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US to support milk production project in Sri Lanka

The United States Department of Agriculture has given its consent to allocate financial assistance for the implementation of a market – oriented...

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Sri Lanka to receive up to $600m from the World Bank...

Sri Lanka to receive World Bank aid as the economic crisis deepens. Sri Lanka will receive $300m to $600m from the World...

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Katchatheevu festival open for Indian devotees

Sri Lanka’s Fisheries Minister Douglas Devananda has assured that necessary arrangements will be made for Indian devotees to attend the Katchatheevu festival.




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Eastern Asia

Shanghi Lockdown: Relocation of Shanghi communities

Efforts to relocate entire communities in areas of Shanghi has been initiated. Chinese authorities are making extreme efforts to fight off the...

North Korea resumes missile tests with first launch in a month

North Korea fired what could be a ballistic missile on Sunday, military officials in South Korea and Japan said, in what would...

Hong Kong to cull 2,000 hamsters after COVID-19 outbreak

Hong Kong warned people not to kiss pets and ordered a mass cull of hamsters on Tuesday, to the outrage of animal...

Over 500 in Tokyo treated at hospitals after falling due to snow, ice

More than 500 people in Tokyo were treated at hospitals on Thursday and Friday after slipping and falling due to ice and...

China manufactures giant tunnel boring machine for Sri Lanka

The Chinese Embassy states that a giant tunnel-boring machine (TBM) made by China Railway Construction Heavy Industry Corp Ltd for Sri Lanka rolled...

South Asia

‘One Country,One Law’ – New Sri Lankan dream in President Gotabhaya’s tenure

One Country One Law Presidential Task Force was appointed by the President of Sri Lanka in 2021 to study the views and...

Katchatheevu festival open for Indian devotees

Sri Lanka’s Fisheries Minister Douglas Devananda has assured that necessary arrangements will be made for Indian devotees to attend the Katchatheevu festival.

Sri Lanka-Pakistan ties contributing to South Asia’s peace, stability: UN envoy

Pakistan’s United Nations (UN) Ambassador Munir Akram told a virtual event marking Sri Lanka’s 74th independence anniversary that the Colombo-Islamabad relationship is...

Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister in New Delhi to discuss bilateral relations

Sri Lankan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor G. L. Peiris is in India on an official two-day visit on the invitation of...

Sri Lankan leaders pay tribute to Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar’s songs transcended borders and gave life to the phrase ‘music is a universal language’, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa...


South Eastern Asia

Malaysia, Sri Lanka to enhance cooperation in digitalization and education

High Commissioner of Malaysia to Colombo Tan Yang Thai paid a courtesy call on Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris at the Foreign...

Covid threatens Thailand Tourism

Thailand had strict guidelines and rules imposed on arrivals of all levels into the country. Continuous quarantine and tedious paperwork for all...

Sri Lanka and Thailand resolve to build on Buddhist Heritage

Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris in his discussion with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Thailand Don Pramudwinai, highlighted that the...


Apple becomes 1st U.S. firm with $3 trillion market value

Apple Inc. became the first U.S. company with a market value topping $3 trillion on Monday (03 January), aided by robust sales...

Chinese property giant Evergrande’s shares have been suspended

Chinese property giant Evergrande's shares have been suspended, due to a crisis at his world's most indebted property developer. The firm...


International Olympic Committee calls for Russia to be excluded from sports

In a sweeping move to isolate and condemn Russia after invading Ukraine, the International Olympic Committee urged sports bodies on Monday to...

Pakistan A team to tour Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Cricket will host the Pakistan ‘A’ team in October and November for two four-day games and three ODIs, Sri Lanka...

Lewis Hamilton claims historic 100th Formula 1 victory at Russian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton became the first Formula 1 driver ever to reach 100 wins after he finished first at a drama-packed Russian Grand...

IPL to be held with limited spectators in UAE

The event organizers of the Indian Premier League announced that limited spectators will be allowed into the stadiums for the event, which is...