More dialogue and an amicable outcome needed on Porgera mine [opinion]

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The Executive Director of Institute of National Affairs, Paul Barker, considers the repercussions from the Papua New Guinea government’s decision not to renew the special mining lease on the Porgera gold mine.

Porgera fallout: Prime Minister moves to reassure Papua New Guinea’s miners

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Prime Minister James Marape moves to allays concerns among Papua New Guinea’s mining companies following the decision not to renew the special mining lease for the Porgera gold mine. Meanwhile, the mine’s temporary closure is already affecting local business.

In brief: Low inflows of foreign currency affecting Papua New Guinea businesses, and other business stories

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PNG Bank governor says shortage of forex affecting businesses, interest rates comparatively ‘very high’, and ANZ identifies small inflation rise. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: competition concerns over Oil Search, Bougainville mine and a review of bank charges

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Competition concerns over Elk-Antelope share holdings, ABG keen to re-open Panguna and Treasurer orders bank charges review. Your weekly digest of the week’s business news.