The former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa had a 90-day visa to remain in Thailand, but opted to return with his wife, a bodyguard and another aide.
Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled the island nation last month after a huge crowd stormed his house, capping months of public anger over an unprecedented economic crisis.
Nancy Pelosi met with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong who urged the US official to strive for "stable" ties with China amid an escalation in tensions between Washington and Beijing over Taiwan.
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi will visit Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and Japan in an upcoming Asia-Pacific region tour amid heightened tensions between the US and China over Taiwan.
After ex-president Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled Sri Lanka and PM Wickremesinghe became acting president, many protesters insisted that Wickremesinghe too should step aside.
Food stalls in Singapore serving the national dish face the prospect of bankruptcy as Malaysia bans chicken export amid a worsening global food crisis.
Nagaenthran Dharmalingam, 34, had been on death row for over a decade after he was convicted of trafficking about 43 grams of heroin into Singapore.
A protein discovered in the late 1970s has been shown to defend human cells from becoming cancerous. Researchers have been trying to stabilise p53 for decades, because it is a large protein that breaks down easily. Have they finally succeeded?
The 6.2 earthquake hit the island’s northern side at a depth of 12 kilometres, leaving at least seven people dead and dozens more injured.
The new stainless steel created by Hong Kong scientists, augmented with copper, kills pathogens within hours, showing promise for a future less reliant on constant disinfection or the use of expensive antibacterial and antiviral materials.
Singapore scientists say Agrin can be applied in gel form – its recombinant version sAgrin – to promote chronic skin wounds to heal quicker than if they were left untreated.
The bill would not apply to foreign individuals or foreign publications “reporting or commenting on Singapore politics in an open, transparent and attributable way” even if critical of Singapore or its government, the Home Ministry has said.
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