It is merely my supposition, but Sri Lanka’s millennials, that is roughly those born between 1980 and 2000, or those between 16 and 36, who are looking for employment seem to be thinking about retirement benefits at the time of looking for their first job! I find this a truly strange phenomenon, which I can only blame their parents for, ...

In an excellent article in today’s Daily Mirror, a former MP, Keseralal Gunesekera, succinctly elaborated on the destructive publicity given by media institutions, promoting their flood relief delivery systems with voice cuts from hapless recipients, who no doubt were not even paid to give free advertising to the Media Institutions, that one would easily imply were exploited and used by ...

All participants at this summit have not been given a study pack prior to their attendance, so they have NOT been able to prepare adequately for discussion of the policy direction to be taken.What we need is a FUNDAMENTAL LIFESTYLE CHANGE, if we believe our goal should be to build a nation, where the quality of life of all those ...

Without Education, one cannot have any foresight, nor can one innovate. Isn’t it then not surprising that owing to this lack of Education, the contribution of stakeholders to this important strategizing process, is woefully inadequate?This word screams out loud at me, when I reflect on the real reason for our National Problem, when as a Country we are blessed in ...

The Verite Research analysis in today’s Daily Mirror re the above likens running the Country to a Private Company being run, where the Owner is likened to the Public and the Manager the Agent who runs it being the Elected Representatives who have a fiduciary duty to the Owner, as there is an element of trust in the relationship, and ...

I attach a link to an article in the Daily News today, taken from a political statement, that bears no basis in reality, made by the firebrand Communist DEW Gunesekera at a political meeting. http://www.dailynews.lk/?q=2016/05/10/political/81199I have not seen the equivalent report in the Dinamina, but I assume a similar report would appear. Knowing the fact that the Media is now ...

I read today that the Govt. will make the necessary amendments so that the Bill will only require a simple majority to pass. If one is to believe the attached link, the Govt. says it will only strengthen the Bill with the amendments!http://www.dailynews.lk/?q=2016/05/05/local/80811Frankly it is a level of logic I just don’t buy, but in order to study it further, ...

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