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India must engage to counteract Chinese supplied instability – Financial Times editorial

India must engage to counteract Chinese supplied instability – Financial Times editorial

India must stand up for democracy in its own backyard as Sri Lanka’s current political turmoil points to China’s increasing role, the Financial Read more…

Bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka says German ambassador

Bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka says German ambassador

Germany’s ambassador to Colombo today criticised the violent scenes in parliament tweeting it was a “bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka.”

“SL has Read more…

British MPs call for suspension of trade concessions

British MPs call for suspension of trade concessions

A group of British parliamentarians have written to UK’s foreign secretary warning that “Sri Lanka’s political stability is at grave risk” and called Read more…

Business community say conduct of MPs shameful and an embarrassment

Business community say conduct of MPs shameful and an embarrassment

The business community in Sri Lanka said that the conduct of some elected representatives in Parliament today was both shameful and an embarrassment Read more…

Speaker calls party leaders’ meeting

Speaker calls party leaders’ meeting

Speaker has called for a meeting of party leaders at 11.30 a.m. this morning (16), the Office of the Speaker stated.

Accordingly, the meeting will Read more…

India must engage to counteract Chinese supplied instability – Financial Times editorial
16 Nov
2018
Written by TELO Admin

India must engage to counteract Chinese supplied instability – Financial Times editorial »

India must stand up for democracy in its own backyard as Sri Lanka’s current political turmoil points to China’s increasing role, the Financial Read more…

Bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka says German ambassador
16 Nov
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka says German ambassador »

Germany’s ambassador to Colombo today criticised the violent scenes in parliament tweeting it was a “bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka.”

“SL has Read more…

British MPs call for suspension of trade concessions
16 Nov
2018
Written by TELO Admin

British MPs call for suspension of trade concessions »

A group of British parliamentarians have written to UK’s foreign secretary warning that “Sri Lanka’s political stability is at grave risk” and called Read more…

Business community say conduct of MPs shameful and an embarrassment
16 Nov
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Business community say conduct of MPs shameful and an embarrassment »

The business community in Sri Lanka said that the conduct of some elected representatives in Parliament today was both shameful and an embarrassment Read more…

Speaker calls party leaders’ meeting
16 Nov
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Speaker calls party leaders’ meeting »

Speaker has called for a meeting of party leaders at 11.30 a.m. this morning (16), the Office of the Speaker stated.

Accordingly, the meeting will Read more…

Families of disappeared urge US to stop Sri Lanka’s genocide of Tamils
16 Nov
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Families of disappeared urge US to stop Sri Lanka’s genocide of Tamils »

Families and loved ones of the disappeared held a demonstration today in Jaffna, calling on the US and EU to urge action over Read more…

Labour MPs urge UK to stop to all deportations to Sri Lanka amid crisis
16 Nov
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Labour MPs urge UK to stop to all deportations to Sri Lanka amid crisis »

British Labour Party MPs have written to the UK Secretary of State, Sajid Javid, urging the government to reconsider its asylum policy and stop all Read more…

Sirisena agrees to fresh vote today
16 Nov
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Sirisena agrees to fresh vote today »

The standoff between President Maithripala Sirisena and United National Party (UNP) led Parliamentarians showed signs of easing yesterday with the Executive agreeing to Read more…

China hopes Sri Lanka can maintain stability
16 Nov
2018
Written by TELO Admin

China hopes Sri Lanka can maintain stability »

China has been closely following the developments of the situation in Sri Lanka as the South Asian country continues to experience political upheaval, Read more…

Schools in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province closed due to cyclone Gaja
16 Nov
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Schools in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province closed due to cyclone Gaja »

All government schools in the Northern Province have been closed today (16) owing to the adverse weather condition instigated by the Cyclonic storm Read more…