Verité in the News

Some ‘concessional’ loans less favourable than borrowing on markets: Verité
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Taken from - The Morning The extent of concessionality in loans is being overestimated, and that in some cases loans that are deemed concessional can be less favourable than borrowing on international financial markets, said Verité Research in a recent...
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Change? Let’s start from the Cabinet
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Taken from - Daily Mirror As Sri Lanka heads for parliamentary elections on August 5, the final stage of electoral campaigns are now coming to an end.  A total of 7452 candidates will contest in the 2020 parliamentary election, with...
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Fighting corruption still a voter priority: Survey
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Taken from - DailyFT Image courtesy - DailyFT By Uditha Jayasinghe Fighting corruption remains a high priority among voters despite the change of Government and no party making it their main campaign platform ahead of the Parliamentary Election, a well-known...
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Invest in skills today to thrive tomorrow
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Taken from - DailyFT Image courtesy - DailyFT By Zahra Ansary July 15th is World Youth Skills Day, one of the UN International days of observance which was initiated by none than Sri Lanka. Established in November 2014, the representative...
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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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