Rome, Reuters - The Head of the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka on Thursday issued a scathing criticism of the Government over the Easter attacks that killed more than 250 people, decrying a “total lack of interest” in determining why intelligence reports were ignored. Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith spoke of his frustrations just hours before he was due to meet Pope...
The only historically effective way of countering such a destructive global trend is to forge a United Front both at the global and regional levela, says Ambassador Dr.Dayan Jayatilleka.,
The tourism industry does not share the government's optimism about an early recovery, given the paucity of funds and also continuing political unrest.
Sri Lankan President considers that signing any such agreement in an election year as politically suicidal given the nationalist sentiment against it.
June 20 (Daily FT) - An across-the-board expansion in Agriculture, Industries and Services propelled first quarter growth in 2019 to 3.7% in the first quarter of 2019, the Census and Statistics Department said yesterday with the strongest showing of 5.5% growth posted by agriculture. Issuing a communique on releasing National Accounts Estimates for the first quarter of 2019, DCS states...
Mahatma Gandhi had famously said that the ‘World has enough for every man’s need but not for every man’s greed'
China is considering requests for security equipment from the Sri Lankan government on a case by case basis according to priority.
The US embassy cited an overcrowded schedule as the reason. However, cancellation indefinitely postpones a bilateral decision on the controversial Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA).
June 18 (newsin.asia) - For the past 6 months they have been traveling around the island finding ways to learn, contribute and to be mindful, and they are putting it on an app so that when you travel you can find ways to learn, contribute and be mindful. Mindful Pvt (Ltd) is a tech startup based in Colombo, building a...
While other countries couched their anger against the West in generic terms, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani told a receptive audience that the US has been “violating all the international structures and rules".