Ian Lloyd Neubauer
Oct 22, 2018

Port Moresby braces for major summit

Papua New Guinea will host the impending Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders Summit, but is safety a concern?

The interior view of the International Convention Center, one of the venues for the upcoming Apec summit, in Port Moresby. Photo: AFP

When heads of 21 of the world's powerful economies land in host cities for the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Apec Leaders Summit to discuss trade, they're normally welcomed by a military salute.

But when Xi Jinping, Shinzo Abe and other leaders touch down at Papua New Guinea's PNG capital Port Moresby in mid-November for Apec 2018, they'll be welcomed by a 'sing-sing'a massive song and dance extravaganza featuring hundreds of performers in feather...

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