Legal

Trying Hard

RIYADH, July 24, 2007 (AFP) – A Sri Lankan minister said on Tuesday he was seeking Riyadh’s help in obtaining clemency for a teenage maid condemned …

Clemency Plea

RIYADH, July 23, 2007 (AFP) – A Sri Lankan minister in Saudi Arabia to plead for the life of a teenage housemaid condemned to death for murdering a …

Top Posts

July 18, 2007 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appointed the head of its legal division as its new deputy director …

Human Attempt

July 16, 2007 (LBO) – Lawyers hired to file an appeal for the condemned Sri Lankan teenager Rizana Nafeek in Saudi Arabia have met the girl and started …

Private Deals

July 13, 2007 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s construction industry is urging the government to accept draft guidelines on treating unsolicited bids in an …

Graft Web

July 11, 2007 (AFP) – A grouping of companies launched Wednesday a website dedicated to collecting information about officials and governments around the …

Free World

BRUSSELS, July 11, 2007 (AFP) – A top European court ordered EU antitrust regulators Wednesday to pay damages to French firm Schneider for wrongfully …

Mercy Call

July 9, 2007 (LBO) – The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is calling on Muslim scholars to appeal a death sentence facing an under-aged Sri Lankan …

Please Hurry

July 9, 2007 (LBO) – A Hong Kong based rights body has offered to foot a part of the legal fees to appeal the case of a young Sri Lankan girl condemned …

Graft Block

July 6, 2007 (LBO) – Sri Lankan civil society has developed an action plan to counter corruption with help from USAID’s Anti-Corruption Program …

Light Touch

July 01, 2007 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s rule book and compliance based financial regulatory system needs to be changed to one of principle based risk …

Broad Sweep

June 27, 2007 (AFP) – About 300 people were detained in Sri Lanka’s capital Wednesday in connection with a foiled bomb attack by suspected Tamil …

Different Jump

June 26, 2007 (AFP) – A Sri Lankan athletics coach participating in an international training programme has disappeared in Italy, a senior official said …

Split Path

June 20, 2007 (LBO) – Two Colombo-listed firms have opted to split their shares after a new law forced the companies to withdraw an earlier decision to …

Blocked Call

June 14, 2007 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s highest court halted the sale of shares of the country’s largest fixed access operator to a Malaysian firm …

Wrong List

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2007 (AFP) – US Middle East allies Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar, as well as key trading partner Malaysia were added Tuesday to a …

Go Back

June 11, 2007 (AFP) – Sri Lanka has deported over 400 foreign nationals so far this year for overstaying their visas and working in the island illegally, …

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