Marape grateful to UN for trade policy

Marape grateful to UN for trade policy
PRIME Minister James Marape has acknowledged the support of the European Union in the first Trade Related Assistance Project (Trap) which resulted in the formulation of Papua New Guinea’s first National Trade Policy. Marape made the acknowledgement during a meeting with EU resident representative Ioannis Giokarakis Argyropoulos... more →
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New prime minister promises to ‘take back’ economy

New prime minister promises to ‘take back’ economy
Newly elected Prime Minster James Marape says his government will work towards “taking back” the economy. Marape in his maiden speech in Parliament said he wanted PNG to be the “richest black Christian nation” on earth. “Since my resignation as finance minister on April 11, I did it for my own reasons, some were personal... more →
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Laws on resources need to be changed, says prime minister

PNG Prime Minister, James Marape
PRIME Minister James Marape said laws on resources are “outdated” and need to be changed. “I know that our economy is bleeding and struggling. We will do our diagnostics into how our economy is doing now,” he said. “The team of leaders I lead are all about doing what is right for our nation, taking back our economy,... more →
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Tongamp questions depts on future of rundown plantations

Tongamp questions depts on future of rundown plantations
The National PNG, – JIWAKA Governor Dr William Tongamp, pictured, is calling on three government departments to explain what is happening with the revival of rundown plantations which was allocated a K30 million funding. They are the departments of agriculture, national planning, state investment and public enterprise. Tongamp... more →
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MRDC helps out villagers in LNG areas

MRDC helps out villagers in LNG areas
By CLARISSA MOI, The National PNGMINERAL Resource Development Company (MRDC) commissioned three projects in the PNG LNG project plant site villages of Papa, Boera and Porebada, in Central, yesterday.They were: Two double classrooms built at a cost of K400,000 and fully kitted with desks for Papa Primary School;Two tractors purchased... more →
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Golden years ahead for Porgera mine

Golden years ahead for Porgera mine
The NationalBusiness POGERA gold mine in Enga has the potential to produce 500,000 ounces of gold a year for the next 20 years, says Barrick Gold Corporation president and chief executive Mark Bristow. He said the challenge was now on management, staff and the local community to work together to ensure that benefits continued... more →
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Nuau keen to fix landowner issues

Nuau keen to fix landowner issues
By CLARISSA MOI. the national PNGDepartment of Petroleum acting secretary Lohial Nuau, pictured, says one of his key performance indicators (KPI) for this year is settling landowner issues at project sites. He told management and staff of the department yesterday that one of the important component tasks was that of the landowners,... more →
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Eyes of the world will be on PNG during APEC, says PM

PNG PM Peter O'Neill Photo: AFP / Peter Parks
The Papua New Guinea Prime Minister has used Monday’s Independence Day address to promote what he calls the biggest meeting in PNG’s history, the 2018 APEC Summit. During a flag raising ceremony Peter O’Neill said in two months will the eyes of the world will be on PNG when they host the event. The Post Courier reported... more →
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