Papua New Guinea experienced another challenging year, with a major earthquake impacting oil and gas projects, rioting and inter-clan fighting in the highlands, and economic decline, but Prime Minister O’Neill survived, and the country raised its international profile with the hosting of the 2018 APEC summit meeting. Closer ties between Papua New Guinea and China raised some concerns in Australia, which moved to strengthen its presence in Papua New Guinea and the region.
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Research Article| February 01 2019
Papua New Guinea in 2018: Prime Minister O’Neill Survives a Challenging Year
Asian Survey (2019) 59 (1): 198–203.
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Ronald May; Papua New Guinea in 2018: Prime Minister O’Neill Survives a Challenging Year. Asian Survey 1 February 2019; 59 (1): 198–203. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.198
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