PNG election: PM O’Neill faces increasing pressure over corruption allegations

June 26, 2017 9:30 am

PNG election: PM O’Neillfacesincreasingpressure over corruptionallegations

Papua New Guinea’s two-week general election has begun. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill is facing pressure over corruptionallegations and a collapsing economy.

Despite mineral wealth and a large gas plant, most people on the island live in poverty.

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Thomas reports from Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.

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