Passport of CHEC senior impounded

Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya has yesterday ordered to impound the passport of San Ya Peng, director of China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC). The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has reportedly arrested him recently at the Bandaranaike International Airport when he was trying to leave the country. Media reports state that San has been accused of not paying the bills …

Sri Lanka, China end stalemate over Colombo Port Project

Mar 27, Colombo: Sri Lanka and China have ended the stalemate over the Chinese-funded US$ 1.4 billion mega development project suspended by the new government and agreed to put the project back on track. Sri Lanka’s new President Maithripala Sirisena, who is visiting China for the first time since he assumed office, had successful discussions with the Chinese leaders affirming …

Bilateral agreements reached during President’s China visit to bring about health service advances, technical training

Four bilateral agreements have been reached during President Maithripala Sirisena’s official visit to China. Chinese President Xi Jinping and First Lady Peng Liyuan officially welcomed Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena  at the Great Hall of the People in Central Beijing, China on Thursday morning. President Sirisena was extended a warm welcome with a guard of honour being accorded to him. …