Game of Loans: How China Bought Hambantota

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April 03, 2018 07:01 am

The view from Hambantota’s Martello Tower says it all. Built by the British in the early 1800s as a lookout post, the small circular fort occupies a hill on Sri Lanka&rsqu...

What you need to know about Australia's ball-tampering row and why is it so serious

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March 27, 2018 05:35 pm

Hands up if you know how many runs South Africa won the third Test against Australia by? Or if you knew what the score was on day three? Or if, prior to Saturday, you knew there...

Top bottled water brands contaminated with plastic particles: report

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March 15, 2018 11:59 am

The world's leading brands of bottled water are contaminated with tiny plastic particles that are likely seeping in during the packaging process, according to a major study ...

Will 'WhatsApping' money change India's e-payment market?

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March 14, 2018 03:06 pm

WhatsApp is currently testing a beta version of its payment app, which it has rolled out for some Indian users. It will allow users to send and receive money using the popular a...

Preventing the next Emergency in Sri Lanka – OpEd

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March 12, 2018 08:18 am

After several years of ethnic strife and civil war and decisively defeating the separatists, it was thought that peace would prevail in Sri Lanka, that would facilitate the coun...

Has the social media slow down affected the way you do business ?

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March 08, 2018 06:40 am

Owing to the current situation in the country the TRC recently confirmed that all social media sites, including Facebook and Whatsapp, have been blocked in the country unti...

Game of cat and mouse between President and PM continues

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March 06, 2018 07:28 am

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe coming out of a special prayer offering at Kataragama, south Sri Lanka told the waiting provincial journalists he had gone to seek the blessi...

Justice delayed is justice denied

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March 05, 2018 12:52 pm

It was reported that the Prime Minister has appointed a three memberministerial committee to examine ways of expediting cases on corruption and fraud. It’s believed the de...

Sri Lankan government leaders continue fragile coalition

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February 27, 2018 05:06 pm

After more than a week of political wrangling, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe decided to continue the national unity governmen...

Sri Lanka at 70: Looking back and forward

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February 23, 2018 01:09 pm

Like many Sri Lankans across the country, I joined Sri Lanka’s 70th Independence Day festivities earlier this month. This was undoubtedly a joyful moment, and proof of the...

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'Superman' star Margot Kidder dead at 69

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