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Frieda one of region’s premier greenfield copper projects
Thu Dec 2 2010

THE completion of a pre-feasibility study (PFS) has placed the Frieda copper/gold project in Papua New Guinea as one of the Asia Pacific’s premier green-field copper projects with a potential for a ..... Read More

Papua New Guinea - Industrial Sector
Wed Dec 1 2010

In general, the Papua New Guinea economy is highly dependent on imports for manufactured goods. Its industrial sector--exclusive of mining--accounts for only 9% of GDP and contributes little to export..... Read More

Hiri Moale Festival in Papua New Guinea
Tue Nov 30 2010

This colourful festival was originally designed to preserve the Hiri Trade expeditions between the Motu-Koitabu people and the Erema (Kerema) people on PNG's south-west coast. The Motu-Koitabu would u..... Read More

Airlines PNG on track to deliver profit this year.
Mon Nov 29 2010

AIRLINES PNG (APNG) is on track to deliver profit this year amid a proposed merger with national flag career Air Niugini. APNG result for the half-year ended June 30 this year showed a K9 million pos..... Read More

Survey: PNG’s demand for gas, oil rising
Sun Nov 28 2010

THE new Papua New Guinea oil and gas report from Business Monitor International (BMI) forecasts that it will account for 0.13% of Asia Pacific regional oil demand by 2014, while providing 0.38% of sup..... Read More



PNGCS ups tax takes
Sat Nov 27 2010

PAPUA New Guinea Customs Service (PNGCS) has continued to inject additional revenue to the Government purse with more than K17 million surplus for August alone. This shows the progress of PNGCS i..... Read More

Allied Gold sees hiked output
Fri Nov 26 2010

AUSTRALIA-based Al-lied Gold, which owns projects in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, could increase its production to 320,000 ounces per annum by 2015, the company said recently. Accordin..... Read More

Economy to grow 7.1% this year, says forecast
Thu Nov 25 2010

PAPUA New Guinea's economy grew by an estimated 5.5% last year and is expected to grow 7.1% this year. According to the Deloitte Touche 2011 budget alert, the economy was able to weather the global r..... Read More

Papua New Guinea (PNG) Treasury and Finance Minister Peter O’Neill has declared 2011 as the “year of implementation” as parliament last night unanimously passed the record K9.3 billion money plan for next year.
Wed Nov 24 2010

Papua New Guinea (PNG) Treasury and Finance Minister Peter O’Neill has declared 2011 as the “year of implementation” as parliament last night unanimously passed the record K9.3 billion money pla..... Read More

Barrick sees flat 2010 Aust-PNG gold output
Tue Nov 23 2010

Barrick Gold, the world's biggest gold producer, forecast flat gold production in 2010 from its mines in Australia and Papua New Guinea, accounting for a quarter of total global output. Gary Halver..... Read More



Australia unveils K250m plan for PNG
Mon Nov 22 2010

Mr McMullen announced the initiative during a visit to an innovative water catchment programme at Rainaou village in Kokopo, East New Britain province. Mr McMullen officially opened the Rainaou wat..... Read More

King tide destroys villages in Papua New Guinea
Sun Nov 21 2010

Authorities said there were no reports of casualties, but they were still trying to contact several outlying islands after the waves hit across an 800 km (500 mile) stretch of ocean. Hundreds of peopl..... Read More

Papua New Guinea bans betel nut
Sat Nov 20 2010

Thousands of Papua New Guineans chew the small palm tree nuts, which are the size of a small egg, as they go about their business in the capital Port Moresby. The fruit, known as buai in Papua New Gu..... Read More

Australia and Papua New Guinea have signed a raft of agreements
Fri Nov 19 2010

Foreign Affairs Minister Stephen Smith along with Assistant Treasurer Nick Sherry and Parliamentary Secretary for International Development Assistance Bob McMullan travelled to PNG to meet counterpart..... Read More

Papua New Guinea Ports Corporation (PNGPC) chief executive Brian Riches says there is no limit to the trade opportunities between Papua New Guinea and Townsville
Thu Nov 18 2010

He toured the Port of Townsville this morning as part of a visit to strengthen business ties between the two ports. Mr Riches says the PNGPC is interested in expanding its import and export operati..... Read More



Strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea
Wed Nov 17 2010

The quake hit at 5:18 am (1918 GMT on Tuesday), 130 kilometres (81 miles) northeast of Kandrian on New Britain Island at a depth of 36 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said, revising the location ..... Read More

PNG LNG Project has already started to have an impact on the country, with hundreds of new jobs being created, both directly by the Project and indirectly, with a strategy to maximise the number of local employment opportunities
Tue Nov 16 2010

n its quarterly report released Tuesday, oil and gas producer Oil Search announced that activities at its Papua New Guinea liquefied natural gas (LNG) project had advanced. Second quarter activitie..... Read More

Expo on Women in Business
Mon Nov 15 2010

A GROUP of women has organised an expo that will showcase enterprising Papua New Guinean women from a cross-section of the country in a bid to help the Government solve unemployment problems. PNG Wom..... Read More

Papua New Guinea tourist plane crash: wreckage found.
Sun Nov 14 2010

Joseph Kintau, Papua New Guinea Civil Aviation Authority head, said the plane was located in "very, very difficult terrain" and it was not clear whether there were survivors. The plane, carr..... Read More

Villagers offered payout over gold mine pollution
Sat Nov 13 2010

Sediment from a gold mine washing down a river in Papua New Guinea has destroyed the livelihoods of thousands of villagers. The Hidden Valley mine, which is half-owned by Melbourne-based Newcrest Mini..... Read More



The spiral of silence
Fri Nov 12 2010

WHEN SILENCE ISN’T GOLDEN! is not just a cute aphorism but is equally a poignant imagery that puts the sonoric into a metaphoric dialogue with the perceptual as if these senses share a unity to whic..... Read More

LNG mgt an ‘enviable challenge’
Thu Nov 11 2010

PAPUA New Guinea has the enviable challenge of managing a sizeable resource boom, according to ANZ Economic Market Research for Pacific. “Indeed, the game has already begun,” Paul Gruenwald, t..... Read More

New IT services up
Wed Nov 10 2010

INTERNET subscribers and information technology users can now avail of what Telikom calls “a door’s step services anywhere, anytime”.

In fact, the telco has just introduced two ne..... Read More

Digicel opens flagship store
Sun Nov 7 2010

DIGICEL PNG last Thursday opened a flagship centre at the Vision City to allow customers to get a feel of the products they have on display.

Officially launched by NCD Governor Powes Pa..... Read More