(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Park Won-soon, the longtime mayor of South Korea’s capital, Seoul, has been found dead after he was reported missing by his daughter amid a criminal probe and media reports of alleged sexual harassment."Missing Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon found dead"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Ministry of Education has issued a code of instructions about how to conduct the arrival and the departure of academic staff of schools in relation to the process of reopening the government schools and government approved private schools that had been closed due to the spread of COVID-19 virus."Ministry of Education issues instructions for the arrival and departure of the academic staff of schools"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The 2020 Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) by Startup Genome and the Global Entrepreneurship Network was launched today at The Ecosystems Couch Conference. The GSER is the world’s most comprehensive and widely-read research on startups. Its release comes at a critical time when several startups in Sri Lanka are running out of funding and facing closure in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic."Startup Genome and Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka Launch 2020 Global Startup Ecosystem Report"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Twelve persons who had tested positive for the virus had recovered from the virus by this morning, raising the total coronavirus recoveries to 1967."12 COVID-19 patients recovered, COVID-19 recovered cases rise to 1967"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Responding to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Sri Lanka has taken several successful preventive measures to prevent the mass spread of virus among the community."Japanese Grant Aid of Rupees 1,360 million for provisioning necessary medical equipment to combat against COVID-19"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Visitors will not be allowed to any prison until further notice, the Department of Prisons said today."Visitors not allowed to any prison until further notice"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – President Donald Trump has formally moved to withdraw the US from the World Health Organization (WHO)."Trump moves to pull US out of World Health Organization"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The National Election Commission (NEC) said it has received 2,084 complaints of election law violations so far since the 2020 parliamentary elections were announced."Election Commission receives over 2000 election law violations complaints"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva said 186 inmates of the Welikada Prison were sent to quarantine at another quarantine center in Punani last night."186 inmates of Welikada Prison sent to Poonani Quarantine Center"