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ප්‍රසූත නිවාඩුව කප්පාදු කිරීමේ ශ්‍රී ලංකා ආණ්ඩුවේ තීරණය “මාතෘත්වයට නිගාවක්”
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පළවූයේ: බීබීසී සිංහල රූ හිමිකාරීත්වය බීබීසි සිංහල සේවය සහ දක්වා ඇති වෙනත් ආයතන සතුය "මාතෘ සුරක්ෂිතතාව (Maternity protection) මූලික මානව අයිතිවාසිකමක් වන අතර, පවුල සහ රැකියාව සම්බන්ධ පූර්ණ ප්‍රතිපත්ති සකස් කිරීමේ දී අනිවාර්යයෙන්ම ඇතුළත් කළ යුතු අංගයකි. වැඩපොළේ දී කාන්තාව...
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Cost of extending maternity benefits to private sector only Rs. 4.2 b: Verité
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Taken from - DailyFT Government expenditure of Rs. 4.2 billion annually would enable maternity leave benefits to be extended across the economy, and incentivise the private sector to employ more women, Verité Research stated yesterday, recommending this be included in...
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Eminent economists urge decisive action to prevent emerging debt crisis
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Taken from - DailyFT A panel of eminent economists on Wednesday urged that the Government take credible and decisive action to prevent a painful debt crisis in Sri Lanka. Key insights were shared at the ‘Deep Dive,’ organised by the...
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The case for State supported maternity leave benefits in Sri Lanka
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Taken from - DailyMirror In Sri Lanka, employers are required to bear the full cost of providing maternity leave benefits (MLBs) to their employees for 12 weeks. When the funding cost of this socially important benefit is shifted exclusively to...
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SL Lags Behind in Providing Trade Statistics – Verite Research
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Taken from - Ceylon Today Sri Lanka lags behind its regional peers in terms of ease of access to trade data, mainly because of Sri Lanka Customs (SLC) restrictive data dissemination policy, states a recent research study by Verite Research....
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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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