War and peace: Three economic scenarios

Sunday, January 12, 2003

Norwegian PM parries Ambassador Westborg controversy
Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Bondevik has sent a short one-page response to President Chandrika Kumaratunga's complaint on the recent conduct of Oslo's Ambassador in Sri Lanka in the recent controversy over the import of equipment for the LTTE radio station Voice of Tigers (VoT)...

PA joining LTTE in federal study: not JVP
People's Alliance parliamentarians and UNF ministers are to join Tamil Tiger guerrillas on a European tour aimed at studying federal systems of foreign countries.
Conflicting claims on Jaffna survey
In a bid to resolve the dispute over High Security Zones, the military has launched a house-to-house survey to look for vacant houses to resettle displaced people.....

Breakdown No. 3 for Year 2003
Another one-hour power failure hit the whole country yesterday - the third major breakdown for the New Year.

Talk won't be cheap
Sri Lanka Telecom users calling mobiles phones will have to pay at least Rs. 8.50 a minute on a new Calling Party Pays (CPP) system and tariff increases from mid this year...

Filth behind flashy city food court
A roast chicken on a garbage bin, cooking oil being reused to dangerous proportions..

Prison chief wants Tiger escort for A9 ride
The Prisons Department is to request for LTTE escort for prisoners being transported along the A9 road with immediate effect....

Eastern Sinhala Organization leader Ven. Dehiovita PiyatissaThera pointing a finger to explain an issue when he met President Chandrika Kumaratunga to discuss the resettlement of Sinhala people in the North and East. Pix by Ishara S Kodikara.


Political Column - To support the UNF, or not to

5th Column - Satellite, be more positive if you need to avoid trouble

The Rajpal Abeynayake Column - A Tamil Tiger song in BBC's all time Top Ten

The Sunday Times Economic Analysis - War and peace: Three economic scenarios

Thoughts from London - Carry on Minister Moragoda, please do

Focus on Rights - Returning Justice to sanity thus benefitting citizens

Lobby - Flying bread and rumpus in the dark

inside the glass house - N.Korean defiance and US diplomatic duplicity

POLITICAL SKETCHBOOK - The difficulties of being Solheim… or Helgesen













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