Work hard, adapt, dream: advice from Papua New Guinea’s SMEs

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Despite the problems 2020 posed for many of Papua New Guinea’s SMEs, some are entering 2021 with a bang. Business Advantage PNG asked them for their advice on how to thrive in tough times.

More than taxis: ODESH aims to create a new market for on-demand services in Papua New Guinea

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Finding a safe and reliable taxi service in Port Moresby can be an issue, but entrepreneur Isaac Jipsy has developed ODESH, an online solution that is changing the way taxi services operate in Papua New Guinea’s capital.

People moves: Parties to the Nauru Agreement, Credit Corp, Airways Hotel and PNG Air

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New Chief Executive Officer for the Parties of Nauru Agreement, Credit Corporation appoints Company Secretary and PNG Air welcomes a new Director.

Boardroom briefing: socially distanced tourism, post-pandemic sustainability and popular products

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Restarting tourism safely, going green in spite of COVID-19, and how to make your product a ‘must have’. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management. Socially distanced holidays As Papua New Guinea’s travel industry met this week in Port Moresby to grapple with how tourism is going to look in a post-pandemic […]

Towards a ‘Silicon Valley of the Pacific’: the PNG Digital ICT Cluster

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The tech sector Papua New Guinea is growing fast  but is constrained by a skills gap. Business Advantage PNG profiles the PNG Digital ICT Cluster, which is helping local tech talent reach its goals.

Building trust critical for a successful ecommerce, says digital agency founder

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Zha Agabe-Granfar, founder of Verge, a boutique digital and design solutions agency based in Port Moresby, shares her top advice for SMEs seeking to thrive in the digital space: trust is king.

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.