A back-of-the-envelope calculation shows the enormous difference in the financials between the Chinese investment in Sri Lanka and that in Pakistan.
29 Jun 2018 6:56 AM
Rajapakse accused the government of trying to sell the airport named after his father to an Indian company at a rock bottom price.
11 Oct 2017 11:20 AM
Sri Lankan officials have said, the port’s security will be handled by Colombo to allay fears that China could use it as a military hub.
29 Jul 2017 5:51 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Mahinda Rajapaksa at the latter's request, the Indian High Commissioner to Colombo said.
12 May 2017 11:54 AM
Weeratunga is alleged to have committed financial misappropriation of USD 14 million while purchasing 4 Ukraine-built MIG-27 aircraft.
08 Apr 2017 5:03 PM
The centrepiece of Chinese plans for a future base in Sri Lanka is Hambantota at the southern tip of the island, 240 km from Colombo.
06 Jan 2017 12:40 AM
The external affairs ministry is always a difficult place to be in if the PM has a strong diplomatic agenda and foreign policy orientation.
30 Dec 2016 12:55 AM