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· October, 2006

Stories about Sri Lanka from October, 2006

Sri Lanka: Hosting Propaganda

FILEnetworks Blog takes a look at propaganda and the LTTE. “So we wanted to know who hosted Tamilnet. We found the answer and it didnt surprise us at all. Finding...

Sri Lanka: Telecom and Conflict

LirneAsia on telecom in Sri Lanka suffering because of the conflict. “Now, Dialog and the people of the North are paying the price of the path of war. For two...

Sri Lanka: Pay less if you're a local

London, Lanka and Drums reflects on the practice in Sri Lanka of charging higher fees from tourists. “The Sri Lankan economy gains more revenue, many of the poorer local people...

Sri Lanka: Agendas of warring parties

Lankawatch on a reality check on the peace process and talks. “If you stop kidding around and analyze the true underlining agendas of the warring parties in the ethnic conflict,...

Voices from South Asia

Bangladesh: - What does Bangladesh need now for a better future? Angelmorn has a ten point prescription. - Rifat of Close your eyes and try to see is critic about...

Sri Lanka: Future of the Internet

ICT for Peacebuilding on the “Future of the Internet”. “Given that many respondents argue that violence arising from conflicts over religion, economics, and politics, will be more prevalent, the future...

Video exposes child-soldier's identity

If you've seen the guidelines for this site, you'll know that there are types of footage that we wouldn't post, and circumstances surrounding the shooting of particular videos that mean...

Sri Lanka: Let's talk about Sex

ravana.wordpress.com on why no one talks of sex in Sri Lanka. “We never get taught sex education in school. Even though there was a chapter on the sexual reproduction system...

India: A ‘Hindu’ terrorist

Indian Muslims reflects on why terrorists from other religions don't have labels attached to them. “Two days back LTTE suicide bombers attacked a naval base in Sri Lanka killing at...

Sri Lanka: Peace Process

A Land like No Other on the peace process in Sri Lanka. “But, here I appreciate their effort to bring this confusion to an end, without being engaged in any...

Sri Lanka: A new truce agreement

Moju on whether Sri Lanka needs a new truce agreement. “Sri Lanka needs a new ceasefire agreement to replace the lifeless 2002 Norwegian-sponsored pact and at least 15,000 foreign soldiers...

Sri Lanka: The economy and ethnic conflicts

The delay in initiating the resolution of the ethnic conflict may have contributed to the current state of economy in Sri Lanka. More at LankaWatch. If the factors that initiated...

Sri Lanka: The average Sri Lankan

Having read a book on consumers in Sri Lanka, indi.ca reflects on the average Sri Lankan. “It’s called ‘Profiling the Sri Lankan Consumer‘ by Uditha Liyanage. It’s not the best...

Sri Lanka: NGOs and the Tsunami

LankaWatch on the post-Tsunami money that was streamed into Sri Lanka and how NGOs cannot account for the money. “Almost 2 years on, most NGOs are not able account for...

Sri Lanka: The Eelam Obsession

Moju links to an article on the plight of the Tamils and the Eelam obsession of the LTTE. There is an interesting discussion in the comments space.

Sri Lanka: Business in the country

Mahoshada discusses the viability of doing business in Sri Lanka. “Conditions for conducting business in Sri Lanka have deteriorated markedly during the last year; this according to the World Bank’s...

Sri Lanka: Fudging the Talking

Sri Lanka's Daily Papers has a roundup of the newspapers covering the go-ahead on talks between the government and LTTE.

Sri Lanka: A few questions for Europe

Love in the Age of World Domination has a few questions for Europe. “Why is it that when I say I am from Switzerland, you stare at me and inevitably...

Sri Lanka: Expats and the LTTE

Why does the expat community support the LTTE asks LankaWatch. “But in general a lot of expats tend to come off as being sympathetic to Tamil Tigers. Considering those who...

South Asia: Bush and the World

Or how I learned to stop Worrying on war, Bush, Iraq and the World. “We are where we are because of Mr. Bush’s “order”.We are living today in the chaos...

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