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Four questions for Richelle Tickle, Papua New Guinea Country Manager, Pacific Women Support Unit

With over 80 per cent of Papua New Guinean businesses citing skills shortage as a key constraint to their growth, helping women join the workforce or open their own businesses could put an end to the problem. Richelle Tickle, Papua New Guinea Country Manager, Pacific Women Support Unit, shares with Business Advantage PNG the work that Pacific Women is doing in Papua New Guinea.
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Six questions for Paul Komboi, Managing Director at PNG DataCo

Undersea fibreoptic cables are set to revolutionise internet connectivity in Papua New Guinea and the responsibility for that infrastructure locally falls to PNG DataCo. Managing Director Paul Komboi updates Business Advantage PNG on the Kumul Submarine Cable Network, and outlines the state-owned telco's long-term strategy.
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Six questions for Asian Development Bank Vice President Diwakar Gupta

The Asian Development Bank is one of the largest international investors in Papua New Guinea, mainly in infrastructure. One of its six Vice-Presidents, Diwakar Gupta—who is responsible for Private Sector and Cofinancing Operations—tells Business Advantage PNG the bank also has funds to invest in PNG's private sector—under certain conditions.
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Steamships managing director looks to growth opportunities

One of Papua New Guinea’s oldest and largest companies is focusing on expanding its hotel and property interests, according to Managing Director, Michael Scantlebury. He tells Business Advantage PNG an uplift in PNG's economic outlook is providing fresh investment impetus.
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