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Papua New Guinea could provide ‘ideal locations’ for green hydrogen production: IFC

Green hydrogen has been touted as the next big move to lower carbon emissions and Papua New Guinea is well positioned to develop this resource. Devesh Singh, the International Finance Corporation’s Operations Officer (Climate & Energy) – South Asia and Pacific, tells Business Advantage PNG what green hydrogen could mean for PNG and other developing nations.

Net gains: the new plan for Papua New Guinea’s fishing industry

Better infrastructure and a higher volume of onshore processing are the key tenets of Papua New Guinea’s new Fisheries Strategic Plan, which aims to transform the industry over the coming decade. Business Advantage PNG speaks with National Fisheries Authority Chairman Ango Wangatau to find out more.

Is Chinese investment in Papua New Guinea slowing?

While the number of Chinese businesses in Papua New Guinea has increased significantly over the past two decades, more recently direct investment from China has flagged. A pioneering new study is taking a closer look.

Cracking investment: Nambawan Super investment fuels growth at Paradise Foods

In late 2021, PNG’s largest superannuation find, Nambawan Super, increased its holding in Paradise Company Limited, owner of Paradise Foods and Laga Industries, to 100 per cent. Michael Penrose, Paradise’s CEO, tells Business Advantage PNG how the fund’s support is helping the food manufacturer expand.

Supply chain causing major stress for Papua New Guinea’s businesses

Global supply chain issues are having a major impact on many businesses in Papua New Guinea. Business leaders tell Business Advantage PNG that delivery delays and higher costs are causing some projects to be slowed or even postponed in key sectors. There are signs, however, that the global situation is improving.

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In brief: COVID-19 test no longer required for arriving passengers into Papua New Guinea

COVID-19 test are no longer necessary for inbound passengers into Papua New Guinea, local company gets K62 million contract to project manage infrastructure projects and a coffee producer partners with the Australia’s Market Development Facility to establish a ‘revolving fund’. The news you need today.

Marape returns as Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

James Marape is elected Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea unopposed, as the country’s 11th National Parliament sits for the first time. In his acceptance speech, he outlined his government’s priorities in its new term.

In brief: Official date for the return of the writs amended in Papua New Guinea and other business stories

Official date for the return of the writs extended in National Elections, Nasfund boss announces intention to retire, and the ‘super tax’ makes it to the Supreme Court. The business news you need today.

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Economy/investment

Is Chinese investment in Papua New Guinea slowing?

While the number of Chinese businesses in Papua New Guinea has increased significantly over the past two decades, more recently direct investment from China has flagged. A pioneering new study is taking a closer look.

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Opinion and analysis

Smiles in Suva: the 51st Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ meeting (analysis)

The Pacific Island Forum (PIF) was held last week in Suva. New faces, more journalist and the launch of the 2050 Strategy for the Blue Pacific Continent spell the success of this meeting. Dr Tess Newton Cain and journalist Stefan Armbruster analyse the meeting and what it could mean for the future of the region.

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People moves

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People moves: Kina Bank, Pharmaceutical Society, Air Niugini

Kina Bank announces a new Business Development Manager, the Pharmaceutical Society of Papua New Guinea appoints new patron, and Air Niugini welcomes two new directors.

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Feature interviews

Papua New Guinea could provide ‘ideal locations’ for green hydrogen production: IFC

Green hydrogen has been touted as the next big move to lower carbon emissions and Papua New Guinea is well positioned to develop this resource. Devesh Singh, the International Finance Corporation’s Operations Officer (Climate & Energy) – South Asia and Pacific, tells Business Advantage PNG what green hydrogen could mean for PNG and other developing nations.

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LIfestyle

Get physical: weight training advice from Airways Hotel’s gym instructor

Look good and feel good with a weights session at Papua New Guinea’s premium health and fitness centre.

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In brief: COVID-19 test no longer required for arriving passengers into Papua New Guinea

COVID-19 test are no longer necessary for inbound passengers into Papua New Guinea, local company gets K62 million contract to project manage infrastructure projects and a coffee producer partners with the Australia’s Market Development Facility to establish a ‘revolving fund’. The news you need today.

Features

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Papua New Guinea could provide ‘ideal locations’ for green hydrogen production: IFC

Green hydrogen has been touted as the next big move to lower carbon emissions and Papua New Guinea is well positioned to develop this resource. Devesh Singh, the International Finance Corporation’s Operations Officer (Climate & Energy) – South Asia and Pacific, tells Business Advantage PNG what green hydrogen could mean for PNG and other developing nations.

Opinion

Smiles in Suva: the 51st Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ meeting (analysis)

The Pacific Island Forum (PIF) was held last week in Suva. New faces, more journalist and the launch of the 2050 Strategy for the Blue Pacific Continent spell the success of this meeting. Dr Tess Newton Cain and journalist Stefan Armbruster analyse the meeting and what it could mean for the future of the region.