Commission report: Back to square one

When the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) was appointed in 2010 by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the New York based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a statement “Sri Lanka has a long history of establishing ad hoc commissions to deflect international criticism over its poor human rights record and widespread impunity. Since independence in […]

Winners of the “Korean language speech contest” awarded

The gift of acquiring a new foreign language presents unique opportunities to learn a new culture, explore new academic pathways, meet new people and ultimately make a positive and worthwhile contribution to one’s own nation. As an event of “Korea Week”, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Sri Lanka in collaboration with the […]

GLX හා ශ්‍රී ලංකා සංචාරක සංසදය එක්ව සුළු හා මධ්‍ය පරිමාණ සංචාරක ව්‍යාපාරවලට මූල්‍යාධාර

මෙරට සංචාරක කර්මාන්තය නැවත නඟා සිටුවීමේ  අරමුණින් GoodLife X, පසුගියදා ශ්‍රී ලංකා සංචාරක සංසදය සමඟ අත්වැල් බැඳගත්තේය. මෙම සහයෝගීතාව ඔස්සේ  නිර්මාණය කළ ‘Grants for Tourism Resilience” වැඩසටහන යටතේ සංචාරක කර්මාන්තයේ නියැළී සිටින සුළු හා මධ්‍ය පරිමාණ ව්‍යාපාරවලට ආධාර හිමි වේ. එමෙන්ම ගෝලීය වසංගත තත්ත්වය හමුවේ මතුව ඇති අභියෝග සාර්ථකව ජයගැනීමට මෙන්ම, නව අවස්ථා හඳුනාගනිමින් නව වෙළෙඳපොළ කරා පිවිසීමට […]

Korea donates 18,000 KF94 masks to Colombo Municipal Council

Korea  donated 18,000 KF94 masks to the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) to be used in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The Ambassador of South Korea to Sri Lanka, Santhush Woonjin JEONG officially handed over 18,000 KF94 face masks to the Mayor of Colombo Rosy Senanayake which were donated by the Seoul Metropolitan government. The […]

Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

An experimental global index offers a new measurement of human progress that illustrates the challenge of tackling poverty and inequality while easing planetary pressure. New York, 15 December 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest crisis facing the world, but unless humans release their grip on nature, it won’t be the last, according to a new […]

Minuwangoda Corona strain is different !

Sri Lanka is currently experiencing a massive outbreak, which originated in Minuwangoda, Gampaha district and is now spreading all over Sri Lanka. The scientists at the Department of Immunology and Molecular Medicine and Allergy, Immunology and Cell Biology Unit of University of Sri Jayewardenepura embarked on carrying out whole genomic sequencing of the virus, to […]