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USAID Partners with Keells Supermarket to promote competitiveness in Sri Lanka’s MSMEs

The U.S. and Keells are partnering to strengthen small businesses in Sri Lanka through an agreement to connect Keells suppliers with private business advisory service providers. “The small businesses that…

U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland Travels to Colombo for Bilateral Talks

The United States’ Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland arrived in Colombo with an interagency delegation for meetings with the Government of Sri Lanka, as well as…

U.S. Marks Two Cultural Preservation Milestones in Sri Lanka with a $265,000 grant

This week U.S. Ambassador Julie Chung visited Kandy to preside over events marking two milestones in the United States’ long-standing support to preserving Sri Lanka’s diverse cultural heritage.    On March 14,…

U.S. donates nearly 200,000 additional Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines to Sri Lanka

Nearly 200,000 additional Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses arrived in Sri Lanka today as a donation from the American people.  This gift demonstrates the ongoing commitment of the United States to support Sri…

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…

U.S biopharma Firm Discovers Over 40 Groundbreaking Potential Pharmacologically Active Novel Compounds in Mushrooms

Mydecine Innovations Group, an emerging biopharma, and life sciences company in the alternative nature-sourced medicine sphere based in Denver, United States, announced that it has made groundbreaking advances in psilocybin…

U.S. Senate advances bipartisan legislation to counter China’s growing influence

(CNN): The Upper Chamber of United States Congress, Senate last Thursday advanced bipartisan legislation that would counter China’s growing influence by investing over $200 billion in American technology, science, and…

Advocata Proposes Changes to Colombo Port City Commsion Bill to Maximize Economic Benefits for Sri Lankans

Colombo-based Pro-market Think-Tank, Advocata Institute proposed five key areas for the consideration of Sri Lanka’s Members of Parliament (MPs) in order to maximize the economic benefits of China-backed Colombo Port…

No more tax tricks! Global minimum tax for corporations could raise 100 billion

What may seem impossible to employees is common practice for multinationals: they shift their profits around the world until they no longer have to pay taxes on them. A global minimum tax…

The United States Blacklists Seven Chinese Supercomputing Entities

The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has added seven Chinese supercomputing entities to the Entity List for conducting activities that are contrary to the national security…