Roads to success: Solomon Islands’ Deputy PM on building new infrastructure

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Manasseh Maelanga, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, says the Pacific country’s new government has turned its attention to infrastructure. Measures are being put in place to encourage private sector involvement in roads, ports and industrial townships.

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Anticipating COVID‑19 in the Pacific [opinion]

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While Australia prepares its domestic interventions, it needs to spare some thought for the Pacific as well, say Alexandre Dayant and Jonathan Pryke from the Lowy Institute’s The Interpreter

This is life on the high seas for a Papua New Guinean cruise line officer

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Kevin McQuillan meets a globetrotting cruise line officer, Papua New Guinean Christina Aule.

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.

City Guide: Madang

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Marisa Howden reports on Madang, one of Papua New Guinea’s most idyllic coastal holiday destinations.

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.

Discover Papua New Guinea’s wreck heaven

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Papua New Guinea is a treasure trove of war wrecks. Underwater photographer and diving writer Don Silcock explores four famous planes that lie at the bottom of the sea.

Review: W Brisbane

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The W Brisbane is the city’s first five-star opening in 20 years – and it’s not to be missed.

Tourism in Papua New Guinea: a sector profile

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A profile of the tourism industry in Papua New Guinea, including recent report, tourism organisation and incentives for potential investors.

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Drum roll: a weekend of canoes and drums at Alotau

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Olga Fontanellaz dips her toes into the water at Alotau’s annual Kenu and Kundu Festival.