PNG election: O'Neill faces pressure over corruption allegations

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

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    Papua New Guinea's two-week general election has begun. Prime Minister Peter O'Neill is facing pressure over corruption allegations 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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