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Sri Lanka , Wednesday 26 September 2018

News Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka ready to welcome toppled Maldives strongman

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/sri-lanka-ready-welcome-toppled-maldives-strongman-112052927.html
Publicated on: onday 24 September 2018

The defeated strongman of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen, is welcome in neighbouring Sri Lanka, Colombo said Tuesday, two days after his surprise defeat in presidential elections. Sri Lanka has long bee...

News Sri Lanka: Tackling disaster risk in Sri Lanka and adaptive social protection

News source: http://www.ft.lk/opinion/Tackling-disaster-risk-in-Sri-Lanka-and-adaptive-social-protection/14-663457
Publicated on: uesday 25 September 2018

Following is the address by World Bank Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives Dr. Idah Pswarayi-Riddihough at the opening of the Sri Lanka Adaptive Social Protection Conference yesterday Hono...

News Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka’s looks at adaptive social protection to protect poor,vulnerable from disasters

News source: http://www.lankabusinessonline.com/sri-lankas-looks-at-adaptive-social-protection-to-protect-poorvulnerable-from-disasters/
Publicated on: uesday 25 September 2018

Sept 26, 2018 (LBO) – The key concerns for Sri Lanka are less about extreme poverty; and more about vulnerability to an array of risks like disaster and the management of them, the Country Director of ...

News Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka shares fall to near 5-year closing low on foreign selling

News source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/sri-lanka-stocks/sri-lanka-shares-fall-to-near-5-year-closing-low-on-foreign-selling-idUKL4N1WB34G?feedType=RSS&feedName=consumerproducts-SP
Publicated on: uesday 25 September 2018

COLOMBO, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan shares fell over 1 percent on Tuesday to their lowest close in nearly five years, as foreign investor selling, a weaker rupee and government plans to curb ...

News Sri Lanka: Pascal Euvrard appointed Sri Lanka’s Honorary Consul in Monaco

News source: http://www.ft.lk/news/Pascal-Euvrard-appointed-Sri-Lanka-s-Honorary-Consul-in-Monaco/56-663480
Publicated on: uesday 25 September 2018

The Sri Lankan Government, with the agreement of the Government of the Principality of Monaco, has appointed Pascal Euvrard Sri Lanka’s Honorary Consul in Monaco. He was handed his Commission of Appoi...

News Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka highly vulnerable to disaster risks: WB

News source: http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/Sri-Lanka-highly-vulnerable-to-disaster-risks-WB-156009.html
Publicated on: uesday 25 September 2018

Sri Lanka may be the envy of many countries in the region over its income and development bracket, according to the World Bank (WB), but concerns have become grave over its vulnerability to an array o...

News Sri Lanka: Ornella takes first walk as Facia Miss Universe Sri Lanka 2018

News source: http://life.dailymirror.lk/article/entertainment/Ornella-takes-first-walk-as-Facia-Miss-Universe-Sri-Lanka-2018/33/18236
Publicated on: uesday 25 September 2018

Beauty isn’t only about looks and this was proven at the Facia Miss Universe Sri Lanka pageant which concluded last evening at the Hilton. As another attempt to celebrate the beauty of Sri Lankan wome...

News Sri Lanka: President urges international community to look at Sri Lanka with a fresh perspective

News source: http://www.adaderana.lk/news/50275/president-urges-international-community-to-look-at-sri-lanka-with-a-fresh-perspective
Publicated on: uesday 25 September 2018

President Maithripala Sirisena called upon the international community to look at Sri Lanka with a fresh perspective and consider the tremendous progress made by the government towards reconciliation, ...

News Sri Lanka: Nadia crowned as Facia Miss World Sri Lanka 2018

News source: http://life.dailymirror.lk/article/entertainment/Nadia-crowned-as-Facia-Miss-World-Sri-Lanka-2018/33/18235
Publicated on: uesday 25 September 2018

The much awaited Facia Miss World Sri Lanka 2018 pageant pulled off in a grand scale as another charming young lady from Sri Lanka grabbed the coveted title. Organised in association with Model Shop a...

News Sri Lanka: Climate change could cost Sri Lanka 7.0 percent of GDP says World Bank Country Director

News source: https://news.lk/economy/item/22421-climate-change-could-cost-sri-lanka-7-0-percent-of-gdp-says-world-bank-country-director
Publicated on: uesday 25 September 2018

While Sri Lanka has reduced poverty successfully, the key concern for Sri Lanka is the vulnerability to risks arising from climate change, which could cost Sri Lanka 7.0 percent of GDP, according to a ...

News Sri Lanka: Singer Sri Lanka’s debenture issue falls victim to rate volatility

News source: http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/Singer-Sri-Lanka-s-debenture-issue-falls-victim-to-rate-volatility--156014.html
Publicated on: uesday 25 September 2018

The Rs.1.5 billion debenture issue of the consumer durables retail giant Singer Sri Lanka PLC yesterday became the latest victim of the exchange and interest rate volatilities afflicting the island na...

News Sri Lanka: Hurt Angelo Mathews hits back at Sri Lanka cricket after being sacked as captain

News source: http://www.ibtimes.sg/hurt-angelo-mathews-hits-back-sri-lanka-cricket-after-being-sacked-captain-27541
Publicated on: uesday 25 September 2018

Sri Lankan cricket is in turmoil. They were ousted of the Asia Cup after losing their games to Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Angelo Mathews has now been sacked as their ODI skipper and Dinesh Chandimal, ...