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Verité Research launches first phase of a new public finance platform
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Taken from - DailyFT Verité Research has launched the first phase of publicfinance.lk, an online platform that will eventually be a one-stop-shop for all public finance related information in Sri Lanka. The beta version features initial insights and analyses on...
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SL’s Budget openness: Improved but still below global benchmark
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Taken from - AdaDerana Sri Lanka has been placed at 54th position among 117 nations in terms of budget transparency and accountability, according to the Open Budget Survey (OBS) 2019, which was released recently. The OBS, conducted by International Budget...
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SL Budget openness improves, but still below global benchmark
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Taken from - DailyFT Sri Lanka’s Budget openness has improved past the global average but is still third in South Asia and well below the level that indicates enough material is being published to support informed public debate, Verité Research...
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Sri Lanka budget transparency below minimum on international survey: think tank
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Taken from - Economynext Sri Lanka’s budget transparency is below minimum standard on a international comparison set by a Open Budget Survey, which measures 117 countries, though some improvements had been made over the years, a think tank has said....
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ලිංගික අපරාධ: ‘දූෂණයෙන්’ නොනැවතී ‘කාන්තාවන්ට නිගරු කරන පිරිමින්ගේ සමාජයක්’
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පළවූයේ - බීබීසී සිංහල සේවය ඡුායාරූප අනුග‍්‍රහය - බීබීසී සිංහල සේවය, එතික්ස් අයි, Getty Images කැමැත්තෙන් තොරව බලය යොදා ලිංගිකව එක්වීමේ ක්‍රියාව හැඳින්වීම සඳහා සිංහල භාෂාව තුළ බහුලව යොදා ගනු ලබන්නේ 'දූෂණය' යන වචනයයි. සිංහල පුවත්පත්, රූපවාහිනී, ගුවන් විදුලි නාලිකා...
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කොරෝනා වසංගතය සමාජ ව්‍යසනයක් කිරීමට දායක වන තක්කඩි මාධ්‍යකරණය හෙළා දකිමු!
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මුල් ලිපිය: රාවය සම්පාදනය: නාලක ගුණවර්ධන ටී බී ඉලංගරත්න සූරීන්ගේ විලම්බීත, තිලක, තිලක හා තිලකා කියන තුන් ඈඳුතු නවකථා මාලාවේ දෙවැනි පොතේ අප කියවන්නේ රජයේ ලිපිකරු තිලකගේ තරුණ විය ගැන. තිලකගේ බෝඩින් සගයන් අතර පත්තර වාර්තාකරුවකු ද සිටියා. මට මතක...
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Govt. exceeds borrowing limits by Rs 120 bn
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Taken from - news1st COLOMBO (News1st) : The government has exceeded its legal borrowing limits for the first quarter of 2020 by Rs 120 billion, a Colombo-based think tank has said. The Vote on Account, passed in October last year,...
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Govt initiatives to reduce interest rates and boost economy
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Taken from - DailyNews The government was acting in a manner to boost the economy and to reduce interest rates said, Verite Research Economist Deshal De Mel. He warned that due to a large informal sector the impact of COVID...
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Economists debate over best response to fight COVID-19 while keeping economies less hurt
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Taken from - DailyMirror Two economists recently vacillated between the current suppression strategy practiced by the Sri Lankan government by way of curfews and lockdowns and a mitigation strategy practiced in some East Asian countries to see which offered the...
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Reconvene parliament, carry out more tests to contain COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, ex-legislators say in live online session
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Taken from - economynext Select members of Sri Lanka’s dissolved parliament shared their views on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic today in an unofficial “online parliamentary session” hosted by a Colombo-based private think tank. Among the issues discussed were the government’s...
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