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Couple held with gems and jewelry

Couple held with gems and jewelry

A Sri Lankan couple has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake for attempting to smuggle gold jewelry and gemstones worth over Rs 1 million out of the country. MORE..

June 9, 2015  11:02 am|

Sri Lankan drug dealer arrested in Beijing with ice

Sri Lankan drug dealer arrested in Beijing with ice

A Sri Lankan national has been arrested by Chinese police officers for the possession of crystal methamphetamine, an illegal drug popularly known as ice, following a crackdown on drug dealers students of targeting international schools in Beijing. MORE..

May 9, 2015  12:35 pm|

No room for any family to control country again President

No room for any family to control country again  President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that with the proposed amendments to the Constitution, the government will not leave room in the future for any single family to control the country ever again. MORE..

April 16, 2015  02:52 pm|

China ready to sign friendship treaties with SL: Xi Jinping

China ready to sign friendship treaties with SL: Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping said that China stands ready to sign treaties of friendship and cooperation with all its neighbours including Sri Lanka to provide strong support for the development of bilateral relations as well as prosperity and stability in the region. MORE...

March 28, 2015  11:55 am|

Sirisena heads to China to smooth ruffled ties

Sirisena heads to China to smooth ruffled ties

Sri Lankas new president heads to Beijing this week for talks with Chinas leadership, seeking to smooth ruffled feathers after scuttling Chinese-funded projects and seeking stronger ties with regional rival India. MORE...

March 24, 2015  10:19 am|

Sri Lanka is not anti-China but mainland firms wont get carte blanche: Ravi

Sri Lanka is not anti-China but mainland firms wont get carte blanche: Ravi

Sri Lankas new leadership is not targeting China and only wants its help to fight corrupt deals orchestrated by the last government, the island nations finance minister said, even as he ratcheted up rhetoric against Chinese companies he said were once given carte blanche in his country. MORE...

March 9, 2015  03:03 pm|

China says Sri Lanka loans made based on consensus

China says Sri Lanka loans made based on consensus

Chinas loans to Sri Lanka were made based on consensus through talks between the two countries and at Sri Lankas request, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after Sri Lankas foreign minister expressed concern about the loans. MORE...

March 2, 2015  04:02 pm|

China formally backs trilateral partnership with India, Sri Lanka

China formally backs trilateral partnership with India, Sri Lanka

China on Friday formally backed a trilateral partnership with India and Sri Lanka to establish a Maritime Silk Road (MSR) and promote the rise of Eurasia. MORE..

February 28, 2015  10:37 am|

Sri Lanka says China to be consulted on any project re-think

Sri Lanka says China to be consulted on any project re-think

Sri Lanka will not make any decision on Chinese projects it is reviewing until it consults China, Sri Lankas foreign minister said on Friday, pledging that his new government would welcome Chinese investors. MORE..

February 27, 2015  05:53 pm|

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