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China Cannot Turn The Philippines Into Another Sri Lanka

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November 27, 2018 11:55 am

China cannot do to the Philippines what it did to Sri Lanka -- use the “debt trap” to acquire key sea outposts -- because the Philippines economy doesn&rsq...


Scheming and sacking leaves Sri Lanka’s prime ministership in limbo

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November 17, 2018 10:04 am

The controversial suspension of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his replacement by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa was a strategic move that has been many ...


The promise of democracy :The people shall rule

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November 14, 2018 04:06 pm

The promise of democracy is that the people shall rule. Not the executive, not the legislature, not the judiciary. But democracy is an ideal, not a practical reality, and it dep...


100 Years On : Remembering The End Of World War I

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November 08, 2018 11:50 am

  The First World War ended One Hundred years ago in 1918, starting in Europe and lasting from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.  In remembrance of the end of ...


Sri Lanka: It Is Neo-Cold War, And At India’s Gates – Analysis

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November 02, 2018 02:36 pm

Independent of the domestic outcomes of the current constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka, it may have already opened up the floodgates for a neo-Cold War centred on South Asia, an...


India vs China amid upheaval in Sri Lankan politics

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November 01, 2018 03:04 pm

The recent political turmoil in Sri Lanka brings to the surface the debate on domestic issues vis-à-vis South Asian geopolitics. The turmoil has roots in a suspected plot...


Land of two PMs and MPs on auction, what next ?

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October 29, 2018 05:37 pm

For those who have read history and how Adolf Hitler sent his SS storm-troopers to strong arm their way into Germany’s state apparatus, here was history repeating itself i...


Have your say: Essential drugs being withdrawn from the market

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October 23, 2018 11:58 am

With big pharmaceutical companies terrified to talk to the media fearing repercussions over the withdrawal of essential and life-saving drugs, serious concern is being expressed...


Sri Lanka: A land like no other

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October 22, 2018 11:13 am

“Actually, I’m Sri Lankan - It’s a small island right below India. That’s where cinnamon and M.I.A. are from. It’s a really nice place. You sh...


Zheng He has been portrayed as a roving historical ambassador of Chinese goodwill but just how peaceful was he ?

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October 19, 2018 02:16 pm

Chinese leaders are quick to emphasize that the Belt and Road is about cooperation and not an expansion of Chinese strategic interests. To make this point, they’...




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