Sri Lanka’s inflation is expected to significantly cool in the coming months after peaking near 70% this year, and the nation may gradually relax a currency band as inflows improve, central bank governor Nandalal Weerasinghe said.The post Sri Lanka’s inflation expected to significantly cool in the coming months – CBSL Governor appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in ...
China is extremely worried about the status of Confucius institutes operating out of British universities after Rishi Sunak took over as Prime Minister. Sunak had come hard on China in July while racing for the coveted post as he promised to ban all 30 Confucius Institutes in the UK if he came to power. The […]
BY Lili Bayer At one end, China hawks like the U.S. are trying to converge NATO’s goals with their own desire to constrain Beijing. At the other are China softliners like Hungary who want to engage Beijing. Then there’s a vast and shifting middle: hawks that don’t want to overly antagonize Beijing; softliners that still […]
Introduction: There were a lot of mummering’s surrounding President Xi Jinping in the lead up to the 20th National Party Congress, with the news of a coup occurring in the PRC with the PLA overthrowing the current Xi led regime. However, all this was in naught, with the latter being stated as a hoax. When the […]
President Xi Jinping revives interaction with world leaders after securing his third term of power at the communist party’s 20th congress last month. He makes it apparent that in full control of power internally, he now wants to bolster China’s image in the world as its tensions rise with the West. Within days of the […]
A press conference was organized by All India Shia Hussaini Fund today at Shia Degree College. The press conference was attended by Shia clerics Maulana Yasoob Abbas, Maulana Saif Abbas, Maulana Ejaz Athar, Maulana Jafar Abbas and Secretary of Hussaini Fund Mehdi Hasan. addressed jointly. Addressing the press conference, Shia religious leaders said that Hussaini […]
No conversation on the rule of law can be complete without a discussion on access to justice for citizens across the Commonwealth, said the Commonwealth Secretary-General the Rt Hon Patricia Scotland, at the opening ceremony of the 2022 Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting (CLMM), this week. The Commonwealth is an association of 56 countries, home to […]
The Security Council was briefed by Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, Ruchira Kamboj about the crucial aspects of the work that is taken care of by the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) and the efforts of CTC under India’s Chairship of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED). ‘As Chair of the Security Council Counter-Terrorism […]
By N Sathiya Moorthy Talking to newsmen in Colombo recently, former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, CBK, said that the nation demanded a ‘radical system-change’ and voters much elect someone who can do it. In context, she referred to the hugely successful Aragalaya protests earlier in the year and pointed out how they were unprecedented and […]
Iran is ready to fulfil the energy needs of India, said Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri who is visiting India as part of political consultations between the two countries. “Both countries enjoy different types of cooperation in the economic sphere. They are partners and complete each other — their economies are complementary. Iran enjoys […]
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of India. During the meeting, which took place in New Delhi, the two ministers discussed ways of strengthening the historic UAE-India relations, under the framework of the comprehensive strategic partnership between their countries. They...
Niclas Fullkrug gave Germany a precious point against Spain as they fight for World Cup survival. Germany’s hopes of reaching the knockout phase had been given an unlikely lifeline earlier on Sunday when Costa Rica beat Japan when any other result would have meant defeat by Spain would send them out. Hansi Flick’s side still […]
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underscore need to amend Exchange Control Act By Shamindra Ferdinando MP Gevindu Cumaratunga, who represents the SLPP dissidents, yesterday (27) alleged that the incumbent government was yet to bring enough pressure to bear on those who had parked as much as USD 36 billion overseas to bring the money back.Cumaratunga said the government’s failure to […]
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar recently held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. Both leaders spoke on a wide range of issues pertaining to bilateral, regional and global matters. During the meeting, the Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said, “Covid, trade difficulties have taken a toll on the global economy, and […]
The dramatic fuel shortages that accompanied mass protests in Sri Lanka earlier this year may have eased, but for millions of Sri Lankans the economic crisis is worse than ever, said a report by the Amnesty International. It said: This month, the United Nations renewed a humanitarian appeal, stating that 28 percent of the population faces […]
By Rex Clementine Heavy rain forced match officials to call off the second One-Day International between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan at the Pallekele International Stadium on Sunday.Set a target of 229 runs to win, Sri Lanka had reached 10 for no loss in 1.4 overs when rains came down forcing the players indoors. Rain didn’t […]