Sri Lankan State Workers Strike, Protesting High Taxes
By Krishan Francis
The government says it was compelled to raise taxes to strengthen state revenue, a key prerequisite to unlocking the $2.9 billion IMF package.
India Eyes Sri Lanka’s Renewable Energy Sector
By Rathindra Kuruwita
The island does not have an energy policy and deals, which are often done secretly, are controversial.
Wickremesinghe Faces Steep Challenges as Sri Lanka’s President
By Krishan Francis and Elaine Kurtenbach
Hours after his swearing-in, he sent troops and police to force protesters out of the main protest sites in Colombo.