Opinion: The Blue Pacific is running out of time for action on climate change

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This week, Pacific Island Forum leaders welcomed António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, to the Pacific region to witness the reality of climate change. This is their official statement.

Security situation a ‘setback’ for business in Southern Highlands Province, says Chamber of Commerce President

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Berry Mini, President of the Southern Highlands Chamber of Commerce, told Business Advantage PNG last Friday that there is an increased security presence in Mendi, particularly in front of key commercial and government buildings. The state of emergency is also affecting earthquake recovery supplies.

People moves: United Nations, KPMG

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A new Country Representative for the UN in PNG, Senior Taxation appointment at KPMG

In brief: Tolukuma to go into full production and other business news

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Gold mine to go into full production, royalties scrutiny and better access to basic infrastructure. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Papua New Guinea government suspends vegetable import ban, and other business stories

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Ban imported vegetables suspended for three months, Mainland CEO calls for tougher bio security measures, and Oil Search confident, despite low oil prices. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Mining resumes at the Porgera gold mine following partial closure, and other business stories

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Suspension of operations at Porgera mine lifted after 16 days, consumers to wait for imported vegetables, and Woodside reiterates ‘fairness’ of Oil Search takeover offer. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Conn says Port Moresby businesses have ‘lost hope’ in security in Papua New Guinea, and other business stories

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Violence takes a toll on businesses in Papua New Guinea, Anglo American and Highlands Pacific form joint venture, and Sime Darby extends takeover deadline for NBPOL. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: O’Neill declares PNG moving towards a new regime of ‘managed economic growth’ and other business stories.

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A new approach to managing PNG’s economy, Manus Island detention centre to be ‘wound down’, and PNG cricketers turning professional. Your weekly digest of the latest regional business news.