In brief: Five countries abandon the Pacific Island Forum and other business stories

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Micronesian nations leave the Pacific Island Forum, Kumul Submarine Cable yet to be completed and Daru Island becomes centre of political tension. The latest business news in a nutshell. 

In brief: What companies in Papua New Guinea are doing to stop the spread of COVID-19 and other business stories

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Telikom PNG launches a COVID-19 helpline, mining companies announce contingency plans and studies conducted at the Frieda River project site to be finalised. The news you need to kickstart your week.