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Five things we learned from our Papua New Guinea Telecommunications Update

Last Thursday, Business Advantage PNG hosted a special Papua New Guinea Telecommunications Update with the CEO of PNG DataCo Ltd, Paul Komboi, and telecommunications expert, Dr Amanda Watson. Here are five take-homes from the event.

Not there yet, but Papua New Guinea’s ‘big shift’ to cloud technology is coming

There will be a ‘big shift’ for PNG businesses when they start using cloud technology. Steven Hillyard, General Manager of Pronto Software explains some of the benefits to Business Advantage PNG.

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Nambawan Super focused on the long term

Papua New Guinea’s largest superannuation fund, Nambawan Super, is a major domestic investor across the economy. CEO Paul Sayer talks with Business Advantage PNG about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its investments, and its future plans.

Review: Mumu Restaurant, Port Moresby

To Papua New Guineans, the mumu is defined as ‘pit cooking’; to Hilton Port Moresby Executive Chef Neil Abrahams, the social aspect of the mumu is a key part of this style of eating and the inspiration behind the hotel’s Mumu Restaurant.

Tourism in Papua New Guinea: waiting for the tide to turn

The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a damaging blow to Papua New Guinea’s tourism industry, but companies are using the downtime to rethink their operations. Robert Upe reports.

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‘A hint of optimism’: Business Council says Papua New Guinea’s businesses are settling into new normal

There are signs of optimism in the Papua New Guinea business community, according to a survey of market conditions by the Business Council of Papua New Guinea. It suggests that, while the pandemic has exacted a severe financial toll, businesses have now ‘settled’ and are navigating the challenges of the new environment.

Landmark agreement: Papua New Guinea increases its stake in future LNG exploration projects with Total

Kumul Petroleum has announced that the PNG government has negotiated an additional seven per cent equity with future joint venture projects with Total after ‘remobilisation talks’ regarding the Papua LNG project in Paris last week.

In brief: IRC turns ‘spotlight’ on logging sector and other business stories

The Internal Revenue Commission to audit logging companies claiming GST, SP Brewery gets international recognition and PNG DataCo launches COVID-19 website. The business news in brief.

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Economy/investment

Economic environment in Papua New Guinea to remain challenging, says ADB

Papua New Guinea’s economy will recover modestly in 2021 and 2022, but financial stresses will persist, says the Asian Development Bank’s Asian Development Outlook for 2021. It also argues strongly for the reform of PNG’s  state-owned enterprises. 

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Opinion and analysis

Getting serious about digital in Papua New Guinea

ASX- and PNGX-listed Kina Bank is leading the way in Papua New Guinea’s digital revolution. CEO Greg Pawson outlines the opportunities for business, government and consumers.

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People moves

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People moves: Harmony Gold, YEGAP, PNG Hunters

Harmony Gold Mining announces a new Investment Committee Member, the Young Entrepreneurs Group of the Asia Pacific (YEGAP) welcomes a new members to its Executive Committee, and the PNG Hunters appoint a new Commercial Manager.

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Feature interviews

Safety and reforms could reinvigorate tourism, says PNGTPA

Eric Mossman has stepped into the country’s top tourism job as the Chief Executive Officer of the Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority (PNGTPA), and he may be the man to lift it out of the COVID-19 downturn.

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LIfestyle

Papua New Guinea’s spas: little worlds of good

Exhausted after so many Zoom meetings and the stress of the week? Escape from the world and indulge in a message or wellness treatment from one of Papua New Guinea’s favourite spas.

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‘A hint of optimism’: Business Council says Papua New Guinea’s businesses are settling into new normal

There are signs of optimism in the Papua New Guinea business community, according to a survey of market conditions by the Business Council of Papua New Guinea. It suggests that, while the pandemic has exacted a severe financial toll, businesses have now ‘settled’ and are navigating the challenges of the new environment.

Features

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Five things we learned from our Papua New Guinea Telecommunications Update

Last Thursday, Business Advantage PNG hosted a special Papua New Guinea Telecommunications Update with the CEO of PNG DataCo Ltd, Paul Komboi, and telecommunications expert, Dr Amanda Watson. Here are five take-homes from the event.

Opinion

Getting serious about digital in Papua New Guinea

ASX- and PNGX-listed Kina Bank is leading the way in Papua New Guinea’s digital revolution. CEO Greg Pawson outlines the opportunities for business, government and consumers.