But there is still the possibility of Rajapaksa, who won 47% of the vote in January, mounting a comeback attempt. Taxi drivers, cooks and shopkeepers in working-class neighbourhoods in Colombo blame the ousted president’s entourage for the steeply rising prices of basic foodstuffs and major development projects that do not seem to have improved their […]
Responding to claims parliament was rushing the law change, Police Association president Chris Cahill said successive governments had already failed to address the issue. “Is it time to act? Are we being to quick? No, we’ve been far too slow,” he said.
Speaking on the BBC Newscast podcast, Ms Roaf said: ‘In those areas where you’ve got very big households, you’ve got quite a lot of people all mixing together and quite often they are working in occupations where they have a lot of face to face contact with people.’
Pictured: Empty trams cross in front of Flinders Street Station on Sunday. Melbourne residents are banned from leaving their homes between 8pm and 5am other than for a small number of essential reasons under an unprecedented night-time curfew
Giving more details on those new fines, which will be the heftiest in the state’s statutes, Andrews said if there were repeat breaches, such as a person going to work when they had the virus, they could be taken to the Magistrates Court where the maximum penalty would be $20,000 (NZ$21,525).
Paul Sloan also starred in and wrote and starred in a web series version of The Vigiliante Diaries that aired between 2013 and 2014. We’ll have to wait and see if The Vigilante Diaries movie is successful enough to spawn any follow-ups on the big screen or small. Until then, take a look at our […]
“With this victory we will implement the 100-day programme in our election manifesto,” Sirisena told jubilant crowds in Colombo after his swearing-in. Sirisena had promised to change Sri Lanka’s constitution to drastically reduce the power of the president and return the country to a parliamentary system with a prime minister as its leader.
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Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam reported two COVID-19 cases on August 5 morning, both linked to the outbreak in the central city of Da Nang, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. The new patients live in Da Nang’s neighbouring province of Quang Nam, the committee said. With the latest update, Vietnam’s […]