To accomplish his or her ambitions, the next president needs to find the most stable mixture of politics, the economy, technocrats and people in uniform in this governing…
The writer says Sri Lanka's president owes it to the people to prevent this emerging situation from deteriorating into further blood-letting.
Jakarta had announced last year it was considering making six new provinces in the region, home to a decades-old rebel insurgency.
The new prime minister and cabinet will command a majority in the 225-seat parliament, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said.
Various social media posts questioned the consistent percentage gap in the votes between the candidates as results were being tallied.
Diplomats from several countries including Canada and the United States condemned the attacks on democratic, non-violent protests.
Mr Marcos Jr is inheriting a massive national debt of more than 12 trillion pesos as he tries to deliver on his promises, especially his plans to improve public infrastructure.
The former president also said Pakistan needed to correct its policies and portray itself as a safe haven so the international community would consider it as a partner.
He said political stability was vital to implement the reforms needed to address Sri Lanka's snowballing debt crisis and the acute shortage of foreign exchange to import…
Netizens raised claims of a supposedly consistent 47 percent ratio between votes for the top two presidential bets.