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Hambantota Port evaluates container handling options

Hambantota Port evaluates container handling options

Hambantota International Port, a Public Private Partnership project (PPP) between the Sri Lanka Ports Authority and China Merchant Port Holdings is currently evaluating the options of handling containers.In addition, the…

SL, South Korea trade potential underutilized: Heon Lee

Sri Lanka and South Korea should join together in promoting more bilateral trade, said Ambassador of the Republic of South Korea to Sri Lanka, Heon Lee. Currently, the total trade…

SRI LANKA AND VENEZUELA AGREE TO FORGE CLOSER BILATERAL TIES

SRI LANKA AND VENEZUELA AGREE TO FORGE CLOSER BILATERAL TIES

As part of an Asian tour undertaken to promote closer cooperation between the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and Asian countries, the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs for Asia, Middle East…

SriLankan Airlines to make losses for four years after Easter blasts

SriLankan Airlines to make losses for four years after Easter blasts

State-run SriLankan Airlines will lose less than originally feared from Easter Sunday blasts, but the hit would delay a break-even date of a re-structuring plan by another year to four,…

Simmering ethno-religious tensions in Sri Lanka must not be ignored, says UN rights expert

Simmering ethno-religious tensions in Sri Lanka must not be ignored, says UN rights expert

Simmering ethno-religious tensions in Sri Lanka require urgent action by the authorities to strengthen respect for freedom of religion or belief in Sri Lanka, says UN Special Rapporteur on freedom…

ICC Chairman assures support for development of Sri Lanka cricket

Shashank Manohar, the Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC), the governing body of world cricket, met with the President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe during his visit…

Two Indian airline operators show interest in Palali

Two Indian airline operators show interest in Palali

Two Indian airline operators, Alliance Air (an Indian regional airline, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India) and IndiGo (an Indian low-cost airline headquartered at Haryana in India), have expressed…

All National Parks closed for Elephant Census

All National Parks closed for Elephant Census

The Wildlife Conservation Department yesterday announced that all National Parks in the country would be closed from September 13-15 in view of the scheduled island-wide elephant survey. All the visitors’…

NDBIB advisor to Rs.2.8 Bn IPO in Maldives

NDBIB advisor to Rs.2.8 Bn IPO in Maldives

NDB Investment Bank (NDBIB), acting as the sole financial advisor and manager is executing its 2nd initial public offering (“IPO”) in the Maldives with the launch of the IPO of Maldives…

Sri Lanka gets first US$10.3mn train for upcountry line from China

Sri Lanka gets first US$10.3mn train for upcountry line from China

Sri Lanka has imported a train from China for the upcountry line at the cost 10.3 million US dollar (1.83 billion rupees) which will be the first of nine power…

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