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PNG police shoot students, 4 killed

Rioting, looting and gunshots erupted in the capital of Papua New Guinea on Wednesday after police opened fire on a student demonstration, wounding about a dozen people and killing as many as four, officials and residents said.

MANILA, Philippines Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile conceded yesterday that Congress is partly to blame for giving tax incentives to the rich but continues to increase taxes on the poor. Enrile made this disclosure during the public hearing by a Senate finance sub-committee chaired by Senator Ralph G. Recto on the proposed 2012 R11.5-billion budget […]

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