SriLankan Airlines has entered into a first-ever interline partnership with Virgin Australia that will strengthen the airline s network in Australia and offer customers extensive connections across the land down under and beyond.
Fitch Ratings has upgraded Sri Lanka s Long-Term Local-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to CCC- from RD (Restricted Default). Fitch typically does not assign Outlooks to sovereigns with a rating of CCC+ or below. The Long-Term Foreign-Currency IDR has been affirmed at RD and the Country Ceiling at B- .
Six wild elephants were killed in two separate train accidents in Sri Lanka, the Police and wildlife officers said. The accidents had occurred in Batticaloa and Galgamuwa. In one accident, four elephants were killed when a night mail train operating from Colombo to Kankasanthurai crashed into the elephants near Galgamuwa Three elephants were killed on […]
The Ministry of Defence has issued a deadline to renew firearm licenses for the year 2024. Issuing a statement, the Ministry of Defence said that the renewal of firearm licenses of individuals and institutions for the year 2024 will be carried out from 01 October 2023 to 31 December 2023. The Ministry of Defence said […]
Taiwan has unveiled its first domestically-made submarine as it bolsters its defences against a possible Chinese attack. President Tsai Ing-wen presided over the launch ceremony in the port city of Kaohsiung on Thursday. US officials have warned that China could be militarily capable of mounting an invasion within the next few years. Taiwan is a […]