All SIA flights to SEA cities to depart from Changi Airport’s Terminal 2 in October

SINGAPORE – Changi Airport’s Terminal 2 will reopen for the first departing flights on Oct 11 after a break of more than two years, including all Singapore Airlines flights to South-east Asian destinations. Changi Airport Group (CAG) on Monday said SIA’s flights to Malaysia and Thailand will be the first flights to move over from […]

Fleeing Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa lands in the Maldives

COLOMBO (AFP, BLOOMBERG) – Sri Lanka’s embattled President Gotabaya Rajapaksa landed in the neighbouring Maldives on Wednesday (July 13), local officials said, ahead of his expected resignation after months of protests. The 73-year-old leader, his wife and two bodyguards were driven under police escort to an undisclosed location after they arrived in a military Antonov-32 […]

Sri Lanka president stuck in airport stand-off while trying to flee

COLOMBO (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s embattled president was stuck in his own country on Tuesday (July 12) in a humiliating stand-off with airport immigration staff blocking his exit to safety abroad, official sources said on Tuesday. Gotabaya Rajapaksa has promised to resign on Wednesday and clear the way for a “peaceful transition of power” following […]