Author Archive for Prof. Hudson McLean

Last King of Sri Lanka was Indian origin

Monday, September 19th, 2022

Prof. Hudson McLean God Save the King – which King?Senaka Weeraratna LankaWeb – God Save the King – which King? The Real Sinhala King of Sri Lanka Parakramabahu the Great Parākramabāhu I (Sinhala: මහා පරාක්‍රමබාහු, c. 1123–1186), or Parakramabahu the Great, was the king of Polonnaruwa from 1153 to 1186. Last King of Sri Lanka […]

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Is Ranil Wickramasinghe the Right Leader at the Wrong Time?

Wednesday, July 27th, 2022

Prof. Hudson McLean During the Collapse of the Circus, the Clown or the Joker becomes the King!   BUT – Sri Lanka Has Talent! —-  Read Below! “President Wickremesinghe in a light tone asked some of the diplomats if protestors could illegally occupy the President’s Office in their respective countries” This is proof that Ranil Wickremasinghe […]

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Sri Lanka Has Hit the Bottom! – Strategic Geographical Location of Sri Lanka Ignored.

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Prof. Hudson McLean Sri Lanka Has Hit the Bottom! –  Strategic Geographical Location of Sri Lanka Ignored. Why Sri Lanka Needs New Blood. New Young Leadership! Why are two Island States under British Rule in the Indian Ocean, Ceylon (an Island paradise) & Singapore (a muddy fishing village), emerging during the 1960s, slumped into a […]

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Bring in Law & Order Now! Funding Depends on Peace!

Monday, July 25th, 2022

Prof. Hudson McLean Protests are Part & Parcel of Democracy, but taking advantage of a situation is Not! Current demonstrations and taking over the official buildings have gone too far.  Looting of Government & Historical property must be stopped. This is a Crime Against the Society! The demonstrations were against the Rajapaksa regime and the […]

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Peaceful Protests vs Robbery & Destruction of Government Property

Monday, July 25th, 2022

Prof. Hudson McLean First of all Peaceful Protest against the Government is Part of Democracy! But when Democracy is being misused for Terror & Theft, the perpetrators MUST be punished with Hard Labour! The President’s House and the property of other politicians cannot be used as an Act of Vengeance. The protestors reached their reasons […]

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Cash-strapped Sri Lanka & Seven-pronged Strategy by Dhammika Perera!  Good Thinking!

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

Prof. Hudson McLean Cash-strapped Sri Lanka is a Fact, and that goes to show Military men are not Administrators with Practical Vision, Innovation & Creativity. The Rajapaksa family-run Sri Lanka was sitting on Yesterday’s Glory, letting the Island rot under mismanagement & corruption. The Seven-pronged strategy on paper looks great but will take 3-5 years […]

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People have had their say!

Monday, July 11th, 2022

Prof. Hudson McLean The President of the Republic & the Prime Minister was summarily kicked out. Dismissed.  Well done! The Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka shall run through the Democratic Process of electing the next leaders! Let us get back to business! Sri Lanka needs Credibility & International Support. To get the economy back on […]

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Sri Lanka is Not Bankrupt! “A country never goes bankrupt”

Sunday, July 10th, 2022

Prof. Hudson McLean Explained: What Happens When A Country Goes Bankrupt?   Explained: What Happens When A Country Goes Bankrupt? Sri Lanka is in the midst of a rising financial and humanitarian catastrophe, with predictions that it could dec… The country is going bankrupt.” In truth, that is a false assertion.  Ranil Wickremesinghe, as a […]

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Apt Question by Shenali Waduge

Saturday, July 9th, 2022

Prof. Hudson McLean Sri Lanka’s energy crisis an artificial one?Shenali D Waduge Shenali Waduge touched on an important point.  Today despite the Russian-Ukraine debacle, oil flows un the Middle East, Venezuela, Iran, and over 100 countries, as in  https://www.worldometers.info/oil/oil-production-by-country/ Sri Lanka is a small fry in the Big Fish oil market game.  The oil business […]

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PM should resign as finance minister – Dhammika Perera

Saturday, July 9th, 2022

Prof. Hudson McLean PM Ranil Wickremesinghe is an experienced political survivor, “Jumping Jack Flash” or a Nidikumba (නිදිකුම්බා), Mimosa Pudica, Sleeping Grass Sensitive Plant or Touch-me-not Shame Plant. Sri Lanka needed someone to “Carry-the-Can” which nobody wanted. Ranil, who refused to leave Temple Trees at one point, took the job to re-enter the historic mansion. He has declared […]

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Take holiday to grow your own food, civil servants told by Sri Lankan government

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

Prof. Hudson McLean *Fridays to be declared holidays for public sector for 3 months *Declare Poson Poya Day as our National Day. This is absolute madness.  When the country is on its knees, the top of the pinnacle seeks more holidays? Why don’t the government make the entire week a holiday? I have seen many […]

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Grow More Food for Domestic Consumption & Exports with Imagination!

