A Lion Air plane crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital on Monday, likely killing all 189 people on board. The accident was a blow to the country’s aviation safety record after the lifting of bans on its airlines by the European Union and U.S.
Ranatunga’s office said hundreds of people gathered at the ministry Sunday when the minister appeared, beating his staff and trying to take him hostage.
“When they tried to break open his office door and capture him, the Special Task Force commandos came to rescue him,” spokesman Thameera Manju told AFP.
One of Ranatunga’s bodyguards, a policeman, opened fire.
Three people were struck and a 34-year-old man died in hospital Sunday night.
The bodyguard was arrested on Sunday and is still being held.
Kaspersky Lab is inviting ethical hackers, known as whitehats, from across the world to test the security of smart devices and industrial systems as it launches its fourth international industrial Capture the Flag (CTF) security competition.
Reigning girls champion National University completed a six-match first round sweep, while Adamson University gained a piece of the No. 2 spot Friday in the UAAP Season 81 high school volleyball tournament at the Blue Eagle Gym.
The RP Blu Boys has succeeded in making a podium finishat the Makassar Open International Men and Women Softball Tournament in Makassar, Indonesia. The Philippine national men’s softball teamtook third place with a 7-3 slate behind New Zealand (9-1) and Lakidende (7-3) who will both slug it out in the finals.
Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Datu Cup match between the Marikina Shoemasters and the Cebu City Sharks – Casino Ethyl Alcoholat the Mayor Vitaliano D. Aban Coliseum in Zamboanga City.
James Ryan Lam started out with a flourish and ended a nine-year quest for a championship with a resounding four-stroke victory over American Josh Salah on a closing 68 to claim the CAT (Central Azucarera de Tarlac) Open crown at the Luisita Golf and Country Club here yesterday.