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Can Sri Lanka show the world how to to end malaria?

Friday, 09 September 2016 19:28

Sri Lanka was certified malaria-free on Monday, making it the second country to reach this status in the World Health Organization's (WHO) region of South-east Asia.

How did China save the giant panda?

Friday, 09 September 2016 18:41

We're talking about the giant panda, a global icon that's just been taken off the endangered list, largely due to Chinese conservation efforts. But how exactly did they do it?

Are the health claims about apple cider vinegar true?

Friday, 02 September 2016 10:21

Apple cider vinegar is a traditional folk remedy that has been around for many centuries. But is it beneficial for our health, asks Michael Mosley.

Barriers Beyond Tariffs: Sri Lanka’s exports to China

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 11:10

Sri Lanka Stepping Up Its Game

Why Australia’s batsmen struggled in Sri Lanka

Friday, 26 August 2016 10:16

A setback of any kind demands a retrospective study. It is a matter of concern for followers of Australian cricket that they have now lost their No. 1 position in Tests.

An Adulteress’ Tale: A visit with the village prostitute

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 12:08

Despite being warned by the whole village not to visit the home of the local prostitute, one erstwhile journalist does – and gets more than she bargained for: The woman’s life story.

Rangana Herath is one of the great cricketers of the modern age

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 12:10

No left-arm spinner ever took a wicket in their life. For some reason, whenever a batsman gets out to one, it is always their own fault. Even the term ‘slow left-arm bowler’ feels vaguely derogatory, as if their only distinguishing feature is an intrinsic lack of verve.

The bridesmaid who comes at a price

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 09:08

Imagine posing for your wedding photos with a stranger pride of place in your bridal party. Not a wedding crasher, not a friend's new girlfriend you are yet to meet, but instead a woman you have paid to be there. A professional bridesmaid.

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