Day: May 10, 2018

Fuel price hike from midnight today

The prices of fuel will be increased with effect from midnight today, Cabinet Spokesman Minister Rajitha Senaratne said a short while ago.

CID summons BBC journalist over tweet

BBC journalist Azzam Ameen has been asked to report to the Cyber Crimes unit of the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) this morning (10) so that a statement could be recorded from him.

Mahathir Mohamad, 92, to be sworn in as Malaysia’s PM after historic poll win

Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad will be sworn in as the world’s oldest elected leader on Thursday after his opposition alliance pulled off a stunning election win, ending six decades of rule by a coalition he once led.

Sri Lanka parliament backs special courts for bribery, corruption cases

Sri Lankan parliament on Wednesday approved a new law to establish courts to handle cases related to bribery and corruption to speed up cases that have dragged on for years.