China’s Sinopec sets up fuel oil unit in Sri Lanka

China Petroleum and Chemical Corp, known as Sinopec Corp, said on Monday it has set up a fuel oil company in Sri Lanka as...

Fourteen Chinese detained in Galle without valid visas

Fourteen Chinese nationals detained in Galle without valid visas, the Police said. The Chinese nationals had been employed in Galle without valid work visas. They had...

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...

China to establish rubber based FTZ in Sri Lanka

China is to establish a rubber based Free Trade Zone (FTZ) in Sri Lanka. The matter was discussed between the Vice Governor of China's Hainan province, Shen...

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...

Over 300 Chinese business delegates attend Sri Lanka conference

Aiming to strengthen economic and cultural ties between the two nations, Chinese telecom and IT giant ZTE Internet Culture Media (Beijing) Co. Ltd. successfully...

China seeks Sri Lanka’s support as allegations mount on Xinjiang issue

China has sought the support of Sri Lanka as allegations mount on the Xinjiang issue. The Chinese Government has been accused of operating a large...

Former Minister says China not easily giving Sri Lanka loans

China is not giving Sri Lanka loans as easy as before, a Former Minister told Parliament today. Former Minister Sarath Amunugama told Parliament today that...

China to help Sri Lanka boost counter-terrorism capacity

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday met with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who is in Beijing to attend the Conference on Dialogue of...

Chinese cement manufacturer to set up plant in Hambantota

A Chinese cement manufacturer is to set up a plant in the Hambantota Export Processing Zone, the Government information department said. The Government information department...

Sri Lanka has no concerns on security of Chinese products

Sri Lanka has no concerns on using Chinese products, Minister of Digital infrastructure and Information Technology Ajith Perera said. Sri Lanka is among 170 countries...

Chinese envoy to Sri Lanka warns the US against bullying tactic

The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Cheng Xueyuan has warned the United States saying China does not want a trade war, but they are...

China honours Sri Lanka with Super Ambassador Award

The Ambassadors of Pakistan, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Malta and Bosnia and Herzegovina to China were conferred Silk Road Super Ambassador Award in Beijing on January 24. Awards...

China defends Sri Lanka’s efforts to protect human rights

China has defended Sri Lanka's efforts to protect human rights in the country and called on the international community to support the domestic process...

President defends Sri Lanka’s relationship with China

President Maithripala Sirisena has defended Sri Lanka's relationship with China. The President, who has just returned after a visit to India, has said that the...

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...

China and Sri Lanka sign loan agreement for Central Expressway

China and Sri Lanka today signed a concessional loan agreement of US$ 989 million for Central Expressway Project - Section I, covering 85% of...

Sri Lanka Navy takes over missile frigate gifted by China

The official taking over ceremony of P 625 ship to Sri Lanka Navy from China was held under the patronage of Chief of Staff...

Chinese cultural fair held in Sri Lanka to mark Chinese New Year

A Chinese cultural fair was declared open in Sri Lanka on Friday night to mark the Chinese New Year. The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka...

PM visits Hambantota Port and holds talks with Chinese officials

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe visited the Hambantota Port today and had talks with Chinese officials in the port. He visited the port while in Hambantota...