New PNG leader aims to ‘maximise gain’ from resources sector

New Papua New Guinea leader James Marape aims to 'maximise gain' from resources sector. Picture: THE STRAITS TIMES

PORT MORESBY, 31 MAY 2019 (REUTERS) – Papua New Guinea’s new prime minister pledged on Thursday to “tweak and turn” laws governing how natural resources are extracted to help lift the vast South Pacific archipelago out of poverty. James Marape, a former finance minister who became leader after winning a vote in parliament, put some […]

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