Papua New Guinea

The economic downturn resulting from lower global commodity prices and the completion of the PNG LNG project means the future of Papua New Guinea must be navigated with care. The country possesses plentiful natural resources, which, given effective management, could provide new revenue to spur diversification, as well as sustainable and equitable growth in all provinces.

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ETIQUETTE: “For every village a different culture” is the expression that best describes the social norms, cultures and languages of Papua New Guinea’s population. Most locals will greet you with a warm smile. The salutation monin tru (a very good morning) is considered the polite early-day greeting.

Articles & Analysis | Comfortable hotels in Papua New Guinea from The Report: Papua New Guinea 2020

 

AIRWAYS HOTEL Jacksons Parade, Jacksons International Airport PO Box 1942, Boroko, NCD T: +675 324 5200 / 7373 2600 reservations@airways.com.pg www.airways.com.pg Rooms: 40 Bacchus rooms, 49 Fountain rooms, 24 Dakota Rooms, 22 Dakota Junior Suites, 11 Dakota Suites and 1 presidential suite. Business & Conference Facilities: Business...

 

How would you describe the lifestyle in PNG for corporate travellers or new residents who have relocated for business purposes?

 

Parliament passed the Mining Amendment Bill 2020 and the Oil and Gas Amendment Bill 2020 on July 10, 2020. These bills will significantly change the mineral, and oil and gas sectors, and will take effect following their certification by the speaker of Parliament. The mining bill intends to give the state an avenue to directly participate in...

 

GOVERNMENT STRUCTURE: There are three levels of government in Papua New Guinea: national, provincial and local. The legislative powers of these governments are regulated by the constitution and the Organic Law on Provincial Government and Local Level Government (Organic Laws). Each level has its own distinct law-making powers. The...

 

The laying of two subsea fibre-optic cables – one international and one domestic – are among the recent and promising ICT developments in Papua New Guinea. There is optimism that these will help expand access and reduce costs in rural areas, which are home to over 80% of the country’s 8.6m-strong population. Meanwhile, it remains to be seen...

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