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Japan firm eyes electric three wheeler plant in Sri Lanka

Japan firm eyes electric three wheeler plant in Sri Lanka

Tokyo-based Future Science Research Inc, has expressed interest in starting an electric three wheeler factory in Sri Lanka catering to the domestic market, the ministry of industries said. FRSI Chairman…

Mangala leads lankan delegation to adb manila confab

Mangala leads lankan delegation to adb manila confab

Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera will lead the Sri Lankan delegation at the 51st Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board of Governors’ Annual Meeting 2018 at the ADB Headquarters…

Sri Lanka’s central bank profits double to Rs48bn

Sri Lanka’s central bank profits double to Rs48bn

Sri Lanka’s central bank posted profits of 48.3 billion rupees in the year to December 2017, up 118 percent from a year earlier, amid high inflation and currency depreciation, despite…

Cuba pledged to support Sri Lanka’s health sector

Cuba pledged to support Sri Lanka’s health sector

The Cuban Government pledged extended its fullest support to develop the Sri Lankan health sector, Health Ministry spokesman said today. The Cuban public Health Minister Roberto Morales Ojeda pledged to…

India’s rice exports surge to record high in 2017-18

India’s rice exports surge to record high in 2017-18

India’s rice exports surged 18 per cent from a year ago to a record 12.7 million tonnes in 2017-18 on good demand for non basmati rice from Bangladesh, Benin and…

Two LTTE supporters get 10-year jail

Two LTTE supporters get 10-year jail

The district court has convicted two supporters of the proscribed Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), who had procured cyanide capsules in a bid to revive the militant organisation, under…

US Navy Hospital Ship Mercy in Trinco

US Navy Hospital Ship Mercy in Trinco

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy arrived in Trincomalee wendsday(25), to conduct the 2018 Pacific Partnership mission. Pacific Partnership 2018, would continue through May 8 and will feature U.S.…

Party chief receives Sri Lankan Parliament Speaker

Party chief receives Sri Lankan Parliament Speaker

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Việt Nam Central Committee Nguyễn Phú Trọng on April 24 received Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament Karu Jayasuriya, who is paying an…

Vietnamese, Sri Lankan top legislators hold talks

Vietnamese, Sri Lankan top legislators hold talks

Việt Nam and Sri Lanka have agreed to maintain and intensify the exchange of all-level delegations of their legislative bodies, particularly special committees, in order to share information and experience…

The forgotten people: on Sri Lankan refugees

The forgotten people: on Sri Lankan refugees

In recent months, the focus of the media has been on the Rohingya refugees in India. But the plight of Sri Lankan refugees, who have been here for nearly 35…