Lae’s SME Incubator Hub: Growing local talent one bootcamp at a time

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Julliane Terry, owner of the consultancy firm Tok Stret Consulting, has launched business incubator hub in Lae to foster innovation in PNG’s second city. ‘When something is happening in Lae, you can rest assured the rest of the country will benefit,’ she tells Business Advantage PNG.

Room to grow: President of Lae Chamber of Commerce sees opportunities but investment and education are essential

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John Byrne, President of the Lae Chamber of Commerce, tells Business Advantage PNG that, although there is an underlying level of confidence in PNG’s second city, infrastructure projects and investment are urgently needed.

Boardroom briefing: road safety in POM, local leadership puts Papua New Guinea in the news and the best remote working strategies

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Staying safe on Papua New Guinea’s roads, how a small act in Lae had a big impact in Australia, and US companies lead the way in the new work normal. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Time to thrive: Grow PNG to help drive development of agribusiness in Papua New Guinea

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Grow PNG has been established to help realise Papua New Guinea’s rich agribusiness potential, especially in Morobe’s Markham Valley. Executive Director Ivan Pomaleu reveals the organisation’s plans.

Chamber of Commerce President on what 2020 holds for Lae, Papua New Guinea’s second city [opinion]

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Papua New Guinea’s industrial hub has a lot going for it as it enters the new year, says a quietly confident President of the Lae Chamber of Commerce and Industry, John Byrne.

People moves: National Executive Council, Airswift, PNG Air, Lae, Bougainville, Pacific Trade Invest

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The National Executive Council appoints a new Petroleum and Energy Secretary, Airswift announces a General Counsel, PNG Air gets a new Chief Financial Officer, Lae names a District Administrator, the Autonomous Region of Bougainville re-shuffles its cabinet and an Acting Trade Commissioner joins Pacific Trade Invest New Zealand.

Technology the key to Papua New Guinea ports’ improved efficiency

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Papua New Guinea’s major ports of Port Moresby and Lae have achieved significant efficiencies. In this exclusive interview with Business Advantage PNG, ICTSI Chief Executive Officer Anil Singh outlines the opportunities to grow both ports.

Road infrastructure in Papua New Guinea: a sector profile

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A detailed overview of road infrastructure in Papua New Guinea including the National Road Network and the National Road Network Strategy.

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City Guide: Lae

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Marisa Howden provides an insider’s guide to Lae, PNG’s industrial capital and second-largest city.

To market, to market in Papua New Guinea

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Nicola Gage and Grace Maribu visit some of Papua New Guinea’s major markets.