President Maithripala Sirisena led Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe led United National Party, former MP Dinesh Gunawardena led Joint Opposition Party comprising a section of several SLFP members including former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and those non- SLFP United People’s Freedom Alliance(UPFA), Opposition Leader Sampanthan’s Tamil...
by Nicolas Tenzer ( May 12, 2017, Boston, Sri Lanka Guardian) France’s election of a centrist pro-Europe president has offered us all some respite, but, in many respects, the world still seems headed for dark times. There’s bloodshed in Syria with no end in sight, massacres in Yemen, South Sudan...
LocalSandasen MARASINGHE  JVP leader and Parliamentarian Anura Kumara Dissanayake said that JVP will stage an island wide strike with the participation of all trade unions against the government's attempt to sell the Trincomalee oil tanks to the Indian Oil Company. He made these observations today at a press conference held at...
by John Pilger ( April 13, 2017, London, Sri Lanka Guardian) Australia is sleep-walking into a confrontation with China. Wars can happen suddenly in an atmosphere
The US is making a big fuss over atoll airbases that China has created there, but are these really so different from US Navy aircraft carriers
Yesterday morning, the US navy launched dozens of Tomahawk missiles, targeting airbases of the Syrian regime, as a retaliation for the chemical attack that happened a few days ago in Khan Shaykhun, killing 72. What is currently going on, and is it wise to intervene? Spoiler alert: it’s probably...
A dredger pumps sand to reclaim land outside the port of Colombo as part of a $1.4 billion real estate development by China. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads to Sri Lanka Thursday as New Delhi seeks to reassert its influence on the island (AFP Photo/Ishara S. KODIKARA)   India's Prime...
The government of Sri Lanka which claimed for the practice of “Good Governance” has ordered the new shipment of ultra-technological tools produced by companies based in Israel to monitor, restore and analyze the data on any type of communications instruments (devices) used by anyone within the Sri Lankan territory....
All 51 MPs in the Joint Opposition (JO) will participate in JO’s May Day rally at Galle Face Green tomorrow under the patronage of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. No JO MP will attend the SLFP May Day rally at Gatambe, Kandy, UPFA Kandy District MP Dilum Amunugama told the Sunday...
Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake yesterday, denied allegations that 125 officials of the Finance Ministry had accompanied him to the biannual summit of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank at Washington DC. Addressing a media briefing in Colombo yesterday he said that only two officials accompanied him and they were...
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