Residents of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Photo: EPA

Skyrocketing cost of Apec summit in Port Moresby remains a sore point when many Papua New Guineans live in ‘misery’

  • In 2015, the International Monetary Fund estimated that upgrading the capital for the event and hosting a year of related meetings could cost US$1 billion
  • In an eye-popping move, the government imported 40 luxury Maserati cars to whisk VIPs among convention venues in the secure bubble of the Apec meetings
Topic |   Diplomacy

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Residents of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Photo: EPA
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