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.

Ringing in the changes: SIM registration the biggest challenge to bmobile’s ecommerce future in Papua New Guinea

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Anthony Pakakota, CEO of bmobile, said that the company’s future is in the space of ecommerce, but some challenges remain, including SIM registration for Papua New Guineans with no form of identification.

Ready for business: Papua New Guinea’s Ihu Special Economic Zone approved

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The National Executive Council has given the nod to Papua New Guinea’s first special economic zone. Project Director Peter KenGemar tells Business Advantage PNG about how it could boost local jobs and investment

Papua New Guinea could see more than K2.5 billion from regional infrastructure funds

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Speaking at a Business Advantage PNG webinar, two of the region’s largest infrastructure investment funds – the Asian Development Bank and the new Australian Infrastructure Finance Facility for the Pacific – have announced major support for road and electricity projects in Papua New Guinea, with more to come.

Bank South Pacific to launch new online payment system

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Bank South Pacific’s new BSP Pay service is launched this month with a view to helping MSMEs reach its 1.8 million customers online.

Turning the tide: Papua New Guinea’s coastal shipping sector finds its voice

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The PNG Coastal Ship Owners Association has had a revamp and it has a new aim to make sure that this vital service gets the respect it deserves. New chairman of the association, James Midgley, talks to Business Advantage PNG.

Making things harder: how manufacturers are adapting to Papua New Guinea’s pandemic trading landscape

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Chey Scovell, head of the Papua New Guinea Manufacturers Council, talks to Business Advantage PNG about how his sector is confronting the challenges of the new normal and an uneven playing field.