10th February - The total number of deaths from Coronavirus in China is now 908 - but the number of newly-infected people per day has stabilised. Across China, 40,171 people are infected while 187,518 are under medical observation. Meanwhile, 60 more people have tested positive on a cruise ship quarantined in Japan - meaning 130 out of 3,700 passengers have...
Provincial Councils are going to be strengthened but they must use the funds given for development, he added.
Shares policy perspectives with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in toto.
However, it is unlikely that either party will let the Tamil issue affect cooperation in other areas such as economic development and security.
Colombo, Feb.7 - Shipments arriving from China at the Colombo Port, have taken a hit following the novel coronavirus outbreak with many local businesses unable to get through to their shippers in China while some have even re-sent their shipments back in fear after they arrived at the Colombo Port, an authoritative source told the Daily Mirror yesterday. Chinese shipments...
Every Divisional Secretariat throughout the Island conducted the Pirith ceremony at the same time, seeking the speedy recovery of those affected by the virus
Colombo, Feb. 6 - Sri Lanka will soon commence construction on a world class theme park along the country's southern coast in order to promote adventure tourism, local media reported here Thursday. Leading international theme park developer and operator, Sim Leisure Group Ltd, entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sri Lanka's Elpitiya Plantations PLC, to set up...
The visit should be seen in the context of Lanka's tense relations with the West and the island's growing ties with China.
But equality of opportunity to all to the exclusion of political and language rights has alienated the Tamils.
Direct State involvement is needed as conditions are unfavorable for self-employment and entrepreneurial development schemes.