Update: Aussie police to go to PNG, Telikom rings the changes and Bogan talks small business.

PNG Business Update

July 18, 2013

Latest news

Australia will send police to Papua New Guinea and make it easier for Papua New Guinean visitors

Australia will send up to 50 police officers to Papua New Guinea by the end of the year to help tackle the country's growing law and order problem. The deal is one of a series of agreements arising from the 21-hour visit to Papua New Guinea this week by Australia’s Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, to meet his PNG counterpart, Peter O’Neill. Read on ...

Pacific tourism resilient, despite falling Aus/NZ dollars

The Pacific's tourist sector has been resilient to the falling Australia and New Zealand dollars, according to the July ANZ Bank Pacific Monthly update. Read on ... 


Telikom Papua New Guinea rings the changes

Telikom PNG is upgrading and expanding its network. Chairman Mahesh Patel talks to Business Advantage PNG about its K600 million (US$200 million) deal with Chinese technology provider Huawei and its commitment to improving customer service. Read on ... 


Papua New Guineans need to become active participants in the economy, says Sir Nagora Bogan

More than 400 delegates attended the inaugural SME Summit in Madang earlier this month. PNG's Indigenous Business Council President Sir Nagora Bogan explains what will be required to encourage more Papua New Guineans to start their own small and medium-size enterprises. Read on ...

Around the world

PNG-based diplomat withdraws from election race and other international stories 

An Australian diplomat in PNG nominates and then withdraws from the race to replace former PM Julia Gillard, while raw coffee prices fall as consumption flatlines. Read on ... 

People moves

InterOil appoints a new CEO

InterOil Corporation has announced that Dr Michael Hession has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. Read on ...

Latest jobs

Mining Liaison Manager - Lae

This is a new role within the management team and it will provide a crucial link between this company's service and the daily needs of their mining and resources clients. Stripping this position back to basics, we require a service-focused strong communicator for the role. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining profitable relations with their clients. Read on ...

Mine Liaison Manager, Lae

The Air Energi Group provides ‘Trusted Expertise’ to the global energy industries in 50 countries. We are looking for an experienced manager with mining management experience. Read on ...


Early bird deadline for PNG Advantage Summit registration is next week

The deadline for discounted registration for the two-day Papua New Guinea Advantage 2013 investment summit, to be held on 9 and 10 September in Port Moresby, is Friday 26 July. Read on ...

Air Niugini starts second service to Cebu

Air Niugini will be commencing it second service to Cebu in the Philippines, which comes into effect on Thursday 18th July, 2013. Read on ...

Air Niugini - direct flights each week from Port Moresby to Bali

Excitement has been rising to epic proportions as we get closer to the August 2013 release date for direct flights from Port Moresby to Bali! Read on...
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