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Targeting net zero: SP Brewery prepares for growth in tough market

“We're ready for the boom to happen. We're just hoping that it will happen sooner rather than later.” Business Advantage PNG speaks with SP Brewery Managing Director Ed Weggemans about the company’s sharp focus on its bottom line and sustainability in tougher market conditions.
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ExxonMobil PNG’s Tera Shandro on the next decade of LNG in Papua New Guinea

A decade on from the opening of PNG LNG, Papua New Guinea's first gas project, ExxonMobil PNG's Chairperson and Managing Director Tera Shandro reflects on the progress so far and the potential of forthcoming projects such as the K5 billion Angore project and the Wildebeest prospect.
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Papua New Guinea’s proposed National Gold Corporation Bill opposed by industry

PNG CORE has come out with serious objections to the government’s proposed National Gold Corporation Bill. We take a closer look at the legislation and what it could mean for the country's second most valuable export.
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A closer look at Papua New Guinea’s new international airport, Nadzab Tomodachi

The major redevelopment of the airport that serves PNG’s second city, Lae, means the country now has a second airport – Nadzab Tomodachi – capable of welcoming international flights. Business Advantage PNG visits the new facility.
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Papua New Guinea’s banks embrace a digital future

Banks and finance firms are rolling out digital products to take advantage of increased connectivity across Papua New Guinea, where about 75 per cent of the population remain unbanked. Business Advantage PNG talks to the key players find out what's coming.
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Grand Papua Hotel embarks on two-year transformation as resource boom beckons

Port Moresby's Grand Papua Hotel is getting a complete makeover that promises new restaurant and bar concepts and updated, high-tech rooms. Business Advantage PNG speaks to Peter Laigaard Jensen, CEO of Steamships Hospitality and Coral Sea Hotels, to find out what guests can expect from the revamped landmark.
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Smartphone use to surge in Papua New Guinea, says Vodafone CEO

Pradeep Lal, CEO of Vodafone Papua New Guinea, speaks to Business Advantage PNG about the challenges of establishing a robust nationwide network, and the massive opportunity ahead, as surging data use in the country encourages more customers to switch to smartphones.
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