Sri Lanka

China reaffirms financial support for Sri Lanka

BEIJING — China has said it would continue to support Sri Lanka, as the crisis-hit island nation’s prime minister on Saturday…

2 months ago

5 killed in shooting in Southern Sri Lanka

COLOMBO – Five persons were killed in a shooting incident on Monday morning in Beliatta in the Southern Province of…

4 months ago

Sri Lanka approves free visas for Malaysians, visitors from 6 other countries

MOSCOW – The Sri Lankan government has approved temporarily waiving visa fees for tourists from Russia, China and India, among…

7 months ago

Malaysia and Sri Lanka to strengthen bilateral ties

NEW YORK – Malaysia and Sri Lanka have agreed to strengthen their bilateral ties in various sectors. Prime Minister Datuk…

8 months ago

Sri Lanka records lowest inflation since economic crisis

INFLATION in crisis-hit Sri Lanka eased to 4.0 percent in August, the lowest since before last year's unprecedented financial crisis,…

9 months ago

Cash-strapped Sri Lanka to restructure domestic debt

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka | Sri Lankan authorities have declared a five-day closure of financial markets from Thursday ahead of a…

11 months ago

Sri Lanka’s airline posts $525m annual loss

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka | Cash-strapped Sri Lanka’s national airline announced a staggering $525 million annual loss on Friday.  With nearly…

1 year ago

India’s troubled Adani invests in bankrupt Sri Lanka

COLOMBO • Cash-strapped Sri Lanka on Thursday announced its first major foreign investment since it declared bankruptcy, approving a US$442…

1 year ago

Sri Lanka ends resort blackouts to woo back tourists

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka | Sri Lanka said Thursday it was reorganising its blackout-prone electricity grid to guarantee power to tourist…

1 year ago

Hilton’s Wedding Sale offers 20% discount and giveaways

HILTON Worldwide Holdings Inc is celebrating the big “I Do” with a Wedding Sale across Malaysia, the Philippines and Sri…

2 years ago

Govt agrees to recruitment of 10,000 workers from Sri Lanka

THE Cabinet has agreed to the recruitment of 10,000 workers from Sri Lanka after taking into account the state of the…

2 years ago

Ousted Sri Lankan leader faces arrest calls after return

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Deposed Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa faced calls for his arrest Saturday after returning home from…

2 years ago

Ex-president Rajapaksa set to return to Sri Lanka on Friday

SRI LANKA'S former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa (picture) is set to return to the island nation as early as Friday after he…

2 years ago