opinion

Sri Lanka’s Chinese connection: beyond bribes and debts

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July 16, 2018 11:45 am

Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s ambition was to build a port in his own district of Hambantota. Although feasibility studies showed the port to be commerci...


Disappearing culture of truth-telling in Public Service

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July 10, 2018 02:35 pm

The common perception is that the Public Service is slow, inefficient and costly. One can righty argue that the public service is a broken organization. In fact, though far from...


Letter : Life of an audit trainee

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June 29, 2018 02:44 pm

A lot of noises coming from all around; sisters screaming, loud music and I just had to wake up. Sleeping from yesterday afternoon and knowing tomorrow is a working day just ...


Methodist Day falls today

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June 29, 2018 12:05 pm

What is Methodist Day ? This is the day- 29th June, (1814)- on which five of the original band of seven Methodist missionaries set foot on Sri Lankan soil.  The leader...


How China got Sri Lanka to give up a port

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June 27, 2018 03:28 pm

  HAMBANTOTA, SRI LANKA—Every time Sri Lanka’s president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, turned to his Chinese allies for loans and assistance with an ambitious por...


Why we need Laura Ingalls Wilder and The ‘Little House’ books

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June 26, 2018 02:56 pm

Luara Ingalls Wilder’s name has been stripped, by the Association for Library Service to Children, from the “Laura Ingalls Wilder Award” for children’s l...


Postal service in complete disarray

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June 22, 2018 11:31 am

The Postal employees who are engaged in an indefinite strike, has led to the closing down of Post Offices and the Postal Service has been badly affected. The strikers allege the...


Father’s Day Greetings to the Children of our Nation

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June 18, 2018 10:21 am

The second Sunday of the month of June is considered as Father’s Day. We all celebrate this special day with our children. On this day I would like to share my thoughts an...


India facing the 'worst water crisis in its history'

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June 15, 2018 05:01 pm

India is facing its worst-ever water crisis, with some 600 million people facing acute water shortage, a government think-tank says. The Niti Aayog report, which draws o...


Sri Lanka And the World: Whither Political Prudence? – Analysis

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June 04, 2018 12:27 pm

There is piercing hopelessness for the future when listening to certain political rhetoric in Sri Lanka. The International Workers Day, a day to remember workers’ rig...


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