Tickets without queues: Ticket Bilum solves ticketing dilemma in Papua New Guinea

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Want to buy tickets to see your favourite rugby team but can’t afford to spend two hours queuing to get seats? The Papua New Guinean app Ticket Bilum comes to the rescue. Its owner, Tidman Ikosi, talked about the app’s inception, its future and COVID’s silver lining during an ecommerce forum.

On the rise: Paradise Foods continues to grow in Papua New Guinea despite COVID-19

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Paradise Foods has seen over 30% growth over the past six months and its future looks even brighter. James Rice, Group CEO of Papua New Guinea’s oldest food manufacturing company, spoke with Business Advantage PNG to explain why.

Solar for everyone: a glimpse into Papua New Guinea’s solar market today

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What progress has solar energy made in Papua New Guinea and what is its potential, particularly for business? Christian Lohberger, President and founder of the Solar Energy Association of PNG and co-founder of Astra Solar Ltd, shares his views with Business Advantage PNG.

New way to pay: NiuPay drives online payments in Papua New Guinea

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Fintech company NiuPay is making headlines with its e-government solutions and a recent partnership with Kina Bank. Business Advantage PNG meets its Director, James Inglis, to learn more about the business.

Invest in Me: crowdfunding site encourages Papua New Guinean success

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Invest In Me is the first crowdfunding platform developed by Papua New Guineans exclusively for Papua New Guineans.

Business says enough is enough: it’s time to stop violence against women in Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea’s business community is getting behind the fight to eradicate violence against women. Business Advantage PNG looks at just some of the initiatives being pursued following the recent widely-reported murder of a young mother in Port Moresby.

Nerd mentality: Niugini Geeks seeks Papua New Guinea’s answer to Silicon Valley

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While the COVID-19 crisis has been tough for many Papua New Guinea businesses, Niugini Geeks’ order book is full for the next six months. Business Advantage PNG talks to General Manager Claire Lee to discover why.

Data driven: Outspan PNG helps Papua New Guinea farmers reap more from what they sow

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Outspan PNG is using big data to help thousands of smallholder cocoa and coffee farmers in Papua New Guinea improve the quality of their produce. Country Manager Basavaraj Y. Mashetty tells Business Advantage PNG it is helping to put the country’s cocoa and cofee on the global map.

Survival mode: the impact of COVID-19 on working in Papua New Guinea

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Flexible work arrangements, losing key workers and restricted travel: these are unprecedented times for managing staff in Papua New Guinea. Gabriella Munoz talks to some top recruiters about the challenges being faced by employers and jobseekers.

‘Crisis breeds innovation’: Tapioca Delight launches new online payment system

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Tapioca Delight is spearheading change in Papua New Guinea, by becoming the first SME to start accepting online credit and debit card payments via Bank South Pacific’s internet payment gateway. Gabriella Munoz speaks with owner Ginia Sialis to find out more.