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How Citizens Are Using Sri Lanka’s Shiny New RTI

Just over two weeks ago, a day before Sri Lanka’s 69th Independence Day, the Right to Information Act kicked in with much fanfare from…

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No Respite From Drought

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Long Road Home: The Lives of Mullaitivu’s Displaced

Reporting from Keppapulavu, Mullaitivu For over two weeks now, families from a remote village in Mullaitivu have been camping outside an Air Force base,…

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SAITM For Sore Eyes

If the abbreviations SAITM, SLMC, GMOA, and IUSF are alien to you, and you’re confused as to why students are being tear-gassed and water…

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The Problem With Coca-Cola’s Plan To ‘Open Happiness’ In Sri Lanka

Coca-Cola is in the local news again, although thankfully this hasn’t meant another river’s been polluted. This time around, the multinational has expressed an…

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The Gist Of It: SAITM Court Ruling

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India Says ‘No’ To Trinco Port

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Has Sri Lanka Truly Become More Corrupt?

The Corruption Perceptions Index for 2016, surveyed by Transparency International, is out – and it doesn’t look like Sri Lanka has fared too well….

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Sirisena: To Run Again Or Not?

In his inaugural address to the nation just over two years ago, President Maithripala Sirisena made a solemn promise. Speaking in front of the…

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Dealing With The Drought

Sri Lanka is currently experiencing a drought, believed to be the worst in nearly four decades. As of noon today (January 21), over one…

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The Case of The Sri Lankan Volkswagen Assembly Plant

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Sri Lanka Officially Refuses To Go Gay

Gay rights is in the news again, what with the Cabinet notoriously rejecting a move to decriminalise homosexuality in the country. Social networking sites…

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Local Government Elections: What’s The Holdup?

Local government elections have been overdue for about two years now, and there is still no sign of them being held anytime soon. The…

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The Story Behind The Hambantota Clashes

Hambantota just cannot catch a break. Not for the first time in less than a month, clashes in Hambantota have been making headlines. By…

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Mahinda Rajapaksa Twitter Q&A: A Breakdown

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa began the year by expressing his desire to topple the democratically elected yet increasingly unpopular Yahapalana Government in 2017. He…