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Pacer Plus Report

Pacer Plus Report

Report by Stephen Eagle  What has happened so far? A recap: PACER is Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations and Plus is a signal that this agreement is going to address limitations of previous ones. It replaces SPARTECA (South Pacific Regional Trade and...

Michael Somare, Papua New Guinea’s 1st Prime Minister, dies aged 84

Michael Somare, Papua New Guinea’s 1st Prime Minister, dies aged 84

Michael Somare, a pivotal figure in Papua New Guinea’s independence and the new nation’s first prime minister, died Friday. He was 84. Somare was the South Pacific island nation’s longest-serving government leader after it became independent of Australia in 1975. He...

Managing Fiscal Challenges in Contemporary Papua New Guinea

Managing Fiscal Challenges in Contemporary Papua New Guinea

On Wednesday 27 May 2020 hosted by the APNGBC, Professor Satish Chand gave an online presentation on "Managing Fiscal Challenges in Contemporary Papua New Guinea." We are pleased to be able to share his presentation with you. Abstract The rising budget deficits and...