Features

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The only way is down: wholesale internet prices in Papua New Guinea fall

Reductions in the wholesale price of data and prospects for increased competition look set to deliver lower prices for business and consumers in Papua New Guinea, according to Paul Komboi, Chief Executive Officer of state-owned wholesaler, PNG DataCo.

Kina Bank’s major play for Papua New Guinea’s SME market

Kina Bank has unveiled its own range of products aimed at supporting SMEs in Papua New Guinea. Chief Executive Officer Greg Pawson explains the thinking behind the move to Business Advantage PNG.

Roads to recovery: Connect PNG to offer K3 billion in capital works contracts

Phase 1 of Papua New Guinea’s ambitious K20 billion Connect PNG infrastructure plan will see a focus on connecting capital city Port Moresby to the second city of Lae by road, according to the Department of Works and Implementation Secretary, David Wereh. Funding the work remains a challenge, however.

Finance and trade: Samoa’s first female Prime Minister on the future of investment

Samoa is one of the few countries in the world that remains COVID-19 free. Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa outlines the challenges, and trade and investment opportunities that re-opening the country to the world bring.

‘Left to fend for itself’: the Papua New Guinea tourism industry’s plan for welcoming back international tourists

While it awaits clarity from government on its future, Papua New Guinea’s troubled tourism industry has come up with some of its own ideas on how to restart international tourism to the country. Here’s what some of the key operators told Business Advantage PNG.

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In brief: Taking back Papua New Guinea’s forestry sector and other business stories

Forestry Minister unveils plans to ‘take back the forestry sector’, Minister for Fisheries says funding is needed for the Pacific Maritime Industrial Zone and the Chamber of Mines and Petroleum questions gold refinery and mint project in Papua New Guinea. The business news you need today.

Papua New Guinea’s 2022 Budget to address budget repair

Papua New Guinea’s Treasurer Ian Ling-Stuckey is expected to deliver his third National Budget tomorrow (Thursday), with a major focus on managing the country’s K6 billion budget deficit.

In brief: Santos submits application for Oil Search merger to ICCC and other business stories

Santos and Oil Search merger now in the hands of the ICCC, DataCo reduces wholesale prices by 66 per cent for metro fibre connectivity services, and Treasurer Ling-Stuckey receives report on the Central Bank Act 2000 review. The business news you need to know.

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Economy/investment

What are Telstra’s plans for Digicel Pacific?

Australia’s largest telco has agreed to buy Digicel Pacific. Business Advantage PNG considers what we know about its plans for the company.

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Opinion and analysis

How to do business right in the Pacific [opinion]

How should international businesses behave if they want to be successful in the Pacific? asked a recent Austrade survey. Adrian Weeks, Austrade’s Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, outlines the thought-provoking results.

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People moves

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People moves: Kina Bank, Credit Corp, Pacific MMI

Credit Corp announces board appointment and Pacific MMI appoints a new boss.

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Feature interviews

Five questions for Steve Beattie, Brian Bell Corporate Services

Imagine all the different items you need to source for a major hotel renovation. And then consider how you’d get them all to a remote part of Papua New Guinea.

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LIfestyle

Review: Rediscovering Port Moresby’s premier health & fitness destination

Rediscovering Port Moresby’s health & fitness destination

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Latest News

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In brief: Taking back Papua New Guinea’s forestry sector and other business stories

Forestry Minister unveils plans to ‘take back the forestry sector’, Minister for Fisheries says funding is needed for the Pacific Maritime Industrial Zone and the Chamber of Mines and Petroleum questions gold refinery and mint project in Papua New Guinea. The business news you need today.

Features

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The only way is down: wholesale internet prices in Papua New Guinea fall

Reductions in the wholesale price of data and prospects for increased competition look set to deliver lower prices for business and consumers in Papua New Guinea, according to Paul Komboi, Chief Executive Officer of state-owned wholesaler, PNG DataCo.

Opinion

How to do business right in the Pacific [opinion]

How should international businesses behave if they want to be successful in the Pacific? asked a recent Austrade survey. Adrian Weeks, Austrade’s Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, outlines the thought-provoking results.