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Papua New Guinea’s Pasana Group: plain sailing

Two brothers have teamed together to teach the new generation of Papua New Guineans traditional canoe skills.

How to do business with Papua New Guinea’s major mines

What opportunities are there to supply Papua New Guinea’s major mines and what do potential suppliers need to know before attempting to do business in the country’s mining sector? We asked procurement professionals at two of the country’s major mines, Ok Tedi and Porgera, during an online briefing this week.

The 2022 PNG 100 CEO Survey: the return of optimism

The PNG 100 CEO Survey captured the depth of the COVID crisis through 2021, and is now charting a return of some optimism in 2022, according to analysis provided by Westpac’s Senior Economist, Justin Smirk.

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Five questions for Gokul Naidu, CEO of Datec PNG

The COVID pandemic has accelerated the shift to digital in Papua New Guinea. Gokul Naidu, CEO of PNG’s largest IT service provider, Datec PNG, talks to Business Advantage PNG about how businesses need to respond to the digital challenge.

First electric cars on Papua New Guinea streets

Papua New Guinea’s first plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) – two cargo vans and a passenger bus – have appeared on the streets of Port Moresby. Ruby Gamoga reports.

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What can Papua New Guinea expect from Australia’s new government?

Infrastructure funding aimed at climate change mitigation and a new Pacific Engagement Visa are among the expected initiatives from the new Australian government elected last weekend.

In brief: new information system to help drive rural electrification in Papua New Guinea and other stories

New data-driven system to help rural areas get electricity, coffee producer strikes international deal, and Port Moresby’s airport to get new baggage screening system. The news you need today. Mining A new five-year agreement between Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML) and the Allied Workers Union was signed last week. The agreement between both parties guarantees […]

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In-flight magazine’s return a sign that Papua New Guinea is back in business

Papua New Guinea’s longest-established and most widely-read magazine, Paradise, the in-flight magazine of Air Niugini will return in September.

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Economy/investment

Economic update: cautious optimism in Papua New Guinea as major projects take shape

With major new resources projects still in play, and new players entering the market, this election year will be one to watch in Papua New Guinea. Business Advantage PNG talks to the country’s business leaders about the year ahead.

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Opinion and analysis

Analysis: Papua New Guinea’s ‘stuck’ exchange rate

Is Papua New Guinea’s kina exchange rate stuck? Stephen Howes, Director of the Development Policy Centre and a Professor of Economics at the Crawford School, considers if the kina really is a ‘floating’ currency and calls for foreign exchange reforms to stimulate PNG’s economy.

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People moves

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People moves: Australia Papua New Guinea Business Council, Minister for Foreign Affairs, PNG Cabinet

Executive changes announced at the Australia Papua New Guinea Business Council, Prime Minister Marape elects new Deputy Prime Minister, and Australia welcomes new Minister for Foreign Affairs.

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Feature interviews

Papua New Guinea’s Pasana Group: plain sailing

Two brothers have teamed together to teach the new generation of Papua New Guineans traditional canoe skills.

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LIfestyle

Papua New Guinea’s Pasana Group: plain sailing

Two brothers have teamed together to teach the new generation of Papua New Guineans traditional canoe skills.

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What can Papua New Guinea expect from Australia’s new government?

Infrastructure funding aimed at climate change mitigation and a new Pacific Engagement Visa are among the expected initiatives from the new Australian government elected last weekend.

Features

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Papua New Guinea’s Pasana Group: plain sailing

Two brothers have teamed together to teach the new generation of Papua New Guineans traditional canoe skills.

Opinion

Analysis: Papua New Guinea’s ‘stuck’ exchange rate

Is Papua New Guinea’s kina exchange rate stuck? Stephen Howes, Director of the Development Policy Centre and a Professor of Economics at the Crawford School, considers if the kina really is a ‘floating’ currency and calls for foreign exchange reforms to stimulate PNG’s economy.