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An academic couple based in Jaffna have spent over a decade closely examining an unexpected, ancient connection between Japan and the Tamil people.

15.01.2018

A former football star from Anuradhapura was forced to flee during the civil war. Now back in his hometown, he explains how his sporting status helped him survive.

09.01.2018

In one Sri Lankan village, the locals live a simple life that is influenced by their search for honey – from birth to death.

03.01.2018

During the Sri Lankan civil war, neighbouring villages were often separated due to the fighters’ front lines. Now the concept of the ‘border village’ is becoming a distant memory.

03.01.2018

The fishermen asked authorities for a breakwater to protect them. The requests remain unanswered so now, regardless of faith, they all pray to another god for safety.

19.12.2017

Many workers on the country’s tea growing estates have never had a postal address. This deprives them of state services and private mail. A local group is working to change this.

13.11.2017

Grocery packaging tends to use English, even though it is only the third national language. Many Sri Lankans are uncertain what they’re buying and what is inside.

13.11.2017

A story of the human cost of Sri Lanka’s civil war. During fighting, a ostmaster lost track of his injured wife. After years of looking for her, he also lost his sense of reality.

20.11.2017

How a random phone call connected a Sri Lankan couple from two different ethnic groups, and bridged cultural chasms.

20.11.2017

It can be hard to get a clear idea of the truth in Sri Lankan media when so many political agendas are at play. The local media have a clear duty, a young journalist writes.

13.11.2017