People are a good use of time. As I’ve studied time diaries, and compared these schedules to people’s perceptions of time, I’ve found that a sense of time abundance rises in direct proportion to time spent with family and friends.
TAIPEI, TAIWAN — A surge in participation by startup companies this week, at a highlight of Asia’s biggest annual tech event, shows an increased reliance on young entrepreneurs to come with the IT industry’s strongest ideas for connected devices and artificial intelligence.
HO CHIN MINH CITY — In and around the Mekong Delta, school children will spend this summer moving rainbow-colored blocks and cartoon animals around a screen to get an early taste of computers in a program backed by Google.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday told Parliament that he has not been in contact with former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran after the latter was removed from the post.
President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday gave instructions not to apply the 14% withdrawal tax on sales of tele-dramas. Due to misunderstanding of the new tax regime, there have been certain anomalies with regards to the 14% withdrawal tax.
Trade Unions of the Water Supply and Drainage Board yesterday decided to call off their trade union action following a discussion with City Planning and Water Supply Minister Rauff Hakeem at the later’s ministry yesterday.
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday (6) said that the much awaited National Audit Bill would be taken for discussion in Parliament as soon as possible.
(New York) - The recent downgrading of Sri Lanka’s National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) by an international committee highlights the need for independent international monitoring of the human rights situation in the country, Human Rights Watch said today.