Second mine suspension highlights drought impact; Paga Hill to transform Port Moresby; Pacific International Hospital targets affordable health services.

PNG Business Update

October 21, 2015
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Second mine suspension in Papua New Guinea highlights drought impact

The suspension of a second mine in Papua New Guinea has highlighted the impact of the El Nino drought, which is also severely affecting the agriculture industry. Just how long the drought continues for will determine the long-term effects, according to Paul Barker, the Executive Director of the Institute of National Affairs. Read on...

Paga Hill development to transform Papua New Guinea’s capital

Work began this month to develop the Paga Hill Estate, at the iconic headland of Papua New Guinea's capital city, Port Moresby. The development's architect Paul Gallagher tells Business Advantage PNG the project will transform Port Moresby’s infrastructure and public accessibility. Read on...


Pacific International Hospital targets more affordable health services in Papua New Guinea

Pacific International Hospital, Papua New Guinea’s only private hospital offering advanced tertiary healthcare, continues to introduce medical treatment not previously available in the country at its new facility in Port Moresby. CEO Dr Amyna Sultan told Business Advantage PNG that the PIH is now focused on making this treatment more affordable for average families. Read on...

In brief

Treasurer says Papua New Guinea government showing responsible fiscal management, and other business stories

Treasurer Patrick Pruaitch denies Budget blowout, Kumul Petroleum to evaluate methanol plant and small rise in inbound tourism. Your weekly digest of the latest business news. Read on...

Business Connect

Interested in doing business in New Caledonia?

ADECAL, the investment promotion agency of New Caledonia, is holding a lunchtime seminar in Sydney on Wednesday 4 November. Read on...
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