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· September, 2006

Stories about Sri Lanka from September, 2006

Macau nurtures Luso-Sino connection

Macau can be seen today as the very capital of a reinvigorated Luso-Sino friendship. In addition to holding the Economic and Commercial Cooperation Forum which happened this last weekend, the...

Sri Lanka: What the papers say

Sri Lanka's Daily Papers analyses the news as carried by the various newspapers in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: LTTE and Pakistan

LankaWatch on the politics of playing one country against the other in the sub-continent by the LTTE. “LTTE has only managed to paint itself into a corner – the same...

Sri Lanka: LTTE and Funds in the UK

Lankawatch reports on fund drives in the UK by LTTE. “Intimidation and threats are being made to ensure the Tamil community to donate funds for the final war plus the...

Sri Lanka: Pro-LTTE in London

The Tamil Sri Lankan community in London is being pressurized to join demonstrations on UN Peace Day. “What is enlightening is the LTTE organisers are using events like these to...

Sri Lanka: Muslim Concerns

Moju on the current conflict in Sri Lanka and the concerns of the Muslim Community. “In August 2006 the Muslim community of Mutur found itself at the centre of the...

Sri Lanka: Blog Con for Sri Lanka

Deane's Dimension reflects on the BlogCamp held in India recently and if the blogging community in Sri Lanka is big enough for such an event.

Sri Lanka: Free and Open Software

Nirmal Jayasinghe on why Free and Open Software is important for Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: Apollo Hospital and Business

Pradheep's Blog laments the takeover of an Apollo Hospital in Sri Lanka, implying that the hospital would lose its USP and the negative impact it could have in terms of...

Global Food Blog Report #32

#1: From Sri Lanka, Moju meditations on Hitler and Vegetarianism: "Hitler was a vegetarian" As you can see below from the quotes of Hitler…he was a vegetarian and a teetotaler!...

Sri Lanka: The insensitive Colombo Citizen

Nirmal Jayasinghe outlines the ‘Insensitive Colombo Citizen’. “Why should I go out? Let them get all the bullets, suffering and whatever results. I don’t care, because I’m not concerned. I’m...

Sri Lanka: Black July

Nirmal Jayasinghe on a book ‘July’ set in the backdrop of Black July. “This was a very touching book. It’s mainly about a love between a Tamil boy and Sinhalese...

Sri Lanka: Religion and Domination

Moju on the various dichotomies between religion and the politics of domination. “however, what cannot be explained, nor justified, is the frenzied nationalist who screams for sinhala domination and also...

South Asia Blog Buzz

The latest from the South Asian blogs: Bangladesh: - Rajputro writes a satirical piece on how the load shedding (power cuts to manage shortage in electricity supply) in Bangladesh can...

Sri Lanka: The problems Tamils face

Land like no other requests readers to list five problems faced by Tamils in Sri Lanka and the resolution of the issue.

Bangladesh blog buzz

The latest opinions and views from the Bangladeshi blogs including refugees, gender equity, energy, human rights, politics, international relations, culture and cyber society etc. issues:

Sri Lanka: Peace and Technology

ICT for Peacebuilding on technology being neutral. “I would argue, perhaps controversially, that technology does not have to be neutral to engender trust. Particularly in a peace processes and conflict...

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