In brief: Papua New Guinea preparing to refinance Oil Search share loan, and other business stories

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Banks vie to renew government’s loan for shares in Oil Search, structural faults in Phase One of new Lae port, OK Tedi to resume operations next month. Your weekly roundup of the latest business news.

Opportunities for international service providers in New Caledonia

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The message from the New Caledonia Business Lunch in Sydney, Australia, on 4 November was that there are plenty of opportunities for international service providers in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia.

Business relationships set to expand with growing conference schedule

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Business and investment events covering a diverse range of key industry sectors are lined up for Papua New Guinea throughout 2015. Here are some of the highlights from our events calendar. The major international investment event on PNG in 2015 will be the Papua New Guinea Advantage Investment and Infrastructure Summit, co-hosted for the fifth […]

New Caledonia: a unique economy in the Pacific

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New Caledonia is a unique territory in the Pacific region. With the second highest per capita GDP in the region, it is a prosperous first-world economy that possesses a level of development and infrastructure that would be the envy of most Pacific island nations, as Andrew Wilkins reports.

Report reveals state of the internet

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Akamai’s quarterly The State of the Internet study has become a valued measure of the proliferation of the worldwide web over the past five years. Its latest edition, covering the last quarter of 2012, was released last week.

New Caledonia: vive la différence

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With a new investment guide just published on New Caledonia, we find out what is happening in Papua New Guinea’s French-speaking Melanesian neighbour.