Wild elephants demolish houses in Polonnaruwa in search of food

(LANKAPUVATH | POLONNARUWA) – Residents of Polonnaruwa villages in Sri Lanka suffer from the constant destruction of their homes, as a result of the recent widespread attack of elephants, in search of food after deforestation in the area and a shortage of food for animals, which led to the killing of about 50 people and nearly 100 elephants as a result of human-elephant conflict.

"Wild elephants demolish houses in Polonnaruwa in search of food"

Prime Minister instructs to complete the funded development projects before the end of the year

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today instructed officials of the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing to complete development projects for which the funds were already allocated before the end of the year instead of returning the funds to the Treasury.

"Prime Minister instructs to complete the funded development projects before the end of the year"

Slums dotted with railway sides in Dhaka

(LANKAPUVATH | BANGLADESH) – Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and one of the most densely populated cities in the world, is dotted with slums along the city’s railways, where people work and live on or alongside the railway randomly, as a result, many accidents and deaths occur from time to time on the railway lines adjacent to these neighbourhoods.

"Slums dotted with railway sides in Dhaka"

Casino worker death reveals secrets of forced labour in Cambodia

(LANKAPUVATH | CAMBODIA) – Death of a Cambodian girl working in a casino has revealed crimes and mysterious labour cases, after casino owners forced a female worker to continue working even after she was infected with COVID-19, as the illegal casino in Sihanoukville continues to operate illegally in Cambodia until a COVID-19 outbreak got more than 400 employees infected, while a very strict work rules were imposed.

"Casino worker death reveals secrets of forced labour in Cambodia"