Sri Lankan Prez says Govt won’t oppose Bill to decriminalise homosexuality

Posted on: September 12, 2022 at 2:00 pm, in
Sri Lankan

The government will not oppose the Private Member’s Law to legalise homosexuality that was introduced to Parliament, according to Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Sunday. However, the bill would need the backing of individual members of Parliament. “We support it, but you must win over each individual member. It concerns their individual conscience,” he […]

Asia Cup 2022: Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka dedicates title win to his country

Posted on: September 12, 2022 at 11:29 am, in
Asia cup

Dasun Shanaka, the captain of Sri Lanka, gave his nation a victory speech after his team won the Asia Cup. Bhanuka Rajapaksa’s magnificent half-century, as well as ferocious outings from pacer Pramod Madushan and spinner Wanindu Hasaranga, helped Sri Lanka win its sixth Asia Cup championship on Sunday in Dubai, defeating Pakistan by a score […]

Sri Lanka’s weak regulatory frameworks responsible for China incurred debt crisis

Posted on: September 6, 2022 at 12:28 pm, in
sri lanka

According to a research media release, the core cause of difficulties behind the loans granted by China are poor regulatory frameworks in the country and a lack of circumspection exhibited by politicians and public officials in making judgments. According to a Verite Research media release, media sources blame China and its lending practises in part […]

IMF agreement gives us confidence, grateful to India: Sri Lankan envoy

Posted on: September 2, 2022 at 1:57 pm, in
IMF

The preliminary agreement with the IMF, under which Sri Lanka stands to receive $2.9 billion to address the ongoing economic crisis, is a “first step” in the long process of economic recovery but will give the nation and investors “confidence” to draw more investments and remittances, according to Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to India Milinda […]

Heated debate between Delhi and Beijing over ship in Sri Lanka

Posted on: August 28, 2022 at 10:06 am, in
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The docking of a Chinese military vessel in Sri Lanka has rekindled tensions between New Delhi and Beijing, this time over Colombo. A day after the Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka accused India of “thorough interference” in Sri Lanka’s sovereignty and invoked “the northern neighbor’s” history of aggression, New Delhi retaliated sharply on Saturday. According […]

Chinese ‘spy vessel’ Yuan Wang 5 leaves Sri Lanka

Posted on: August 23, 2022 at 3:51 pm, in
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After a contentious six-day visit, a high-tech Chinese research ship that had landed at the crucial Hambantota port left the Sri Lankan seas on Monday. Originally slated to arrive at the Chinese-run port on August 11, the ballistic missile and satellite surveillance ship “Yuan Wang 5” was delayed because Sri Lankan officials refused to provide […]