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asia, back to see east useable. don't be afraid to make mistakes. nothing can soften. that is your ride. i am actually the feel and founder method. so for taking job. yeah. this new her women ninja sees into this week. ah, this is d w. news asia coming up today, sri lanka hits economic rock bottom. the government says sri lanka is now bankrupt . there are acute shortages of fuel medicines and food. and a looming humanitarian crisis will have more from colombo in a moment. plus,
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struggling under crippling date and driven to suicide. as a result, we have a report on the dire situation effecting many indian farmers and their families. ah, i'm jarrett raid, welcome to the show. thanks for your company. sri lanka is prime minister says he's country is now bankrupt and that there is no immediate end to the current economic crisis. sri lankan sufficing hardships on many france, petrol supplies have dried up because the foreign currency reserves to pay for fuel imports have run out. prices have sort with food inflation now running at about 57 percent annually. more than 2 thirds of sri lankan household psy day eating less as a result. schools and office is currently closed to keep people off the streets. people are angry and frustrated and they are blinding politicians for the christ.
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especially president, got her by a raj, epoxy, and his family which dominate politics. prime minister ran neil. the creamy singer informed parliament us real anchors insolvency on tuesday. he said the economic crisis would be around until at least the end of next year. he added that bad loud talks with thee. i am if depended on finalizing a debt restructuring plan with credit is in the coming weeks. his more of his remarks to lawmakers, me the guardian i asked, i got an hour the our country has held talks with the i a murph bought the been on many occasions before you lost our la. but this time, what the situation is different from all those previous occasions here, but about the light in the past. but we have held discussions in this as a developing country, acne it, yes, alaric. but now on the situation is different and would then thought very not we are now participating in the negotiations as
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a bankrupt country. log you in their bank will up. therefore, we have to face a more difficult and complicated situation with the law than previous negotiations at theater. i put them on and then kathy, do you know, let's go now to colombo and speak to journalist marlin ari singer. welcome to d, w e news asia. the government says sri lanka is now bankrupt. why is it bankrupt and, and how much worse? can it get? i thank you. yeah, i think it's safe to see that big rock bottom. but with every passing day feels like, you know, thinking even further. so it's more than the economy, i guess, like an economy spider. how did we get here? you know, that's been discussed extensively over the last few months. and we have also become like quarter panel,
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or like what are story to other countries in read the main cause with our production. so the economy mismanagement political, incomplete sam adams and misguided policy. you know, like overnight chemicals fertilize the band. which is why, in addition to all these cars, i mean, we also have a looming, full try and, you know, currently, you know, i'm experiencing about that right now. so this is the state of things or data. right now. you've touched on it a bit dead. these, the stories of desperation and suffering, which is sort of veering into a humanitarian crisis. how is the situation affecting people? yeah, i mean, you're right, undeniably days. humanitarian data shortage of life, saving jobs and medical equipment. the majority of small businesses have completely
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close down. you know, you have this business information and the data page are undergoing immense suffering because it's paid off getting inflation. and as human rights activists are pointed out, in addition to humanitarians, it has also turned into a human rights. you know, just a few hours ago, these will protect us and i'm getting reports that even you know, about 20 minutes back. protested against. right, so just a few days ago we had a footage of an army officer kicking, they did send that a future. and this man was not even asking some questions. so all of the and we see this kind of incidents over the last few you know, the last few weeks. well, you know, police,
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the police brutality and courses. so he says you medicaid in prizes as well as the human rights and human rights crisis to people of course want to weigh out the i m f. and the world bank though are hesitant to come to the rescue of 3. like why is that? well, the prime minister actually mentioned the bottom and yes to that, the 1st round of discussion i am, it has been a success and the assistance depends on the structure the program know that i am, if you can be stressed that other challenges needed to be addressed like, containing writing patients attending to the balance of payments fishers and reducing the countries by letting people cut options. so in my opinion, correlation between diana and political production having a proper plan and assurance that the government with the condition of the
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steel ones. so these are some of the challenges i think which we are facing when it comes to the demon with lots of challenges that you've outlined day people in sri lanka, say the situation why the country is in this situation is the fault of the powerful and dominant russia park, so family, why are they getting the blame whether the roger gotcha family has been often labeled as a family visits. and if you go back to go to it as, as additional campaign in consult and 19 a kind of, you know, i like a highly nifty sites. figure was created, you know, the political will get, it was better not be of you, which means the war hero that so the water was very optimistic of a discount. but then it was evident that the family just picked up where they left
