The conference centre for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit in Port Moresby. Photo: AFP

Apec’s date with Papua New Guinea: who are you calling irrelevant?

  • It’s been 30 years and the bloc seems no nearer to its goal of forging a tariff-free Pacific Rim area
  • Instead, its reason-for-being seems to have escaped even those world leaders willing to make the trek to ramshackle Port Moresby
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The conference centre for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit in Port Moresby. Photo: AFP
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