The much-anticipated new Sri Lankan constitution, aimed at bringing about post war reconciliation and equality to all minority communities, especially the Tamils, is likely to come to a complete... More
The fifth round of Foreign Secretaries level bilateral political consultations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka held in Colombo 17th October, have agreed that Joint Working Groups would oversee the... More
The eighth Conference of the Association of SAARC Speakers and Parliamentarians (ASSP) began Wednesday in Colombo.
The main theme of this year’s conference is ‘Association of the SAARC Speakers and... More
Sri Lanka’s Tamil-majority Northern Province is ready to accommodate Rohingya refugees stranded in the island and facing threats from radical Buddhist monks.
This was affirmed by C.V. K. Sivagnanam, Chairman... More
The International Monetary Fund said on Friday Sri Lanka's central bank should be ready to tighten monetary policy to contain inflation and credit growth.
It also projected economic growth below... More
Chief Justice Sinha is already history after his flight to Australia amidst much drama and corruption allegations made by the Government. His has been a dramatic regime anyway which began with calls to uphold the supremacy of... More
Over the years many highly developed economies with sophisticated markets and long functioning banking systems have faced significant banking crises or banking failures. The role of Central Banks is critical in not only preventing and/or pre-empting failures... More
At long last Aung San Suu Kyi has finally revealed the government’s new strategic plans for the trouble state of Rakhine. This is essentially the long-promised roadmap constructed around the recommendations of the Kofi Annan Advisory Commission... More
Clearly an important part of the United States’ “regional approach” to Afghanistan is the role that India is to play in re-building the war-torn country. Notwithstanding the crucial consequences this policy would produce in terms of triggering... More
Afghanistan has been accepted as a permanent member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Jin Liqun, president of the Beijing-based institution, formally presented a certificate confirming... More