NEW DELHI: With India and France co-hosting the first International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit here tomorrow to promote solar energy, UN Environment chief Erik Solheim has termed the ISA a "big step" towards greater global energy security and a "milestone" in the fight against climate change and pollution.Solheim will...
It was revealed that much damage had caused to the National Carrier due to mismanagement including bad financial management. Thus Air Lanka too ended in failure. by Anande Amaraweera Views expressed in this article are author’s own ( March 10, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Much has been written about the loss...
The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) today urged President Maithripala Sirisena to immediately intervene in to the issue where the government had decided to outsource laundry service of local hospitals to an Indian company, which could result in thousands of Sri Lankans losing their jobs. GMOA Media Spokesman Dr. Samantha...
A garment factory worker in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This factory has benefited from the Better Work programme. Image: Mauritius may have a reputation as a tropical paradise, but for thousands of migrants working in its factories, it represents a limbo of debt and bonded labour. Many arrive from...
© Reuters. Sri Lanka stocks higher at close of trade; CSE All-Share up 0.46% Investing.com – Sri Lanka stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher. At the close in Colombo, the rose 0.46%. The best performers of the session on the...
Last year, with more than $1 billion in debt to China, Sri Lanka handed over a port to companies owned by the Chinese government. Now Djibouti, home to the US military’s main base in Africa, looks about to cede control of another key port to a Beijing-linked company, and...
The time duration which is given to former Central Bank Governor Arjun Mahendran to appear before the Criminal Investigation Department will end tomorrow (Mar. 08).It is reported that the warrant issued by Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayarathne asking him to appear before the CID has not received by the...
A 12-member business delegation, comprising of more than ten Sri Lankan companies in the fields of trade, investment and tourism which was led by the State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vasantha Senanayake visited Warsaw, Poland recently. The visit was organized and coordinated by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Warsaw...
Outbound travel from Thailand is set to hit 10 million this year, according to the first comprehensive market research report on what is expected to be the “The Next Big Thing” in Asia-Pacific tourism. Designed to help destinations worldwide better understand the dynamics and drivers of this promising source of...
Share this: Women who own property have a greater voice, higher self-esteem and substantial economic independence. Women constitute close to 65% of agricultural workers and almost 74% of the rural workforce. Despite this, they are not officially counted as farmers. Credit: Reuters Phula Naik is a Dalit woman who got divorced at...
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