Chef Margarita Fores arrived in a “slightly politically restless evening in Colombo.” It was still a beautiful night even if the power lines were cut off. “It was nice to dine by candlelight…inspite of the dark, we had a magical time, and the tireless kitchen team was totally unfazed by the challenge. From the beautiful […]
Sri Lanka paid a Chinese company $6.8 million despite rejecting its shipment of organic fertiliser as substandard, officials said Saturday, even though Colombo is in the throes of a foreign exchange crisis. The state-run People’s Bank of Sri Lanka said it paid Qingdao Seawin Biotech Group $6.87 million in connection with an out-of-court settlement over […]
Sri Lanka was preparing Thursday for a possible major oil leak from the burnt-out cargo ship sinking off Colombo’s main harbour, as worsening weather stalled salvage efforts.
A Japanese firm was chosen by Colombo Thursday to build a new $570 million terminal for Sri Lanka’s main airport, as Tokyo re-emerges as a key infrastructure backer amid a raft of Chinese projects.
Japan’s overseas development agency said Monday that it has agreed to lend funds for a new $1.5-billion light rail system for Sri Lanka’s congested capital Colombo.
China will invest $1 billion in the construction of three 60-storey buildings at a mega-project near Sri Lanka’s main port, Colombo said Tuesday, as Beijing aims to boost its influence in the Indian Ocean.
Sri Lankan authorities have recovered more than $1.3 million stolen from a Taiwanese bank after two men were arrested in connection with the heist, an official said Thursday.
Sri Lankan police have arrested two men for allegedly helping international criminals who hacked into computers at a Taiwan bank and stole millions of dollars, an official said Sunday.