The gloomy short-term economic forecast is bound to test the strength of Sri Lanka’s ruling coalition. In managing painful economic reforms, the government’s hard work is only beginning.Read More »
Will Sri Lanka Overcome its Economic Woes?
It appears that Sri Lanka is in for some tough negotiations with the IMF. It has to address the structural issues, bring in financial reform to expand the tax base, reduce unnecessary expenditure and address the budget deficit. And it must do all these in a difficult political climate.Read More »
Sri Lanka in Indian Ocean Games
Changes in Lankan leadership have precipitated a shift from a China-centric foreign policy towards a multilateral outlook.Read More »
China, India, and Sri Lanka’s Change of Guard
Sri Lanka’s surprising election result will have complex effects on the India-China-Sri Lanka strategic triangle.Read More »
Sri Lanka’s President Rajapaksa Defeated in Elections
Maithripala Sirisena, the combined opposition parties candidate in Sri Lanka’s presidential elections, has defeated the two-term President Percy Mahinda Rajapaksa.Read More »
Will Sri Lanka’s President Rajapaksa Win a Third Term?
As the poll draws close Sri Lankans look set to have their closest election in more than a decade. But President Rajapaksa is still favored to win.Read More »