Performers in traditional costumes and headdress welcome delegates and ministers to the international convention centre for the 30th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ministerial meeting in Port Moresby on November 15. Photo: AFP

Papua New Guinea’s chairing of Apec spells progress, despite the expense on Maseratis and Bentleys

  • David Dodwell says the cynicism over Papua New Guinea’s hosting of the Apec leaders’ summit belies the tangible benefits the event can bring
  • For developing nations, learning best practices and capacity building through chairing Apec can be a rewarding experience
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Performers in traditional costumes and headdress welcome delegates and ministers to the international convention centre for the 30th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ministerial meeting in Port Moresby on November 15. Photo: AFP
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