by Yudhanjaya Wijeratne Three days since my first, hurried update. If there is such a thing as too much goodwill, I think I’ve seen it. Gripped by a desire to help out our fellow Sri Lankans, we’ve cooked, screamed, delivered, run supplies by the truckload and picked clean the shelves of our supermarkets. The result?… Read more The Floods, Update 2: Get Me A Pencil
by Yudhanjaya Wijeratne Note: part 2 – the latest (and most coherent) version of this – is here. Here’s what we can make out right now. Kotikawatta, Kelaniya, Biyagama, Malwana, Wellampitiya, Kolonnawa, Aranayaka, Dippitiya, Kilinocchi,Meethotamulla, parts of Ja-Ela and Wattala are flooded. According to Anura Yapa’s statement in Parliament, we have: 1. Affected Div Secs:… Read more The Floods – an update
Some time ago, the Colombo Telegraph published an article titled “No Wise Country Celebrates Victory After a Civil War” by the NPC. The NPC here is not the Northern Provincial Council that’s trying to split the country again, but the National Peace Council. Despite the rather stupid stab at describing American celebrations, that article raised… Read more How Should We Celebrate Victory Day?
What do Liberty Plaza, World Trade Center and the Ceylinco – Seylan Towers have in common? They all show up in the Panama Papers. Here’s my analysis of the three offshore entities related to Sri Lankans.
Malu-O! he cries, breaking through the silence. He doesn’t have a degree in Marketing. What he has is a loud voice and a tireless back.