Archive for October 23rd, 2009

THE AUSTRALIAN NEWSPAPER SAYS SHIPS THAT CARRY EX-FIGHTERS OF THE LTTE ARE REMNANTS OF THE TIGER FLEET THAT SMUGGLED WEAPONS

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana The Australian has revealed that the Tamils smuggled out of Sri Lanka to Australia and Canada are actually ex-fighters of the Liberation Fighters of Tamil Eelam and the ships used were the remnants of the same ships that were used to smuggle in weapons by the Tamil Tigers. The Australian quoting Singapore […]

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Canada’s Refugee challenge

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario .Canada October 23, 2009 The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN Sir: Your editorial “ƒ”¹…”Canada’s refugee challenge’ which is dealing with the 76 Tamil illegal migrants, who were brought into Victoria Island in British Columbia, is skirting around the real problem. What you have not pointed out […]

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Grandstanding par excellence!

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Ranjit Rupesinghe Bisbane, Australia My letter to Tony Jones, presenter of ABC’s Question & Answer(QANDA)programme Attention: Mr Tony Jones For the second week running on your program “Question & Answer” (QANDA) you have continued to utter vacuous platitudes on the Sri Lankan issue displaying what could only be described as sentimental tosh, instead of practising […]

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President Rajapaksa pays tribute to late Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

by Janaka Alahapperuma President Mahinda Rajapaksa payed tribute to late President of Vietnam Ho Chi Minh today (23rd October) on his second day of official visit to Socialist Republic of Vietnam. He visited the Mausoleum of late President Ho Chi Minh and laid a wreath at the foot of the monument in the city of […]

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The Cycle of Tamil Boat People

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Sasanka De Silva,Sultanate of Oman. To Lanka Web, Colombo.  Dear Sir,  Boat loads of people are stranded in some parts of the world trying to reach countries which are economically prosperous. If the figures reported in some of the press are correct, the people now stranded in Indonesia have promised to pay or have already […]

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