China involved in almost 40% of Sri Lankan construction projects

Chinese firms are involved in almost 40% of construction projects in Sri Lanka, the Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIoB) said today. President of the Ceylon Institute of...

Chinese Film Festival in Colombo to mark Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year – the 3rd Chinese Film Festival organized by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China and the National Film...

China says Port City being built at an accelerated pace

China’s largest engineering firm, China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), says it is firmly on track with its railway project in Malaysia and is also...

Hambantota port formally handed over to China-led company

The Hambantota port was today formally handed over to a China-led company and Sri Lanka received its initial payment for the lease. Following the signing...

China-Sri Lanka Lanka Friendship unstoppable

By Yi Xianliang, Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka I am going to complete my assignment and return to my motherland today. On February 24, 2015,...

Sri Lanka negotiating “comprehensive” FTA with China

Sri Lanka says it is negotiating comprehensive Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with China and India, Asia Pacific Daily reported. Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera noted that...

China-built railway in southern Sri Lanka starts track-laying

The track-laying commencement of the first phase of the China-built Matara-Kataragama railway extension project has been held in Matara in southern Sri Lanka. The first...

Sri Lanka’s leading wildlife experts welcome China’s ban on ivory sales

Sri Lanka's leading wildlife experts and environmentalists on Thursday welcomed China's decision to ban ivory sales, saying all countries should follow China's example in...

Hambantota harbour workers protest against China deal

Hambantota harbour workers today staged a protest in Colombo against the deal between the Government and China. The deal gives a Chinese company majority shares...

Sri Lanka uses China as example on need to support Government

Sri Lanka has used China as example on the need for the people of the country to support the Government. Dr. Karunasena Kodituwakku, the Ambassador...

Sri Lanka keen to strengthen cooperation with China on agriculture

The Sri Lankan Government says it is keen to strengthen cooperation with China in the field of agriculture, the Asia Pacific Focus website reported. Minister...

Sri Lanka receives a further USD 97.365 million for Hambantota Port

The Government today said it has received the second installment as part of the deal on the Hambantota Port. The Sri Lanka Ports Authority said...

China confident its relationship with Sri Lanka will grow stronger

The Chinese Government today said that it is confident that the friendship with Sri Lanka will grow stronger. Cheng Xueyuan, the Ambassador-designate of the People's...

Sri Lanka assures China will tackle issues related to project deals

Sri Lanka has assured China it will tackle issues related to project deals between both countries. The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Cheng Xueyuan held...

Government notes China is a dependable friend

The Government has noted that China is a dependable friend and has been there during good times and bad. State Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayake...

Sri Lanka sees relations with China growing under Xi’s leadership

Sri Lanka on Friday said it sees the relationship with China growing under the leadership of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Asia Pacific Daily (APD)...

China seeks to push forward development agenda with Sri Lanka

China today sought to push forward the development agenda with Sri Lanka and strengthen the relationship between both countries. The President of China, Xi Jinping,...

Sri Lanka assures China it will actively participate in “Belt and Road”

Sri Lanka has assured China that it will actively participate in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the Chinese Embassy in Colombo said today. The...

China wants focus on key investment projects in Sri Lanka

China and Sri Lanka should focus on strengthening cooperation over key investment projects, Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday told his visiting counterpart from...

China to help Sri Lanka increase market for black teas

China has offered to help Sri Lanka improve the market of black teas in China, a Minister said on Thursday. Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake...