Sri Lanka

Linking savings accounts to mobile phones: are potential users interested?

In the last decade, the micro-credit sector has expanded the world over. A great deal of interest is now being focussed on the development potential of mobilising micro-savings by channeling the liquidity of the poor into the formal banking sector. A new wave of technological innovations, from mobile banking to ATM cards, has aimed at reducing the transactions costs for small accounts.

Remembering Srebrenica, Looking to Sri Lanka

At least as many people were massacred by their government in the final days of the Sri Lankan civil war last year as were killed in Srebrenica 15 years ago today.

Remembering Srebrenica, Looking to Sri Lanka

At least as many people were massacred by their government in the final days of the Sri Lankan civil war last year as were killed in Srebrenica 15 years ago today.

Nine Countries and the EU "Dismayed" By Blockade of UN Office in Sri Lanka

Hot off the presses, ten embassies in Colombo issue a joint statement on the protests that forced the UN to close it's offices in Sri Lanka yesterday. Overall, it's pretty weak sauce.

Hot off the presses, ten embassies in Colombo issue a joint statement on the protests that forced the UN to close it's offices in Sri Lanka. 
STATEMENT BY HEADS OF MISSION OF GERMANY, UK, US, FRANCE, ITALY, SWITZERLAND, THE NETHERLANDS, ROMANIA, NORWAY AND THE EU DELEGATION

A Tale of Two Sri Lankas

Sri Lanka tops the list of "31 places to go in 2010." Meanwhile, the International Crisis Group warns that the government has made "little progress" toward sustainable peace.

From the New York Times' travel section, where Sri Lanka tops the list of "31 places to go in 2010."

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