President Maithripala Sirisena led Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe led United National Party, former MP Dinesh Gunawardena led Joint Opposition Party comprising a section of several SLFP members including former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and those non- SLFP United People’s Freedom Alliance(UPFA), Opposition Leader Sampanthan’s Tamil...
The Export Market is the only avenue available to develop the country’s economy. Now the European market has opened its doors to Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said. “Earlier, I discussed this matter when I became Prime Minister in 2003. But the government which followed rejected the proposal to...
by John Pilger ( April 13, 2017, London, Sri Lanka Guardian) Australia is sleep-walking into a confrontation with China. Wars can happen suddenly in an atmosphere
Yesterday morning, the US navy launched dozens of Tomahawk missiles, targeting airbases of the Syrian regime, as a retaliation for the chemical attack that happened a few days ago in Khan Shaykhun, killing 72. What is currently going on, and is it wise to intervene? Spoiler alert: it’s probably...
LocalSandasen MARASINGHE  JVP leader and Parliamentarian Anura Kumara Dissanayake said that JVP will stage an island wide strike with the participation of all trade unions against the government's attempt to sell the Trincomalee oil tanks to the Indian Oil Company. He made these observations today at a press conference held at...
by Nicolas Tenzer ( May 12, 2017, Boston, Sri Lanka Guardian) France’s election of a centrist pro-Europe president has offered us all some respite, but, in many respects, the world still seems headed for dark times. There’s bloodshed in Syria with no end in sight, massacres in Yemen, South Sudan...
A dredger pumps sand to reclaim land outside the port of Colombo as part of a $1.4 billion real estate development by China. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads to Sri Lanka Thursday as New Delhi seeks to reassert its influence on the island (AFP Photo/Ishara S. KODIKARA)   India's Prime...
Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake yesterday, denied allegations that 125 officials of the Finance Ministry had accompanied him to the biannual summit of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank at Washington DC. Addressing a media briefing in Colombo yesterday he said that only two officials accompanied him and they were...
The government of Sri Lanka which claimed for the practice of “Good Governance” has ordered the new shipment of ultra-technological tools produced by companies based in Israel to monitor, restore and analyze the data on any type of communications instruments (devices) used by anyone within the Sri Lankan territory....
LocalTags: Print EditionThe Chinese government will provide assistance to ease the impacts of the adverse climate and improve the living standards of the Sri Lankan people, a release issued by the Chinese embassy said yesterday. The release: From April 6 to 8, Yu Zhengsheng, Chairman of the National Committee of the...
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