Riot

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A State of Emergency has been declared in Papua New Guinea’s Southern Highlands Province. Last week, rioters burned a commercial airplane, the courthouse and the home of the provincial governor.

Flickr / James Cridland
Flickr / James Cridland

  

  Singapore’s government is investigating that country’s first riot in decades. According to local media reports, about twenty people were injured in the violence Sunday night.  Police say more than 400 people were involved. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.