In brief: African swine fever reaches Papua New Guinea and other business stories

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The Minister for Agriculture puts measures in place to stop the spread of the African swine fever and protect the pork industry, Prime Minister James Marape announces stimulus package and ICCC monitors shops to avoid price spikes in essential items. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

People moves: National Executive Council, Airswift, PNG Air, Lae, Bougainville, Pacific Trade Invest

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The National Executive Council appoints a new Petroleum and Energy Secretary, Airswift announces a General Counsel, PNG Air gets a new Chief Financial Officer, Lae names a District Administrator, the Autonomous Region of Bougainville re-shuffles its cabinet and an Acting Trade Commissioner joins Pacific Trade Invest New Zealand.

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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In brief: Papua New Guinea approves progress of Pasca LNG project

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Twinza Oil (PNG) to progress Pasca LNG project, Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister has said that a Supplementary Budget may be announced within the next few weeks, and the Coral Sea Cable project is nearing completion. Your weekly digest of business news.

In brief: James Marape announces new cabinet and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea’s new Prime Minister announces his new cabinet, PNG Air Limited enters into a code-sharing agreement with Virgin Australia and Australia commits to helping Solomon Islands develop infrastructure. Your weekly digest of business news.

People Moves: Airswift, PNG Air Limited

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PNG Air Limited designates a new Company Secretary and Airswift announces its Country Director for Papua New Guinea.

In Brief: Concern about changes to investment laws and other business stories

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Business concern about Papua New Guinea’s new foreign investment laws, a new strategy to develop the financial sector and Oil Search CEO receives award. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

People Moves: Bank South Pacific, PNG Air

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Notable Papua New Guinea-related appointments and departures. This week: a new head of BSP Digital, CFO departs PNG Air. 

In brief: Visas-on-arrival suspensions for November, and other business news

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Visa suspensions to hit tourism, rice imports slammed, and a coal power plant proposed for Lae. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In Brief: KAML announces half-year profit of K1.22m, and other business stories

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Kina Asset Management’s half-year net profit, Range View precinct under way, and a local tech company trials its own messaging app. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.