Connecting Papua New Guinea’s SMEs to advice they can afford

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Getting the right advice can be critical when you run your own business in Papua New Guinea, but it can be hard to find at an affordable price. That’s where Business Link Pacific comes in.

Invest in Me: crowdfunding site encourages Papua New Guinean success

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Invest In Me is the first crowdfunding platform developed by Papua New Guineans exclusively for Papua New Guineans.

Sustainable Papua New Guinea: PM links progress to UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

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COVID-19 may have impacted the progress of Papua New Guinea’s rollout of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, but Prime Minister James Marape has made it clear that sustainability and progress go hand in hand, and business must play a role.

The great unknown: survey suggests uncertainty the biggest threat to Papua New Guinean businesses

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Over two-thirds of Papua New Guinean businesses have experienced a ‘very negative’ impact from the COVID-19 crisis, according to a recent survey. Uncertainty over the duration of the crisis is considered to be the greatest challenge.

In brief: tariffs, fees and levies hurting agriculture and other business stories

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NBPOL claims tariffs, fees and levies are hurting agriculture, SMEs to benefit from government’s stimulus and government owes over K1 billion to businesses. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

Boardroom Briefing: corporate talent pool widens, Visa to help Asia-Pacific SMEs, and supporting entrepreneurs

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Corporates looking further afield for talent post-COVID, Visa aims to help 10 million Asia-Pacific SMEs and one university doubles down on its support for entrepreneurs. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Setting the standard: Papua New Guinea’s new ‘ecommerce bill’ heading to Parliament

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The introduction of Papua New Guinea’s Electronic Transactions Act is just the start of a general online reform agenda in the country.

Boardroom briefing: Big Food looks to local suppliers, ADB predicts a bigger role for PPPs, and really remote working

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Changes in the global food industry may be a good thing, new models required to fund infrastructure post-COVID-19, and lessons from extremely remote jobs. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Boardroom briefing: Globalisation to ‘reset’, music sharing in Melanesia, and Facebook’s answer to Zoom

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Globalisation due for a ‘reset’, promoting local music sharing in Melanesia, and Facebook gets into video conferencing. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Papua New Guinean young guns (part 1)

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Lisa Smyth meets four young Papua New Guineans who are working to transform their communities with their dynamic business ideas. In part one of this story, meet the man behind apparel brand Barata and the woman who’s building solar-powered walk-in fridges.