Day: September 14, 2017

CoI accepts Aloysius’ right not to give evidence

The owner of primary dealer, the Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL), Arjun Aloysius, has opted not to give evidence before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (CoI), probing the alleged bond scams, involving the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and (PTL) in Feb 2015 and March 2016.

Sri Lanka: 2 Years On, Scant Progress on UN Resolution

United Nations member countries at the Human Rights Council in Geneva should press Sri Lanka to promptly meet the targets of the council’s October 2015 resolution for transitional justice, Human Rights Watch said today.

School fire kills 22 students in Kuala Lumpur

Twenty-five students and two wardens died when a blaze tore through a Malaysian religious school in what officials described as one of the country’s worst fire disasters for years.