Features

Innovative solution to delays in Papua New Guinea’s power projects

Power projects in Papua New Guinea are notorious for taking a long time to get up and running, Independent Power Producers of Papua New Guinea Industry Group Chairman David Burbidge tells Business Advantage PNG. But the group may have a solution.

The huge risks and rewards of Papua New Guinea’s Porgera gold mine

The Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea’s Enga Province is a world class gold mine but, as Executive Director for Barrick (Niugini) Ila Temu explains, it is also one of the world’s most difficult mines to operate.

Six questions for Asian Development Bank Vice President Diwakar Gupta

The Asian Development Bank is one of the largest international investors in Papua New Guinea, mainly in infrastructure. One of its six Vice-Presidents, Diwakar Gupta—who is responsible for Private Sector and Cofinancing Operations—tells Business Advantage PNG the bank also has funds to invest in PNG’s private sector—under certain conditions.

World Bank releases bullish assessment of Papua New Guinea economy

The Papua New Guinean economy is set to surge in 2019 and stabilize in subsequent years, according to a report by the World Bank. David James takes a closer look.

Papua New Guinean entrepreneurs launch food delivery service

GoFood PNG is at the forefront of online food delivery services in Papua New Guinea. Kevin McQuillan speaks with co-founders Samson Korawali and Eugene Anang.

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Air Niugini aiming at K60 million turnaround in 2019, says Chief Executive

The new Chief Executive of Air Niugini, Alan Milne, says that after two difficult years for the airline, the prospects are looking much better. He says he is adopting a ‘four pillar’ program to transform the carrier.

Date announced for Papua LNG gas agreement in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has announced a date for the signing of the gas agreement for the US$13 billion Papua LNG project. Opening the PNG Petroleum and Energy Summit in Port Moresby yesterday, he also outlined some of the key elements the agreement will contain.

In Brief: UK’s post-Brexit deal with Papua New Guinea and other business stories

Post-Brexit deal signed with Papua New Guinea and Fiji, new digital identity scheme and upgrades to Tari Airport in Hela. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

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Opinion and analysis

Opinion: Australia’s questionable move on Pacific infrastructure investment

Recent announcements by Australia’s Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, about infrastructure development in the Pacific are troubling, says Stephen Howes, Director of the Development Policy Centre at the Australian National University.

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Economy/investment

Six questions for Asian Development Bank Vice President Diwakar Gupta

The Asian Development Bank is one of the largest international investors in Papua New Guinea, mainly in infrastructure. One of its six Vice-Presidents, Diwakar Gupta—who is responsible for Private Sector and Cofinancing Operations—tells Business Advantage PNG the bank also has funds to invest in PNG’s private sector—under certain conditions.

KPMG announced as Major Sponsor of 2019 Papua New Guinea Investment Conference

Business Advantage International has announced that KPMG will be the headline sponsor for its 2019 Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference in Sydney on 19 and 20 August.

World Bank releases bullish assessment of Papua New Guinea economy

The Papua New Guinean economy is set to surge in 2019 and stabilize in subsequent years, according to a report by the World Bank. David James takes a closer look.

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People moves

People Moves: Click TV, Kingston Resources

Click TV’s new Board Advisor and a new Exploration Manager at Kingston Resources.

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Interviews

Six questions for Asian Development Bank Vice President Diwakar Gupta

The Asian Development Bank is one of the largest international investors in Papua New Guinea, mainly in infrastructure. One of its six Vice-Presidents, Diwakar Gupta—who is responsible for Private Sector and Cofinancing Operations—tells Business Advantage PNG the bank also has funds to invest in PNG’s private sector—under certain conditions.

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Infrastructure

Innovative solution to delays in Papua New Guinea’s power projects

Power projects in Papua New Guinea are notorious for taking a long time to get up and running, Independent Power Producers of Papua New Guinea Industry Group Chairman David Burbidge tells Business Advantage PNG. But the group may have a solution.

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Company profiles

Taking Papua New Guinea artisanship to the world

The global handicraft market is worth $US38 billion and ‘profit-for-purpose’ enterprise REAL Impact is making sure Papua New Guinean artisans are getting their fair share. Lisa Smyth reports.

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Latest News

Air Niugini aiming at K60 million turnaround in 2019, says Chief Executive

The new Chief Executive of Air Niugini, Alan Milne, says that after two difficult years for the airline, the prospects are looking much better. He says he is adopting a ‘four pillar’ program to transform the carrier.

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Features

Innovative solution to delays in Papua New Guinea’s power projects

Power projects in Papua New Guinea are notorious for taking a long time to get up and running, Independent Power Producers of Papua New Guinea Industry Group Chairman David Burbidge tells Business Advantage PNG. But the group may have a solution.

Turning security guards into role models in Papua New Guinea

A new initiative aimed at improving standards across Papua New Guinea’s security industry is being welcomed as a significant step forward. [Read more ...]

Opinion

Opinion: Australia’s questionable move on Pacific infrastructure investment

Recent announcements by Australia’s Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, about infrastructure development in the Pacific are troubling, says Stephen Howes, Director of the Development Policy Centre at the Australian National University.

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