In brief: power outages in Lae explained and other business stories

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Power outages in Papua New Guinea’s second largest city linked to K60 million debt, government looking into outstanding debts and new partnership between the Morobe Provincial Government and the National Airport Corporation. The business news in brief.

In brief: Negotiations with Twinza Oil still ongoing and other business stories

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Negotiations for Twinza Oil’s Pasca A still ongoing, ANZ continues to waive fees for online transaction to 10 Pacific countries and Bank South Pacific implements a ‘no mask, no entry’ policy. The news in brief.

In brief: Kavieng Airport in New Ireland Province set for an upgrade and other business stories

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The National Airport Corporation signs an agreement to upgrade Kavieng Airport, NKW Fresh signs a deal to support farmers in Morobe Province and Air Niugini turns around K133 million loss in 2018 to a profit. The news you need to kickstart your week.

Aviation in Papua New Guinea: a sector profile

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A profile of the aviation sector in Papua New Guinea including airports, the regulatory framework and airlines.

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Review: Cairns International Airport

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Cairns International Airport has a coastal location on the northern fringe of Cairns CBD and was voted fourth from 550 contenders as the best regional airport in the 2019 Skytrax World Airport Awards.

In brief: O’Neill proposes electoral reform, including voting system, and other business stories

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‘First past the post’ voting system to return, expansion of Milne Bay airport, and rugby league now a K15m a year business. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Kagamuga Airport upgrade to allow jet landings, and other business stories

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Airport upgrade to see night flights and early landings at Western Highlands airport, call to properly fund the fight against coffee berry borer, and Tkatchenko moves on illegally approved land sales. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: BCL proposes re-opening Panguna copper mine by 2020, and other business stories

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BCL talks with Bougainville government and landowners about re-opening Panguna, investors confident in PNG despite low global energy prices, and improvements on the way for Jacksons Airport. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

People moves: Kina Securities, PNG Cocoa Board, National Airports Corporation, Mainland Holdings

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Senior appointments at Kina Securities, a new Director for the PNG Cocoa Board, a new Acting Managing Director at Airports Corporation, and a new Poultry Manager at Mainland Holdings

In brief: Total SA to start construction of LNG plant in 2018 and other business stories

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Total SA Chairman says company is planning to commence construction of LNG plant in 2018, Ramu NiCo ordered to stop operating nickel mine and Harmony Gold reports ‘continuing exploration success.’ Your weekly digest of the latest business news. The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of oil and gas company Total SA, Patrick Pouyanné, says the company is planning to […]