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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, China to focus on ‘poverty alleviation’

Sri Lanka and China will expedite ongoing development cooperation projects, and increase trade and investment, with “a special fo...

What are Sri Lanka’s prospects with RCEP sans India?

Sri Lanka’s growing emphasis on tapping the emerging Asian market would make the China-led Regional Cooperation Economic Partners...

Resetting China–Sri Lanka relations for a Biden presidency

During his visit to Sri Lanka on 28 October, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Sri Lanka to make a difficult but necessary choice...

Sri Lanka's Gotabaya says has reassembled nation's intelli...

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Wednesday he had delivered on a key election promise to rebuild the island nation&rsquo...

Sri Lanka Air Force gets its first female pilots

Two female officers have been commissioned as pilots for the first time in the history of the Sri Lanka Air Force. Air Force Spokesman...

No final decision on East Container Terminal, says Sri Lan...

Although the Sri Lankan government is yet to declare its final position on developing the strategic East Container Terminal (ECT) at th...

Lanka is “neutral” with a distinct tilt towards China

We now know that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had wasted his time and lung power in Sri Lanka bellowing about ‘predator&rsqu...

Lankan court orders seized Indian fishing boats to be dest...

A court in Sri Lanka has permitted officials to destroy several Indian mechanised fishing boats seized in the last 3-4 years for allege...

Sri Lanka’s president is amassing personal power

Never say Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves things to chance. After decisively winning the presidential election last November, putting family...

Sri Lanka groups slam US disinformation about Sri Lanka-Ch...

Sri Lanka-China friendship groups have condemned U.S. disinformation about Sri Lanka-China relations following a recent visit to the co...

Will not sign MCC deal even in dream: Sri Lankan President

 Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has said that his government will never sign the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) a...

Maldives, Sri Lanka ‘knock-down’ US proposal, refuse to tu...

Mike Pompeo  US State Secretary Mike Pompeo’s visit to the South Asian island nations – Sri Lanka and the Maldive...

Sri Lanka assured of China's help in burying post-war obli...

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, left, pictured with his brother and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, is turning to China...

Lankan Prez tells Pompeo China did not put Lanka in debt t...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits with Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapksa, second right, and Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawar...

China tells US not to ‘bully’ Sri Lanka ahead of Pompeo’s...

Members of People’s Liberation Front, a Marxist political party in Sri Lanka, protest outside the US embassy in Colombo against...

Sri Lanka shuts parliament after coronavirus case detected

Sri Lanka’s parliament has been closed after a police officer at the complex tested positive for the coronavirus amid a new surge...

Sri Lanka president tightens grip with constitutional chan...

Sri Lanka’s parliament has approved constitutional changes that give more power to the president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, leading to...

Pompeo to ask China partner Sri Lanka to make 'difficult'...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will ask Sri Lanka to make "difficult" choices on its growing relationship with China amid criticism...

Sri Lanka Parliament votes to strengthen presidential powe...

With a large majority, Sri Lanka’s Parliament on Thursday approved a constitutional amendment that will concentrate powers in the...

Gotabaya overcomes political challenge amidst virus threat

Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa (R) and his Prime Minister brother Mahinda Rajapaksa: The question remains as to whether the...

Sri Lanka Supreme Court: Constitutional amendment needs re...

The controversial 20th Amendment aimed at enhancing the Sri Lankan President’s powers cleared its first hurdle when the country&r...