Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Government Hospital Nurses To Launch An Islandwide Token Strike In 10th Of November

All nurses attached to Government Hospitals will launched an islandwide one day token strike in 10th of November(Wednesday)demanding solutions for five of their service demands according to the Government Health Nursing Officers Union(GHNO).

The secretary of the Nursing Officers Union Jayantha Wimalasiri has said that all nursing staff will participate this trade union action demanding to with hold the decision taken to reduce the  Nursing Degree period to 3 years from 4 yaers,allow nurses to participate maternity tarining in Kurunagala Hospital of the North Western Province,implementing the proposals made by the union for the Nursing Constitution,declare a 5 day working weak for nurses and giving nurses a 180/1 extra allowance per hour's work.

Three Member Judge Panal Appointed To Hear General Fonseka's Petition

Court of Appeal today appointed a three member judge panel to examine the petition filed by the imprisoned former Army Commander and MP General Sarath Fonseka requesting to issue an order allowing him to particpate Parliamentary proceedings.The Court of Appeal yesterday postponed the appoionting of the judge panel to today.

The newly appointed judge panal is due to hear the petition tomorrow.The secretary of the Parliamnet informed the elections commissioner recently that imprisoned General Fonseka's Parliamentary Seat is vaccated and take action to appoint a replacement for the vaccant seat.Following this General Fonseka filed a petition in the Court Of Appeal challenging the decision of the secretary of the parliament.

GIANT PANDA DEATH IN THAILAND LEAVES CHINA ASKING QUESTIONS

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia- 49737215