In brief: Freeport to acquire assets in Papua New Guinea and other business stories

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Potential new owner for the Yandera copper project, proposed levy for balsa wood and BSP Financial Group halts trading on the ASX amidst accusations of breaches to anti-money laundering laws. The business news in brief.

In brief: Bank South Pacific signals intention to list on ASX and other business stories

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Bank South Pacific signals intention to achieve dual listing, National Fisheries Authority gets ready to launch its 10-year plan and Papua New Guinea says farewell to its founding father.

In brief: Coral Sea Cable wholesale internet rates to plummet and other business stories

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New Ireland Province signs deal with Zenith to build three solar plants, inadequate water levels in the Fly River impact Ok Tedi Mining’s operations, and Bmobile and Huawei PNG sign a deal to roll out 5G in Papua New Guinea’s Port Moresby. The business news you need to kick-start your week.

Fisheries in Papua New Guinea: a sector profile

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A profile of the fisheries sector in Papua New Guinea including markets, licenses, permits and major players.

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CEO hooked on tuna

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Being stranded for five years on Bougainville Island because of the civil conflict failed to deter Ludwig Kumoru, CEO of Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA), from developing a career in the fishing industry.

In Brief: Funding for the Gulf to Southern Highlands Highway missing link and other business stories

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The Gulf to Southern Highlands Highway missing link is set to be funded under the new tax credit scheme, K56 million in royalties for forest landowners, and Geopacific Resources announces the acquisition of the remaining seven per cent of JV with Kula Gold. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Construction milestone for PNG’s tallest building, and other business news

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Construction milestone for PNG’s tallest building,  renewed support for fisheries training and PNG launches legal action in Australia. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Abel to present on economic integration, and other business news

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Abel on economic integration, renewable energy transition by 2050 and a K2m commitment to revive Goilala coffee. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Government seeks more revenue from fishing, and other business stories

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Government to seek more revenue from fishing, three provinces to be granted autonomous status and the Government claims the right to acquire land for the Highlands Highway construction work. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Foreign exchange reserves to be about US$2 billion by year’s end, and other business stories

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Rise in foreign exchange reserves expected, K1.3 billion required annually for road maintenance work, and Ramu nickel project to have 35 year life. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.