PNG employment crisis deepens

THERE is no doubt Covid-19 is causing great economic damage all round the world, and Papua New Guinea is no exception, write Stephen Howes and Jotam Sinopane at the Australian National University’s devpolicy.org unit.

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Unemployment is estimated to be about 25%

One estimate from the PNG Trade Union Congress is that more than 10,000 jobs in the private sector have been lost due to the pandemic and the subsequent state of emergency.

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