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Dr. Harsha De Silva

No Singaporean would want to come to this country – Harsha

No Indian or Singaporean can enter Sri Lanka via the Sri Lanka- Singapore Free Trade Agreement (SLSFTA), says State Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs Harsha De Silva. He stated this today (22) at a press conference held in Sirikotha, the UNP Headquarters. Per capita income of Singapore is Rs 50,000 while the per …

Standing in front of the flags of their two countries, Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un made history in Singapore/AFP / SAUL LOEB

Trump, Kim hail historic summit; questions over way forward

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un hailed their historic summit Tuesday as a breakthrough in relations between Cold War foes, but the agreement they produced contained few details about the key issue of Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons. The extraordinary and unprecedented encounter in Singapore saw the leader of the world’s most powerful democracy shake hands with …

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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the G-7 summit, Saturday, June 9, 2018, in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump says he has ‘clear objective’ for North Korea summit

President Donald Trump said Saturday he has “a clear objective” for his upcoming nuclear summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, though he acknowledged that potential progress “will always be spur of the moment.” He described the meeting set for Tuesday in Singapore as a “one-time shot” for Kim and characterized it as a “mission …

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The Hong Kong-based impersonator, who goes by the name Howard X, will take part in an alternative summit on the sidelines of the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un scheduled for Tuesday/AFP/File / Roslan RAHMAN

Kim Jong Un lookalike set to make impression at summit

As the world awaits the historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, one man who has risen to prominence for his impressions of the North Korean leader is preparing for his own appearance in Singapore. The Hong Kong-based Kim impersonator, who goes by the name Howard X, will take part in an alternative …

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Ranil Wickremesinghe - Invest Sri Lanka forum

PM returns from Singapore

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has returned to the island last night following his official visit to Singapore. Airport correspondent said the Lankan delegation arrived at the Katunayake International Airport at around 9pm. The Prime Minister left on Thursday to attend the ‘Invest Sri Lanka’ forum organized by the Colombo Stock Exchange in Singapore. The Prime …

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Invest Sri Lanka Forum - 2018

2018’s first ‘Invest Sri Lanka’ Forum opens in Singapore today

Year 2018’s first-ever ‘Invest Sri Lanka’ Forum will kick off in Singapore today, with the country making a fresh effort to woo greater interest from international fund managers and businesses based in the city state. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will keynote the Forum, for which over 400 fund managers and investors have registered to attend. …

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Ranil Wickremesinghe

PM to attend ‘Invest Sri Lanka’ forum in Singapore

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is scheduled to leave the island today on an official visit to Singapore. The Prime Minister is scheduled to participate in the ‘Invest Sri Lanka’ forum organized by the Colombo stock Exchange. The Prime Minister’s office said several leading investors from across the globe are expected to attend the summit, which …

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The U.S. Coast Guard Legend-class maritime security cutter USCGC Bertholf

Exclusive: U.S. prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders – sources

The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said. Washington has been talking to regional partners, including Japan, South Korea, Australia …

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Arjuna Mahendran

Arjuna Mahendran fails to appear in court

Former Central Bank governor Arjuna Mahendran who is cited as a suspect in Central Bank bond scam did not report to court today (Feb. 15).

On 5th of February, Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayarathna issued a notice to Mahendran ordering him to give a statement on or before today.

He is reportedly in Singapore now.

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