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Low-cost solar power kits are lighting up rural Papua New Guinea  

Sola PayGo is a solar power company offering a pay-as-you-go system that is tackling the low levels of electrification in remote parts of Papua New Guinea. Adeshola Ore talks with Chief Executive Sundar Ramamurthy.

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Building a success story in Papua New Guinea: Capital Insurance Group

Regional insurer Capital Insurance Group has been growing rapidly as it develops a strong Pacific footprint. Group Chief Executive Officer Keith Land speaks with Business Advantage PNG about the keys to its success.

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Pacific Towing: to succeed in the Pacific think regionally, act locally

Pacific Towing is mirroring its business model in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands in Fiji. The company expects to continue its expansion in the Pacific region and is betting in developing local talent to provide solutions for the industry. Sarah Byrne explores.

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LNG price volatility and what it means for Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea must ensure that it is at the front of the ‘queue’ in its LNG projects if it is to adapt to future volatility, according to Dr Fereidun Fesharaki, Founder and Chairman of the oil and gas consulting group Facts Global Energy (FGE). He predicts huge shifts in the oil and gas markets.

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Meet the business woman behind Papua New Guinea’s first co-working space

Vani Nades is the first Papua New Guinean to open a co-working hub for small-to-medium entrepreneurs in Port Moresby. Adeshola Ore chats with Nades about being an entrepreneur in PNG, and her plans for the future.

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Latest news

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In brief: Prime Minister James Marape visits Lae and other business stories

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape makes his first provincial visit, the Attorney General Davis Steven moves to establish an Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) and companies that don’t comply with the Independent Consumer and Competition Commission (Amendment) Act could face automatic penalties. Your weekly digest of business news. Last week, Prime Minister James […]

Papua New Guinea’s new cabinet brings optimism to business community

The new cabinet announced by Prime Minister James Marape has many sound choices, according to Paul Barker, Executive Director of the Papua New Guinea Institute of National Affairs. He tells Business Advantage PNG that there is optimism in the business community about the new government. 

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In brief: James Marape announces new cabinet and other business stories

Papua New Guinea’s new Prime Minister announces his new cabinet, PNG Air Limited enters into a code-sharing agreement with Virgin Australia and Australia commits to helping Solomon Islands develop infrastructure. Your weekly digest of business news.

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Opinion and analysis

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Opinion: why Papua New Guinean companies need to invest in training

Michael Kingston, Chief Executive of K K Kingston, explores why companies should invest in training.  

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Economy/investment

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Prime Minister Marape flags changes to Papua New Guinea’s resources laws

Papua New Guinea’s new Prime Minister James Marape has given the first indications of the changes his government will be making to the country’s business environment.

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Exports booming but a mood of austerity, Bank of Papua New Guinea Quarterly Economic Bulletin suggests

The Bank of Papua New Guinea has released its Quarterly Economic Bulletin for the December 2018 quarter. David James analyses the report and what it means for business.

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People moves

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People moves: NASFUND, Paradise

NASFUND welcomes a new Chairman and Paradise Company announces Group CEO. 

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Boardroom briefing

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Boardroom briefing: transformation champions, banks go different ways on Apple Card, new transport on-demand booking app

ASX champions give us a lesson on business growth, Apple Card makes banks show their true colours, and Odesh launches an Uber-style app in Port Moresby. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

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Interviews

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Six questions for Paul Komboi, Managing Director at PNG DataCo

Undersea fibreoptic cables are set to revolutionise internet connectivity in Papua New Guinea and the responsibility for that infrastructure locally falls to PNG DataCo. Managing Director Paul Komboi updates Business Advantage PNG on the Kumul Submarine Cable Network, and outlines the state-owned telco’s long-term strategy.

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Infrastructure

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Low-cost solar power kits are lighting up rural Papua New Guinea  

Sola PayGo is a solar power company offering a pay-as-you-go system that is tackling the low levels of electrification in remote parts of Papua New Guinea. Adeshola Ore talks with Chief Executive Sundar Ramamurthy.

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Company profiles

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Building a success story in Papua New Guinea: Capital Insurance Group

Regional insurer Capital Insurance Group has been growing rapidly as it develops a strong Pacific footprint. Group Chief Executive Officer Keith Land speaks with Business Advantage PNG about the keys to its success.

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Latest News

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In brief: Prime Minister James Marape visits Lae and other business stories

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape makes his first provincial visit, the Attorney General Davis Steven moves to establish an Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) and companies that don’t comply with the Independent Consumer and Competition Commission (Amendment) Act could face automatic penalties. Your weekly digest of business news. Last week, Prime Minister James […]

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Low-cost solar power kits are lighting up rural Papua New Guinea  

Sola PayGo is a solar power company offering a pay-as-you-go system that is tackling the low levels of electrification in remote parts of Papua New Guinea. Adeshola Ore talks with Chief Executive Sundar Ramamurthy.

Opinion

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Opinion: why Papua New Guinean companies need to invest in training

Michael Kingston, Chief Executive of K K Kingston, explores why companies should invest in training.