Welcome to Jungle: Papua New Guinea’s online market scene expands

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This year, Papua New Guinea saw the launch of Jungle, an online market place for businesses of all sizes. Jungle’s co-founders share with Business Advantage PNG the challenges they’ve overcome and their views on the future of online retailing in PNG.

Papua New Guinea’s Digital Government Bill to herald in major e-government reforms

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With the Digital Government Bill scheduled to be presented to Papua New Guinea’s Parliament this month, Steven Matainaho, Secretary of Department of Information and Communication Technology, provides a glimpse of what eGovernment in PNG could look like.

Getting serious about digital in Papua New Guinea

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ASX- and PNGX-listed Kina Bank is leading the way in Papua New Guinea’s digital revolution. CEO Greg Pawson outlines the opportunities for business, government and consumers.

From Papua New Guinea to the world: meet Shopsmart, PNG’s first ecommerce marketplace

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Inspired by her fellow entrepreneurs, Emstret Holdings CEO Vani Nades has launched Shopsmart PNG, an online marketplace for Papua New Guineans to ‘do business, irrespective of size’.

Pandemic push: Kina Bank’s ambitious ecommerce plans for Papua New Guinea

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Kina Bank is introducing some ambitious enhancements to its digital services. Chief Executive Officer Greg Pawson outlines his plans to Business Advantage PNG.

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.

Boardroom briefing: protecting Papua New Guinea’s environment, rugby role model and the future of online shopping

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Protecting Papua New Guinea’s natural resources, kicking local leadership goals and Uniqlo still loves bricks and mortar. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Boardroom briefing: innovative SME advice, starting up sales online and PNG business people honoured

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The reason most startups fail, how to succeed in ecommerce, and PNG business people honoured. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

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.

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.