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Updated : 7 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], April 8 (ANI): People in crisis-hit Sri Lanka are lashing out at the Port City of Colombo (PCC) project, which is being developed at an estimated USD 1.4 billion with assistance from Beijing, alleging that the government had sold out their lands to China.
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], March 18 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government failed to clear USD 42 million worth two consignments of jet fuel and diesel which is presently docked at the Colombo port and due to the delay in clearance, the foreign company is now claiming a fee for demurrage, the Daily Mirr
Updated : 9 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], February 8 (ANI): China-backed Colombo Port City has again come under the spotlight for wrong reasons after the authorities broke their promise and imposed variable charges on the people visiting the site.
Updated : 10 months, 1 week ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], January 20 (ANI): Prominent Sri Lankan Member of Parliament (MP) Dr Wijeydasa Rajapakshe has accused China of indulging in the economic invasion, corruption and debt-trap diplomacy in the island nation.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], November 23 (ANI): Colombo Port City Project has been approved in haste by the Sri Lankan government to serve China's strategic interest in the island nation, according to a report by Policy Research Group Strategic Insight.
Updated : 1 year, 4 months ago IST
Beijing [China], July 4 (ANI): As China moves ahead to take control of Sri Lankan infrastructure, the alleged deployment of Chinese military personnel in Hambantota continues to evoke furore and concerns.
New Delhi [India], July 3 (ANI): Indian Navy's Hydrographic Survey Ship INS Sarvekshak successfully completed survey action around the site of ill-fated MV X-Press Pearl on July 2 and handed over the survey data to the Sri Lankan authorities.
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 17 (ANI): With Sri Lanka deciding to proceed with the China-backed Colombo Port City project, India on Thursday said that it is closely following the development and hopes that Sri Lanka remains mindful of security in the maritime domain.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 16 (ANI/Xinhua): The carcasses of five dolphins and 31 sea turtles had been found along the western coast of Sri Lanka after the burning of X-Press Pearl cargo ship in the seas off the Colombo Port, Sri Lanka's Department of Wildlife Conservation said.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 14 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has arrested the captain of the MV X-Press Pearl container ship which caught fire on the outskirts of the Colombo Port last month.
Updated : 1 year, 6 months ago IST
Colombo [Sril Lanka], May 27 (ANI/Xinhua): The Sri Lanka Navy on Thursday said it was extinguishing the flames on board the X-Press Pearl ship which caught fire near the Colombo Port on May 20.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 14 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Parliament is set to discuss the controversial Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill, in the special parliamentary sittings next week.