Manthri.lk Names Top 10 Performing MPs of Current Parliament
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Published in NewsWire Ten Parliamentarians have been identified as top performers having diligently carried out their respective duties during the one-year tenure of the 9th Parliament of Sri Lanka, which was completed in August 2021. According to a survey conducted...
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Top Panel Sounds Alarm, Insists it’s Time for Urgent Economic Reforms
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Published in the DailyFT Sri Lanka facing one of the worst economic crises in its history Pandemic only exacerbated existing economic weaknesses; roots lie in unsustainable debt, fiscal indiscipline and low rates of growth  To emerge from crisis, comprehensive and...
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ආනයන රෙගුලාසි පැනවීම – Nishan de Mel on Hiru Evening Newscast
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Executive Director Nishan de Mel speaks to Hiru News on the recently imposed import restrictions and their effect on government revenue, advocating ultimately for sound and critical policy analysis.
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Sri Lanka Inflation: Economic Emergency Causes Prices of Essential Goods to Soar – Nishan de Mel on CGTN News
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Executive Director speaks to CGTN News about the systemic causes of commodity hoarding and how an economic state of emergency can heighten the crises brought on by commodity hoarding.
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Sri Lanka Inflation: Economic Emergency Causes Prices of Essential Goods to Soar
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Published on CGTN Sri Lanka is under a state of emergency with rising costs and fears over the economy. And the President's proposals are igniting controversy. Roel Raymond reports. The price of essential items has increased greatly in Sri Lanka,...
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විදේශ විනිමය අනුපාතය – Nishan de Mel on Hiru Evening NewsCast
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Executive Director Nishan de Mel speaks to Hiru Evening News on the Central Bank's valuation of foreign exchange rates and how it could potentially lead to a deepening of the foreign exchange crisis Sri Lanka is facing.
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All We Need Is the Air That We Breathe
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Published in GroundViews Today is the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies “Tiny, invisible particles of pollution penetrate deep into our lungs, bloodstream and bodies. These pollutants are responsible for about one-third of deaths from stroke, chronic respiratory...
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How Sri Lanka’s Overnight Flip to Total Organic Farming Has Led to an Economic Disaster
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Published in The Print New Delhi: Sri Lanka has been hit by a serious economic emergency even as it struggles to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic. Dwindling foreign exchange reserves, a sinking currency and soaring food inflation have come together to create...
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Tax Amnesty: The New Tax Scandal
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Published in the DailyFT Sri Lanka’s overall tax system of indirect taxes means that the poor disproportionately pay more in taxes than a wealthier family. The Finance Bill codifies this  The gazetted Finance Bill is an unfair piece of legislation...
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Quantifying COVID Clean-up of Air Quality in Colombo
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Published in the Daily Mirror Among the many tragic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been some positive offshoots as well. One of them is the improvement of Colombo’s air quality as a result of restricted movement to prevent...
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