Mining, Digicel

A new chairman at Airlines PNG, two new directors at InterOil, Interim Secretary appointed at Marengo Mining

In brief: Pruaitch delivers record Budget and other business stories

Record 2015 Budget and higher deficit, Sime Darby happy with 51% of New Britain Palm Oil and Marengo Mining raises funds for drilling program. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: PNG Ports Corporation completes Lae extension, and other business stories

The extension project at Lae Port reaches a conclusion, PanAust feasibility study at Freida River on target, National Executive Council endorses PNG Sovereign Wealth Fund. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

People moves: Pacific Islands Forum, Indochine, Marengo Mining

Papua New Guinean to head up Forum secretariat, major board changes for Indochine Mining, and new senior executives at Marengo Mining.