Ok Tedi sharing K380m after ‘exceptional’ year

The Natinal PNG – THE financial position of Ok Tedi Mining Limited has strengthened, generating more than K777 million of net investment activities allowing it to have nearly K380 million to be distributed to its shareholders. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill, tabling the annual reports and financial statements in parliament,... more →
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Forum discusses health issues affecting Apec nations

Forum discusses health issues affecting Apec nations
THE Life Sciences Innovation Forum was held in Port Moresby yesterday as part of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) first senior officials meeting. It is a body where Apec members discuss and develop solutions to health issues faced by member economies. National Health Services Standard deputy secretary Dr Paison Dakulala... more →
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Coconut oil producer sees Apec as road to new markets

Coconut oil producer sees Apec as road to new markets
HANAMOA Organics, the producer of local virgin coconut oil from Abau, Central, hopes to expand its market opportunities during the Apec meetings. Hanomoa Organics representative Karo Martin said the company was excited about the opportunity to expose its products through its small and medium-sized enterprise stall at the meeting... more →
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Dominasi Ekonomi Tiongkok di Papua Nugini Jadi Perdebatan

INSTITUTE of National Affairs executive director Paul Barker
Ilustrasi (Foto: ABC News) PORT MORESBY, SATUHARAPAN.COM – Dominasi Tiongkok dalam pembiayaan pembangunan ekonomi di Papua Nugini jadi perdebatan sengit di parlemen tatkala Perdana Menteri Papua Nugini, Peter O’Neill, menghadiri sidang parlemen untuk pertama kali di tahun 2018 ini, kemarin (06/01). O’Neill mendapat... more →
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Barker on issues with rice market

INSTITUTE of National Affairs executive director Paul Barker
By MARK HAIHUIE, https://www.thenational.com.pg/ INSTITUTE of National Affairs executive director Paul Barker, pictured, says plans to restructure the rice market should consider competition issues in a balanced manner for domestic growers and companies which import it. Barker was responding to a recent explanation by Minister for... more →
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Ramu NiCo finally seals deal with workers’ union

THE Labour Department has recognised and is impressed with the industrial award signed between Ramu NiCo Allied Workers’ Union and Ramu NiCo Management (MCC) Ltd, an official says. Madang labour representative Peter Neimani, who was the negotiation chairman between the union and Ramu NiCo, said the registrar of the department was... more →
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LNG Project in PNG: First royalty payment successful

By SHIRLEY MAULUDU THE first phase of the recommencement of landowner beneficiary identification (LOBID) within PNG LNG Project impact areas has been completed, Department of Petroleum and Energy spokesperson says. The spokesperson said that the completed areas were for the pipeline segments starting from Kikori, in Gulf, to Beneria,... more →
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Morobe man takes big bite into apple farming

Menyamya villager Eric John
Menyamya villager Eric John Menyamya villager Eric John has registered an apple business and plans to develop an orchard on his land in Morobe. John said he has seedlings in his nursery and has trees growing on his land. His first seedlings came from an apple he bought in Lae in 2004 and he has since invested time and money on growing... more →
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Momis announces moratorium on Panguna mining and exploration

Panguna copper mine on Bougainville ... the catalyst for decade-long civil war. Image: Aloysius Laukai/Bougainville Forum
By Aloysius Laukai in Buka The President of the Autonomous Bougainville Government, Chief Dr John Momis, has announced an indefinite moratorium on exploration and mining in Panguna. He said the Bougainville Executive Council had its meeting on Wednesday made a “thoughtful and considered” decision to impose an indefinite reservation... more →
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Western Highlands loses man of peace and businessman

Western Highlands loses man of peace and businessman WESTERN Highlands chief and Komkui business group chairman Andrew Dokta, who died this month, was laid to rest at his village of Tiling, in Mt Hagen, on Wednesday. Dokta, the chief leader of the Moge tribe, died on Dec 8 after a short illness. He comes from the Moge Komnuka clan... more →
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