Hilton Hotel opening in Port Moresby a ‘key story’ for Papua New Guinea says MD

All eyes this week are on Port Moresby in general and the capital’s new Hilton Hotel in particular. Business Advantage PNG takes a look at the site that will host the APEC Leaders’ Gala Dinner and Cultural Performance.

In brief: Trade Minister says Papua New Guinea will break global trade laws with proposed rice plan, and other business stories

Trade Minister Maru says he will recommend the government abandon its proposed rice policy, Bougainville landowners want government to hold its BCL shares, and Fiji says there are no bans on PNG imports. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

Landowner company diversifies

Mineral Resources Star Mountains (MRSM) is Western Province’s own example of the new breed of landowner company playing an increasingly entrepreneurial role in the nation’s economy. MRSM represents the economic and social interests of the Ok Tedi Mine Landowner Groups, on whose land Ok Tedi’s operations are located. As a royalty, they receive 2.5% of […]