• Presidential Commission probe into fraud and corruption of ‘Yahapalanaya’ gives final report (Daily FT)
  • SLPA to develop Galle Face Green at cost of Rs. 300 m (Daily FT)
  • Exports decline 7% in July (Daily FT)
  • Five-member Cabinet sub-committee to address salary anomalies (Daily FT)
  • Mixed day at CSE (Daily FT)
  • China donates Rs. 765 m worth emergency security equipment (Daily FT)
  • Cabinet approved acquisition of Neville Fernando Teaching Hospital’s assets – Rajitha tells PCoI (The Island)
  • Cabinet approves new legislation to set up National Security Council and Secretariat (Daily FT)
  • Finance

  • Farmchemie wins Excellence Award at CNCI Achievers 2019 (Daily FT)
  • PickMe Food expands to Negombo (Daily FT)
  • India opens free, large-scale market support to Sri Lankan SMEs (Daily FT)
  • South Asian Economic Summit kicks off in Colombo with focus on Fourth Industrial Revolution (Daily FT)
  • Six companies to invest $ 63 m at BOI’s Bingiriya Export Processing Zone (Daily FT)
  • Austrian business delegation visits Sri Lanka to discuss investments and opportunities (Daily FT)
  • PIMA CEO Forum on 26 Sept. (Daily FT)
  • IPS launches new publication in memory of late Saman Kelegama (Daily FT)
  • Opinion

  • Major factor for a just and fair society (Daily Mirror)
  • Pro-Rogue: Lobbing a post-referendum durian of discord (Daily Mirror)
  • Aftermath Of Bandaranaike’s Assassination: INVESTIGATION TO INDICTMENT (Daily Mirror)
  • Supremacists, minorities and JVP (Daily FT)
  • Minorities may decide Sinhala Buddhist president with ‘no return’ (Daily Mirror)
  • Election PHOBIA (Daily Mirror)
  • World at a crossroads and a system of international relations for the future (Daily FT)
  • Presidential Election 2019 (Daily FT)
  • World

  • Hong Kong protesters mark 5th anniversary of Umbrella Movement (Al Jazeera English)
  • White House ‘restricted Trump call transcripts’ (BBC News)
  • TV chef arrested after cannabis found at home (BBC News)
  • Boeing ordered to inspect cracks on 737 NG planes (BBC News)
  • Crew members flee South Korea oil tanker fire (BBC News)
  • Canada teenage fugitives admitted murders – police (BBC News)
  • Is Europe shifting towards the US on Iran? (Al Jazeera English)
  • ‘It was something normal to do’: World championships athlete helps struggling rival cross finish line (ABC News)
  • Climate

  • Impact of climate change on Louisiana’s Houma tribe (Science Daily)
  • Why Greta Thunberg triggers the troglodytes among us (ABC News)
  • Greta Thunberg’s radical climate change fairy tale is exactly the story we need (The Conversation)
  • UK ‘needs billions a year’ to meet 2050 climate targets (The Guardian)
  • Sports

  • Chelsea 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion: Hosts extend perfect league record over Seagulls (BBC Sport)
  • Tottenham 2-1 Southampton: Kane strikes after Aurier red card and Lloris error (BBC Sport)
  • Getafe 0-2 Barcelona: Ten-man visitors claim hard-fought win (BBC Sport)
  • Juventus 2-0 SPAL: Cristiano Ronaldo scores header on return from injury (BBC Sport)
  • Chamari Atapattu encourages Sri Lanka to play ‘freely’ against mighty Australia (Cricinfo)
  • ‘I am hugely proud’: Japan’s Jamie Joseph praises team after Ireland upset (The Guardian)
  • Sheffield United 0-1 Liverpool: Wijnaldum goal keeps Reds’ flawless start going (BBC Sport)
  • Road World Championship: Annemiek van Vleuten solos 105km to win first world road title (BBC Sport)

  • Further reading

  • Branding the Breast Cancer Narrative (Jstor)
  • The Gaelic World’s Last Great Bird Hunt (Atlas Obscura)
  • Lagman House in Brooklyn, New York (Atlas Obscura)
  • Inventionland in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Atlas Obscura)
  • Leonard’s Museum in Fort Worth, Texas (Atlas Obscura)
  • Clever materials make it easier to pull clean water from the air (MIT Tech Review)
  • We can’t trust AI systems built on deep learning alone (MIT Tech Review)
  • Ottoman Clock in Mexico City, Mexico (Atlas Obscura)
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