Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

07Jan/16

Wall Street swoons on China shock, oil slide

U.S. stocks down sharply in midday trade with investors unnerved by China volatility and the continuing slide in oil prices.

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28Nov/15

Highlights of world events from January to March 2015

World events during the first quarter of the year include an attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, the downing of a Germanwings jet by its pilot and a visit by Pope Francis to Asia.
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15Jun/15

Calls grow for inquiry into alleged Australian people-smuggler payments

Calls grow for and inquiry into whether Australian officials paid people-smugglers thousands of dollars to turn the their boat back to Indonesia.

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24May/15

Winning films at Cannes film festival

French film “Dheepan” wins the top Palme d’Or prize for director Jacques Audiard at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival. Other awards were handed out to “Saul Fia (Son of Saul), “The Lobster” and “Nie Yinniang” (The Assassin). While France’s Vincent Lindon won best actor for “La Loi du Marche” (The Measure of a Man) and the best actress prize shared between U.S.’s Rooney Mara for her role in Todd Haynes’s “Carol” and French actress Emmanuelle Bercot in French director Maiwenn Besco’s Mon Roi (My King).

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02Mar/15

GSMA Mobile Connect Launched by 17 Mobile Operators in 13 Countries

Mobile Connect Trials Planned in All Major Regions in 2015

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01Mar/15

England lose heavily to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka thrash England by nine wickets thanks to unbeaten centuries from Lahiru Thirimanne and Kumar Sangakkara.
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