Sri Lankan papers run out of newsprint as economic crisis worsens | Freedom of the Press News

[ad_1] Privately owned Upali Newspapers says their English-language daily, The Island, and its sister Sinhalese version, Divaina, will only be available online. Two major Sri Lankan newspapers are suspending their print editions because of a lack of paper, their owner said, the latest casualties in the island nation’s economic crisis. The South Asian nation of … Read more

Tourism in Sri Lanka: One step forward, two steps back | Business and Economy News

[ad_1] Colombo, Sri Lanka – Tourism in Sri Lanka just can’t seem to catch a break. Three years ago, the number of tourists was down 18 percent following the Easter Sunday bombings in April 2019. The coronavirus pandemic that followed in 2020 was particularly bad. Arrivals fell drastically and there were no signs of recovery … Read more