Tag Archives: Rolex Award for Enterprise

When Worlds Collide #66: Indian Ocean: Wild West of the 21st Century?

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 12 May 2013 Tuna Wars are hotting up in the Indian Ocean. At stake are the jobs of tens of thousands of fishermen, and nutrition of … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #44: Vaccines without Pain and Needles? Yipee!

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 2 December 2012 Vaccines have been called ‘travel insurance for life’ – their life-saving and life-enhancing capability is second only to that of safe drinking water. … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #38: ‘Surgeon of the Lamp’ Takes on All Accidents

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 21 October 2012 Dr Wijaya Godakumbura is what I call a serial life-saver. All medical doctors have opportunities to save lives. But only a few take … Continue reading

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