Features

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The future is now: how Papua New Guinea can harness renewable energies

From solar mini grids to green hydrogen, Papua New Guinea needs to look to renewable energies to solve its energy needs.

Worth the risk: how Papua New Guinea could do more business with China

China remains Papua New Guinea’s second largest source of imports and third-largest export market. Fresh from over three years in Beijing, Austrade’s new Deputy CEO considers the prospects for doing more business with China.

Five questions for Paul Abbot, GM Commercial at Air Niugini

Paul Abbot has had a long career in Papua New Guinea’s aviation industry and recently joined national carrier Air Niugini as General Manager Commercial. He talks to Business Advantage PNG about his new role and the current state of the sector.

Papua New Guinea businesses have appetite for diversity and inclusion, says Business Coalition for Women

Now that business is almost back as usual in Papua New Guinea, the Business Coalition for Women (BCFW) is working on new programs that aim to achieve gender equality and inclusion in the country. BCFW’s Executive Director Evonne Kennedy speaks with Business Advantage PNG.

Thinking big: looking to the future of Papua New Guinea’s large-scale investments

The growth of Papua New Guinea’s non-resources economy is giving major developers the confidence to invest in projects outside of Port Moresby, an expert panel told the recent Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference.

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In brief: Wafi-Golpu agreement to contain risk funding provisions and other business stories

Morobe Governor says Wafi-Golpu agreement will contain risk funding provisions, internet cable breakages set to take months to fix, and superannuation fund puts pressure on government over rent arrears. The business news you need today.

Kumul Petroleum moves to increase Papua New Guinea’s stake in PNG LNG project

State-owned Kumul Petroleum has made an offer to purchase a further five per cent of the PNG LNG project from Santos. The US$1.4 billion move looks set to position it to play a greater role in the future of Papua New Guinea’s oil and gas sector with global LNG demand increasing.

In brief: Papua New Guinea’s economy returns to growth and other business stories

The World Bank forecasts positive economic growth for Papua New Guinea, Trukai Industries gets ISO recertification. and new seafood holding and distribution facility to open in PNG. The business news you need.

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Economy/investment

Foreign investment starting to return to Papua New Guinea, says IPA head

Foreign direct investment in Papua New Guinea is starting to return this year after a ‘huge slump’ over the previous two years, according to Clarence Hoot, Managing Director of the country’s Investment Promotion Authority.

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Opinion and analysis

Analysis: Papua New Guinea’s minimum wage

There was a time when Papua New Guinea’s minimum wage was regarded as high but how does its compare today with the minimum wages of comparable countries? Economists Stephen Howes, Kingtau Mambon and Kelly Samof provide the answer.

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People moves

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People moves: Nasfund

Nasfund announces changes to its board.

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Feature interviews

Five questions for Richard Broadbridge, Managing Director of Lightspeed PNG 

Lightspeed PNG is a fixed wireless and satellite internet provider in Papua New Guinea. The company was launched just prior to APEC in 2018 and offers internet, managed services and solar powered solutions to a number of urban and rural customers including Loloata Island Resort, Coffee Industry Corporation and Oil Search Foundation (Santos) Managing Director, Richard Broadbridge, shares with Business Advantage PNG the secrets behind its growth.

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LIfestyle

Review: A Taste of Tandoori at Airways Hotel, Port Moresby

The popular Indian eating style of food cooked in a tandoor has been embraced by Airways Hotel in Port Moresby, where a dedicated tandoori section has been opened in a corner nook at the hotel’s Vue Restaurant and Bar.

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In brief: Wafi-Golpu agreement to contain risk funding provisions and other business stories

Morobe Governor says Wafi-Golpu agreement will contain risk funding provisions, internet cable breakages set to take months to fix, and superannuation fund puts pressure on government over rent arrears. The business news you need today.

Features

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The future is now: how Papua New Guinea can harness renewable energies

From solar mini grids to green hydrogen, Papua New Guinea needs to look to renewable energies to solve its energy needs.

Opinion

Analysis: Papua New Guinea’s minimum wage

There was a time when Papua New Guinea’s minimum wage was regarded as high but how does its compare today with the minimum wages of comparable countries? Economists Stephen Howes, Kingtau Mambon and Kelly Samof provide the answer.