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Sri Lankan diplomacy has been in overdrive as boatloads of refugees have criss-crossed the high seas, but calls to turn the ships back and allegations that they are part of a professional human smuggling operation have largely fallen on deaf ears.
Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd telephoned Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono over the weekend in an attempt to divert a boatload of Sri Lankan asylum seekers bound for Australia, local media reported Tuesday.
What, in fact, does it mean to be a CPA in It today's complex world economy--one by the e-revolution--where financial professionals who are smart bout their choices can make boatloads of money--fast?
Since the Journal article appeared back in April, this phenomenon has actually become more prevalent, as companies going public seem determined to provide investors with boatloads of information about the risks and potential difficulties these companies could encounter in the months and years ahead.
To stay above water, these pioneers built up the islands with boatloads of sand.
The Chinese are sending boatloads of nails up the Clyde .
callousness toward ordinary Haitians culminated in the Clinton Administration's policy of forcibly returning boatloads of fleeing refugees to the island.
Constituted of dialogues, and aphorisms ("One bottle of Coca-Cola contains more spiritual microbes than all the boatloads of Marx and Engels"), and a protracted postcoital dream (in which Tintin sheds his last vestiges of heroism and settles down to a long unhappy cuckold's life), the plotless, uninflected narrative drones on and on, like a tedious lecture in a hot classroom.
Impressed, Moscow began importing boatloads of the tasty nuts and made them an officially endorsed snack food in the USSR's anti-alcoholism campaign.
Looking at the web portal, I can see you guys are stopping boatloads of contaminated messages for us.
I think we should be more worried about the boatloads of seemingly desperate people who are arriving every day from the region to the shores of Europe.
Boatloads of more than 2,000 Rohingya and migrants from Bangladesh have landed in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, but thousands more are stranded at sea.