Features

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Winds of change: why Papua New Guinea is perfectly placed for a wind-power revolution

Papua New Guinea is sitting on a world-class wind power resource that could see it exporting power to the region in a relatively short space of time. Talking at Business Advantage PNG Investment Conference, Sean Whittaker, Principal Renewables Specialist with the International Finance Corporation, said that PNG would be well placed to start the journey to renewable energy.

New grant seeks to develop better climate solution for Papua New Guinea & the Pacific

A new opportunity has emerged for private and public organisations in Papua New Guinea and the Pacific seeking funds to develop new projects to mitigate climate change.

Fortescue’s pivot towards renewable energy

Why is Fortescue Metals Group, which makes most of its income from iron ore sales, looking at renewable energy projects in Papua New Guinea and other parts of the world?

Papua New Guinea companies and products on show at the World Expo

Papua New Guinea is getting ready to showcase some of its sweetest produce in the 2020 World Expo.

Welcome to Jungle: Papua New Guinea’s online market scene expands

This year, Papua New Guinea saw the launch of Jungle, an online market place for businesses of all sizes. Jungle’s co-founders share with Business Advantage PNG the challenges they’ve overcome and their views on the future of online retailing in PNG.

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Papua New Guinea announces new COVID-19 restrictions for national and international travel

Amidst an increase in COVID-19 cases, the Police Commissioner and Controller of the Papua New Guinea National Pandemic Response, David Manning, has announced changes to national and international travel.

In brief: Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister says P’nyang project could be a ‘win-win’ and other business stories

Prime Minister James Marape to visit ExxonMobil’s headquarters, Telikom/bmobile merger to be finalised this month, and delays in Porgera’s reopening. The business news you need today.

New negotiations, new laws: Kumul Petroleum’s MD says oil and gas sector is looking ‘much stronger’

Wapu Sonk, Managing Director of Kumul Petroleum, says that Papua New Guinea’s oil and gas sector is looking ‘much stronger’ with the Papua LNG project set to have its final investment decision in 2023. But, he told the 2021 Business Advantage PNG Investment Conference, that proposed changes to the country’s oil and gas law have been delayed.

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Economy/investment

What is Fortescue Metals Group doing in Papua New Guinea?

Earlier this month, Papua New Guinea’s government announced a ‘deed of agreement’ with Australian iron ore giant, Fortescue Metals Group, to develop renewable energy projects in PNG. Business Advantage PNG learns more about its plans from Julie Shuttleworth, CEO of subsidiary Fortescue Future Industries.

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Opinion and analysis

Financing a green, resilient and inclusive recovery [opinion]

Alfonso Garcia Mora, Vice-President Asia and Pacific for the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, outlines some of the development challenges Papua New Guinea faces today and how the IFC is supporting private sector investment to address them.

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People moves

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People moves: Credit Corp, Mayur Resources

Credit Corporation announces changes to its team and Mayur Resources welcomes two board Directors.

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Feature interviews

IFC looking at investment opportunities ‘even more actively’ in Papua New Guinea, says new country head

Markus Scheuermaier is the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) new Resident Representative in Papua New Guinea. He shares his thoughts on how the IFC can make the most difference in PNG with Business Advantage PNG.

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LIfestyle

At work with: Chef Molly Vaike

Airways Hotel’s signature chef, Molly Vaike, is training the next generation of Papua New Guinean chefs and taking the national cuisine to the next level.

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Latest News

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Papua New Guinea announces new COVID-19 restrictions for national and international travel

Amidst an increase in COVID-19 cases, the Police Commissioner and Controller of the Papua New Guinea National Pandemic Response, David Manning, has announced changes to national and international travel.

Features

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Winds of change: why Papua New Guinea is perfectly placed for a wind-power revolution

Papua New Guinea is sitting on a world-class wind power resource that could see it exporting power to the region in a relatively short space of time. Talking at Business Advantage PNG Investment Conference, Sean Whittaker, Principal Renewables Specialist with the International Finance Corporation, said that PNG would be well placed to start the journey to renewable energy.

Opinion

Financing a green, resilient and inclusive recovery [opinion]

Alfonso Garcia Mora, Vice-President Asia and Pacific for the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, outlines some of the development challenges Papua New Guinea faces today and how the IFC is supporting private sector investment to address them.