Immigration launches program vs corruption

This according to the Bureau of Immigration (BI), is the policy that the bureau will be strictly observing as it launched anew an anti-corruption program for its personnel as part of its management’s campaign to professionalize its ranks and boost its reputation as one of government’s frontline service agencies.

Media alarmed

COLOMBO — An international rights group Thursday expressed alarm over the Sri Lanka army’s decision to reinstate an intelligence officer accused of high-profile attacks against journalists, including the assassination of a senior editor.

Arsonists hit Zambo Sur school

STILL unidentified arsonists hit the San Pablo Central Elementary School in San Pablo, Zamboanga del Sur around 11 p.m. Wednesday destroying one of the eight defective Vote Counting Machines deposited in one of the schoolrooms, a Police Regional Office 9 report said yesterday.