Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 08 November 2017

Donald Trump arrived in Beijing Wednesday, his first visit as U.S. President to a nation that has been a focus, often a negative one, in his drive to secure jobs at home. Trade is to top the agenda, but so is North Korea. White House officials say the president intends to press China - North Korea's closest ally and top trading partner - to push the North to abandon its nuclear program, the topic of a speech he gave in Seoul just hours before arriving in Beijing.

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The war of words between Iran and Saudi Arabia is escalating in the media and on the ground after the weekend launch of a ballistic missile from Yemen which hit near the airport in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. The Saudis accuse Iran of arming Yemen's Houthi rebels, who fired the missile.

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Why You Should Always Carry a Notebook

There isn’t one prolific creator of any kind that I know that hasn’t abided by the policy of carrying a notebook. I have stacks of Moleskine notebooks on my bookshelves. All the projects, books, and ideas that I’ve turned into reality started in the pages of my notebooks.

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Twitter says it's ending its iconic 140-character limit — and giving nearly everyone 280 characters.

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Apollo 12 Astronaut Richard Gordon Dies

U.S. astronaut Richard Gordon, who flew around the moon but never got a chance to walk on the surface, has died. He was 88.

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Nelum Pokuna radiates with Prabhanandaya

The musical evening Prabhanandaya showcasing versatile artistes and presented by the Welfare Society of Kelani Cables PLC will be held at Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre on November 11 at 6 pm.

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An all time classic on stage

Elizabeth Moir School students will have Colombo audiences “walking down the lane with a happy refrain” when they perform ‘Singin’ In The Rain JR’, an adaptation of the Broadway play by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, on November 10 and 11 at the Lionel Wendt Theatre.

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President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday appointed a Cabinet Sub-Committee to probe the cause of the crippling fuel shortage prevailing in the country.

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PM orders report on fuel issue

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has called for an immediate report on the current fuel crisis affecting the country from all stakeholders, Parliamentarian Nalin Bandara said.

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Budget to be presented Tomorrow

Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera will be making his maiden budget speech tomorrow (9) when he presents the Government's Budget for the year 2018 to the Parliament.

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