Workers’ Party secretary-general, Low Thia Khiang, was criticized for his speech in a special session of Parliament dedicated to commemorating the late Lee Kuan Yew.
BEIJING (AP) — Sri Lanka’s new president has held talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping amid efforts to recalibrate his predecessor’s strongly pro-China policies.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka has started releasing private land occupied by the military during the country’s 26-year civil war, in a major step at reconciliation with minority ethnic Tamils.
THE allegations against the four men are severe: they are accused of being in connection to an alleged ”terrorism network” plotting to launch bomb attacks in Bangkok. A blast on March 7 at the Criminal Court (where no one was injured) is being pinned on them. They were held in military barracks for almost a week without charges, in accordance with martial law that is still in force since the military coup almost a year ago.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A lawyer says Maldives’ jailed ex-president will not appeal his 13-year sentence because the court has not released all documents from the first hearing to prepare a case.
Malaysian to hang for killing 2 British students
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 1:45PM UTC
Japan extends sanctions against NKorea for 2 more years
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 1:32PM UTC
New Maldives law strips ex-president Mohamed Nasheed of party membership
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 10:23AM UTC