Common man left with no other choice
Consumer Act exhaustive: lacks teeth
In Sri Lanka the mobile industry has eaten into
the national and family economy. Consumer and media are always on
the warpath on the increase of any consumer item. But ironically
silent in arbitrary increase of prices and exploitation by mobile
phone industry. It drains our economy and retards the development
and education though there are indirect benefits at a high cost.
Enemies of the nation
If Bradman Weerakoon, the Secretary to Prime
Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe (2000-2004) and his current chief
advisor and general factotum and if the wife of the Leader of the
Opposition, Mrs. Maithree Wickremesinghe, an academic who knows her
politics, are active campaigners for these anti-national NGOs how
can the people trust Wickremesinghe, who is a creature of both, to
protect the nation?
LPG - today's catalyst...
According to global statistics, the worldwide
Liquid Petroleum Gas production grew by approximately by three
percent between 2005 and 2006, and it continues to do so. In
parallel the consumption growth of LP gas was driven by the Asian
region at a rate of 3.4%, according to statistics in many reports
published in the web, indicate. The cost of shipping continued to
increase in 2007 and eventually the contract and spot prices of LP
Gas rose sharply last year reaching US$ 900.