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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 06:10:34 GMT
SriLankan flies to 11 new destinations  -  Daily Mirror
SriLankan Airlines announced today that it will operate direct flights from Colombo to 11 new destinations such as Lahore, Jakarta, Dhaka, Muscat, Kolkata, Madurai, Varanasi and Bodh Gaya in India, Bahrain, Seychelles and Gan in Maldives. Full Statement.
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 04:09:01 GMT
World News  -  Lawrentian (subscription)
Five years ago, in March 2012, a fishing ship was hijacked by Somalian pirates off the coast of Seychelles; the passengers on board, originally 29, are from multiple countries—from China to Taiwan to the Philippines to Cambodia. The hostages were ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 03:35:48 GMT
A new cabinet that will consult, communicate and serve, President Faure says  -  Forimmediaterelease.net (press release)
(Forimmediaterelease.net) The Seychelles President Danny Faure on Saturday addressed ministers of his new cabinet which he said will be one that consults, communicates, holds dialogues with and above all one that is at the service of the country and ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 03:35:48 GMT
Preparing for the plastic ban: Seychelles officials meet businesses, present exempted list  -  Forimmediaterelease.net (press release)
With the enforcement date being only two months away, the Seychelles Trading Company – the largest importer of food products in the island nation — is among businesses that has already started using bio-degradable plastic carrier bags at its ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 03:19:09 GMT
Seychelles President Faure reshuffles government, minister portfolios  -  Forimmediaterelease.net (press release)
(Forimmediaterelease.net) The Seychelles President Danny Faure on Saturday announced the make-up of his new government, assigning government ministers to their ministries. President Faure said the new cabinet is made up “of men and women with ...
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 22:37:00 GMT

Pinoy hostages recount abuse by Somali pirates  -  Inquirer.net
The seafarers, among 26 crew members of Naham 3 seized south of the Seychelles in March 2012, cried and laughed as they embraced their loved ones on their arrival a week after they were freed. “I am so happy. This is what I had been praying for every ...
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 20:36:22 GMT
Reunion & Seychelles: Bi-lateral tourism meeting - eTurboNews.com  -  eTurboNews
Editors pick:: Show as Editors PickDuring a one-on-one bilateral meeting, Reunion Regional President Didier Robert and Seychelles Minister Alain St.Ange ...
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 15:56:42 GMT

Hostaged seafarers back, recall ordeal  -  The Manila Times
The seafarers, among 26 hostages freed from the crew of Naham 3 seized south of the Seychelles in March 2012, alternated between tears and laughter as they embraced their loved ones on arrival back in Manila. “I am so happy. This is what I had been ...
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 13:39:53 GMT
Seychelles Tourism Minister is now also responsible for Civil Aviation, Marine and Port  -  eTurboNews
The cabinet of President Danny Faure met earlier today for their first meeting and to hear from the President about his aspirations for the nation and his expectations from his cabinet members about service delivery to the people of Seychelles. The ...
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 07:34:09 GMT

Freed Pinoy seafarers' food cravings: Pakbet, Dinuguan  -  Coconuts Manila
Elmer Balbero, Arnel Balbero, Antonio Libres Jr., Edwas Akes Tininggal Jr., and Ferdinand Jacinto Dalit were held by Somali pirates while their vessel was crossing the Indian Ocean for Seychelles four years ago. "Number one ko pakbet," said Balbero ...