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China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family’s Return to Power -WSJ

China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family’s Return to Power -WSJ

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—China is poised to start building a $13 billion city on Sri Lanka’s seafront, as the island nation located near some of the Read more…

Beijing takes its South China Sea strategy to the Himalayas – Ddefenceaviationpost

Beijing takes its South China Sea strategy to the Himalayas – Ddefenceaviationpost

Just in time for its National Day in October, China completed construction of a new village high in the mountains where the Chinese region of Read more…

Sri Lanka, India & the Maldives agree to strengthen cooperation on Maritime Security

Sri Lanka, India & the Maldives agree to strengthen cooperation on Maritime Security

The 4th National Security Adviser (NSA) Level Trilateral Meeting on Maritime Security Cooperation between India, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka was held in Colombo on Read more…

Doval calls on President, expresses willingness to invest in new areas to develop economy

Doval calls on President, expresses willingness to invest in new areas to develop economy

India’s National Security Adviser Ajith Doval called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this evening and expressed India’s willingness to identify and invest in new areas that Read more…

Sri Lanka expects China US$700mn loan in December 2020

Sri Lanka expects China US$700mn loan in December 2020

Sri Lanka is expecting a 700 million dollar equivalent loan from China Development Bank in December 2020, the Finance Ministry said.

Authorities earlier said the Read more…

Akashi says Japan can be Sri Lanka’s liaison with West
27 Aug
2012
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Akashi says Japan can be Sri Lanka’s liaison with West »

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Japan is willing to help Sri Lanka improve relations with the West, Japanese envoy Yasushi Akashi has told Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa, Read more…

Manmohan Sigh – Rajapaksa to meet on Thursday?
27 Aug
2012
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Manmohan Sigh – Rajapaksa to meet on Thursday? »

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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the SriLankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa schedule to meet on end of this week in Iran.Both leaders would Read more…

With my grace Pilliyan selected has CM of eastern province: Karuna
27 Aug
2012
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With my grace Pilliyan selected has CM of eastern province: Karuna »

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Deputy Minister Vinayagamoorthi Muralitharan stated my grace helped Pilliyan to be the chief minister of the eastern province. This time I would be Read more…

Mervyn creating unwanted tension-DPF
27 Aug
2012
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The Democratic People’s Front (DPF) today said Public Relations Minister Mervyn Silva was causing unwanted tension in Chilaw with his announcement to hold Read more…

Rishad released on bail
27 Aug
2012
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Rishad released on bail »

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The Mannar Magistrate granted bail on the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Rishad Bathiudeen who was summoned in connection with alleged threat on Read more…

T.Maheswaran murder suspect sentenced to death
27 Aug
2012
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T.Maheswaran murder suspect sentenced to death »

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The chief suspect in the assassination of T.Maheswaran was given a death sentence today by the Colombo High Court judge Sunil Rajapakse.Late T.Maheswaran Read more…

Postal voting begins today
27 Aug
2012
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Postal voting begins today »

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The postal voting relevant to the dissolved North Central, Sabaragamuwa and Eastern provincial council election begins today.Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya said that postal Read more…

Sri Lanka stock market roiled by scandal
27 Aug
2012
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Sri Lanka stock market roiled by scandal »

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Sri Lanka’s stock market, once a darling of investors, has seen its value plummet 26 percent in the past year and now faces Read more…

Sri Lanka Muslim party denies any rift, no pressure for party seniors to resign from minister posts
27 Aug
2012
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Sri Lanka Muslim party denies any rift, no pressure for party seniors to resign from minister posts »

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The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), a coalition member of the Sri Lankan government today denied media reports that its leader and senior Read more…

Show ‘visible outcomes’ in reconciliation: Japan to S Lanka
26 Aug
2012
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Japan today asked Sri Lanka to demonstrate “visible outcomes” to the international community on achieving the goals of reconciliation with the Tamil minority, Read more…