COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Office yesterday said that Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena had, in a telephone conversation with the Indian leader, denied media reports that he alluded to Indian involvement in an alleged plot to assassinate him.
JAFFNA (The Island/ANN ) - The U.S.Chargé d’affaires in Colombo , Robert Hilton inaugurated a two-year project to preserve pre-historic artifacts in the collection of the University of Jaffna, last week . The funding is provided by the U.S. Department of State under the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) and totals more than 23 million Sri Lankan rupees ($140,000).
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) adds another feather to its cap when it was conferred as one of the 'Best Banks in Asia-Pacific 2018' award by leading financial publication Global Finance.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC) on Friday inked an
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Yashoda Healthcare Services Private Limited Hospitals to provide liver and kidney transplant services.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Brunei Darussalam has reiterated its full commitment with other Asean member countries to enhance regional and extra-regional joint efforts in tackling transnational drug crimes, Deputy Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Datin Seri Paduka Dayang Hajah Elinda binti Haji CA Mohammad said.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - An association to protect cats in Tokyo will open a matchmaking spot to match stray cats with potential owners.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - More and more elementary schools are starting to use robots and artificial intelligence in their English classes.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Japan and China plan to sign an Agreement on Search and Rescue Regions shortly, aiming to implement the agreement by the end of this year, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - U.S. political scientist Ian Bremmer said on Wednesday that Japan, which has a functioning democracy, is serving as a good model for the world, and that it should further exercise leadership in the global community.
HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Asean ministers reaffirmed the bloc’s commitment to creating a drug-free Asean, through a zero-tolerance approach towards illicit drugs.
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