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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…

Sri Lanka: Moving From ‘Tamil Eelam’ To ‘Eelam Tamil’-By R Hariharan
21 Aug
2012
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Sri Lanka: Moving From ‘Tamil Eelam’ To ‘Eelam Tamil’-By R Hariharan »

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Dravida Munnetra Kazagham (DMK) leader M Karunanidhi seems to have quietly acquiesced toNew Delhi’s pressure to shift the focus of his widely publicized Read more…

SLMC engages in protest against a SLMC leader
21 Aug
2012
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A group of SLMC supporters engaged in a protest against the deputy chairman of the SLMC Basir Segudawood today in Erawur in Batticaloa Read more…

Sri Lanka leftists launch online petition campaign urging release of disappeared activists
21 Aug
2012
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Sri Lanka leftists launch online petition campaign urging release of disappeared activists »

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Sri Lanka’s The Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) today launched an online petition-signing campaign in Colombo urging the government to immediately release the two Read more…

Resolve education chaos or face armed insurrection, says TNA
21 Aug
2012
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Resolve education chaos or face armed insurrection, says TNA »

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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) yesterday warned that unless the chaos in the country’s education system was resolved expeditiously, it could lead to Read more…

Sri Lankan government closes all universities due to ongoing academics’ strike
21 Aug
2012
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Sri Lankan government closes all universities due to ongoing academics’ strike »

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The Sri Lankan government today ordered to close all universities except the medical faculties in the country from today until further notice.The Minister Read more…

US embassy officials met TNA Pradeshiya Sabha members
20 Aug
2012
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US embassy officials met TNA Pradeshiya Sabha members »

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Three members from the US embassy in Colombo hold discussions with Tamil National Alliance Chairman of Pradeshiya Sabha today.This discussion held at 5.00 Read more…

The TESO saga that fizzled out
20 Aug
2012
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The TESO saga that fizzled out »

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When the inaugural conference of Tamil Eelam Supporters Organization (TESO) was held on May 4, 1985, its stated objective was to unite Sri Read more…

M’sian govt’s US$1mil contribution to Sri Lankan Tamils is for relief work
20 Aug
2012
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M’sian govt’s US$1mil contribution to Sri Lankan Tamils is for relief work »

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Government’s contribution of US$1mil (RM3.13mil) to the children and war widows of Sri Lankan Tamils is meant for relief Read more…

Akashi due here tomorrow
20 Aug
2012
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Akashi due here tomorrow »

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Representative of the Government of Japan for Peace-Building, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction in Sri Lanka Yasushi Akashi will arrive in the island tomorrow.His visit Read more…

IMF says concerned over resignation of Sri Lanka SEC head
20 Aug
2012
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The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised concerns over the resignation of the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission, observing that the Read more…