A Lament for Illinois

You cannot win an election if you actively revolt the persuadable voters whose votes you desperately…

Sri Lanka bond yields steady, bills up

ECONOMYNEXT – The Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank transactions appreciated by eight cents on Wednesday,…

Two given suspended sentences over Douglas Devananda assassination attempt

Two defendants, who pleaded guilty over the charges of attempting to assassinate Minister Douglas Devananda by…

Searching for my Irish ancestors in Butte, Montana

In the latter half of the 19th century, thousands of Irishmen made their way to Butte,…

‘Roe, Roe, Roe Your Vote’ and Football

Democrats have a habit of making the ghoulish and despicable appear unremarkable and even fashionable. Source…

Sri Lanka mandates fee ceilings for import containers

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka has mandated maximum ‘delivery order’ fees and a cost recovery fee paid…

Chris Heaton-Harris remains Northern Ireland Secretary of State

Chris Heaton-Harris has been reappointed as the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland amid new UK…

COPE instructs to update Land Reforms Commission Act and restructure its functions

The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) recommended to the Secretary to the Ministry of Lands to…

Housing: Another Tremor

There may be a time when housing benefits from being seen as an inflation hedge, but…

Sri Lanka tuk-tuk drivers refuse to drop fares, demand 30-litre weekly quota

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s All Island Threewheeler Drivers’ Association said it will not reduce taxi fares…