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IMF-led privatisation, land and resource grab in Sri Lanka

On September 1, 2022, debt-trapped Sri Lanka reached a preliminary agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a 48-month Extended Fund Facility of...

China invites IMF & World Bank to discuss helping Sri Lanka

China has reportedly invited the Chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva and the President of the World Bank David Malpass to...

Paris Club calls for 10-year moratorium on Sri Lanka debt

Sri Lanka's dire inability to make repayments on its enormous national debt has led the Paris Club of creditor nations to suggest a 10-year...

Macron says ‘no panic’ but use less energy

French President Emmanuel Macron said there was no reason to panic about possible power cuts in 2022’s winter, but he called on citizens to...

Sri Lanka unlikely to get IMF facility in the near future

The hopes and expectations of receiving the Extended Finance Facility (EFF) of US$ 2.9 billion from the IMF in December or January is unlikely,...

10,000 ICT professionals left Sri Lanka during the crisis period

The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) says brain drain has amongst the Information & Communication Technology (ICT) sector professionals have affected their targets...

Sri Lankan FM meets US State Secretary

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, during a meeting with Sri Lankan foreign minister Ali Sabry, has discussed the joint efforts of the two...

US pulls Sri Lanka into geopolitical conflict

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Ali Sabry, calling on USAID Administrator Samantha Power in Washington DC, has held discussions on obtaining further assistance to Sri...

Fitch downgrades Sri Lanka’s currency debt rating to ‘CC’

Fitch on Thursday downgraded Sri Lanka’s Long-Term local-currency debt rating by two notches to “CC” from “CCC”, citing a probable local-currency debt default in...

The Global South births a new game-changing payment system

The Eurasia Economic Union (EAEU) is speeding up its design of a common payment system, which has been closely discussed for nearly a year...

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IMF-led privatisation, land and resource grab in Sri Lanka

On September 1, 2022, debt-trapped Sri Lanka reached a preliminary agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a 48-month Extended Fund Facility of...

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China invites IMF & World Bank to discuss helping Sri Lanka

China has reportedly invited the Chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva and the President of the World Bank David Malpass to...

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Sri Lanka will not become an economically viable country without a political resolution –...

I must state here that our current referendum campaign does not hinge the consent of the Sri Lankan state. A referendum for independence in...

Enforced Disappearances in Sri Lanka: A Sister is searching for her younger brother

A father died seeking justice for his son. While the mother was ill, the sister was searching for her younger brother. The testimonies speak...

Tamils call Prabhakaran their Saviour and National Leader – Justice C. V. Wigneswaran

Q  Recently in Parliament the words “Tamil Homeland” and “Tamil National Leader Prabhakaran” were used and objected to by the Government Members who wanted those...

India gave all intelligence support to win the war – Solheim

After 2008, India’s mood changed. That was the first time thought that the Sri Lankan government could win the war. It was then...

‘Land acquisition in upcountry helps Sinhalese to dominate plantation areas’: Prof. Dr Chandrabose

Neither the upcountry politicians nor the Sri Lankan government intends to give lands to transform the life of plantation workers, Professor Dr. A.S. Chandrabose...

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