S&P Global Ratings on Monday (Sept. 25) raised its long- and short-term local currency sovereign credit ratings on Sri Lanka to ‘CCC+/C’ from ‘SD/SD’ (selective default).The post S&P raises Sri Lanka local currency ratings to ‘CCC+/C’, says outlook stable appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.
Former Senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe was sentenced to five years in prison over interfering with the police investigations, by the Ratnapura High Court.The post Former Senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe sentenced to 5 years in prison appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.
Sri Lanka squad taking part in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 has been announced.The post Sri Lanka squad named for ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.
The Trincomalee Magistrate s Court on Tuesday (26 Sep.) issued a court order prohibiting the commemoration of Thileepan , a member of a proscribed organisation, in several areas within Trincomalee, on account of the inconvenience likely to be caused to the public.
The Cabinet of Ministers has granted approval to enter into a loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to obtain USD 200 million, subject to an annual interest rate of 2% with a repaying period of 25 years inclusive of a grace period of 05 years.
Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Ali Sabry on Monday, reacting to the India-Canada diplomatic row, said terrorists have found safe haven in Canada and their Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came out with the outrageous allegations without any proof.
Budget proposals for the year 2024 are due to be presented before the Parliament on 13 November by President Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his capacity as the Minister of Finance, Economic Stabilisation and National Policies.
The fifth Asia Pacific Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities, the largest regional environmental event in the Asia Pacific region will convene in Colombo from October 3rd to October 6th. This forum is jointly organized by the Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe has called for a fresh analysis of the life and character of King Sitawaka Rajasingha, a courageous and patriotic king of historical significance.The post Sri Lanka President expresses dissatisfaction with country’s current education system appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.
The reason why the United States sees China as an ever-bigger threat is not just because of its status as the world’s second-largest economy.The post Chinese model breaks U.S. hegemony: former Sri Lankan diplomat appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.
President Ranil Wickremesinghe’s recent visit to the United States has stirred controversy among the opposition, but according to Mr. Ruwan Wijewardene, Presidential Adviser on Climate Change, the nation stands to benefit significantly from the trip.
At nine years old, skateboarder Mazel Alegado has the world at her feet. The youngest member of the Philippines team at the Asian Games – and thought to be the youngest competitor at the entire event – finished seventh in the women’s park final in Hangzhou, China. Now the United States resident has her eyes […]
Zambia’s former President Edgar Lungu has been warned against jogging in public, as police describe his weekly workouts as “political activism”. His Saturday runs with ordinary members of the public and supporters of his Patriotic Front (PF) party have been attracting a lot of attention. Lungu has been told to seek police approval for future […]
By Shamindra Ferdinando Opposition MP Harshana Rajakaruna yesterday (25) said those who had defeated the no-confidence motion (NCM) against Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella should peruse the latest State audit report on the Health Ministry. The Gampaha District SJB MP said the Committee on Public Accounts (COPA) at a recent meeting chaired by State Minister Lasantha Alagiyawanna had strongly [...