Aiming High: Papua New Guinea’s Hindenburg Wall

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Adrian Mathias reports on efforts to shine the spotlight on the Hindenburg Wall, one of Papua New Guinea’s hidden natural attractions.

In brief: State-owned enterprises told to lift performance and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea’s state-owned enterprises given pep-talk by Minister, new Credit Guarantee Corporation to be established and Ramu NiCo sales fall. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Government plans five new highways and other business stories

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Government plans to build and open five new highways, Milbank launches women-only credit card, and PNG Power to upgrade two projects in Eastern Highlands and East New Britain. Your weekly digest of the latest business news. 

In brief: Papua New Guinea signs up to China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative, and other business stories

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China deal to benefit Highlands provinces, call for restructure of agriculture department and quarantine authority, and Pacific Assurance Group goes into liquidation. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Second mining company in play to revive Panguna copper mine, and other business stories

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Australian miner with links to Bougainville landowners bids to restart Panguna, research into boosting tourism in East New Britain and Milne Bay, and ABAC prepares paper on life after mining projects. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Chinese companies win bid to build Ramu 2 power project, and other business stories

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Two Chinese companies to build Ramu 2 power project, 95 per cent of logs sent to China, and Lae business leaders welcome ADB loan for key roads. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: New 30-day visa a boost for Papua New Guinea tourism, and other business stories

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Australians can now obtain a 30-day visa on arrival, Botten says Elk-Antelope could need at least two new LNG trains, and Treasurer confident cash flow enough for health, education and infrastructure spending. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Pacific Marine Industrial Zone gets the go ahead, and other business stories

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Government tells Chinese company to start building Madang’s Pacific Marine Industrial Zone, new Tourism Minister unimpressed with Tourism Promotion Authority and second LNG ship is named Kumul. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Treasurer says Papua New Guinea government showing responsible fiscal management, and other business stories

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Treasurer Patrick Pruaitch denies Budget blowout, Kumul Petroleum to evaluate methanol plant and small rise in inbound tourism. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

Business and employment travel outperforms leisure travel to Papua New Guinea

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Business and employment travel into Papua New Guinea has more than tripled in the last 15 years, outperforming leisure travel, which has see marginal growth over the last five years. Robert Upe report