Indian missionary credited with reviving Catholic Church on island to be canonised during Francis's visit next year.
Two of China's largest port operators and engineering firms have agreed to invest in a $601 million terminal in Sri Lanka's Hambantota port, part of a series of
Chinese President Xi Jinping began a visit to Sri Lanka on Tuesday agreeing to open bilateral negotiations for a free trade pact as Beijing tightened its embrace
When the US$1.35 billion coal-fired Norochcholai Power Station is commissioned by he Chinese President Xi Jinping on his visit to Sri Lanka this week, it is unlikely that the global coal industry will be waxing lyrical about the world's...Show More Summary
As you can imagine, the daily lives of children from inner-city New Orleans and the rural seaside villages of Sri Lanka are very different. Yet nearly a decade ago, I witnessed the incredible similarities both shared after survivingShow More Summary
Pope Francis will visit Sri Lanka next year, Colombo's archbishop announced Friday. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith said that Pope Francis may declare Blessed Joseph Vaz, a priest from the 17th century, Sri Lanka's first Roman Catholic saint during his visit. Show More Summary
The Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) was a commission of inquiry mandated to investigate the facts and circumstances which led to the bloody civil war in Sri Lanka. After an 18-month inquiry, the commission submitted its report to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa almost three years ago, on 15...
Burner filmed in Sri Lanka by Max Brinnich.
A new study on the frequency of past giant earthquakes in the Indian Ocean region shows that Sri Lanka, and much of the Indian Ocean, is affected by large tsunamis at highly variable intervals, from a few hundred to more than 1,000 years. Show More Summary
French photographer Denis Chapoullié went on a trip to Sri Lanka in 2012 with Guerlain perfumer Thierry Wasser; he's turned his photographs into a video. Other than a few shots of Wasser, this has nothing to do with perfume, but it's lovely. Found at Monsieur Guerlain at Facebook.
Picture yourself driving through Sri Lanka?s national parks and encountering leopards. Imagine yourself exploring Japan?s many beautiful temples and gardens. How about soaking up the rays on one of Southeast Asia?s amazing whitesand...Show More Summary
Its detonation is one of the most iconic scenes in movie history. Now, 57 years after it was blown to smithereens, authorities in Sri Lanka plan to rebuild the "Bridge on the River Kwai" to assuage the anger among locals over a controversial dam project. Show More Summary
When it comes to booking cheap flights, the sky's the limit with FlightCentre, the travel agency trusted by expats in Shanghai and around China. This week, beat the heat and fly to 18 incredible destinations in the Asia-Pacific region and North America. Show More Summary
With its prolific birdlife as well as wealth in elephants and leopards, it is no wonder tourists consider Sri Lanka as the ultimate wildlife destination in South Asia. Known as a land of exotic tropical beauty, this island-country is...Show More Summary
Skipper Angelo Mathews scored 93 as Sri Lanka survived a three-wicket burst by Mohammad Hafeez to make 310-9 from 50 overs in the second one-dayer against Pakistan in Hambantota on Tuesday. The hosts, needing a win to keep the three-match...Show More Summary
Holocene Indian Ocean tsunami history in Sri LankaAuthors:Jackson et alAbstract:Sediment cores from Karagan Lagoon in southeastern Sri Lanka retrieved deposits from the A.D. 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and older similar deposits that provide evidence for a tsunami 2417 ± 152 cal. Show More Summary
Alexander Mak/Shutterstock For decades, the United States has been losing apparel manufacturing jobs to cheaper overseas production. With an emphasis on costs rather than quality, companies send work to China, India, Sri Lanka and other countries. Show More Summary
Sohaib Maqsood and Fawad Alam put on a 147-run stand as Pakistan recovered from the brink to defeat Sri Lanka by four wickets on Saturday and take the lead in the three-match series. The tourists, chasing a Duckworth-Lewis target of 275 in 45 overs, fought back after being 106-5 to scrape home off the penultimate ball of the match in Hambantota. Show More Summary