Sri Lanka rejects claims of “Chinese take-over” in Hambantota

Sri Lanka has rejected claims of a "Chinese take-over" using the Hambantota Port. Dispelling rumors of a "Chinese take-over" in Hambantota, Ravindra Jayawickrema, CEO of...

China confident friendship with Sri Lanka will last forever

China is confident its friendship with Sri Lanka and the friendship between the people of both countries will last forever. Huawei, a leading global provider...

China asserts security and control of Hambantota Port in Sri Lanka’s hands

China today asserted that the security and control of the Hambantota Port is entirely in Sri Lanka's hands. The Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka today...

President now says Hambantota Port deal will not be renegotiated

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says the Hambantota Port deal will not be renegotiated. The President, who had earlier said that the deal with China must be...

Minister seeks report on suspicious Chinese power deal

Power and Energy Minister Mahinda Amaraweera has sought a report on a suspicious electricity deal involving China. The Minister has instructed his secretary to submit...

President seeks to renegotiate Hambantota Port deal with China

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has sought to renegotiate the Hambantota Port deal with China. In an interview with BharatShakti.in and SNI the President said that the...

Chinese state councilor congratulates Sri Lanka’s new FM

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday congratulated Dinesh Gunawardena on assuming office as Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister, the Xinhua news...

China looks to cement ties with new Rajapaksa Government

China is looking to cement ties with the new Government led by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Cheng Xueyuan called on...

China sees greater progress in relations with Sri Lanka under Gota

China on Monday congratulated Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his election as Sri Lankan President, saying it is ready to work with him for "greater progress"...

Chinese Navy ship arrives in Sri Lanka

A Chinese Navy ship arrived in Sri Lanka today on an official visit, the Sri Lanka Navy said. The People's Liberation Army Navy ship “Zhu...

Sri Lanka and China to further elevate cultural relations

Sri Lanka and China have agreed to strive to promote cultural exchanges between Buddhists in both countries. The Agreement for the Establishment of a Friendly...

Revised land deed for Colombo Port City handed over to China

The revised Colombo Port City land deed was handed over to China in the presence of President Maithripala Sirisena and Chinese Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan...

US Congressman warns China out to help Sri Lanka monitor citizens

A US Congressman has warned that China is looking to help Sri Lanka monitor its citizens. Congressman Ted Yoho said that some countries seem to...

China donates bomb detecting robots to Sri Lanka

China today donated high tech bomb detecting equipment, including bomb detecting robots to Sri Lanka. The Chinese Government donated several equipment including drugs and explosive...

Protege of Chinese President begins Sri Lanka visit

Chongqing party boss Chen Min'er, a high-ranking Chinese Communist Party official, arrived in Sri Lanka today on an official visit. A protege of Chinese President...

China and Sri Lanka discuss expanding military ties

China and Sri Lanka had talks on expanding the military ties between both countries. The Defence Attaché at the Chinese Embassy in Colombo, Senior Colonel...

China to ratify extradition treaty with Sri Lanka

The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) in China is expected to ratify extradition treaties with Sri Lanka and Vietnam at its...

China awards scholarships to 24 Sri Lankan students

China today awarded scholarships to 24 Sri Lankan students, at a ceremony held at the Chinese Embassy in Colombo. The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka,...

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...

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...