The move could reduce the strike risk as much as 95 percent, ordering its smaller feeder vessels in the area to slow to 10 knots in blue whale habitats, activists say.
The writer says Sri Lanka's corrupt systems need a shake-up if they wish to avail of the funding opportunities presented by donors.
However, she said that as of now there had been no discussions on the need for her to resign to facilitate Rajapaksa’s entry into Parliament via the National List.
All creditors, including China, have to agree to restructure their existing loans to the island nation before the IMF starts disbursing a US$2.9 billion loan.
Sri Lanka eventually had the last laugh as Bangladesh’s Mahedi conceded a boundary and bowled a no-ball.
Months of acute food, fuel and medicine shortages, extended blackouts and runaway inflation have plagued the country after it ran out of dollars to finance even the most essential…
The military ship is expected to head towards its home port Jiangyin near Shanghai, but it is unclear whether the ship will make another port call while on the way back to China.
Anyone who believes their power and influence on the island is over only needs to examine the circumstances of the visit by the Chinese tracking ship to the southernmost port of…
Cooperation from the United States and India will be essential for alleviating Sri Lanka’s economic crisis, but Colombo must give consideration to both these nations and China…
According to official data from the Sri Lankan government, China is Sri Lanka’s largest provider of foreign debt.