Tagged with COPE Report

Probe Bond Scams of pre-2015, too.

Bring all responsible to book Daily Mirror Editorial With the National government moving into its third and vital year, President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday announced that appointment of a wide powered Special Presidential Commission (SPC) to probe the Central Bank’s alleged bond scams during the past two years and also the bigger CB bond scams … Continue reading

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Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggar Man, Thief

By Sarath de Alwis (Colombo Telegraph) The combination of the two titles of Irvin Shaw’s novel is depictive of the troubled but hopeful times we live in. The liberal minded souls are gasping for breath in the Diyawanna swamp, grappling with facts and alternative facts. We too, have our supply of Trumpists. The day after … Continue reading

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Unuth Ekai Munuth Ekai! What a let-down for the poor voter!

Sri Lanka has been a politically independent country for nearly seven decades. We cannot be happy, due to numerous reasons, that our destiny w improve. We shouldn’t be contented with conjecture. Progress will depend not on memories of past grandeur or on political verve, arrogance, rhetoric and noise. Progress unquestionably depends on honest, concerted and … Continue reading

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