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

KINA Bank’s chief executive officer Greg Pawson
With COVID-19 pushing more businesses online, Kina Bank is introducing some ambitious enhancements to its digital services. Chief Executive Officer Greg Pawson outlines his plans to Business Advantage PNG. Kina Bank Haus in downtown Port Moresby Credit: Kina Bank Business Advantage PNG (BAPNG): Kina has been working on an Internet... more →
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New way to pay: NiuPay drives online payments in Papua New Guinea

NiuPay drives online payments in Papua New Guinea
Fintech company NiuPay is making headlines with its e-government solutions and a recent partnership with Kina Bank. Business Advantage PNG meets its Director, James Inglis, to learn more about the business. The cashless economy has sped up in Papua New Guinea and the world since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. With more people... more →
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BSP: Cryptocurrency risky

BSP chief executive officer Robin Fleming.
The National Business, By DALE LUMA BANK South Pacific (BSP) does not accept cryptocurrency transactions, says group chief executive officer Robin Fleming. Responding to queries from The National, Fleming highlighted that cryptocurrencies posed some risks which included: LACK of consumer protection. While traditional financial products... more →
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Female cocoa farmer collects prizes

October 22, 2019, A WOMAN from Guadu village in Salamaua, Morobe, who won the best woman farmer at the Kumul blo Morobe Cocoa of Excellence Show in July received her prizes on Friday. Nanuo Kaukesa received spades, a wheelbarrow, grass knives, knives, a brushcutter, rakes and other tools valued at K2,500 from sponsors Agmark... more →
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Buai seller killer

September 18, 2019The National By REBECCA KUKUPAPUA New Guinea’s 44th Independence Day anniversary celebrations on Monday were marred by violence when a buai (betel nut) seller was allegedly battered to death by police in Rainbow, Port Moresby.Relatives and friends of Peter Pamben protested outside the Boroko police station,... more →
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Only two betel nut wholesale points, city manager says

CITY manager Bernard Kipit says the NCDC betel nut control centre at Duran farm, Eight-Mile and the Edics Holdings betel nut wholesale operator at Tete, Gerehu remains the only approved locations for the wholesale trading of the nut. “Both locations were established to regulate and control the supply and movement of betel nut... more →
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Solar combination dryer for Qbora cocoa farmers in Tinputz

A group of cocoa farmers from the Qbora Farmers Business Group in Tinputz District in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville has started construction of a solar combination dryer to improve the quality of their cocoa. Qbora Farmers Business Group is made up of 50 members and is located in the Torpanos village in the Autonomous... more →
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Vale John Talu Tekwie – Soft power and FTZ

Vale John Talu Tekwie My late brother JT was championing of the Free Trade Zone in Vanimo. His work on the the FTZ was progressing very well, until his untimely passing yesterday. What is Free Trade Zone? According to Wikipedia Free Trade Zone is a class of special economic zone. It is a geographic area where goods may be landed,... more →
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PM: Agriculture, digital economy  the way forward for PNG

Papua New Guinea (PNG)’s 8th Prime Minister James Marape spoke to The National’s senior writer MALUM NALU in an exclusive interview last week. Marape wants to transform the agriculture sector into a vibrant revenue earner for PNG. IT is not difficult to fathom why Prime Minister James Marape has made it loud and clear that... more →
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