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Smooth sailing for suppression of terrorism bill

By Sugeeswara Senadhira – Reporting from Colombo

President Chandrika Kumaratunga did not have any problem to get the first bill passed in parliament since the government became a minority in the House. The Convention on the Suppression of Terrorist Financing Bill was passed in Parliament on Thursday by a majority of 67 votes with 87 voting for and 20 against.

UNICEF Provided Family packs to 40,000 Families Moving into Transitional Housing

UNICEF handed over 40,000 “family packs” to the Ministry of Social Welfare to give to families moving out of tents and into the transitional shelters being built around the country.

Milinda Morogoda clarifies about Mercantile Credit.

Milinda Moragoda, a Member of Parliament representing the Colombo electoral district made a statement in the floor of the Parliament yesterday replying to the interim report of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) on Mercantile Credit which was presented earlier in the Parliament alleging of financial mismanagement and non repayment of loan due to the Central Bank.

Pak reinstates faulty internet cable link

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan Friday said that it has restored the SEA-ME-WE-3 (South East Asia - Middle East - Western Europe) cable which had developed a fault on the 27th of last month.

Hong Kong to upgrade security after London bombing

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

The Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Donald Tsang, disclosed yesterday, that Hong Kong is upgrading
its security arrangements following Thursday's bomb
attacks in London.

Smooth sailing for suppression of terrorism bill

By Sugeeswara Senadhira – Reporting from Colombo

President Chandrika Kumaratunga did not have any problem to get the first bill passed in parliament since the government became a minority in the House. The Convention on the Suppression of Terrorist Financing Bill was passed in Parliament on Thursday by a majority of 67 votes with 87 voting for and 20 against.

Defiant Britain Recovers Slowly After Terror Arrack

Neville De Silva – Diplomatic Editor, Asian Tribune

Britain is slowly pulling itself together after a week that will be permanently etched in the country’s history.

UNICEF Provided Family packs to 40,000 Families Moving into Transitional Housing

UNICEF handed over 40,000 “family packs” to the Ministry of Social Welfare to give to families moving out of tents and into the transitional shelters being built around the country.

Milinda Morogoda clarifies about Mercantile Credit.

Milinda Moragoda, a Member of Parliament representing the Colombo electoral district made a statement in the floor of the Parliament yesterday replying to the interim report of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) on Mercantile Credit which was presented earlier in the Parliament alleging of financial mismanagement and non repayment of loan due to the Central Bank.

Pak reinstates faulty internet cable link

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan Friday said that it has restored the SEA-ME-WE-3 (South East Asia - Middle East - Western Europe) cable which had developed a fault on the 27th of last month.

Hong Kong to upgrade security after London bombing

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

The Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Donald Tsang, disclosed yesterday, that Hong Kong is upgrading
its security arrangements following Thursday's bomb
attacks in London.

Defiant Britain Recovers Slowly After Terror Arrack

Neville De Silva – Diplomatic Editor, Asian Tribune

Britain is slowly pulling itself together after a week that will be permanently etched in the country’s history.


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