Shanakiyan Rasamanickam, while speaking in the parliament, stressed that China’s involvement poses a grave threat to Sri Lanka’s sovereignty
Sri Lanka and China’s relationship has become more strained after Sri Lanka’s Jaffna University refused to sign a MoU with China’s State Agricultural University, reports ANI.
Wickremesinghe government is in talks with the IMF as it seeks funding to enable the island to recover from its worst-ever financial crisis
Sri Lankan Airline’s future is the most urgent priority, and the government last month instructed the finance ministry to begin its restructuring, ideally by attracting outside investment
UN agencies had estimated in June that 1.7 million out of the 22 million population in Sri Lanka required help
The vessel was drifting with a lot of panicked people gathering on the deck, the rescue centre said
The total debt of Sri Lanka was $36 billion at the end of 2021. Of this total debt, Colombo owes $7.1 billion to China or 20 percent
The disappearances took place 12 years ago soon after the end of the country’s long civil war when Rajapaksa was a powerful official at the Defence Ministry under the presidency of his elder brother, Mahinda Rajapaksa.
There have been street protests in Sri Lanka against the government since early April due to its mishandling of the economic crisis
The draft resolution on Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka’ was adopted at the 51st Session of Human Rights Council in Geneva, with 20 nations voting in favour in the 47-member Council, seven against, including China and Pakistan, and 20 abstentions, including by India, Japan, Nepal and…