Search For "hambantota port"
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 15 (ANI): China is building yet another enclave in Sri Lanka, Colombo Port City (CPC), raising concerns not only about its impact on local livelihood and traditional ways of being but even on the environment and the sovereign status of the land that would constitute
Updated : 3 months ago IST
Tel Aviv [Israel], June 21 (ANI): Chinese loans have surpassed lending by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund combined together. It has become the largest global overseas creditor accounting for close to 65 per cent of the world's official bilateral debt with outstanding forei
Updated : 4 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], April 22 (ANI): Sri Lankan authorities expelled a China-bound cargo ship that entered the Port of Hambantota on Tuesday without revealing that it had stored radioactive uranium.
Updated : 6 months ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], March 22 (ANI): Sri Lanka's ambassador to China Palitha Kohona on Monday dismissed suggestions that the country is planning to extend a 99-year lease granted to Beijing to run the Hambantota port.
Updated : 6 months, 1 week ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], March 13 (ANI): After reports of Chinese-made doormats featuring Sri Lanka's national flag being sold online surfaced on social media, the Sri Lankan Foreign Ministry has raised its concerns with China and had called for a full-scale inquiry into the sale of such doormat
Updated : 2 years, 5 months ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Apr 7 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Saturday that the security and operations of the strategic Hambantota port are managed by his country and not by other nations.
Updated : 2 years, 7 months ago IST
Colombo (Sri Lanka), Jan 23 (ANI): A Chinese firm is to set up a cement plant in Hambantota where Beijing already controls the strategic port, in an indication of China's increasing footprint in Sri Lanka.
Updated : 3 years, 1 month ago IST
Washington D.C (United States of America), Aug 14 (ANI): In a move to counter China's increasing influence on Sri Lanka, the United States has announced that it would grant the Indian ocean island a $39 million to boost its maritime security.
Updated : 3 years, 2 months ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], June 28 (ANI): People these days wonder if Pakistan has started going the way of Sri Lanka with its growing engagement with China and in regard to taking loans and working in close cooperation with the latter.
Updated : 3 years, 5 months ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], April 20 (ANI): The Hambantota Port in Sri Lanka in which China has a 70 percent stake, is being seen by shipping analysts and other experts as a virtual white elephant because most ships passing through the Indian Ocean don't stop to unload their cargo.
Gwadar [Pakistan], Apr 15 (ANI): China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which aims to build a trade and infrastructure network connecting Asia with Europe and Africa along the ancient trade routes of Silk Road, has hit a roadblock in seven countries, according to a recent report.
Updated : 3 years, 6 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Feb 27 (ANI): Sri Lankan army chief Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne on Tuesday clarified that the claims about the Hambantota port in southern Sri Lanka being utilised as a foreign military base was false.