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Reports of Digicel selling its Papua New Guinea business to China Mobile leads to fresh concern

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Rumours over mobile phone operator Digicel potential deal to sell its Papua New Guinea business to China Mobile has reignited tension within the country as Beijing’s influence in it continues to worry Pacific Asian politics. The Digicel conglomerate, controlled by Irish businessman Denis O’Brien, shocked its PNG users recently when it filed bankruptcy proceedings in Bermuda and US, where it owes billions of dollars.