Features

MiBank’s tech solution solves remote banking challenge in Papua New Guinea

How do landowner groups in remote parts of Papua New Guinea conduct their banking without the internet and without a bank branch in sight? Microfinance business MiBank has come up with an award-winning solution.

Large-scale fabrication plant to underpin industrial park outside Papua New Guinea’s capital

Work has begun on Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd’s US$100 million steel fabrication plant just north-west of Port Moresby. In an exclusive interview, Kumul Petroleum MD Wapu Sonk outlines how the facility will boost PNG manufacturing, and anchor a new Special Economic Zone in the Caution Bay area.

TotalEnergies zeroes in on final barriers to Papua LNG project go-ahead

A final investment decision on the Papua LNG project remains on the agenda for this year. Managing Director of project lead TotalEnergies E&P PNG, Jean-Marc Noiray, walks Business Advantage PNG through the milestones ahead for the US$10 billion-plus gas project.

Resources boom to usher in ‘the most exciting ten years’ for Papua New Guinea: Prime Minister Marape

James Marape, PNG’s Prime Minister, speaks exclusively about PNG’s next decade of economic growth, which he describes as potentially the most exciting in the nation’s history.

Economic growth is key to easing foreign exchange crunch, says Bank of Papua New Guinea Chairman

Chairman of the Bank of PNG, David Toua, talks exclusively about reforms to the central bank, the foreign exchange situation, interest rates and the phasing out of bank cheques.

Exterior of Bank of PNG's headquarters in Port Moresby, pictured from above.

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TotalEnergies zeroes in on final barriers to Papua LNG project go-ahead

A final investment decision on the Papua LNG project remains on the agenda for this year. Managing Director of project lead TotalEnergies E&P PNG, Jean-Marc Noiray, walks Business Advantage PNG through the milestones ahead for the US$10 billion-plus gas project.

Resources boom to usher in ‘the most exciting ten years’ for Papua New Guinea: Prime Minister Marape

James Marape, PNG’s Prime Minister, speaks exclusively about PNG’s next decade of economic growth, which he describes as potentially the most exciting in the nation’s history.

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Interviews

Large-scale fabrication plant to underpin industrial park outside Papua New Guinea’s capital

Work has begun on Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd’s US$100 million steel fabrication plant just north-west of Port Moresby. In an exclusive interview, Kumul Petroleum MD Wapu Sonk outlines how the facility will boost PNG manufacturing, and anchor a new Special Economic Zone in the Caution Bay area.

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Economy/investment

Economic growth is key to easing foreign exchange crunch, says Bank of Papua New Guinea Chairman

Chairman of the Bank of PNG, David Toua, talks exclusively about reforms to the central bank, the foreign exchange situation, interest rates and the phasing out of bank cheques.

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Opinion and analysis

Opinion: Is Papua New Guinea’s kina really depreciating?

Amid fears of further declines in the value of Papua New Guinea’s currency, the kina, economists Bobby Kunda and Stephen Howes analyse how the kina has been performing against all its key trading currencies – and come to some surprising conclusions.

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People moves

People moves: KPMG PNG, CTSL, NARI, FinCorp, Mayur Resources

New Partner at KPMG PNG, CTSL announces new Chair and board, the National Agricultural Research Institute has a new Director-General, new directors at FinCorp, and Mayur Resources’ cement project gets its own CEO.

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LIfestyle

Small wonders: smallholders behind Kongo Coffee success

Smallholder farms are the key to success for Papua New Guinea coffee producer, Kongo Coffee. Paul Chai reports.

More PNG lifestyle articles

Latest News

TotalEnergies zeroes in on final barriers to Papua LNG project go-ahead

A final investment decision on the Papua LNG project remains on the agenda for this year. Managing Director of project lead TotalEnergies E&P PNG, Jean-Marc Noiray, walks Business Advantage PNG through the milestones ahead for the US$10 billion-plus gas project.

Resources boom to usher in ‘the most exciting ten years’ for Papua New Guinea: Prime Minister Marape

James Marape, PNG’s Prime Minister, speaks exclusively about PNG’s next decade of economic growth, which he describes as potentially the most exciting in the nation’s history.

Features

MiBank’s tech solution solves remote banking challenge in Papua New Guinea

How do landowner groups in remote parts of Papua New Guinea conduct their banking without the internet and without a bank branch in sight? Microfinance business MiBank has come up with an award-winning solution.

Opinion

Opinion: Is Papua New Guinea’s kina really depreciating?

Amid fears of further declines in the value of Papua New Guinea’s currency, the kina, economists Bobby Kunda and Stephen Howes analyse how the kina has been performing against all its key trading currencies – and come to some surprising conclusions.