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    Coronavirus cases top 10 million worldwide

    Coronavirus cases top 10 million worldwide

    The number of novel Coronavirus cases worldwide surpassed 10 million on Sunday morning as the death toll nears 500,000, Johns Hopkins University data shows. North America, Latin America and Europe each constitute about one-quarter of infections. Asia has reported about 11% and the Middle East 11% and 9%…

    COVID-19 will leave lasting economic scars around the world

    COVID-19 will leave lasting economic scars around the world

    The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has dealt a severe blow to an already fragile global economy says Dana Vorisek, Senior Economist, Development Economics Prospects Group. Although the full scope of the human and economic impact of the pandemic will not be known for some time, the toll in both…

    US, Sri Lanka discuss COVID-19 issues

    US, Sri Lanka discuss COVID-19 issues

    U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina Teplitz called on Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday morning and discussed a host of issues, including the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic, post-COVID-19 economic challenges and ongoing collaborations. On the economic front, the Prime Minister requested U.S. assistance for Sri Lanka’s apparel…

    WHO defends coronavirus outbreak response

    WHO defends coronavirus outbreak response

    The World Health Organization says it “didn’t waste time” responding to the coronavirus after facing criticism for its…

    WTO, IMF call on countries to remove recent trade restrictions

    WTO, IMF call on countries to remove recent trade restrictions

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) and The International Monetary Fund (IMF) call on governments to refrain from imposing…

    China re-affirms its support for Sri Lanka’s post-COVID – 19 economic revival

    China re-affirms its support for Sri Lanka’s post-COVID – 19 economic revival

    “Sri Lanka is a special friend of China.  We have long standing and cordial relations between the two…

    Webinar on handling personal stress of employees and customers

    Webinar on handling personal stress of employees and customers

    The Chamber Academy of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a webinar with licensed psychologist, George…

    Request for BIA to be made regional transit hub

    Request for BIA to be made regional transit hub

    The Government has been requested by Diplomats of key world capitals to make the Bandaranaike International Airport a…

    Foreign Minister explores possibilities to assist Sri Lankan migrant workers

    Foreign Minister explores possibilities to assist Sri Lankan migrant workers

    Minister of Foreign Relations, Skills Development, Employment and Labour Relations, Dinesh Gunawardena met with the Secretaries and senior…

    Minister Dinesh Gunawardena explores possibilities to assist Sri Lankan Migrant workers

    Minister Dinesh Gunawardena explores possibilities to assist Sri Lankan Migrant workers

    Minister of Foreign Relations, Skills Development, Employment and Labour Relations, Dinesh Gunawardena met with the Secretaries and senior…

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