Sri Lanka

Global anti-doping conference gets underway in Sri Lanka

A global anti-doping intergovernmental ministerial meeting got underway in Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo? on Monday, in order to discuss ways of freeing national and international level athletes from prohibited substances.

More on Sri Lanka

Nations are built by power, not politicians

More than one and half years after the people’s silent and peaceful revolution of January 8, 2015 major questions are being raised about how far the Yahapalanaya Government has gone or failed to go towards the vision of good governance, democracy and a just society.

Taking Sri Lankan foreign policy to the post confrontational phase

Foreign policymaking is infinitely more complex than what politicians in the opposition, or those who are aspiring to come to power, want the public to believe. Sri Lankan’s leaders have been learning this simple, yet fundamental lesson, since last January. That is why the foreign policy positions of the current government seem to have been in a continuous state of flux.

Shortage of safe land blocks Sri Lanka disaster relocation efforts

The couple has been living in this remote village in the western foothills of Sri Lanka’s central mountains for over five decades. But since May, when a massive landslide hit another mountain slope 15 kilometers away, they have struggled to sleep at night.


Don't make Sri Lanka a drug hub of Asia

Sunday June 26 was the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking with the highly published event being held in many countries including Sri Lanka which has become a notorious transit point for international heroin smuggling. 

Tweets about SAMonitor
SAM Facebook

Three new projects in U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative

The U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative, led by the CSIS Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies and the CSIS Energy and National Security Program, has announced three new projects with the state government of Maharashtra


India-Australia free trade agreement soon?


The long-pending free trade agreement with Australia is expected to be cleared with Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu's visit to the country on June 26. T...