Wednesday, June 1st, 2022

Prof. Hudson McLean It is about time that the President has declared the need to develop food cultivation.  Above all, Use your Imagination! Necessity is the Mother of Invention.  Add Imagination! Sri Lanka desperately needs both! During ancient times, Ceylon, Lankaawa, was a net exporter of rice. The British watered-down domestic production for their own […]

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A slice of Sri Lankan paradise for £114k? These soon-to-be built flats overlooking the Indian Ocean might make the perfect holiday home..

Tuesday, April 12th, 2022

Prof. Hudson McLean Weligama Sri Lanka: New flats start from £114k   Weligama Sri Lanka: New flats start from £114k Myra Butterworth Southbeach Weligama is a new development of 106 flats in Sri Lanka, with prices ranging from £114k for a one-bed… When I saw this Advertorial, I could not believe if this is true! […]

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After over 50 years, Sri Lanka has not provided professional salesmanship!

Friday, April 8th, 2022

Prof. Hudson McLean Returning after a long absence, so sad to see the current state of Sri Lanka. Living on borrowed funds from China to fast-track, the development of the lovely island is now facing monumental repercussions of payback. What happened to the development of agriculture for domestic consumption? Why have the exports dwindled?  Where […]

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Are there Sinhala Muslims?

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Prof. Hudson McLean Two of the LankaWeb contributors are “harping” on Sinhala Buddhists, which is confusing and creating a Tone of Discrimination within the Sinhala community. My question is, “Are there Sinhala Muslims?” in the Sinhala community? The Easter Sunday Massacre which murdered over 250 persons were largely Sinhala Catholic victims, and then a number […]

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Wake Up Sri Lanka – Get Priorities Right – Regime Change!

Saturday, May 18th, 2019

Prof. Hudson McLean Easter Sunday Massacre has almost totally destroyed the Tourism Industry and all the peripheral revenues generated by Tourism. Crying over this horrid tragic human disaster, is natural, specially for those who lost their beloved families, and suffered grief & pain. Not only Sri Lankans, but the entire civilised world shared the Pain […]

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Neither Tamil LTTE Nor Muslim Islam Terror Has No Place in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Prof. Hudson McLean Call Spade a Spade! Sudden burst of Muslim fundamentalism leading to Terror did not spring over-night! More Devastation Using High Technology-in-the-Air! Both Literally & Metaphorically! Muslim Islamism has been spreading its murderous seeds of radicalism seriously since 9/11.  Single terrorist attacks took place in Brussels, London, several EU cities The Madrasses in […]

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No Confidence Motion – Move ASAP

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Prof. Hudson McLean The Opposition led by HE Mahinda Rajapaksa should bring a Motion of No Confidence in the Government. Hopefully, even the Members of the Government might join the Opposition to remove the present Government. It will be interesting to see how may would support the Maggots. This is a Life or Death Motion […]

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Excellent Theory of Sri Lanka Easter Sunday Attacks Possibly More Than a Religious Conflict. Posted on April 27th, 2019 By Kalinga Seneviratne

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Prof. Hudson McLean Without using puns, Kalinga Seneviratne  has given a more practical and a realistic dimension to Easter Sunday Massacre in Sri Lanka. It is obvious that this Merciless Criminal Act was perpetrated  in collusion with External Forces & Influence. A group of home born Sri Lankan Muslim terrorists, some edúcated in the UK, could […]

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Maggots in Sri Lanka Leadership Cause Grief & Pain

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Prof. Hudson McLean Both the President of Sri Lanka and the Prime Minister placed their own selfish interest First, at the expense of the Country! The Result: Annihilation of 250++ innocent Victims, Men, Women, and the next generation of Children and Youth. The Buck Stops at the Feet of the Maggots of Leadership. No Excuses. […]

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Desperate Diseases Demand Desperate Remedies – First Step Regime Change.

