Penitence: PM shows the way

Penitence: PM shows the way (Island Editorial)  Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe recently apologised for the destruction of the Jaffna Library when the UNP was in power in 1981. This was during the debate on the third reading of Budget 2017 when expenditure pertaining to the Ministry of Prisons, Rehabilitation and Resettlement was under discussion. He … Continue reading

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Peace can be a more powerful tool than blunt weapons

The following are editorials from two English Newspapers of Korea – Korea Times and Korea Herald.  TW urges the readers to read these two 1255 word editorials and know how decent, disciplined, responsible and non-violent are the Koreans in conducting protests (TW watched the protests in the news telecasts on Channel News Asia, Al-Jezeera and … Continue reading

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A different NATO summit in Colombo

Island Editorial  A NATO (No Action Talk Only) summit on corruption was held in Colombo yesterday. Fiery speeches and solemn pledges were made by politicians, who vowed to rid the country of bribery and corruption. Been there, done that! The road to hell is said to be paved with good intentions! Leaders of the incumbent … Continue reading

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“Yahapalanaya” fast losing credility

Ministers like laxman k, john A, wejedasa R and the deputies like hisbulla and even the PM insult the intelligence of the people by the foolish and unacceptable statements and actions justifying their wrong-doings and chicaneries.  The good people like Eran Wickremasinghe have been sidelined without assigning them responsible portfolios -TW Diminishing Differences M S … Continue reading

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Rethink your rep in parliament

Kusul Perera (Daily Mirror – Cartoons from internet) MPs are usually invited to weddings in their constituencies. They attend funerals as well. The proposed allowance is to be used for giving wedding gifts and making donations for funerals, Prime Minister told Parliament on Monday 28 November proposing an allowance of Rs.100,000 per month for Parliamentarians. … Continue reading

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