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· May, 2007

Stories about Sri Lanka from May, 2007

Sri Lanka: An Expat's reasons

An ex-pat (was) explains why he came back to Sri Lanka and why he chooses to stay there. More at Indi.ca. “I was born in 1982 and my entire life...

Sri Lanka: My mom is a Doctor

London, Lanka and Drums reflects on being the child of a doctor and doctors in SL. “These Sri Lankan Doctors are an abundant resource aren't they? I was travelling to...

Sri Lanka: S. Bose(1975 – 2007), Poet, Editor & Writer

The following poem was written by S. Bose, a writer-poet (Tamil) from Vavuniya, Sri Lanka and was translated by a friend of mine for Global Voices Online readers. Chandrabose Sudhakar...

Sri Lanka: On the Hijab

Married With Kids on wearing the Hijab and the changes in people's behaviour towards her. “My family, as a whole is not overly into religious identity, and stuff, and opt...

Sri Lanka: Forcing families to give up children

Lankawatchh alleges that LTTE forces families to send their children to join their forces. “Reports from LTTE controlled areas reveal that the LTTE is on a fervent campaign to forcibly...

Sri Lanka: Is popularity evil?

Why do bloggers get cynical about the motives of other bloggers? A Voice in Colombo on why we blog. “What can I gain by creating a popularity for a nickname...

Sri Lanka: The Civil Service

One One Things on the civil service in the subcontinent. “I was in Delhi last week and met some fascinating civil servants, mainly from India and Pakistan and their respective...

Sri Lanka: Photographing Sri Lanka

words of wisdom goes through photographs of Sri Lanka in flickr and is particularly struck by the work of one person. “When I looked at just one of his pictures...

Sri Lanka: English and More!

cerno on a book that explores English as a language in Sri Lanka. “In terms of its content, the book has two broad areas. The first is an overview of...

Sri Lanka: Be Lankan, Buy Lankan

Sampath's Mindspace on Micro Trend, an indigenous car. “Maybe the deep down reason is that we do not trust our local makes. This lack of trust is keeping us away...

Sri Lanka: CNN, get your facts right

CNN Money has an article that appears to betray bias and ignorance. Vindicated rips the piece to shreds. “Colombo being mainly Sinhalese enemy capital: I don't know about you but...

Sri Lanka: Funding for the LTTE

Transcurrents.com on the alleged funding by two Australia based Tamils. “Two Tamils of Sri Lankan origin currently residing in Australia were arrested and produced in courts on May 1st for...

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