Archive for November 8th, 2022

Will a Boralugoda Viraya come to allay the economic meltdown

Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

Garvin Karunaratne, former GA Matara It is only a Philip Gunawardena that can do it. I happened to have worked with him. He was the Minister for Food and Agriculture and me an Assistant Commissioner of Marketing at Ratnapura, my first year of service. Down came an immediate transfer for me to the Tripoli Market […]

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Buddhism stands for universal compassion for all living beings ( all species) and not for selective compassion for only one species i.e. human beings

Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

Senaka Weeraratna The command ‘ Kill and Eat animals ‘ found and endorsed in all Abrahamic religions is a throwback to the primitive hunter-gatherer mindset that prevailed at the commencement of the life of the Homo Sapiens species. Basically, it means you live off other species. But this conduct is morally indefensible for a higher […]

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Myanmar-Bangladesh’s growing trade and business ties in 2022 Year

Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

Samina Akhter, A Dhaka, Bangladesh based author and columnist According to reports of pro-government media outlet of Myanmar, Global New light of Myanmar, Myanmar’s export has been surpassing imports in the cross-border trade with Bangladesh and 8,620.7 tonnes of exports to Bangladesh was estimated at US$10.733 million between April and October in the 2022-2023 financial […]

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Why does Myanmar, Bangladesh pursue military diplomacy?

Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

Samina Akhter, A Dhaka, Bangladesh based author and columnist. After mortars landed in Bangladesh during attacks against the Arakan Army (AA) in Rakhine State, border soldiers from Bangladesh and Myanmar’s junta promised to mend bilateral ties on Sunday. The Rakhine region of Myanmar, which borders Bangladesh, has seen a number of airspace violations over the […]

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UN warns of worsening food crisis in Sri Lanka amid economic woes

Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

Courtesy Aljazeera UN agencies in Sri Lanka say they raised $79m in aid, they need an additional $70m to cater to growing number of poor people. The number of people in Sri Lanka needing urgent humanitarian help has doubled to 3.4 million, the United Nations has said as it warned of a worsening food crisis […]

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How a Sri Lanka cricket star accused of raping date was trying to live a ‘playboy lifestyle’ …. without the talent to match – as he trades lavish Sydney hotel for prison cell

Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

By CANDACE SUTTON and STEPHEN GIBBS FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA Courtesy MailOnline Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka charged over alleged sexual assault  Injured star was preparing to leave Sydney when arrested at team’s CBD hotel Gunathilaka has been moved to Parklea jail in western Sydney on remand 31-year-old arrested in luxury city hotel early on Sunday and handcuffed  […]

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India pushes Rupee trade beyond Russia.

Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

Written by Mihir Mishra  Courtesy The Indian Express The Reserve Bank of India had announced guidelines on overseas trade in Indian Rupee in July. In part, this is also aimed at curtailing India’s dollar dependence for trade, and indirectly strengthen the domestic currency. On the lines of an arrangement being worked out with Russia, India is […]

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President’s vision for the country includes measures exceeding IMF/WB stipulations – Sagala Ratnayake

Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Senior Advisor to the President on National Security and Chief of Staff of the President Sagala Ratnayake recalled that Faris Hadad-Zervos, the World Bank Country Director for Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka was amazed with the action policy and the vision of President Ranil Wickremesinghe which was revealed during their meeting recently. The […]

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WB Country Director amazed by President Ranil’s vision and action policy – Sagala

Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Senior Advisor to the President on National Security and Chief of Staff of the President Sagala Ratnayake recalled that Faris Hadad-Zervos, the World Bank (WB) Country Director for Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka was amazed by the action policy and the vision of President Ranil Wickremesinghe which was revealed during their meeting recently. […]

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Developing countries worst affected by rising emissions from industrialized world and must be compensated – President at COP27

Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana President Ranil Wickremesinghe addressing the COP27 Climate Change Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt said that unbridled industrialization of the developed countries is the root cause of climate change, leaving the poor to suffer the consequences. He said that the problems facing poor countries are augmented due to the absence of adequate funding. As […]

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China reiterates continued assistance for Sri Lanka’s economic recovery

Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Qi Zhenhong has reiterated China’s continued assistance to Sri Lanka in overcoming the country’s debt crisis. Qi Zhenhong has given this assurance during an extensive discussion held with State Minister of Finance Shehan Semasinghe yesterday (Nov 07) on Sri Lanka’s debt issue. In a tweet, the Chinese Embassy […]

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