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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

A mosque in southern Sri Lanka is bringing the country’s different sects together. Buddhists, Hindus and Muslims believe they will be blessed if they go there.

06.11.2017

Every Saturday, locals in eastern Sri Lanka gather at the Kalladi bridge to sell organic fruits and vegetables. But this market is more than just environmentally friendly.

30.10.2017

The head of Sri Lankan media monitoring organization, Ethics Eye, explains why it is dangerous for the government to get involved in policing local journalists.

09.10.2017

In central Sri Lanka, there is an area called Mars. At first it was named for the distant planet because of its remoteness. But now other reasons make it difficult to inhabit.

09.10.2017
Sacrifice For Art:

The Life Of A Sri Lankan Poet

It is never easy making money from the arts, especially in northern Sri Lanka. The Catamaran talked to Krishnapillai Arulampalam about his life as traditional playwright and poet.

09.10.2017