China reacts to being dumped from Sri Lanka housing project

China has reacted to reports it was dumped from a housing project in Sri Lanka. The Chinese Foreign Ministry said that the cooperation between China...

Sri Lanka briefs US State Department on Hambantota Port

Sri Lanka has briefed the US State Department on the Hambantota Port and assured that there would not be a foreign military presence at...

Chinese Navy ship arrives in Colombo

A Chinese Navy ship arrived in Colombo on a goodwill visit, the Sri Lanka Navy said. The ‘Hai Yangdao’ of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN)...

China funded Hambantota Port to be a multi purpose port

The China funded Hambantota Port is to be a multi purpose port, the Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) said. HIPG said it is in the...

Chinese tourist dies after falling from 3rd floor of Nuwara Eliya hotel

A Chinese tourist died after falling from the 3rd floor of a hotel in Nuwara Eliya today, the Police said. The Chinese tourist was on a...

Sri Lanka assures China it will resolve issues around some projects

China had discussions today with President Maithripala Sirisena on issues which have arisen over some Chinese funded projects in Sri Lanka. A Chinese delegation led...

China insists aid to Sri Lanka has never been attached to politics

China has insisted that aid to Sri Lanka has never been attached to politics. China welcomed remarks made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on China...

Hambantota Port signs first TSA deal with Japanese transportation giant

The Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) has entered into their very first Terminal Service Agreement (TSA) with K-Line PTE Limited (KLPL), one of the...

China and Sri Lanka unite in Maritime Silk Road archaeological research

Shanghai Museum has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Sri Lanka Central Cultural Fund on a five-year archaeological cooperation program. Yang Zhigang, the...

Prime Minister defends relationship with China

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has denied the oft-cited claim that Sri Lanka was ceding control of strategically vital ports to Chinese control and said he didn't...

Sri Lanka expects tourist arrivals from China to see significant growth

Tourist arrivals from China are likely to see significant growth following an assurance from provincial tourism authorities in China, Sri Lanka's Tourism Ministry said...

China says Colombo and Shanghai can learn from each other

The Chinese Government says Shanghai and Colombo have lots to learn from each other in metropolitan development and governance. The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, ...

Xi tells President Sirisena in letter he wants to improve relationship

Chinese President Xi Jinping has told President Maithripala Sirisena that he wants to further improve the bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and China. President Xi Jinping had...

Chinese delegation in Sri Lanka to explore investment opportunities

A Chinese business delegation is in Sri Lanka to explore investment opportunities between both countries. The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce said that an 18 member business...

China aims to build houses, roads in Sri Lanka’s north to extend sway

China wants to build houses and roads in Sri Lanka's north, much of which is in a state of disrepair nearly a decade after...

Sri Lanka says it was not ‘forced’ to accept Chinese loans

Sri Lanka's Ambassador to China Karunasena Kodituwakku on Wednesday strongly pushed back recent media reports criticizing Chinese investments in his country, saying that Sri...

Hambantota port officials insist Navy will be in charge of security

Officials at the Hambantota port insisted that the Navy will be in charge of security at the port and not the Chinese. A group of journalists...

China says work on southern railway line extension is progressing

China on Thursday said that construction of a major railway line in the south was proceeding on schedule. Construction of the railway line linking Matara...

Chinese Navy ship arrives in Sri Lanka on a goodwill visit

A Chinese Navy ship arrived in Sri Lanka today on a goodwill visit, the Navy media unit said. The People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) ship Qian...

China insists will not pursue development at Sri Lanka’s expense

China today insisted it will not pursue development at Sri Lanka's expense. Charge d'Affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Colombo, Pang Chunxue said that in...