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Prof. Hudson McLean Terrorism of any type, destroying human life & property, deserves Zero Tolerance.  A three decades of death & destruction by the Tamil Tiger Terrorists LTTE ended by the Leadership of President Rajapaksa & Defence Secretary Gothabhaya Rajapaksa. Sri Lanka suffered the thirty years of a dirty war, supported by several foreign governments, […]

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Buck Stops at the Top – Sri Lanka Easter Massacre Shook the World!

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Prof. Hudson McLean Both the Prime Minister and the Minister of Defence – FAILED! The Tragedy, the Unbelievable Loss of Human Life, due to Failure in Communications, now must be given to the Public, the citizens to Judge. The Sri Lanka Easter Massacre is described as a second 9/11! The President must immediately Dissolve Parliament […]

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Sri Lanka Tragedy – Whilst Top Political “Cats” the President & the Prime Minister fight within, the Innocent gets slaughtered.

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

Prof. Hudson McLean https://edition.cnn.com/2019/04/22/asia/sri-lanka-investigation-easter-attacks/index.html After over 10 years of Peace & Harmony, in the Island Paradise, sudden blasts killing innocent  Easter Sunday worshippers,  shocked the World. The well planned, organised, coordinated attack on three Churches and several hotels in different locations, add to the fact, that, the attacks were professionally managed & executed. It is […]

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Was the Attack on Innocent Sri Lankan Catholics in Colombo Revenge-Retaliation on Mosque Attack in New Zealand?

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

Prof. Hudson McLean After over 10 years of Peace & Harmony, in the Island Paradise, sudden blasts killing innocent  Easter Sunday worshippers,  shocked the World. The well planned, organised, coordinated attack on three Churches and several hotels in different locations, add to the fact, that, the attacks were professionally managed & executed. It is dangerous […]

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One Official Language

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Prof. Hudson McLean Unity of the Sinhala with One Official Sinhala Language English as Second Unifier Business Language Whilst agreeing 100% with Christie, I might suggest the next Government (hopefully not UNP) decide to go the whole hog and make Sinhala the Only Official Language. English may be used as the Unifier Business Language as […]

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Sri Lanka – Buddhism The State Religion

Monday, December 31st, 2018

Prof. Hudson McLean As President Donald Trump declared that United States of America may now Celebrate Christmas, as a Christian Nation with Freedom of Worship available to other religious beliefs, Sri Lanka may declare the Island as a Buddhist Nation with similar Democratic & Humane Rights to other religions. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a […]

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HE Mahinda Rajapaksa – An Opinion of a Non-Sri Lankan Citizen

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Prof. Hudson McLean Governor Generals, Presidents and Prime Ministers in Ceylon / Sri Lanka have come & gone. I was a youth, an under-age driver, at the Orient Club, Colombo 7, the morning when General Sir John Kotalawala lost the election to SWRD. Furious Sir John simply called Ananda Tissa-de Alwis and gave a thundering […]

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Once Again Sun Rises with Hope for Sri Lanka – Prof. Hudson McLean

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Prof. Hudson McLean Having read the professional scrip of HLD Mahindapala, I decided to re-enter LankaWeb. Three years I watched the antics of Ranil W and his mob raking the Sri Lankan green fields to the bare barren earth. Today I read the excellent prose of HLD Mahindapala, the evergreen of Sri Lankan journalism, factual, […]

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Shenali Waduge article on Norway

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Prof.Hudson McLean Norway denies official recognition to Buddhism while preaching freedom of religion & human rights in Sri Lanka Posted on June 2nd, 2016  Shenali D Waduge Although I have not been active as a scribe, I do read LankaWeb daily, and noted content. Since I do not reside in Sri Lanka, after the new […]

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Do Sinhala Need Enemies When Sinhala Have Sinhala to Self-Destruct?

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Prof. Hudson McLean History has demonstrated that, Sinhala are their Own Worst Enemy. The bird-brain” mentality of some of these ill-educated Sinhala ”pundits” (sic) migrated to USA & Europe, especially the ones who are stuck in mediocre jobs, not professions, gossiping in their own Ghettos, have nothing better to say, but to criticise even those […]

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