What is PNG’s PM O’Neill up to?
As reported this week in The Guardian the PNG prime minister O’Neill is quite a businessman and seems to get by with a little bit of help from his friends—when things go sour. It might take a while for the APEC party dies down and the spoils divided amongst the greedy and unimportant before the cameras turn on domestic problems in PNG. There will be a lot of questions asked about the huge amounts of money splurged in waste and who got their grubby mitts on it.
An exclusive report in the Guardian says PNG’s Prime Minister Peter O’Neill’s firm may have violated anti-corruption guidelines. A company owned by Papua New Guinea’s prime minister, Peter O’Neill, won a $32m government contract to build bridges in the country via a process with “serious procurement irregularities” that may have violated anti-corruption guidelines. [More]