Here, you’ll find suggestions, tips and ideas of places to visit and activities to do in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

Holiday in Rabaul Kokopo Beach Bungalow Resort

Holiday in Rabaul “All in one” could be a good way of describing Kokopo Beach Bungalow Resort. PNG residents or overseas visitors planning a holiday in Rabaul are sure to enjoy what the resort offers. The resort seems smaller in size when you arrive at first, but it leaves a…

Continue Reading Holiday in Rabaul Kokopo Beach Bungalow Resort

Sunset Lodge Port Moresby Day Trip to the Beach

Port Moresby Sunset Lodge (also called Sunset Village Resort) is under an hour's drive from downtown, Port Moresby. The area is well-kept with a safe and secured carpark. What makes Sunset Lodge a must-visit are the designated barbeque benches, bar and beach. (Check the link to an earlier article). The…

Continue Reading Sunset Lodge Port Moresby Day Trip to the Beach

Will PNG schools close because of coronavirus?

Schools in New Zealand, Australia and Fiji are taking measures to address the spread of the coronavirus among the pupils and people they are in contact with. The schools and universities in the worst-affected areas in part of the world have also closed to prevent further infections among their students'…

Continue Reading Will PNG schools close because of coronavirus?

NCSL Poro Card Loan Approval and Withdrawal

The NCSL (NASFUND Contributors Savings and Loans Society) introduced the Poro Card with its Poro account. NASFUND launched the debit card in June 2019 alongside its blue EFTPOS as their latest financial products. The debit card enables its 170,000-odd members nationwide to access their funds instantly as/when it becomes available…

Continue Reading NCSL Poro Card Loan Approval and Withdrawal

Banking the Informal Sector Economy in PNG

Obed Ikupu graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Papua New Guinea Studies and International Relations (2015) from the Divine Word University.  He now works as a Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Project Assistant with the UN Migration Agency – International Organization for Migration. PNG Insight is delighted to have published Obed's work on…

Continue Reading Banking the Informal Sector Economy in PNG

MVIL PNG Base Premium and Registration Charge Info

Many readers are asking how much it costs to register a vehicle at MVIL PNG. This is not a straightforward question to answer because there are different vehicle insurance premiums (the Base Premiums, BP). And, also different vehicles for Private and Business uses. Reassuringly, if you know the Base Premium…

Continue Reading MVIL PNG Base Premium and Registration Charge Info