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  • Sri Lanka presidential election: Past in the present Read more >

    Sri Lanka presidential election: Past in the present

    Image; Ruling party presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa presenting his manifesto to Chief monk of the Malwatta chapter. (Image from SP tweeter)  R.K. Rudrakrishnan. Sinhala majoritarianism dominates the campaign for the November presidential election. THERE were quite a few visitors at the world’s emptiest airport, the Chinese-built Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, just over 200 kilometres south […]

  • Vice President Robredo warns of China debt trap, cites Sri Lanka Read more >

    Vice President Robredo warns of China debt trap, cites Sri Lanka

    Image:Vice President Leni Robredo. The  administration’s new source of financing for its ambitious infrastructure projects, China, could lead the Philippines into a “debt trap” as it did other countries that had borrowed heavily from the Asian giant, according to Vice President Leni Robredo. Robredo cited the project to build a new Bicol Express, a rail […]

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