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  • Sri Lanka- Remittances: The devil is in the details Read more >

    Sri Lanka- Remittances: The devil is in the details

    By Bilesha Weeraratne. Remittances make an indispensable contribution to the Sri Lankan economy. In 2018, despite experiencing a decline for the second consecutive year, the country received remittances of over $ 7 billion, accounting for 7.9% of the GDP. Often, remittances to Sri Lanka are attributed to temporary migrant workers and viewed from a national […]

  • Trials Of Memorialisation Continue In The North-East Read more >

    Trials Of Memorialisation Continue In The North-East

     Shiran Illanperuma. Reporting from Mullivaikkal, Mullaitivu. The harassment of a Jesuit priest, organising a memorial service to mark the brutal end of the Civil War—where at least 40,000 civilians are estimated to have been killed—has raised concerns over the continuing surveillance of memorialisation efforts in the war-scarred North-East and its effect on reconciliation.Father Elil Rajendram […]

  • Years after war, trials of resettlement in Sri Lanka Read more >

    Years after war, trials of resettlement in Sri Lanka

    Image: ”Edward Selyn was displaced in 1996 with her family. Eight years after the war ended and months after her return, she still feels displaced.” Ms. Selyn with her grandchildren at the protest site. | Photo Credit: Meera Srinivasan Meera Srinivasan. It is time for the Sri Lankan government to get its act together on the […]

  • Sri Lanka Computer Literacy: Colombo 47.1 %; Mullaitivu 8.9 %.

    The  computer  literacy  related  statistics  of  persons  who  are  in  age  group  of  5 –69  years  and  characteristics of households have been released by the Department of Census and Statistics for the first  half  of  the  year  2015,  based  on  Computer  Literacy  Survey  2015;  conducted by  the  Department. Computer Literacy Survey is a yearlong sample […]

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