US report accuses China of using “debtbook diplomacy” with Sri Lanka

The Chinese Government is leveraging billions of dollars in debts to gain political leverage with developing countries across Asia and the Pacific including Sri...

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...

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...

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 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...

China insists will not pursue development at Sri Lanka’s expense

China today insisted it will not pursue development at Sri Lanka's expense. Charge d'Affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Colombo, Pang Chunxue said that in...

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...

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...

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 says work on southern railway line extension is progressing

China on Thursday said that construction of a major railway line in the south was proceeding on schedule. Construction of the railway line linking Matara...

Chinese Navy ship arrives in Sri Lanka on a goodwill visit

A Chinese Navy ship arrived in Sri Lanka today on a goodwill visit, the Navy media unit said. The People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) ship Qian...

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...