Telikom CEO predicts 100% coverage in two years; Construction of Phase Two of Lae port to start in 2016; PNG's journey to Independence. 

PNG Business Update

September 17, 2015
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Latest news

Telikom CEO predicts 100% Papua New Guinea telco coverage within two years

The CEO of Telikom predicts all Papua New Guinea will be able to connect to the Internet within two years. In a wide-ranging review of PNG’s telecommunications industry, Michael Donnelly canvasses lower prices, new technologies, takeovers and the impact of competition policy. Read on...

Construction of Phase Two of Lae port redevelopment to start in 2016

A decision on who will build a second K300 million berth at the Port of Lae is expected by the end of 2015 and construction due to commence in 2016, according to PNG Ports’ Chief Executive Officer, Stanley Alphonse. A new industrial park and an international operator for the port is also on the cards. Read on...


Papua New Guinea's journey to Independence

Forty years ago this week, Sean Dorney was one of the journalists on the spot for Papua New Guinea’s declaration of Independence. He covered it for the country’s National Broadcasting Commission and later spent 17 years in PNG as an ABC correspondent. He reflects on PNG’s journey as an independent nation. Read on...

In brief

Oil Search rejects Woodside takeover bid as 'highly opportunistic', and other business stories

Analysts predict Woodside will up its takeover offer for Oil Search, Business leader estimates K1.5 billion in foreign currency waiting for processing, and NZ re-opens its trade office in Port Moresby. Your weekly digest of the latest business news. Read on...

People moves

NZ Trade Commissioner, Fiji Trade Commissioner

A new NZ Trade Commissioner, a new Fiji Trade Commissioner and the CEO of ANZ Bank to step down. Read on...


Business Connect

SVS Group puts a number of retail, commercial and residential assets up for sale

The SVS Group of companies is seeking offers for the sale of a number of retail, commercial and residential assets as a part of a strategy to refocus on its core wholesale business and other interests. The Professionals have been engaged  to act as its exclusive property advisors. Read on...


Sales & Marketing Manager, BBS Holdings Limited

Reporting to the General Manager, the purpose of the position of Sales and Marketing Manager is to formulate and implement sales and marketing strategies to ensure increased revenue, profits, market share and customer satisfaction. Read on...
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