People moves: Central Provincial Health Authority, Puma Energy

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The Central Provincial Health Authority announces its first Chairman and Puma Energy Ltd has a new Country General Manager.

In brief: Newcrest announces results and comments on Wafi-Golpu and other business stories

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Newcrest unveils its 2019 results and comments on Wafi-Golpu, Kingston Resources to increase exploration at Misima and the Investment Promotion Authority revisits K1,000 penalty. Your business digest of business news.

In brief: Marape pledges support for MSMEs in Papua New Guinea and other business stories

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Prime Minister Marape pledges to stimulate the growth of the MSME sector, K2 billion budget shortfall, and Eda Ranu regains control the Mt Eriama sewage and water treatment plant. Your weekly digest of business news.

In brief: O’Neill expects loans of US$790m to ease foreign exchange pressure this year, and other business stories

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Prime Minister O’Neill working on loan to ease foreign exchange pressure, domestic market obligation for future LNG projects, and Western LNG project likely to be stand-alone. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Bank of Papua New Guinea to provide US$100m to ease forex pressure and other business stories

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Central bank to ease forex pressures with US$100m, new Lands Minister promises to clean up corruption in his department, and the cost of childhood malnutrition estimated at K1.6 billion annually. Your weekly digest of the latest business news

In brief: Incoming Treasurer to announce a 100-day economic plan, and other business stories

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Treasurer Charles Abel wants to restore confidence in the economy, election unrest in Mt Hagen may cost businesses K50 million, and BCL board meets in Bougainville. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

How Puma Energy services Papua New Guinea’s energy market

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Since 2014, Puma Energy has been Papua New Guinea’s major refiner and retailer of petroleum products. Its also part of a global energy operation that spans 47 countries. Jim Collings, Country General Manager, explains some of the challenges of supplying a country which is still heavily reliant on diesel fuel.

In brief: Government seeking Budget support of US$500 million, and other business stories

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Government seeking Budget support from World Bank, LNG partners seek huge savings by co-operating, Ok Tedi performing well after seven months. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Dual citizenship a reality by March, and other business stories

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Dual citizenship almost a reality, Wereh outlines the impact of climate change on road design and funding, and the cost to business of family violence revealed. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Inflation expected to be 6 per cent, UNDP claims ‘timely’ expenditure reporting and POMSoX trading down 43 per cent

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In brief: Inflation expected to hit 6 per cent, UNDP claims ‘timely’ expenditure reporting and POMSoX trading down 43 per cent