· May, 2008

Stories about Sri Lanka from May, 2008

Sri Lanka: Cricket purists

  15 May 2008

The new Twenty-20 format of cricket has received a mixed reception. Emphemeral Ruminations writes an open letter to the cricket purists.

Sri Lanka: Images from Burma

  12 May 2008

Restrictions on media in Burma have meant that the world has to rely on the Burmese government broadcaster for information and visuals, explains Moving Images, Moving People.

Sri Lanka: Government Wins Eastern Polls

  12 May 2008

The much hyped Eastern Provincial council elections were held last Saturday ( 10, May ) with the government winning 20 of the of the allocated 37 seats.United National Party won 15 seats and JVP and TDNA won 1 seat each.While the government hailed this as a major victory in the...

Sri Lanka: Creating wealth

  9 May 2008

Deane's Dimension takes a look at the issue of poverty, and writes that the question is not how poverty can be reduced, but how wealth can be created.

Sri Lanka: Micro-blogging election violence and malpractices

  5 May 2008

ICT for Peacebuilding Blog points us to Vikalpa, a citizen journalism initiative in Sri Lanka, where “reports via SMS from citizens at the grassroots are being used to provide perspectives from the Eastern Province in the lead up to and on the day of the elections (10th May 2008).” Check...