Colombo: Sri Lankan Airline's plan to revive is currently under pressure as more pilots have exited the national carrier of the Island Nation, media reports said.
Colombo: Executive Director of the Centre of Policy Alternatives (CPA) Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu has said China’s unwillingness to accept the proposed debt restructuring might deprive economic-crisis-hit Sri Lanka of the USD 2.9 billion credit facility, from the IMF.
Colombo: A Sri Lankan court has ordered the police to record the statement of ex-President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on the Rs. 17.8 million found inside the President’s House on July 9, media reports said on Monday.
Colombo: Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe's party might take action against its local government member Sashi Hettiarachci who held a protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in Colombo asking China to restructure Sri Lanka's debt, media reports said on Monday.
Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Education Susil Premajayantha has admitted in the Parliament that schoolchildren were not receiving adequate food.
New York: Amidst Sri Lanka’s worst economic crisis since independence, the UN on Tuesday revised its joint Humanitarian Needs and Priorities (HNP) Plan, appealing for more life-saving assistance to aid 3.4 million people.
Colombo: Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe praised Indians staying in Colombo and other parts of Sri Lanka known as Colombo Expats Cultural Association (CECA) for the contributions they made while the country was facing COVID-19 situation and the economic crisis.
Colombo: Sri Lanka's Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has launched an investigation into a new financial fraud, which involved a Chinese couple, amounting to Rs.14 billion with 8,000 people being victims in a fake cryptocurrency scheme.
Colombo: The nationwide food inflation in Sri Lanka has peaked to 85.8 per cent in September, up from 84.6 per cent in August, it was reported on Wednesday.
Mumbai/Colombo/Bangalore: Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB), together with Sri Lankan Airlines and the International Film Producers’ Association of Sri Lanka (IFPA), recently organized a Film Tourism Promotional campaign in Bangalore and Mumbai to target major Indian movie industries by promoting Sri Lanka as "the ideal film location destination in South Asia".
Colombo: China is trying to influence the local media of Sri Lanka, a media house from the Island nation reported.
Colombo: A Chinese law firm is not entitled to engage in any legal professional work in Sri Lanka, the island nation's Supreme Court has ruled.
Colombo: A leading Sri Lankan newspaper on Monday came out strongly against a slew of taxes announced by the government, saying these will force people to commit suicide.
Colombo: The issue of importing organic fertilizer has dented the relationship between China and Sri Lanka and now the matter has taken a completely new turn.
Two Australian men are due to appear in court on Tuesday after being charged with bribery of foreign government officials to win contracts for two infrastructure projects in Sri Lanka following a long-running investigation by the Australian Federal Police (AFP).