Category: International News

  • Kreate Design Singapore Invest 1 Billion in Lotus Tower

    Kreate Design (pvt) ltd of Singapore along with global investor are looking forward to invest USD 1 Billion in Lotus Tower in next 3 years. The company mainly focus on full-fledged casino and an entertainment area including water sports.  The MoU have singed recently in Colombo Sri Lanka, the company have already paid USD 56 […]

  • Mega Maldives flies to Colombo

    Mega Maldives airlines will launch direct flights from male to Colombo. They will operate a Boeing 767, 300 seater flight on Thursday, Saturday and Monday. Founded in 2009, Mega Maldives Airlines, a US-Maldives joint venture has now become the fourth largest international airline to the Maldives flying to Shanghai, Beijing and three other destinations, Jeddah, […]

  • New technology discovers secrets of a lost Cambodian empire

    Archaeologists in Cambodia have found multiple, previously undocumented medieval cities not far from the ancient temple city of Angkor Wat, the Guardian can reveal, in groundbreaking discoveries that promise to upend key assumptions about south-east Asia’s history. The Australian archaeologist Dr Damian Evans, whose findings will be published in the Journal of Archaeological Science, will […]

  • Tesla, Panasonic to collaborate on solar cells production

    Tesla Motors said it would collaborate with Japan’s Panasonic Corp to manufacture solar cells and modules in New York. Under the agreement, which is a nonbinding letter of intent, Tesla said it will use the cells and modules in a solar energy system that will work seamlessly with its energy storage products Powerwall and Power-pack. […]

  • Impact the Ban of Sri Lanka Fishery Product Exports to Europe

    The European Commission has stated that the ban on the purchase of fishery products from Sri Lanka imposed since the island had failed to take necessary steps to halt the fishing while violating maritime boundaries and several conditions imposed by the European Union. Sri Lanka has export around 1,500 tonnes of Sri Lanka fishery products […]

  • Lake House Media Library – News from 1832 to now

    Unearth the facts, the writings, the images of events and people of Sri Lanka in the 20th Century, and even before, in the foremost media library. Use our collection of: Newspaper and periodical hard copy archives from 1832 and digital copies of all ANCL publications since 2012 Photocopies and soft copies of news articles and […]

  • Samsung Mobile Phones loosing Market Position in India and China

    The times are changing. And so are the preferences of Smartphone users in the world’s two biggest markets – India and China. These changes do not bode well for global market leader, South Korea’s Samsung Electronics. Recent industry figures have shown that during the second quarter of the year, Xiaomi, a handset maker in China, […]

  • Passport passback service for UK visa in SL

    The British High Commission yesterday announced that it had started passport passback service for applicants in Colombo from August 11. Passport passback is a userpay service that enables customers to retain their passports for the majority of the application processing period. Such an option will be useful for frequent travellers, particularly business visitors, holiday-makers planning […]

  • Government of Srilanka Supports to upgrade Masulita Vocational Training Centre in Kampala, Uganda

    It is happiest news to see, where srilanka is helping an African national to develop their vocational training centres, especially the Government has taken steps to upgrade the Masulita Vocational Training Centre in Kampala, Uganda. The proposal has been approved by the Cabinet of ministers. It follows a recommendation by Dullas Allahapperuma, Minister of Youth […]

  • Arrested Pakistanis and Afghans in Srilanka is expected to be sent back

    There are discussions going on to sent all arrested Afghan and Pakistani asylum seekers and their families back to their countries as early as possible. The news stated those who visited as asylum seekers came with return air tickets would be sent back and not deported, whereby there would be no record of deportation on […]