Missing Voices

Missing Voices

Legislative changes in PNG to have more women in parliament, if successful, could change the culture of 'Bigman' and money politics by 2017, writes Dulciana Somare-Brash. But broad community support is not yet guaranteed in the lead up to parliaments verdict on its appropriateness.
PNG’s 2015 budget – first impressions

PNG’s 2015 budget – first impressions

Papua New Guinea must get its public finances back on track if the country is to avoid macroeconomic instability and wasted resource revenues. Presenting agreeable numbers is not enough; there must be sufficient political buy-in to deliver these plans.