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off in 2015 and started building them and which eventually developed into the slope and switches over and over and roger, but i think people know, see that the decisions that were taken by the p. m and finance the finance we need and then back. also, financing times has led to the current site. this is why the people are being in the lives of their us and big regional play is here, of course that being india and china. what have they promised or, or what have they had to say about the crisis in sri lanka? well, officially bought china and it has been a fun that support a fortune and they have helped a donation, some medicine and private actions and in the last couple of months and then come to
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india. this is in line with d and more the neighborhood autism and from india that been donations, but over 300000000, a piece that was given to fe lanka. and in addition, it is, in addition with a point, 5000000000 economy got systems that they have provided in transit. so when it comes to china, china has also been helping. and recently i even asked the indian government for it's ongoing support to felucca, and they also show a feeling that was journalist marlin ari singer in sri lanka. we thank you very much for your time and it, ah, will climate change is threatening fruit production around the world and is predicted to push millions of people into poverty. one region in central india is
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seeing this right now. farm. is there a getting into terrible dears? partly because of crop losses caused by irregular way the patterns. and it's driving many to suicide d w. many or a chandry has more from the region of the data. there are div when he thought you had 3 can't hold back her youth. she lost her husband 100 us 2 years ago. he took poison. the reason, a debt of rupees, 150000. just a little more than 1800 euros. he was a farmer and he took a lot for farming, which he could not be bad. but this lackland ain't been not, and i never thought he could take such a step and go away. before he took his life, he used to be tense, irritable that he used to keep to himself and a day he took his life. he said nothing at all. to any, why did he get that? that is he the guys corner so that nobody neither now takes care of the farm with
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the help of her son. she says things have become more difficult since palm dove died. she's not alone in her grief. in the past decades, tens of thousands of farmers, most of whom thought cotton have taken their lives into the double region of central india. this area has come to be called the graveyard or farmers. it will be that the farmers often have to borrow money to buy thieves and fertilizer drop failures. ok will yield means they can not be the money back to the fall into a cycle of debt and misery. they say they're not getting enough support from the government. irish public, a farm activist and a family himself is trying to help. he says the cost of cultivation is increasing at the same time erotic monsoon, greens and the vagaries linked to climate change are adding to the family distress . been by then i would okay. if i day a farmer's debt keeps increasing. nicholas, he starts feeling depressed america after that and he begins to question why he's
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alive if he's not able to properly nourish that us and educate his children. i said as her are mad about to get, but i know with the yogi santana line will green knows that depression when her husband died by suicide in 2015, unable to be back his bomb debt of rupees. 50000 or about 600 euros developer nods and but, and 31 i said the helen life, nobody should go through what i faced of my children suffered, they couldn't complete the education. what the there well as a function code name will need. why can't i got some financial help from the government more the do not manage to get the meager steve compensation to families of farmers who die best in sight. band me though in the beginning i had to struggle lot. i went to the authorities multiple times for the compensation, but they kept refusing either regrets that your husband did not talk to her in
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detail about his financial problems. i'm at nathan gap. maybe she could have helped her hopes and ambitions are not big. now she just wants to survive, so she can bring up her son that seats it to day on day w. news. i will leave you with some images of the effects of through lancaster via economic crisis. see tomorrow. with imagine how many pollution floods turn out in the world. climate change very hard to storage. this is my plastic way from just one week. how much was going to really get we still have time to act. i'm going on
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a revival as country search for reliable, clean energy. we look at the plans being made by asian countries and we'll visit singapore where a shortage of live chickens is proving headache for local cooks. hello, welcome to the show. i'm seniors in berlin. the german cabinet has agreed to a plan to bail out major utilities exposed to falling russian imports and higher spot prices. saying it wants to avoid a domino effect of network failures of the new plan which needs to go before parliament allows berlin's provide credit. and by so called a silent stakes in affected companies. it's modeled after government rescue of tons of during the pandemic. a separate part of the bill, which berlin says would only be used in a worst case scenario. would even allow utilities to pass along higher gas costs to customers or behind the new new legislation is the precarious case.


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