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Malaysian security forces to undergo sea combat training in Sri Lanka

Malaysian security forces to undergo sea combat training in Sri Lanka

Malaysian security and enforcement personnel will undergo sea combat training in Sri Lanka to strengthen and upgrade their skills in maritime security control, Malaysian Newspaper New Straits Times reported . According…

Finnish firm to produce alternative energy from sea waves

Finnish firm to produce alternative energy from sea waves

Finland-based AW Energy, an ocean wave energy company, is working with the Government of Sri Lanka to set up a project to harness the potential of ocean wave energy around…

President opens Shangri-La hotel Colombo

President opens Shangri-La hotel Colombo

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday opened the Shangri-La Hotel built in front of Galle Face. This hotel is another stride in the expansion of the facilities for the tourists coming to…

Sri Lanka – Australia Senior Officials’ Talks concluded in Canberra

Sri Lanka – Australia Senior Officials’ Talks concluded in Canberra

The Second Round of Senior Officials’ Talks between the Sri Lankan Foreign Ministry and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade concluded in Canberra on the 16th of November.…

SC asks Centre to clarify its stand on the Ram Setu within six weeks

SC asks Centre to clarify its stand on the Ram Setu within six weeks

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to clarify if it wants to remove the Ram Setu – the chain of limestone shoals connecting Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka…

Royal ANS ‘HMAS Newcastle’ arrives at port of Colombo

Royal ANS ‘HMAS Newcastle’ arrives at port of Colombo

The Royal Australian Navy Ship ‘HMAS Newcastle’ arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit today (14th Nov.). Sri Lanka Navy welcomed the visiting ship in accordance with…

Joint venture company takes over H’tota Port operations on Dec. 8

Joint venture company takes over H’tota Port operations on Dec. 8

The Joint Venture Company formed between the China Merchant Port Holding (CMPort) Company and the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) will officially take over operations of the Hambantota Port on…

Sri Lanka’s economic performance broadly satisfactory in 1H-2017 – WB

Sri Lanka’s economic performance broadly satisfactory in 1H-2017 – WB

Despite significant challenges, Sri Lanka’s economic performance remained broadly satisfactory in the first half of 2017. The corrective policy measures taken in the monetary and fiscal fronts have led to…

Opposition Leader hails Budget 2018

Opposition Leader hails Budget 2018

Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan commended the Budget stating that it included proposals beneficial to all people including the Tamils, while TNA MP Sumanthiran speaking on the same line said their…

Thailand begins talks on FTA with Sri Lanka

Thailand begins talks on FTA with Sri Lanka

Thailand has started negotiations to enter into a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka, said Chulamanee Chartsuwan, Ambassador of Thailand to Sri Lanka addressing the ‘Bilateral Trade between Sri…

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