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New PAYE tax poses risk to medical treatment in the North

Medical professionals have warned about the risk of the people living in the Jaffna Islands losing access to basic medical facilities due to the...

New year dawns with teachers protesting high interest rates

A leading teachers’ unions on the island has demanded an immediate halt for raising the interest on bank loans to principals and teachers. Along with...

Tamil journalists in Vanni threatened by suspected intelligence agent (VIDEO)

A police officer in plain clothes has threatened Tamil journalists covering issues faced by the war-affected Tamils in Vanni. Journalists Shanmugam Thavaseelan and Kanapathipillai Kumanan...

Ranil’s budget leaves plantation workers in a further poverty

A plantation workers rights watchdog has pointed out that the budget presented by the President has not only failed to give any benefit to...

Textile industry at risk due to rising electricity bills

A free trade zone trade union warns that the textile industry in Sri Lanka risks a complete collapse if the electricity bill is raised...

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