Crisis management: taking care of business during Papua New Guinea’s SOE

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The first in a series of Business Advantage PNG webinars tackled the issue of Managing Your Business During Papua New Guinea’s COVID-19 crisis. Mahesh Patel, CEO of CPL Group, and Wayne Osterberg, KPMG PNG’s Director Advisory Services, looked at the critical issues during the state of emergency.

Pepsi is back in Papua New Guinea, and helping SMEs get a head start

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After an on-again, off-again presence in Papua New Guinea, Pacific Industries has relaunched Pepsi – and they are empowering people to set up SMEs to sell it.

Business chambers to Treasury: business needs your help

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As the government seeks to start disbursing the funds raised by its COVID-19 bond, the presidents of Papua New Guinea’s two largest business chambers tell Business Advantage PNG they are looking for a stimulus package ‘with teeth’.

Power play: bringing reliable power to Papua New Guinea

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PNG Power Acting CEO Douglas Mageo talks to Business Advantage PNG about the prospects for greater accessibility, reliability and affordability in electricity.

Retail rollercoaster: Papua New Guinean retailers on wild COVID-19 ride

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Demand is up, foot traffic is down and trading is restricted but Papua New Guinea’s retailers are finding a way through the country’s current lockdown – and some positive changes are here to stay, reports Paul Chai.

‘On their knees’: Papua New Guinea SMEs closing daily under lockdown

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The presidents of Papua New Guinea’s two largest business chambers, in Port Moresby and Lae, outline the difficulty for business of life under lockdown, but also point to how PNG’s economy can bounce back from the current crisis.

Reelae race: Papua New Guinean start-up rushes onto world stage

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Papua New Guinean entrepreneur Samson Korawali aims to revolutionise online learning with the timely launch of online learning platform, Reelae. He tells Business Advantage PNG how the platform has attracted the attention of Silicon Valley.

East New Britain locked down: business braces for three-week closure

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With Papua New Guinea’s second case of COVID-19 discovered in East New Britain, the province’s businesses are getting ready for weeks of disruption.

Papua New Guinea’s state of emergency extended for two more months

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In an emergency session of parliament last week, Prime Minister James Marape extended Papua New Guinea’s state of emergency, and the ramifications will be significant.

How can Papua New Guinea fight African swine fever?

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With the recent death of more than 300 pigs in the Highlands region from African swine fever, the deadly virus has finally arrived in Papua New Guinea. What can the country and its farmers do to fight it?