Archive by Year

  • Nov 15 2012

    Appointment of Koisen and Popotai to IPBC Board

    The Minister for Public Enterprises, Sir Mekere Morauta, announced today that NEC had approved the appointment of two new members to the IPBC board. They are Mr Michael Koisen, as nominee of the Papua New Guinea Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Mr Benny Popotai, as nominee of the Papua New Guinea Institute of Directors. […]

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  • Sep 13 2012

    ADB Public Enterprise Benchmarking Study

    Speech by Mr Thomas Abe, Managing Director of the Independent Public Business Corporation of Papua New Guinea at the launch of the Asian Development Bank’s report titled “FINDING BALANCE: Benchmarking the Performance of State-Owned Enterprises in Papua New Guinea”  (Port Moresby, September 13 2012 /   20120912 SP-MD ADB Benchmarking Study) Ladies and gentlemen, let me […]

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  • Sep 12 2012

    Micah looks to Singapore SOE model

    The Minister for Public Enterprises and State Investments, Mr Ben Micah, said today he would be looking at the way Singapore manages its state-owned enterprises and investments as a possible role model for Papua New Guinea. “There are a number of aspects of Singapore’s system that I believe may be applicable to Papua New Guinea,” […]

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  • Sep 11 2012

    IPBC MD addresses the Business Advantage Conference

    Speech by Mr Thomas Abe, Managing Director, IPBC, to the PNG Business Advantage Conference (Port Moresby, September 11 2012 / 20120731 PS-SP MD PNG Business Advantage Conf.)… Good morning ladies and gentlemen. Let me acknowledge the speech here yesterday by our new Minister for Public Enterprises and State Investments, the Honorable Ben Micah MP. The Minister made two […]

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  • Sep 6 2012

    Minister Micah inspects Lae port project

    The Minister for Public Enterprises and State Investments, Mr Ben Micah, today inspected progress on two projects of national significance in Lae – the expansion of the existing port and the construction of a new tidal basin, berths and container terminal. “These are critical infrastructure projects that will have a huge beneficial impact on Lae […]

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  • Aug 30 2012

    Minister Micah acts to revitalise PNGRL

    The Minister for Public Enterprises, Mr Ben Micah, said today he had taken decisive steps to revitalise the PNG Rugby Football League in readiness for the big game against the Kangaroos this year and for the World Cup next year. As Minister responsible for Telikom, the sponsor of the Kumuls, Mr Micah said he recognised […]

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  • Aug 17 2012

    Sir Mekere hands over to Minister Micah

    Ministerial responsibility for Public Enterprises and State Assets was handed over today at a ceremony, conducted by IPBC Managing Director Thomas Abe, in IPBC’s board room. Former Minister Sir Mekere Morauta formally congratulated the new Minister, Hon Ben Micah MP on his election to Parliament and appointment as Minister. Minister Micah noted that he, Sir […]

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  • Aug 7 2012

    Minister Micah meets IPBC and SOE heads

    The new Minister for Public Enterprises, Mr Ben Micah, today held meetings with the management of IPBC and the heads of State Owned Enterprises, to familiarise them with the action plans of the new O’Neill Government. Mr Micah emphasised the need for improved levels of service delivery to the people of Papua New Guinea, and […]

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