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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...


Five reasons why Sri Lanka needs to attract foreign direct investments

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May 31, 2018 03:34 pm

You may have heard that Sri Lanka is intent on drumming up more foreign direct investments up to $5 billion by 2020. At the same time, the government aims to improve the lives o...


Sri Lankan Equities Attracting Interest From Wider International Audience

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May 30, 2018 11:29 am

Investment flows from the Scandinavian region to the Sri Lankan stock market have made a noteworthy improvement in recent years, where inward investments have grown by 39% per a...


Improving early childhood care and education in Sri Lanka’s plantations

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May 18, 2018 04:00 pm

In Sri Lanka, the plantation sector comprises tea, rubber or coconut plantations managed or owned by the state, regional plantation companies, individuals, or families. ...


The U.S. is opening an embassy in Jerusalem. Why is there a furor?

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May 14, 2018 05:17 pm

The opening ceremony is at a U.S. consular building in the Arnona neighborhood. It will house an interim embassy for the ambassador and a small staff until a larger site is foun...


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