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Children in Sri Lanka ranked 61st riskiest globally to the impacts of the climate crisis – UNICEF

Young people living in Sri Lanka are ranked at 61st riskiest globally to the impacts of climate change, threatening their health, education, and protection, according to a new UNICEF report…

A surging crisis in Sri Lanka: A new wave of COVID-19 is causing chaos

By Jeevethan Selvachandran Over the last few months, the world has watched India struggle through an unimaginable COVID-19 situation – over the first half of 2021, the pandemic’s second wave wreaked havoc…

U.S. Bans Import of dogs from Sri Lanka and other countries

The United States is imposing a ban on the entry of dogs from Sri Lanka and several dozen other countries that have been identified as “high risk for importing dog…

Global trade recovered at a faster pace from the Pandemic-fueled recession compared with the past two trade recessions

World trade’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis hit a record high in the first quarter of 2021, increasing by 10% year-over-year and 4% quarter-over-quarter, United Nations Conference on Trade and…

Sri Lanka: Chinese come calling

by Col R Hariharan Chinese defence minister’s visit  The recently held Quad summit, which transformed an informal framework of the US, India, Japan, and Australia, into a formal grouping with…

Singapore to stop entry of visitors from Sri Lanka and two other SA countries

(PTI): Singapore will stop the entry or transit to visitors with recent travel history to Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka from May 2 following “deterioration” of coronavirus situation in…

Spotify to Expand into Sri Lanka over the next few days

Swedish audio streaming and media services provider and the world’s largest music streaming platform, Spotify announced that it would expand into Sri Lanka over the next few days, as it…

Sri Lanka emerging as a small, yet growing market for U.S consumer food products in South Asia

Sri Lanka which has the highest per-capita GDP in South Asia has emerged as a small, yet growing, consumer food products market for the exporters of the United States, according…

Covid-19: Maldives signs deal with AstraZeneca for 700,000 vaccine doses

Maldives has entered an agreement with AstraZeneca Singapore Private Limited to procure 700,000 vaccination doses for the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. This was revealed by the Health Emergency Operations Center (HEOC)’s…