Govt revels in huge windfall from copper, oil revenue

AN UNPRECEDENTED upsurge in export earnings from the Ok Tedi copper mine has been a key contributor to additional government spending of K1.1 billion ($US366,000) for the PNG Government during the remainder of 2006 and in 2007. By Brian Gomez

As a prudent measure, the Government has decided on various appropriations bills for these “windfall” funds, with K200 million to fund infrastructure maintenance at four public universities and a

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