Archive for December 21st, 2018

Fake Politics of the UNP

Friday, December 21st, 2018

R Chandrasoma It is now well-known that many ‘stirring’ news items highlighted in major news channels are fake – bogus ‘plants’ designed to advance a barely hidden political agenda. On a larger scale there is such a thing as ‘Fake Politics’ where a situation of crisis – threats of diverse kinds – are artificially foisted […]

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Sinhala infighting, discrimination faced by the Sinhalese and emergence of the Tamil Eelam

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Chanaka Bandarage It is Sinhala infighting that will bringforth the country’s downfall and creation of the Eelam Denying the Sinhalese the right to live in most parts of the north and the east and other acts of discrimination against them in those areas is the biggest problem that Sri Lanka faces today Sri Lanka is […]

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Bond scams: Parliament sabotaged probe – Prez Office

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Courtesy The Island Forensic Audit not launched yet Courts not moved against those who lied before PCoI The Presidential Secretariat yesterday alleged that a parliamentary Sectoral Committee had deliberately undermined the process to amend laws required to handle Treasury bond scams in 2015 and 2016. The alleged scams involved the Central Bank and the Perpetual […]

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Oil-based economy? Russia’s non-energy exports go boom

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Courtesy RT Volume of non-resource shipments from Russia is going to set a new record by the end of the current year, hitting $147 billion, Andrey Slepnev, Chief Executive of the Russian Export Center said on Friday. The figure is compared to the previous record that was fixed in 2013, when the country’s non-energy exports […]

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Tamil asylum seeker family to be deported to Sri Lanka next year

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Courtesy SBS News The Federal Court on Friday rejected an appeal from a Tamil family, who had settled in the small Queensland town of Biloela, to stay in Australia. A Tamil asylum seeker family who made their home in a small Queensland town will be deported to Sri Lanka, after the Federal Court on Friday […]

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India Tea is likely to benefit from Sir Lanka wage hike

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Courtesy commodityonline Indian Tea is likely to gain benefit from wage hike in Sri Lankan plantations and pesticide problems in Vietnam. India is the second largest producer of Tea in the world and contributes 26% to the global production. The expected wage hike in Sri Lankan plantations is estimated to help South Indian orthodox production also. […]

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