Tourism in Papua New Guinea: strategy hitting the mark

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Figures on visitor arrivals to Papua New Guinea indicate that business travel and tourism are growing but there has been a falling interest the MICE market. The number of people coming to PNG for employment increased markedly.

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Boardroom briefing: ExxonMobil to sell assets, tourism workforce and the effects of working abroad

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ExxonMobil gets ready to sell assets, a more skilled tourism workforce for the Pacific Islands, and how working abroad affects you. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

The world’s most expensive resort

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Billed as the world’s highest-priced resort, this small Philippines island is the ultimate indulgent getaway. Fiona Harper reports.

Tourism is on the rise in Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea might be ‘under-touristed’, but if numbers continue to increase it won’t be that way for long, and that’s great news for the economy. Lisa Smyth reports.

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.