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    PNG Hospitals Running out of Drugs Supply

    TechInPacific – The hospitals in PNG are crying for signs of drugs. It has been four months since New Ireland health facilities received their batch of drugs. The lack of operational funds, along with the zero stock supplies in Kokopo Area Medical Stores (AMS), an internal problem in the New Ireland Health Authority (NIPHA) made […] More

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    GO! Project to Release Cybersafety Information Kit For Vanuatu young Women 

    TechInPacific – A joint initiative of ABC International Development, CARE Vanuatu, and Sista coined Girls Online! (GO!) Project will release a new information kit aimed at girls with access to the internet. The kit consisting of how-to videos and booklets will demonstrate the importance of cybersafety, guiding girls on matters such as cyberbullying, picture abuse, […] More

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    PM Marape Invite Investors To Explore PNG Food Industry

    TechInPacific – The PNG Prime Minister James Marape talk the corporate community into re-shifting the food industry back to the country’s main focus. In the meeting co-sponsored by Kina Bank and PNG Business Council, Marape said that PNG must be prepared to enter the food market with the potential food security challenges in the near […] More

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    PPCA Took Place, Porgera Mine Reopening Continues To Next Step 

    TechInPacific – The Mineral Resources Enga (MRE) signed Porgera Project Commencement Agreement (PPCA) on Thursday last week means one step closer to the reopening of the Porgera Mine. What follows next is the signing of the Shareholders Agreement to enable the New Porgera joint venture company to apply for a Special Mining Lease. The agreement […] More

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    New ‘faces’ in Ok Tedi Mining Limited Management Roles

    TechInPacific – The mining company Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML) has appointed four women veterans to manage various managerial positions in the company. This move signifies the company’s commitment to have women in more leadership roles in its 2025 Vision. The appointed figures include Ani Topurua (Manager Social and Sustainability), Carolyne Manahave (Manager Contracts and […] More

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    PacTow Add Koranga to Its Fleet Team 

    TechInPacific – The PNG-based open water towage service company, Pacific Towing (PacTow) has brought a new giant harbour tug named Koranga as part of its re-fleeting program. According to General Manager Neil Papenfus, the re-fleeting program serves to increase the company’s oil and gas salvage and open ocean towage capacity. “We have already purchased other […] More

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    Fuel Adjustment Charged Affected with Increased Oil Price 

    TechInPacific – The global fuel oil price is going up from Feb 1 2022, affecting the Fuel Adjustment Charge of the Commonwealth Utilities Corp. According to a news release on Friday, Mobil Oil Mariana Islands Inc has notified CUC about the price increase, and that the same would be observed in FAC. From now, the […] More

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    PNG General Election 6m Voters, and In Progress Common Roll

    TechInPacific – The increased poll voters for PNG General Election is seen this year, with participants predicted to reach at least 6 million. According to Electoral Commission Simon Sinai, every year the growth rate of voters increased by 3 percent, and in five years, as seen today, the election rake in 750,000 new voters who […] More

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    NBV IsiMobile New Feature Saves Parents Time 

    TechInPacific – The National Bank of Vanuatu (NBV) has added a new feature for students’ parents in its IsiMobile app. Available in android and downloadable via Playstore, the app allows parents and guardians to send school tuition directly to 470 registered schools at the bank. The Digital Transformation Manager of NBV, Oliver Joshua, states that […] More

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    Rural Farmers and SMEs can now seek a loan for their business

    TechInPacific – The marketing department of Vanuatu Rural Development Bank (VRDB) confirmed the launch of business loans geared toward small businesses and farmers on Monday (10/01). The offered loan ranges from VT50,000 (USD440) up to VT3 million (USD26K), can be repaid in monthly term with a 4% interest rate. Agriculture farmers in livestock, fisheries, and […] More

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    The New Face of Fiji Bureau of Statistics: Maria Musudroka

    TechInPacific – The Fiji Bureau of Statistics has appointed 30-year veteran Ms. Maria Talei Divuyaliyali Musudroka as its new first female-led CEO. Musudroka’s in-depth background in statistics is hoped to bring out the best of policies for the country with clear and accurate statistical information across fields. Her expertise includes statistical compilation, analysis & reporting, […] More

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