A profile of South America’s largest trade bloc.
PUTRAJAYA, Oct 19 (Bernama) – The prime minister’s wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor has proposed that children be given free food and admission to cinemas in conjunction with the World Children’s Day each year.
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 19 (Bernama) — The Penang Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) have arrested 17 foreign fishermen about 8.5 nautical miles from Pulau Kendi, near here, for violating fish trawling regulations.
MNDF Southern Area has medevaced a critical patient at Fuvahmulah Hospital to S.Gan via “Rehendhi” Helicopter. The patient is Ahmed Muslim of “Dhandimagu vai ge” of Fuvahmulah and is the victim of a knife attack which occurred yesterday evening at Fuvahmulah Island, he was medevaced around 0240hrs upon request of the Fuvahmulah Hospital.
ISLAMABAD – Terming the SC verdict vindication of Pakistan People’s Party stance, Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf advised all those involved in robbing the nation of its mandate in 1990 elections to seek apology from the nation. Addressing a press conference at Prime Minister House Friday night, the PM assured the nation that law would take its course and all those found guilty in the …
ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court in a landmark judgment on Friday said it has been established that an election cell was set up to stop the PPP from winning the 1990 elections and directed the government to take action against all the civil and military characters involved in the rigging. Only a day before, Brigadier Muhammad Amir Military Secretary to President Asif Ali Zardari, who is also …
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The Defence Ministry’s letter “Measures in place to recognise the contributions of NSmen” (Oct 12) reminds us that the National Service Recognition Award was supposed to recognise NSmen but has ended up demoralising many due to its flawed…
I refer to Mr Devathas Satianathan’s letter “No hiding from offensive content” (Oct 18), where he suggested “the Government consider reposing more trust in the citizenry’s capacity to respond to such incidents in a mature manner”. I do not..
Oct 19, Hambantota: Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa Friday officially launched the Samudrika Research Vessel (Samudrika RV) of the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA) at the Hambantota Magam Ruhunupura Mahinda Rajapaksa International Harbor.
Oct 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Health Ministry is considering enacting legislation to ban or control the use of chemical fertilizer, insecticides and weedicides and other agro chemicals containing harmful elements.
Goran Hadzic was “Milosevic’s man on the ground in Croatia”, prosecution says. Prosecutors at the Hague tribunal this week made their opening statement in the last trial to take place before the Hague tribunal. Goran Hadzic, the wartime leader of rebel Serbs in Croatia, was arrested in Serbia in July 2011 after evading detention for seven years.
Battalion commander in besieging Serb forces claims incidents were often fabricated to make his side look bad. A former colonel in the Bosnian Serb army told the Hague tribunal this week that there were no professional snipers in his brigade based at Sarajevo, and that incidents where civilians were targeted were “rigged” by the other side.
Dow falls 205.43 points or 1.52% to close at 13,343.51 as third-quarter earnings season serves up disappointments from GE, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Chipotle
PM, at her weekly TV programme, satisfied with ACD summit in Kuwait, invited Kuwaiti investors to invest in & tourists to visit Thailand
At the end of May, the International Monetary Fund, IMF, issued a statement advising the Uzbek government to start fighting inflation and publish more realistic economic data than it does now. A major task, the IMF said, should be to reduce the inflation rate to below ten per cent before the end of 2013 by cutting budget spending and relaxing its monetary policy.
Political institutions and employers favour “top three” ethnic groups, leaving minorities out in the cold. The peace agreement which ended the 1992-95 war left Bosnia and Herzegovina with a massively complicated, multi-tier political system
Shareholders are to be given stronger power to control spiralling executive pay, in a new policy unveiled by the Business Secretary.
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While Greece has failed to meet the budget requirements mandated by the EU and the IMF, experts say eurozone leaders will likely continue to bailout the country because the costs of letting it go are far greater.
An undervalued Chinese yuan remains a contributing factor to the U.S.-China trade imbalance, but experts warn that labeling China a “currency manipulator” will not rein in mounting U.S.
According to Egypt’s Al Dostor, earlier this month in Tanta, Egypt, an imam of a mosque—a prayer leader and model of Muslim piety—slaughtered his own nephew with a knife because the latter refused to marry the imam’s daughter.
Plotting mass murder of those whom the Qur’an dubs the worst enemies of the Muslims (cf. 5:82). “‘Muslim pair planned Jihad’ – court,” from KUNA, June 20 (thanks to Twostellas): LONDON, June 20 (KUNA) — A Muslim couple were assembling components of a home-made bomb to attack Jewish neighbourhoods after…
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Democratic revolutionaries always confront the same problem: how to replace the old order without replicating its flaws.
As the global financial sector has swelled, the gap between the rich and the poor has grown.
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By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — An agriculturist from the environmental political party Kalikasan Partylist is calling on the Benigno Aquino III government to address what she said was the problem of massive coconut scale infestation in Southern Tagalog, specifically in the province of Batangas. The group said it is urgent for the
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Team Anna’s UP tour to make people aware of charges against 14 ministers and demand of SIT probe ended on Wednesday.