Mahinda Rajapaksa, Leader of the Opposition in the Sri Lankan parliament and a former Sri Lankan President, spelt out a list of do’s and dont’s for improving relations between Sri Lanka and India at The Hindu conclave in Bengaluru.
The Spring Festival holiday is a frenetic travel period in China when hundreds of millions of Chinese return to their hometowns for family gatherings, to visit relatives and friends.
Even though the overall sales figure reached a record high, the growth rate fell from the 10.2 percent witnessed last year to 8.5 percent this year the lowest rate so far.
Since 1949, when the Peoples’ Republic of China was established, China has accounted for over 70 % of poverty reduction in the world, and nearly 30% of the world's economic growth,
By Piyumi Fonseka/Daily Mirror Colombo, February 9: The salaries of Sri Lanka’s tea plantation workers are revised once in two years. The two-year Collective Agreement (CA) between Regional Plantation Companies (RPCs) and the trade unions was to be renewed on October 15, 2018. The new agreement which was signed about two weeks ago was not published, as usual. Trade unions...
Seven decades after independence today Sri Lanka is one of most mismanaged countries in the world, says Sri Lankan author and journalist Latheef Farook.
The Troika system under which three key officials each from India and Sri Lanka kept in touch with each other to sort out war-time issues should be revived to manage the broader relationship, Rajapaksa told The Hindu's conclave in Bengaluru.
"What we suspect in all the deals made by the Yameen regime is a high level of corruption. The sovereign guarantees given to some of the big-ticket projects were two to three times the cost of the projects," a ruling party member said.
Colombo, Feb 7 (newsin.asia) - The Central Bank of Sri Lanka, on Thursday, advised users of the automatic teller machines (ATMs) to only use cards with embedded microchips to avoid ATM fraud and also keep track of transactions, following the rising frauds which were reported over the weekend. The Central Bank of Sri Lanka released the following statement - Payment...
Colombo, Feb 7 (newsin.asia) - Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will impose the death penalty on convicted drug traffickers within the next two months after he vowed to free the country from the drug menace by 2020. Sirisena, informed his Parliament on Wednesday evening that many larger countries carried out executions but smaller countries like Sri Lanka were hampered by...