athletics-championship

TRAVEL JOURNAL: LAURA KETSANA

Team Bougainville u18 sprinter for Air PNG National Athletics Championships It was on a Wednesday, my PE teacher told me that I was one of the selected students who will be taking part in the National Athletics Championship in Kimbe. I was very surprised and excited. I couldn’t believe that
JOBS-THUMB

JOBS JOBS JOBS

Which industries are going to create the jobs of the future in Bougainville? This is a question that will be increasingly asked during this post-referendum period as policymakers consider a road map for economic growth. As it stands the government has identified key industries that it believes will help create
2020-budget

ABG’s K439 million budget

Just before Christmas (24 December) the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) passed its K439 million budget for 2020. The theme for this year’s budget is: Focusing on Post Referendum. The financial plan included new funding commitments announced by PNG’s prime minister James Marape during his recent visit to Bougainville. Of the
bcl-travel-journal

TRAVEL JOURNAL: LAURA KETSANA

Team Bougainville u18 sprinter for Air PNG National Athletics Championships It was on a Wednesday, my PE teacher told me that I was one of the selected students who will be taking part in the National Athletics Championship in Kimbe. I was very surprised and excited. I couldn’t believe that
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FARMING A PATHWAY TO GROWTH

The adaptability of Bougainvillean farmers are providing snapshots of the great potential to expand the local agricultural sector. Recently, for example, we highlighted Martin Tsiora who has had success replanting his family’s old cocoa plantation with vanilla beans after cocoa pod borers wiped out the cocoa crops. This type of
bougainville-copper-limited

RESPONSE TO SMLOLA

MEDIA RELEASE – 16.12.2019 Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) said it was both regrettable and disappointing to see members of the Special Mining Lease Osikaiyang Landowners Association (SMLOLA) issuing misleading and provocative statements following Bougainville’s peaceful and successfully conducted referendum. BCL would again repeat its calls for the SMLOLA to desist
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SUCCESS OF HISTORIC REFERENDUM VOTE 

Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) would like to warmly congratulate the people of Bougainville, the BRC and the ABG on the successful completion of an historic referendum vote. “The referendum process has taken a great deal of meticulous planning, commitment and cooperation between the ABG, BRC, and communities across Bougainville. As