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...

Sri Lanka, China sign deal to co-build dendro power plant

Sri Lanka and China on Friday signed a joint venture agreement to construct Sri Lanka's largest dendro power plant in Moneragala in the country's...

Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka breaks silence on news report

The Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka today broke its silence over a New York Times report published recently which revealed that China had funded former...

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 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...

Maldives defends China FTA; confident of Sri Lanka ties

By Easwaran Rutnam The Maldives Government today defended a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China and also expressed confidence over its relationship with Sri Lanka. Addressing...

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...

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...

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...

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...

China’s free trade talks with Sri Lanka hit major hurdles

Talks between China and Sri Lanka for a free trade agreement have hit major hurdles, mainly because Beijing will not agree to Colombo’s demand...

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...

China assures no hidden conditions to its assistance to Sri Lanka

China today assured there are no hidden conditions attached to its assistance offered to Sri Lanka. The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Cheng Xueyuan had given...

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...

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...

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...

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 Ambassador and four new envoys present credentials

The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka was among five new envoys who presented their credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena today. The new Ambassador of China...

Over 6000 Chinese employed in Sri Lanka on projects

Over 6000 Chinese are employed in Sri Lanka on various projects, the Chinese Embassy in Colombo said. Yang Zuoyuan, the Economic and Commercial Counselor at...

Sri Lanka expects relations with China to further strengthen

Sri Lanka expects relations with China to further strengthen, Parliament Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said today. He said this when he met the newly appointed Chinese...