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Singapore rejects Sri Lankan leader’s allegation on trading scam suspect

Singapore rejected Wednesday Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's allegation it was sheltering a former central bank chief wanted for fraud, saying Colombo failed to provide documents...

Oman denies it has agreed to invest in Sri Lanka oil refinery project

Oman's oil ministry on Wednesday denied being part of a $3.85 billion plan to build an oil refinery in Sri Lanka, a day after the government...

Sri Lanka wins record foreign investment in oil project

Sri Lanka announced Tuesday that an overseas joint venture had committed $3.85 billion to a new oil refinery -- the single largest foreign investment...

Sri Lanka accuses Singapore of sheltering suspect in trading scam

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena accused Singapore Monday of sheltering one of his country's former central bank chiefs wanted in connection with a high-profile...

Sri Lanka parliament finally approves 2019 budget

Sri Lanka's parliament on Tuesday approved the cash-strapped country's 2019 budget, which had been delayed by four months due to a power struggle triggered...

Sri Lanka president relents on war crimes probe

Sri Lanka's president backed down Wednesday from a refusal to ask the UN rights body for more time to probe war crimes during the...

Japan to fund Sri Lankan light rail system

Japan's overseas development agency said Monday that it has agreed to lend funds for a new $1.5-billion light rail system for Sri Lanka's congested capital Colombo. Colombo...

Sri Lanka raises $2.4bn as IMF extends bailout

Sri Lanka has raised $2.4 billion as it returned to the international bond market for the first time since a political crisis triggered rating...

Learning the ropes: Sri Lankan ad for hangmen draws 102 applicants

A Sri Lankan advert for hangmen has attracted more than 100 applicants, including an American, a prison service spokesman said on Wednesday, as the country pushes...

Sri Lanka U-turns on war crimes probe

Sri Lanka's president went back Wednesday on pledges to investigate war-time atrocities, saying he did not want to "re-open old wounds" but sparked a rift...