Influential British eurosceptic
Conservative lawmaker Steve Baker said on Friday he believed
rebels who want to oust Prime Minister Theresa May were close to
having enough support to trigger a confidence vote.
** The Sri Lankan rupee closed steady
on Friday, hovering near its all-time low hit in the previous session, as
political uncertainty outweighed the positive impact of a policy rate hike,
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Banking
and technology giants including JPMorgan, Google and Microsoft
on Friday threw their support behind a campaign for same-sex
marriage in Taiwan, days before a referendum.