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New SL Resident Mission in Ethiopia

New SL Resident Mission in Ethiopia

Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera on Thursday, opened Sri Lanka’s new Resident Mission in Ethiopia

Growing onions with Korean agricultural technologies

Growing onions with Korean agricultural technologies

The Korea Programme on International Agriculture (KOPIA) Sri Lanka Centre donated 25 drip irrigation system units, 40 power spreading machines, and 1,000 plastic containers to transport onion mother-bulbs for vernalization to 40 Sri Lankan farmers in Galenbindunuwewa, Hambantota and Mannar. Since 2015, the KOPIA Centre has been assisting in onion production in Sri Lanka, in [...]

Another successful “Hard Talk” by Bren Security

Another successful “Hard Talk” by Bren Security

Bren Security (Pvt) Ltd, the Sri Lankan partner of the worldwide Securitas AB Group held its “Hard Talk” event  for the 12th time at ‘8 Degrees On The Lake’, Cinnamon Lakeside on January 10. Chief Operating Officer, Securitas Asia, Africa & Middle East, Kris Van den Briel was present at the event which was hosted [...]

Donald Trump’s plot against America

Donald Trump’s plot against America

By Bernard-Henri Lévy NEW YORK – On the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, I met Philip Roth. This was a surreal experience, given that, in his 2004 novel, The Plot Against America, Roth precisely described the sinister and chilling nightmare in which the United States now finds itself.  We met, along with our mutual friend [...]

MPs assets: RTI changing the rules of the game?

By Asoka Obeyesekere Reading a MP’s asset declaration is one of the most empowering feelings a citizen can have. Larger than life characters have to disclose their worth in a document which they can be prosecuted for falsifying – it is in that sense the humbling effect of working for the people. On Monday, 23 [...]

Corruption thrives in the silence of ‘good men’

Coal scam: Investigate and punish the culprits By Charitha P de Silva About two weeks ago I wrote an article under the heading “Sacking a Whistleblower”.  It was strongly critical of the leadership of our government for undermining the battle against corruption by allowing the sacking of a whistleblower (Maithri Guneratne, the Chairman of Lanka [...]

The amazing grace of Judge Christy Weeramantry

The amazing grace of Judge Christy Weeramantry

By H. L. D. Mahindapala By a set of fortuitous circumstances, Judge C. G. Weeramantry, his bubbly wife Rosemary and children had become a part of our little circle in Melbourne ever since he was appointed to a chair-in-law at the Monash University in the seventies. Like all migrants we invariably gravitated to little circles [...]

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