Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 04 September 2018
At one of An Nguyen’s old jobs in Hanoi, she had a daily ritual: When she wanted to log in to the computer, she had to answer a cybersecurity question such as “What is spear phishing?” or “How does malware work?”
The ruler of Dubai has announced the names of two astronauts from the United Arab Emirates who will be heading to the International Space Station, a first for the Gulf nation.
The Louvre in Abu Dhabi has postponed indefinitely the unveiling of Salvator Mundi - the world's most expensive painting believed to be the work of Leonardo da Vinci.
President Maithripala Sirisena returned to the island on Sunday, after attending the fourth Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit that recently concluded in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that according to Police reports the recorded crimes in the country have decreased by 35% while the number of cleared cases have increased by 20% during the year 2017.
The Speaker’s Office yesterday rejected reports of a request to postpone Parliament sessions this week. The Speaker’s Office, in a statement, categorically refuted claims in a political column of a national newspaper that Speaker Karu Jayasuriya had received requests from President Maithripala Sirisena or any other official to postpose Parliament sittings tomorrow and on Wednesday.
Former Minister Johnston Fernando and two others were remanded yesterday by Kurunegala High Court Judge Menaka Wijesundara in connection with the misappropriation of Rs. 5.2 million in public funds, until completion of the hearing.
The price of a 450 gram loaf of bread went up by Rs 5 with effect from midnight yesterday (3), but the prices of other bakery items remain the same, said President of the All Ceylon Bakers Association (ACBA), N.K. Jayawardene.