Thailand holidays Koh Chang to Koh Kood: island-hopping around eastern Thailand Thailand’s eastern islands offer the beauty, unspoilt beaches and personal touch missing from more touristy areas and, with accommodation from £18 a night, they’re affordable, too   Hop to it … pier on the island Koh Wai, Thailand. Photograph: Alamy The island of...
It is an old squad by today’s standards. Eight of Sri Lanka’s 15 players have reached the age of 30 while their captain, Angelo Mathews, their one world-class player of the moment, is in his 30th year. This suggests that the Big Three’s investment in themselves is having an effect....
The wanted criminal and alleged cop killer Jayalath Kandambige Chaminda was shot dead in a shootout with the police yesterday morning. Two police officers were injured in the shootout that took place in Meegahajura, Hambantota, police said. They were admitted to Hambantota District Hospital, police said. Police seized a 9mm Browning type...
There’s no better setting to tie the knot than the beach—the whisper of waves is your soundtrack, the blues of the ocean your backdrop. But yes, the excitement of it all only goes a level up when a new place is involved. So, when you’re scouting for the perfect...
Mr. Harith Perera - President, Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators delivering his speech  The 8th Edition of the only Tourism & Travel Fair in Sri Lanka, Sancharaka Udawa, has been announced for the 4th & 5th of May 2018 at an event which was graced by travel and...
  Sri Lanka's participation in U.N. peacekeeping operations began while the country was embroiled in a brutal, generation-long civil war. Yet, even as Sri Lanka refused to investigate alleged war crimes by its troops during that conflict, the U.N. continued to deploy thousands of Sri Lankan peacekeepers to guard some...
Above pic: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic Sri Lanka has a myriad of destinations to experience amid contrasting weather conditions and changing landscapes, such that steering away on a one hour drive from a given point will transport you to a different setting altogether. Two such places offering pleasant...
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: India continues to be one of the poor performers ranking at 154, much below China, Sri Lanka and even Bangladesh, in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare, according to the new Global Burden of Disease study published in the Lancet. The study points that despite the country's...
LocalICIJTags: Print EditionThe Panama Papers investigation has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting, the International Consortium for Investigative Journalists reported today.  The Pulitzer Prize Board lauded the year-long investigation for “using a collaboration of more than 300 reporters on six continents to expose the hidden infrastructure and global scale...
SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the Oneworld Alliance, now connects you to the world via Colombo with daily flights. As Sri Lanka celebrates the 70th anniversary of its independence today, the national carrier invites you to embark on your next journey amidst the...
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