• A leap of courage (Republic Next)
  • GR’s citizenship row resurfaces (Daily FT)
  • Gota promises pro-poor program (Republic Next)
  • Mannar Bishop says no to poll boycott urged by some northern parties (The Island)
  • Alliance Air begins flights between Jaffna and Chennai today (The Island)
  • Sampath Bank’s Net Interest Income increases by 13.4% in first 9 months of 2019 (Daily FT)
  • Finance

  • Mahaweli Coconut Plantations triumphs (Daily FT)
  • Enjoining order restraining Sampath (Daily FT)
  • Sri Lanka official reserves at US$7.8bn by end October (The Island)
  • Shangri-La Group opens One Galle Face (The Island)
  • NHRDC Forum on ‘Defying Retirement at 55 Years’ (Daily FT)
  • Samsung unveils Experience Store at One Galle Face Mall (The Island)
  • Opinion

  • From MCC to Chinese Megaprojects in Sri Lanka Demystifying Aid Politics Debate (Daily Mirror)
  • Rienzie Factor In Banking: The Renaissance Man Who Revolutionised The Banking World (Colombo Telegraph)
  • Law under Millennium “Grant” (The Island)
  • In Presidential Election, local is the national in Sri Lanka’s east (Daily FT)
  • Why NPP For Minorities & The Nation? (Colombo Telegraph)
  • CBK led Hansa Poottuwa to Challenge Pohottuwa: I WILL VOTE FOR..? (Daily Mirror)

  • Today’s Lanka news cloud

    World

  • China’s Singles’ Day sales on course for new record (Deutsche Welle)
  • Bolivia’s President Evo Morales promises new elections amid protests (France 24)
  • Violence spreads across Hong Kong New Territories on 24th weekend of unrest (ABC)
  • Jordan reclaims border lands as Israel ties under strain (Al Jazeera English)
  • Apple’s ‘sexist’ credit card probed by regulator (BBC News)
  • Two dead as Cyclone Bulbul slams into eastern India and Bangladesh (ABC)
  • Climate

  • Coastal erosion claiming cherished site that was once home to 600 convicts (ABC)
  • A little humour may help with climate change gloom (The Conversation)
  • Inside Market Forces, the small climate group Scott Morrison wants to put out of business (The Guardian)
  • Climategate 10 years on: what lessons have we learned? (The Guardian)
  • Sport

  • NFL week 10: MVP Mahomes back (BBC Sport)
  • WBBL round-up: Devine hits five sixes in an over, Renegades beat Hurricanes again (Cricinfo)
  • ‘We want guys being honest and able to talk’ – Alex Carey (Cricinfo)
  • Manchester United 3-1 Brighton: United go seventh after comfortable win over Brighton (BBC Sport)
  • Further reading

  • Should I Kill Spiders in My Home? (Jstor)
  • Huge Data Leak Doxes Members of Notorious Neo-Nazi Forum (Wired)
  • The Failure of Uber’s Self-Driving Car, Polestar’s Debut, and More Car News This Week (Wired)
  • How Do We Bring Equality to Data Ownership and Usage? (Wired)
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