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Sri Lankan Youth Are Using RTI To Help War-Affected Families

Hundreds of displaced families lined up outside the Vavuniya Divisional Secretariat (DS) yesterday (February 22), precious documents in hand, hoping to find answers about…

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Police Crack Down On Raggers

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Paddy Problems

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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…