Air Niugini Resumes Services Between Port Moresby and Hong Kong as a Transit Point to the World

MEDIA RELEASE Air Niugini is pleased to announce that it will resume services between Port Moresby and Hong Kong, commencing Wednesday 28th October 2020. Services will be operated by Air Niugini’s Boeing 767 aircraft, in partnership with Cathay Pacific Airways under a code share arrangement. Flights will initially operate... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

Till the land, produce more for NC Market: PM

Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has challenged the people of Vanuatu, especially the young generation, to till the land, in order to produce more crops to meet the demand for the new market opening up in New Caledonia. He made the call on the eve of his departure from New Caledonia, after the historic signing of trade agreements... more →
Posted in: Kanaky, Vanuatu

Chinese Trade company establishes alliance with Pango community

The Shandong Xinhuiyuan International Trade Company Ltd has extended a gesture of friendship to the Pango community. The trade company from Shandong Province, China made a simple sign of generosity when it donated gifts to the children, widows and people in Pango on Friday. It was arranged by Mr Lionel Kaluat. The gifts... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

How Papua New Guinea can boost its coffee production [analysis]

Papua New Guinea has the potential to become one of the top coffee producers in the world. Deputy Director of the National Research Institute, Eugene Ezebilo, explores what other countries have done to boost their coffee production and how these strategies could be implemented in PNG. PNG coffee beans. Credit: PHAMA PLUS PNG coffee... more →
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Stimulus package for transport owners

PLTA CEO Reginald Tabi
PLTA CEO Reginald Tabi Public land transport owners are entitled to a monthly payout of Vt15,000 under the second roll-out of the Government’s stimulus package Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Public Land Transport Authority (PLTA), Reginald Tabi, says public land transports fall under the Small Business Grant and they are... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

Technical assistance to remote rural areas in West Sepik Province, trained 749 Trainers of Trainers (ToTs) in cocoa and vanilla cultivation

EU-STREIT PNG extended its technical assistance to remote rural areas in West Sepik Province, trained 749 Trainers of Trainers (ToTs) in cocoa and vanilla cultivation To provide sustainable technical support to the hard-accessible rural areas in Papua New Guinea, FAO under EU-STREIT PNG Programme trained 749 Trainers of Trainers... more →
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BSP considers legal options over alleged money laundering warning

Bank South Pacific says it is considering its legal options after the Bank of Papua New Guinea formally cautioned it over what the central bank believes is “contrary conduct under the anti money laundering/counter terrorist financing act.” In issuing the formal warning yesterday, the Bank of PNG called for BSP Financial Group... more →
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NAB and CBA exposed over PNG money laundering

Bank of South Pacific CEO Robin Fleming is believed to be under pressure from the regulator to step down.
Angus Grigg National affairs correspondent The largest lender in the Pacific, BSP Financial Group, has been ordered to remove senior managers following breaches of anti-money laundering laws in Papua New Guinea, putting further pressure on Commonwealth Bank of Australia and National Australia Bank to cut ties with the troubled institution. BSP,... more →
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PNG Power boss resigns

PNG Power Limited Managing Director, Flagon Bekker addressing the PNG Power Workers in a sit-in protest on Friday, June 25. Photo: Charlie Dumavi/PNG Bulletin
PNG Power Limited Managing Director Flagon Bekker has tendered his resignation effective immediately today. In an internal circular, PNG Power Board Chairman Moses Maladina made this known saying he has put in place an interim officer in charge to oversee the operations. “Consequently, I have put in place an officer in charge to... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

PM to probe NDB K80 million SME funds

Prime Minister, James Marape. Photo: Charlie Dumavi/PNG Bulletin
A PROBE will be established this week into the non-lending of K80 million by the National Development Bank (NDB) to Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Prime Minister James Marape told a recent meeting when addressing cabinet ministers, heads of departments, senior public servants... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

Vanuatu participating in World Expo 2021

Closing up of the container filled with locally made products from the 6 local businesses.
By Josepheen Tarianga, Vanuatu Daily Post Six local businesses have packed their products to be sent to the World Expo in Dubai, a showcase that will take place over 6 months. The World Expo is held every 5 years but was postponed last year due to the raging pandemic. The expo arrangements have been made ready for 2021 and will... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

Life Skills for Women in the Informal Sector to be Economically Self Reliant

The YSDDA Board in its Meeting No. 3/2021 last night approved more life skills training for women in all the four (4) LLGs of YS District. Our initial funding of such training has been overwhelmingly positive so we will continue in all LLGs. One of our District’s education policy is all schools must have uniforms. All uniforms... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea
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