Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Commentary

Indonesia’s Climate Villages – a success story

Residents of the Ngadirejo village in Sukaharjo regency, Central Java Province, Indonesia, had often found themselves helpless...

A recipe for sustainable farming

The island of Sulawesi, part of Indonesia, is home to a wealth of species found nowhere else. Among the branches of trees, otherworldly-looking...

History and Historiography 101 for US lawmakers

Tulsa. Remember the name. May 31 and June 1. Remember the dates. There’s a year to remember: 1921. And there’s a thing...

Fertilizer issue grabs wide attention

While farmers sweat and toil to cultivate food crops to feed the nation, the Government’s new policy decision to opt for organic...

Tamil Eelam in Tamil Nadu or every ethnic group around the world will demand Homelands too

Countries & governments of the world must begin to worry about a future scenario of Chinese in US seeking homeland in USA,...

Say no to ‘experts’ playing doomsday cultists

By Rajpal Abeynayake The country in the last week has been pushed surreally almost...

President tells Sri Lanka Investment Forum: Sri Lanka on the cusp of a transformational journey

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday invited investors across the world to join a transformational journey by investing in Sri Lanka.

Genocide of Children: Hide your head in shame Canada

They say people living in glass houses should not throw stones. Canada has been one of the staunchest proponents of unsubstantiated allegations...

Explains why it is biased – Lanka’s envoy calls upon US not to proceed with Resolution

Sri Lanka, through its Ambassador in Washington, Ravinatha Aryasinha has called upon the US House Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC) not to proceed...

A new foreign policy in the making?

BY SARATH WIJESINGHE The Buddha professed, “He who lives by ‘Dhamma’ is protected by the ‘Dhamma’ signifies that the...

Neoliberalism Has Always Been a Threat to Democracy

BY ALDO MADARIAGA More than just a set of free-market policies, neoliberalism has always sought to alter society's balance...

President Gotabaya’s innovative experiment in governance

BY H.L.D. MAHINDAPALA After missing the Rajapaksa bus of which he was once the conductor selling tickets to potential...

Vilified Covid fighters have the toughest brief in ages

When Dominic Cummings, the former Advisor to the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a British Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry last week,...

Sri Lanka opposes contents of US Resolution on country – Foreign Minister

The Government of Sri Lanka vehemently opposes the contents of the Resolution on Sri Lanka introduced in the United States House of...

Anti China tirades are racist

Is it liberally chic to treat the Chinese in a racist manner, just because China is a key investor in this country?...

‘I hear the screams’: Tulsa race massacre remembered

Survivors of 1921 white mob massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and their descendants demand reparations and recognition. Viola Fletcher...

Tulsa race massacre at 100: an act of terrorism America tried to forget

It was among the worst acts of violence in US history, and no one was held accountable – how much has changed...

Why so many children died at Indian Residential Schools

At some schools, annual death rates were as high as one in 20 Tristin Hopper This...

Canada vowed to protect its Indigenous women. But they are still being blamed for their own deaths

(CNN) February marked the culmination of a nearly decade-long legal saga that raised national questions about how Canada treats Indigenous women. Cindy...

Major Issues Concerning China’s Strategies for Mid-to-Long-Term Economic and Social Development

Major Issues Concerning China's Strategies for Mid-to-Long-Term Economic and Social Development XI JINPING  Since...

‘Unthinkable’ discovery in Canada as remains of 215 children found buried near residential school

(CNN)The gruesome discovery took decades and for some survivors of the Kamloops Indian Residential School in Canada, the confirmation that children as...

We are in this together!

With this corona epidemic, Sri Lankans, as a nation, have reached a decisive stage. The government has taken steps to extend the...

Judicial intervention helped safeguard Sri Lanka’s sovereignty

By Justin Keppetiyagama(jdkgama02@gmail.com) On May 20, 149 MPs of a 225-member Parliament voted in favour of Colombo Port City...

On determining the necessary parties in a Writ application

A petitioner filed an application for a writ of certiorari and a writ of mandamus over a school intake. The petitioner’s position...

The Ethnic or Tamil Question in Sri Lanka

By Dhammike Amarasinghe The Ethnic or Tamil Question in Sri Lanka          My intention in writing...

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Tamil violence boomeranged on Tamils – Part II

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Finance Minister and the education orthodoxy

BY RAJPAL ABEYNAYAKE The teachers are on strike. They have raised some issues about didacticism — are the elders...

July 1983 Riots : Sinhalese still waiting 38 years to be thanked for saving Tamils

For thirty eight years there has been little or no mention and complete silence in acknowledging the fact that scores of Sinhalese...

Non-LTTE Tamils/Diaspora vs LTTE-Tamils/Diaspora

While all LTTE were Tamils but all Tamils are not LTTE, it is important to also differentiate who are the non-LTTE Tamils...