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Sanath Jayasuriya: Ex-Sri Lanka captain faces corruption charges

Sanath Jayasuriya: Ex-Sri Lanka captain faces corruption charges

Ex-Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged by the International Cricket Council with two breaches of its anti-corruption code. The 49-year-old former all-rounder is accused of failing to co-operate with an investigation by the governing body. He is also charged with obstructing the investigation by “concealing, tampering…

PM says no Chinese military base at H’tota

PM says no Chinese military base at H’tota

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has rejected US’ claim that China might set up a “forward military base” at Hambantota Port, describing it as “imaginary”, the Economic Times reported on Thursday.Addressing a programme at London’s Oxford University on Monday, Mr.Wickremesinghe said some people are seeing “imaginary Chinese Naval bases…

Developing Economies Call for Global Action to Contain Risks

Developing Economies Call for Global Action to Contain Risks

Concern over rising risks to emerging market economies were centre stage this week as global Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors gathered in Bali, Indonesia yesterday. Bali hosted both the biannual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Twenty-Four (G-24) developing countries and the annual meetings of the International…

PM opens trading at London Stock Exchange

PM opens trading at London Stock Exchange

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe who is on an official visit to the UK opened trading at the London…

ADB expresses willingness to fund more water projects

ADB expresses willingness to fund more water projects

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) said it was willing to finance more water projects to provide safe water…

Lanka’s reconciliation programme, an example to the world – Norway

Lanka’s reconciliation programme, an example to the world – Norway

Norwegian Foreign Affairs Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide assured Norway’s full support to Sri Lanka’s peace and reconciliation programme…

Sri Lanka’s first social impact funds aimed at supporting social entrepreneurs

Sri Lanka’s first social impact funds aimed at supporting social entrepreneurs

Two memoranda of understanding were signed in New York, launching Sri Lanka’s first social impact funds aimed at…

Millennium Challenge Corporation official visits Sri Lanka

Millennium Challenge Corporation official visits Sri Lanka

A delegation from the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), led by Chief Operating Officer, Jonathan Nash, visited…

World Bank commits US$ 200 million to elevate Sri Lanka’s public health services

World Bank commits US$ 200 million to elevate Sri Lanka’s public health services

The World Bank has committed US$ 200 million to upgrade the standards of performance of Sri Lanka’s public…

South Korea ready to share business, IT know-how with SL

South Korea ready to share business, IT know-how with SL

South Korea is ready to share its know-how on industrial, business and Information Technology since it has made…

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