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China’s dominance at Hambantota Port worry many

China’s dominance at Hambantota Port worry many

As Sri Lanka celebrated 70 years of independence on February 4 from the UK, its people fear that the country faces a new form of colonialism, which is China. In an op-ed written…

Sri Lanka Malabe – Fort LRT project to commence by Dec 2018

Sri Lanka Malabe – Fort LRT project to commence by Dec 2018

Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Megapolis and Western Province Development says that preliminary work on the Light Rail Transport (LRT) project between Malabe and Fort will commence by end of the…

Sri Lanka Tourist arrivals up 12.6-pct in Jan 2018

Sri Lanka Tourist arrivals up 12.6-pct in Jan 2018

Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka rose 12.6 percent from a year earlier to 246,972 in January 2018 with Indian visitors taking the lead, official data shows. Arrivals from India were…

Wolbachia to be introduced to control dengue

Wolbachia to be introduced to control dengue

An agreement was signed between Sri Lanka and Australia to introduce Wolbachia bacteria to Sri Lanka to control dengue, Health Ministry spokesman said. Health Ministry Secretary Janaka Sugathadasa signed the…

Govt to attract US$ 2.5 bn FDI this year

Govt to attract US$ 2.5 bn FDI this year

The government plans to attract US$ 2.5 billion FDI in 2018 through foreign investment projects. Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama disclosed these facts addressing the gathering during…

Ranil Jayawardena appointed UK trade envoy to Sri Lanka

Ranil Jayawardena appointed UK trade envoy to Sri Lanka

Ranil Jayawardena was appointed as the trade envoy for Sri Lanka by British Prime Minister Theresa May, the British High Commission in Colombo said. Jayawardena will pay an official visit…

Sri Lanka signs the Framework Agreement on International Solar Alliance

Sri Lanka signs the Framework Agreement on International Solar Alliance

The High Commissioner for Sri Lanka in India, Chitranganee Wagiswara signed the Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) at the Ministry of External Affairs of India in New…

Australian largest budget management service to enter Sri Lanka

Australian largest budget management service to enter Sri Lanka

MyBudget Pte Ltd, Australia’s largest and most trusted firm for providing personal budget management services has announced that it will be officially entering Sri Lanka and expanding its operations in…

PM welcomes Prince Edward

PM welcomes Prince Edward

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe along with his wife Prof. Maithree Wickramasinghe welcomed the Earl of Wessex Prince Edward and Countess of Wessex Sophie to Temple Trees yesterday evening. Courtesy –…

Queen Elizabeth congratulates Sri Lanka on 70th Independence Day

Queen Elizabeth congratulates Sri Lanka on 70th Independence Day

The Queen Elizabeth II of England has sent a congratulatory message to Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on the occasion of the country’s 70th National Independence Day. Her Majesty the…