Ranil Wickremesinghe, newly appointed prime minister, arrives at a Buddhist temple after getting sworn-in by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, amid the country’s economic crisis, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 12, 2022. REUTERS COLOMBO — Sri Lanka’s new prime minister said on Monday the crisis-hit nation was down to its last day of petrol, as the country’s power minister told … [Read more...] about Sri Lanka down to last day of petrol, PM tells crisis-hit nation
Disgraced former cabinet minister
PARIS (Reuters) -French Prime Minister Jean Castex handed his resignation to President Emmanuel Macron on Monday, paving the way for a long-awaited cabinet overhaul and the likely appointment of the second woman to the job in 30 years. Macron - who was re-elected in April and needs to show he has heard the frustrations of voters expressed in low turnout and big support for … [Read more...] about French PM resigns ahead of cabinet overhaul, Borne seen taking job
DBKL also assures them that there will be no more talk of relocation Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) has finally issued trading licences to seven elderly traders operating in Little India, Brickfields, whose stalls were seized in a pre-dawn raid five years ago. That seizure had kicked off a long-drawn bureaucratic struggle to get back their trading spots of 40 years. With … [Read more...] about Licences finally given to Brickfields’ elderly traders
A MEDIA report has revealed that the number of Malaysians working in Singapore increased from 195,072 in 1990 to 952,261 in 2019. Responding to the report, Penang youth and sports committee chairman Soon Lip Chee said: “We are keen to ensure that our talents remain in Malaysia by offering attractive job opportunities.” He said Penang Youth Development Corporation (PYDC) … [Read more...] about In a bid to keep local talents
COMING from a family of teachers, Alina Ali, 15, used to dream of becoming a teacher too. But as she gets older, she feels that it might just be a lot of hard work with not much reward. “When I was in primary school, I wanted to be like my mum, who teaches in secondary school. But now, looking at how stressed she is from all the work, I’m not so sure I want to follow in her … [Read more...] about Who wants to be a teacher?