China Tells India To Stay Off Sri Lanka - Forbes

After claiming South China Sea to be its own sea, telling America to stay off its islands, China is reaching for the Indian Ocean, telling India to stay off Sri Lanka. That's something investors in Southeast Asian markets should keep a wary eye on, as ...and more »

SL urges Bangladeshi investment in pharmaceutical sector - Dhaka Tribune

Sri Lanka has sought investment from Bangladesh in pharmaceutical sector as there is a huge demand for Bangladeshi products. Sri Lankan Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen made the call at a recently held meeting with Dhaka Chamber ...and more »

Sri Lankan foreign minister raises concerns over Trump's economic policies - World Socialist Web Site

US President Donald Trump's trade threats and nationalist policies have shocked sections of the ruling elite in Sri Lanka as the island-nation faces an increasingly desperate economic crisis. Deputy Foreign Minister Harsha de Silva gave voice to these ...and more »

The Changing Role of the USA in World Affairs - IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters

HMGS Palihakkara is Sri Lanka's former Permanent Representative to the UN and a former Foreign Secretary at the Sri Lanka Ministry of Foreign Affairs. COLOMBO (IDN) - Commentators may have a rich diversity of views about costs and benefits of the ...and more »

Bangladeshi pharmaceuticals are of int'l standard: Lankan minister - Prothom Alo (English)

Sri Lankan Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen has said Bangladeshi pharmaceuticals are of international standard which are being exported ...and more »

No Escape For Traumatised Pakistani Refugees In Sri Lanka | The ... - Sunday Leader

Young choir members sing hymns in Sri Lanka's southern city of Negombo. They are singing for strength and patience in difficult times. Unlike Sinhala or Tamil, ...and more »

Sri Lanka calls for more private sector initiated partnerships to invest in the country - Colombo Page

Feb 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka is moving away from taxpayer-funded Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), which has been the norm, and switching to privately funded PPPs, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen said. "Prime Minister Ranil ...and more »

Sri Lankan war survivors urge UN to push for speedy justice for abuses - Thomson Reuters Foundation

COLOMBO, Feb 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Families whose loved ones disappeared during Sri Lanka's civil war have called on the United Nations to pressure the government to speed up a war crimes probe after a senior minister said it would take ...and more »

Sri Lanka to ask UN for more time to probe war crimes - BusinessGhana

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka says it needs more time to fulfill promises given to the U.N. human rights body to investigate war crime allegations from the nation's long civil war, which ended nearly eight years ago. Foreign Minister Mangala ...and more »

Sri Lanka: Ronnie de Mel told US that he has little faith in forces — CIA - Sri Lanka Guardian

(February 11, 2017, Boston — Hong Kong SAR, Sri Lanka Guardian) “US Embassy officials say de Mel, 61-one of the Cabinet's most effective members-plays an important role in financial decision making but is not heavily involved in political or military ...and more »