Travel plans: Papua New Guinea tourism sector looks to the future

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Tourism has been one of the biggest hit sectors in the current pandemic taking a global hit worth over $460 billion across the world. The 2020 National Tourism Industry Forum aims to help the troubled industry.

Money for something: Papua New Guinea SMEs should be cautious about loans

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SME Business Advisor Akae Beach, from Beach Accounting Advisory, looks at the pros and cons of taking part in the Papua New Guinea government’s SME concessional loan plan.

All aboard: Papua New Guinea’s new world of COVID travel

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The travel industry has borne the brunt of restrictions during the global pandemic, but things are gradually returning to a new normal in Papua New Guinea. Business Advantage PNG looks at the latest travel advisories.

Tapping the potential: Visa ramps up ecommerce in Papua New Guinea and the Pacific

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Credit card giant Visa is fast-tracking its digital revolution to the Pacific due, in part, to COVID-19. According to its senior South Pacific executive, there will benefits for both businesses and consumers.

‘Focus on what you can control’: showing leadership during Papua New Guinea’s pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic in Papua New Guinea has presented a unique set of challenges to business leaders and owners of all kinds. The heads of three of the country’s top companies have discussed their leadership approaches during a special Business Advantage PNG online business briefing. 

Package delivered: government gives first K$100m to help Papua New Guinea SMEs

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The first half of the Papua New Government Government’s promised K200 million funding for small and medium-sized enterprises has been handed over to Bank South Pacific. The money will be used to provide subsidised business loans.

Appetite for change: best practice tips for Papua New Guinea ecommerce

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Small businesses could be up and running with an ecommerce site in as little as a month, if they follow the advice of Robert Webber and Kaye Iling, the brains behind Food Pro PNG’s recent ecommerce launch.

‘Another 20 years wasted’? Ramamurthy says the stakes are high for internet reform in Papua New Guinea

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It is critical Papua New Guinea does not squander the opportunities provided by the Coral Sea Cable System, says the Chair of the Business Council of PNG’s Internet Working Group, Sundar Ramamurthy.

The new, new normal: rules change and travel relaxes in the latest Papua New Guinea COVID update

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Controller David Manning has removed the capital’s curfew and travel restrictions are wound back. We examine the latest measures in Papua New Guinea’s fight against COVID-19.

‘Economic lifelines’: Connect PNG outlines key road projects to help boost Papua New Guinea’s COVID recovery

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Connect PNG has a five-year plan to establish a single, unbroken highway network for Papua New Guinea. David Wereh, Secretary of the Department of Works and Implementation, takes Business Advantage PNG through the challenges.