Archive for June 30th, 2009

‘Sinhala Bushism’ and the 13th Amendment

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

C. Wijeyawickrema, LL.B., Ph.D. Dayan Jayatilleke, Ph.D., (DJ), writing as the son of the late journalist Mervyn de Silva, has utilized the American idea of the Father’s Day for three related purposes: (1) to try to prove that Bushism (militarism) does not work even in an otherwise unbeatable Israel, (2) that Bushism (Sinhala over-lordship) cannot […]

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SRI LANKA GRANTS CHINA AN EXCLUSIVE INVESTMENT ZONE TO BRING IN THIRTY IT FIRMS

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Sri Lanka granted a special investment zone exclusively for Chinese companies to bring much needed foreign investments into the country, a state owned television service in Colombo announced. Investment Promotions Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa who said , “This is the first time Sri Lanka has granted a foreign country an exclusive area […]

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Geneva, human rights and the level playing field

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

By Kalana Senaratne Courtesy The Island It is not wholly wrong or inaccurate to claim that current developments emanating especially from Geneva suggest that the “ƒ”¹…”West’, to a large extent, has been “ƒ”¹…”colonized’ by the “ƒ”¹…”Rest’ in the field of human rights, and that the West finds itself unable to gallantly trot around preaching human […]

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Ceylon workers congress press release from Chennai

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Manavai Asokan 30/6/09  Meeting between Hon. M. Karunanidhi, Chief Minister of Tamilnadu and Hon. Mr. Arumugam Thondaman, Minister of Youth Empowerment and Socio Economic Development, Sri Lanka and President, Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) held on 30th June 2009 Hon. Arumugam Thondaman, Minister of Youth Empowerment and Socio Economic Development, Sri Lanka, met Hon. M. Karunanidhi, […]

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WHEN WORDS BETRAY THE FEELINGS

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

ALI SUKHANVER The world suffers a lot, not because of the violence of bad people but because of the silence of good people; said Napoleon. Words are more important than actions. What we do comes latter than what we say. Actions can be forgotten but words are ever living. The most painful thing regarding the […]

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