Foreign exchange the ‘number one’ concern for Papua New Guinea business, says Chamber head

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In this exclusive interview with Business Advantage PNG, Port Moresby Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Rio Fiocco, outlines the numerous challenges facing business in Papua New Guinea as 2021 gets under way.

Departing PNG Power Chairman calls for commitment to reform

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Departing PNG Power Chairman Peter Nupiri has called for less political interference in the state-owned utility and a ‘strong commitment’ from government for its reform.

In brief: Wafi-Golpu licence expected by the end of July or August and other business stories

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Mining Minister is optimistic about Wafi-Golpu mining project, Police Commissioner must vacate office before the end of the month and Australia’s Seasonal Worker Program is back. 

Solar for everyone: a glimpse into Papua New Guinea’s solar market today

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What progress has solar energy made in Papua New Guinea and what is its potential, particularly for business? Christian Lohberger, President and founder of the Solar Energy Association of PNG and co-founder of Astra Solar Ltd, shares his views with 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.

People moves: PNG Power, Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal, Pacific Legal Network

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PNG Power welcomes a new Managing Director, the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal announces a new member and Pacific Legal Network expands in Papua New Guinea.

Power play: bringing reliable power to Papua New Guinea

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PNG Power Acting CEO Douglas Mageo talks to Business Advantage PNG about the prospects for greater accessibility, reliability and affordability in electricity.

Boardroom briefing: overlooked SME marketing tool, cheaper power on the way and networking done right

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LinkedIn could be the tool you need for your SME marketing, Australia set to announce investment in Papua New Guinea power infrastructure and how to ace a networking event. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

In brief: Asian Development Bank to invest in Kina and other business stories

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Kina and the Asian Development Bank join forces, the Bank of Papua New Guinea launches its ‘regulatory sandpit’, and PNG’s first rooftop solar power trial begins. This is your weekly digest of business news.

Bank South Pacific’s CEO gives his predictions for 2020

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In this exclusive interview, Bank South Pacific’s Chief Executive Officer, Robin Fleming, speaks with Business Advantage PNG about the real impact of Papua LNG and P’nyang, how power cuts are affecting mobile banking and the prospects for business in 2020.