Sweet treats to remember: a cake walk in Lae

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Whether you are eating cake to celebrate a birthday or simply to indulge, chances are you’ll find a sweet treat in Lae to satisfy your taste-buds. Lae artisans are producing some of the best cakes in the nation. Here are three places to go if you want your cake and to eat it too.

New COVID-19 restrictions commence today in Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea reported 295 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday and with more cases to be confirmed, the National Pandemic Controller has issued 12 new measures that come into effect today.

Wafi-Golpu JV explains its deep sea waste disposal plan

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The Wafi-Golpu Joint Venture has released new information on its proposed DSTP method of tailings disposal for the planned Wafi-Golpu mine in Papua New Guinea. The move is designed to allay environmental concerns, including those expressed by Morobe Governor Ginson Saonu.

SkinnyMe: how the wellness craze is helping Papua New Guinean families boost their income

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Health products company SkinnyMe Weightloss has built a business in Papua New Guinea that boasts 10,000 members.

‘Economic lifelines’: Connect PNG outlines key road projects to help boost Papua New Guinea’s COVID recovery

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Connect PNG has a five-year plan to establish a single, unbroken highway network for Papua New Guinea. David Wereh, Secretary of the Department of Works and Implementation, takes Business Advantage PNG through the challenges.

In brief: Nadzab Airport redevelopment project officially launched and other business stories

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Nadzab airport set to get a major facelift, PNG Ports says only three ports are profitable, and SIM card registration deadline extended. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

Time to thrive: Grow PNG to help drive development of agribusiness in Papua New Guinea

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Grow PNG has been established to help realise Papua New Guinea’s rich agribusiness potential, especially in Morobe’s Markham Valley. Executive Director Ivan Pomaleu reveals the organisation’s plans.

Papua New Guinean young guns (part 1)

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Lisa Smyth meets four young Papua New Guineans who are working to transform their communities with their dynamic business ideas. In part one of this story, meet the man behind apparel brand Barata and the woman who’s building solar-powered walk-in fridges.

Papua New Guinea in lockdown: what it means for you and your business

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After the coronavirus (COVID-19) arrived in Papua New Guinea this weekend, Prime Minister James Marape acted swiftly to shut the country down for 14 days – but what does that mean in practice?

Chamber of Commerce President on what 2020 holds for Lae, Papua New Guinea’s second city [opinion]

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Papua New Guinea’s industrial hub has a lot going for it as it enters the new year, says a quietly confident President of the Lae Chamber of Commerce and Industry, John Byrne.