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Papua New Guinea set for costly, unpredictable poll

Prime minister who thought he could 'have it all' faces the voters

| Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands

Papua New Guinea is about to start its ninth general election, with voting taking place between June 24 and July 8, followed by counting over subsequent weeks. The coalition government led by Prime Minister Peter O'Neill enters the election under siege, facing battles on political, legal and economic fronts.

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