Main events scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 26
Main events scheduled in Japan for Thursday, Nov. 26:-- Prosecutors to make closing arguments at trial of Takahiro Shiraishi, charged with murdering, dismembering and storing bodies of 9 people in his apartment in Zama, Kanagawa Prefecture, in 2017 at Tachikawa branch of Tokyo District Court at 11 p.m.
Private sector, professional bodies urged to ‘rise to the occasion’ and spur growth | Daily FT
Deputy Commissioner General of Inland Revenue (Tax Policy and International Affairs) D.R.S. Hapuarachchi and KPMG of Shamila Jayasekara sharing their views during the panel session, which was moderated by Tax Chairman Faculty Sulaiman Nishtar State Minister Cabraal stresses key role at CA Sri Lanka annual Budget seminarIn its influential standing as a premier professional body in the country, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) organised the Annual Budget Seminar on Thursday (19th November), which brought together a host of eminent speakers and panellists who sha...
Daily Financial Times
4 bodies found hours apart
4 bodies found hours apartEmmanuel Tupas(The Philippine Star) – November 21, 2020 – 12:00amMANILA, Philippines — The bodies of four men, apparent victims of summary execution, were found in separate places in Quezon City in a span of four hours yesterday.Maj. Elmer Monsalve, who heads the Quezon City police’s Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit (CIDU), said it is still too early to tell if the killings are connected.“We are still trying to find out if the victims were dumped or killed on site,” he said in Filipino over dzBB.Two of the victims were found along Katipunan Avenue in Barangay...
Water of life… and death
You can live without food for a couple of days, but not without water.With the knowledge that water is the stuff of life, humans all over the planet built communities around bodies of water. Over the millennia, oceans, lakes, rivers, creeks provided nourishment and livelihood, irrigated crops and made sanitation and personal hygiene possible.Even wild animals know enough to build lairs near sources of water.For all those blessings from water, humans have also endured the adverse consequences of living close to water sources. Heavy rains swell rivers and lakes and inundate communities, leaving ...
Movie Preview: Freaky
Photo courtesy of UIP ThailandA teenage girl switches bodies with a serial killer.Seventeen-year-old Millie is just trying to survive high school and the cruelty of the popular crowd. But when she becomes the newest target of The Butcher, her town’s serial killer, school becomes the least of her worries.When The Butcher’s ancient dagger causes him and Millie to wake up in each other’s bodies, Millie learns that she has just 24 hours to get her body back before the switch becomes permanent. The only problem is she now looks like a psychopath who’s the target of a city-wide manhunt while The But...
The Bangkok Post
Armenian media: Hundreds of Armenian servicemen’s bodies remain around Shusha
By TrendThe bodies of 150 Armenian servicemen who died in the battles that marched around Shusha were removed from the territory, Trend reports citing Armenian media.The bodies of more hundreds of Armenian servicemen continue to remain on the battlefield.According to what Armenians write on social networks, about 800 Armenian servicemen were killed in the battles for Shusha city.Following over a month of military action to liberate its territories from Armenian occupation, Azerbaijan has pushed Armenia to sign the surrender document. A joint statement on the matter was made by Azerbaijani pres...
Azerbaijan, Armenia exchange bodies of those who died during Shusha battles
By TrendThrough the intermediary and participation of the Russian peacekeeping forces stationed in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the bodies of several servicemen who died on the battlefield around the Shusha city were collected, Trend reports citing Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense.As part of this humanitarian action, the bodies of the dead servicemen of the Armenian armed forces were collected and handed over to the Armenian side.Also, within the framework of this action, the bodies of six servicemen of the Azerbaijan Army, who became martyrs during the battles aro...
Azerbaijan, Armenia exchange bodies of soldiers
Azerbaijan and Armenia on Saturday exchanged the bodies of soldiers, who died in the clashes around the city of Susha in Upper Karabakh region, the Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said,Anadolu Agency reports.In a statement, the ministry said the bodies of soldiers were collected through the intermediary and participation of the Russian peacekeeping forces stationed in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan."As part of this humanitarian action, the bodies of the dead servicemen of the Armenian armed forces were collected and handed over to the Armenian side," said the statement.Also, within th...
The Middle East Monitor
Asset management funds for hotels floated
Asset management funds for hotels floated Options studied to keep industry aliveRegulatory bodies and the private sector are studying viable options, such as asset management funds, to help hotels overcome the pandemic and retain employment.Hotels are among the most affected by the economic fallout caused by the pandemic.Foreign tourist arrivals are estimated to total only 6.7 million this year, a significant fall from almost 40 million last year, with tourism income losing about 1.6 trillion baht or 10% of GDP, according to the Bank of Thailand.The central bank forecasts foreign tourist arriv...
The Bangkok Post
Seventeen bodies unearthed in Libyan mass graves
Seventeen bodies have been unearthed in newly found mass graves in western Libya's Tarhuna region, taking the total exhumed in recent months to 112, the missing persons authority said on Saturday.Lotfi Tawfiq, who heads a committee tasked by the UN-recognised Government of National Accord to search for missing people, said five new mass graves containing 17 bodies had been discovered since Thursday.The graves are located in Tarhuna, from where eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar's forces launched an aborted assault last year on the capital Tripoli, seat of the GNA.The area, some 80 kilometres (50...