Chinese Communist Party assures Sri Lanka support to achieve goals

The Communist Party of China today assured Sri Lanka support to achieve its goals. Guo Yezhou, Vice Minister of the International Department of the Central...

China to boost military ties with Sri Lanka and gift frigate

China is to boost the military ties with Sri Lanka and gift a frigate to the Sri Lankan Navy, a Chinese official said today. Senior...

No other country could better understand the preciousness of Free Trade than Sri Lanka

By Cheng Xueyuan, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Sri Lanka   The year 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening-up and also...

PM says probe on allegations of China funding MR continuing

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told Parliamentarians of the United National Party (UNP)-led United National Front (UNF) today that investigations into allegations a Chinese company...

China to continue support which will benefit people of Sri Lanka

China says will it will continue to give support which will benefit the people of Sri Lanka. The Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka donated medical...

Chinese invite select media in Colombo for meet after NYT report

The Chinese Embassy in Colombo has invited select journalists for an urgent meeting tomorrow (Thursday) following the New York Times report which accused China of...

China rejects “debt trap” allegations linked to Sri Lanka

China and Sri Lanka are committed to pushing forward cooperation on the Hambantota port project and realizing the goal of making Sri Lanka the...

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...

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...

Myanmar dismisses fears linked to Chinese funded Hambantota port

Myanmar has dismissed fears linked to the Chinese funded Hambantota port and said it will go ahead with a Chinese-backed deep water port project in...

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...

China pays final tranche in first investment for Hambantota Port

The final tranche of the investment value for the Hambantota Port concession was released by China Merchant Port Holdings Limited (CM Port) today. The cheque  to...

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 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...

Chinese military delegation holds talks with Army chief

A Chinese military delegation held talks with Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters, the Army media unit said in a statement...

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...

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...

China denies claims it uses “debtbook diplomacy” with Sri Lanka

China has denied claims it uses "debtbook diplomacy" with Sri Lanka and insisted that all agreements are based on a mutual understanding. Speaking to the...

Sri Lanka defends trade deals with Singapore, China and India

Sri Lanka today defended the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Singapore and the proposed deals with China and India, Asia Pacific Daily (APD) news...

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...