The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has received information regarding several types of financial frauds and scams being operated through social media and internet-based applications. Recently, an increase of these types of scams has been observed.

Sri Lanka has taken a far reaching step towards meeting the ever increasing power demand by initiating the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) power plant in Kerawalapitiya after talking about LNG power for 13 years since 2007.

The Free Media Movement (FMM) said that they are deeply concerned about the impending threat and the serious challenges posed to freedom of expression and to media freedom by the proposed 20th Amendment to the Constitution, which was presented to the Cabinet on 2nd September and ratified with all-powerful executive presidential powers.