Chinese get contract to maintain boilers and turbines at Lakvijaya

A Chinese company has been given the contract to maintain boilers and turbines at the third unit of the Lakvijaya coal power plant in...

China insists it has lent “sincere support” to Sri Lanka

China insists its has lent "sincere support" to Sri Lanka and provides assistance to the best of its ability to help Sri Lanka close...

China firmly supports Sri Lanka safeguarding its national interests

China says it firmly supports Sri Lanka safeguarding its national interests. The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Cheng Xueyuan said that China has been actively involved...

US Navy begins military exercise in China managed Hambantota Port

The US Navy today began a military exercise at the Hambantota Port which is managed by China. Commander, Task Force 73 announced the beginning of...

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...

China urges Sri Lanka to be vigilant over external interference

China has urged Sri Lanka to be vigilant over external interference saying such interference can never bring benefits, but only trouble, chaos and disasters. China's...

Gotabaya defends former regime’s decision to obtain loans from China

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has defended the decision taken by the former Government to obtain loans from China. The former Government under then President...

Sri Lanka tells China unfounded claims made on some projects

Sri Lanka has told China that unfounded claims are being made on some of the projects funded by China in Sri Lanka, with ulterior...

China offers to invest in Sri Lanka’s rubber industry

China has offered to invest in Sri Lanka's rubber industry, Minister of Plantation Industries Navin Dissanayake told Parliament today. He said that a delegation from...

China offers support to develop Sri Lankan economy

China has offered support to develop the Sri Lankan economy, following talks held in Colombo today. The Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera...

Sri Lanka says FTA talks with China progressing smoothly

Sri Lanka on Friday said that talks on a Free Trade Agreement with China (FTA) were progressing smoothly. Sri Lanka’s Minister of Industry and Commerce...

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...

Sri Lanka resolves to further deepen relations with China

Sri Lanka has resolved to further deepen relations with China, the Chinese Embassy in Colombo said today. President Maithripala Sirisena, in a message to Chinese...

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 Embassy in Sri Lanka unveils guidebook of consular protection

The Chinese embassy in Sri Lanka released a guidebook offering consular protection and assistance to Chinese nationals visiting the island country. In a ceremony held...

Sri Lanka and China in the eyes of photographers

An exhibition to mark 60 years of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and China was opened today in Colombo. Titled 'Sri Lanka and China in...

Sri Lanka keen for early conclusion of China trade deal

Sri Lanka is keen to reach agreement soon on a free trade deal with China, Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana said Tuesday, describing Beijing as...

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)...

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 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...