Mail Online—Malcolm Turnbull discussed with Papua New Guinea the idea of building a new military base on Manus Island six weeks before he was overthrown as PM. The move is set to anger China.
Ghosts Of World War II Under The Islands Of Papua New Guinea. Thousands of American service members were based on the island country of Papua New Guinea during World War II. Wreckage from the war is still being discovered by deep-sea divers and local farmers.