Sri Lankan women who move to the Middle East and Gulf states in order to take up domestic jobs are being are being told to take contraceptives before leaving. See related Six recruiters licensed by the Sri Lankan government said they could provide an employer with a “three-month guarantee” that a maid...
Nine years after the end of the war, Sri Lanka is still working to address residual traces of conflict that linger in varying forms across the island, and concentrated in the Northern and Eastern provinces. These range from the intangible, in terms of persistent human rights issues that have gone...
The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a $100 million results-based loan as additional financing for the Government of Sri Lanka’s efforts to develop skills to meet labor demands, support economic diversification, and enhance productivity in the country. “Sri Lanka has achieved universal primary and high secondary...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – Employees at Bandaranaike International Airport have staged walkout from their duties. The employees decided on this action demanding for salary increments that had been promised for over three years. A News 1st correspondent said discussions on the matter were held this morning (April 3).
Apr 3, 2018-The UAE has temporarily suspended the requirement of a good conduct certificate for employment visas across the country, bringing respite to thousands of Nepali migrant workers from standing in long queues. In a letter sent out to embassies and consulates across the UAE on March 29, the UAE...
The Asian Development Bank has approved a further $100 million loan towards develop skills on workers to meet labour market demand. The results based loan is aimed at developing the Skills Sector Development Program which received $100 million ADB loan in 2014. “Sri Lanka has achieved universal primary and high secondary...
The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a $100 million results-based loan as additional financing for the Government of Sri Lanka’s efforts to develop skills to meet labor demands, support economic diversification, and enhance productivity in the country. “Sri Lanka has achieved universal primary and high secondary...
MPL is going to invest MVR100 million for a bridge bus service on the Malé to Hulhulé bridge in Sri Lanka. The bus service is expected open later this year. The assistant CEO, Rabih Mohamed, in an interview with the local media told that the service, at first will start...
LAHORE: Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) Chairman Irfan Qaiser Sheikh has declared that around 369,000 students have registered with the world’s sixth and Pakistan’s first online Skilled Labour Market Information System (SLMIS) in just three years. He added that SLMIS is playing its role in eliminating unemployment...
Sri Lankan teachers who attended the Microsoft Education Exchange Conference in Singapore. From left: Roshan Kumar, Anuradha Buddhika Jayalath and Surani Maithripala Anthony Salcito (right) congratulating Richard Appiah Akoto At the Learning Marketplace, these educators came together to display activities that they have done with their students and took others’ inspiring...
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