President Xi sends greetings to Mahinda

Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent New Year greetings to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The greeting was conveyed to Rajapaksa by the Chinese Ambassador to Sri...

Action to be taken on violation of local laws at Chinese sites in Sri...

Minister of National Integration, Official Languages, Social Progress and Hindu Religious Affairs, Mano Ganesan says action is to be taken on the violation of...

Chinese Ambassador to Russia holds talks with Sri Lankan envoy

Sri Lanka's Ambassador to Russia Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka met with Li Hui, the Ambassador of China to the Russian Federation, at the Chinese embassy...

China donates water purifiers to CKD affected parts of Sri Lanka

China has donated water purifiers to Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) affected parts of Sri Lanka. China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) donated six water purifiers to...

China to help strengthen fruit value chain in Sri Lanka

China is to help strengthen the fruit value chain in Sri Lanka and an agreement to that effect was signed at the Food and...

China insists loans are not causing problems for Sri Lanka

China has again rejected the opinion that China is “becoming a supplier of political instability” and sets a “debt-trap” for Sri Lanka and other...

Questions raised over deal with China on Colombo port

Questions were raised in Parliament today over the deal reached with two Chinese companies on the Colombo port. United National Party member Ajith P. Perera...

China secures deals to improve facilities at Colombo port

Two Chinese companies have been awarded contracts to improve facilities at the Jaya Container Terminal of the Colombo port. The Government said that one Chinese...

China urges Sri Lanka to promote bilateral ties under BRI

China has urged Sri Lanka to concentrate in promoting bilateral pragmatic cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) framework. The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Cheng...

Namal defends Chinese funded projects in Sri Lanka

Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa, son of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, defended the projects funded by China in Sri Lanka. In an interview with India Today, Namal...

Chinese subs will not be allowed to dock in Sri Lanka

Chinese submarines will not be allowed to dock in Sri Lanka, newly appointed Foreign Minister Sarath Amunugama said. He told India Today that just because...

Ranjan claims some UNP MPs bought by China

United National Parliamentarian (UNP) Ranjan Ramanayake today claimed that some UNP MPs have been bought over by China to support Mahinda Rajapaksa. Speaking at the...

Chinese envoy meets Mahinda with message from Xi

The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Cheng Xueyuan, met Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at his Colombo residence today. At the meeting he had conveyed a...

At Sri Lanka conference China seeks role in Indian Ocean security

China today sought a bigger role in Indian Ocean security saying no single country can handle the process. Speaking at the Galle Dialogue 2018 in...

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...