Undialu calls for calm and restrain

Governor Undialu whilst passing his condolence to the immediate family members and colleagues of the lost officer, said Hela people, especially residents of Tari town are innocent.

 He is concerned that opportunists might capitalise on the existing situations and cause problems for the township.

Undialu said Hela has done well last 12 months in managing law and order except few instances.

“As we approach this Christmas and into the New Year, we plan to launch and commission some key infrastructure in the province. This incident is now a setback for us.”

Masiu condemns journo shooting

Rea and a colleague cameraman were attending a PNG Power event at the Edevu Hydro station on Wednesday when the incident occurred.

Masiu said the incident highlights the need for the proposed Media Development Policy, in that the key thrust of the policy is to develop mechanisms to properly address the working conditions of media workers including insurance.

“As the minister responsible for the NBC and the wider information and communication industry, I condemn the incident in the strongest terms,” he said.

Police probe China woman’s murder

Police have established through CCTV that all the suspects were armed with factory-made pistols when they walked into Dore Four Trading Limited. They forced the cashier to open the till and reportedly stole K500 in cash.

The deceased identified as Yang Fenegqin from Fujian Province of the Republic of China was coming out of a room, to see what was happening, when she was shot in the chest. She was rushed to Port Moresby General Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.

Fifteen shot dead in Soweto township bar

Police said gunmen entered the Orlando East tavern in the early hours of Sunday morning and started firing randomly at a group of young people.

They then fled the scene in a white minibus. No motive for the attack has been established, police said.

Several more people are in a critical condition in hospital, the BBC's Nomsa Maseko reports.

The victims are believed to be between 19 and 35 years old.

Eight dead after two attacks in Germany

At least five people were injured after gunmen opened fire at about 22:00 local time (21:00 GMT), police told the BBC.

Police added that they are searching for the suspects, who fled the scene and are currently at large.

The first shooting was at a bar in the city centre, while the second was in Hanau's Kesselstadt neighbourhood, according to local reports.

Police officers and helicopters are patrolling both areas.

Two people in critical condition after day of chaos in Hong Kong

A protester was injured on Monday morning when he was shot at close range by a police officer.

He was the third person shot by police since the protests began 24 weeks ago.

Later on Monday a pro-Beijing supporter was doused in flammable liquid and set alight after arguing with protesters, who are demanding greater democracy and police accountability in Hong Kong.

The territory's Chief Executive Carrie Lam, speaking at a news conference on Monday evening, called the demonstrators enemies of the people.

Fiji and Tahiti win final golds, Samoa takes silver at shooting

Glenn Kable of Fiji won gold in the individual category, while Moeva Bambridge, Pascal Brettes and Tuana Degage topped the podium in teams.

“I’m feeling very comfortable, excited and happy, a whole range of emotion,” said Kable. “The competition ran very well, the grounds look very good, the hospitality has been fantastic and everything’s run smoothly.”

Across the different shooting categories scores were up over previous games.

Darwin shooting: Four killed in northern Australia

The 45-year-old suspect, who was known to the police, was arrested an hour after the first shots were reported at about 18:00 local time (08:30 GMT).

Police said they believed the man had acted alone. The crime scenes reportedly included a motel and a bar.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the shooting was not terror-related.

Mass shootings in Australia have been a rare occurrence since the country overhauled its gun laws in 1996, in the wake of a shooting in Tasmania that left 35 dead.

Family demands explanation from police

The 17-year-old from Eastern Highlands Province was among curious onlookers who turned up at Boroko, seeking answers to rumours of abduction and kidnapping in the city, when he met his fate.

His sister, who was with him at Boroko, said he was rushed to the Port Moresby General Hospital 20-30 minutes after he was shot.

A source from the hospital who attended to the deceased reliably told this newsroom that the bullet entered the back of his skull and was lodged above his ear.

Pregnant woman killed in Ramu shooting

About five men, armed with a Magnum pistol, held up a staff from an Asian-owned shop – called Most Grace Limited – as he was trying to deposit takings in the nearby bank.

As the suspects were about to leave in a white 10-seater (Toyota Land Cruiser – DAB 851), bystanders grabbed stones and stoned the vehicle.

“In retaliation, the men fired into the crowd, killing the woman instantly,” leader of the Mobile Squad 15 unit on ground, Inspector Michael Yambun, told Loop PNG.