Sri Lanka sees downward trend of Chinese tourists

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sri Lanka sees downward trend of Chinese tourists 

COLOMBO, June 16 — Chinese tourists visiting Sri Lanka since January this year has seen a mediocre increase compared to last year and this may be having a negative impact on the island's lucrative tourism industry.

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Sri Lanka continues to probe over alleged coup attempt

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sri Lanka continues to probe over alleged coup attempt 

COLOMBO, May 20 — Sri Lanka on Wednesday said that it was still investigating allegations of an alleged coup attempt during the January 8 presidential elections.

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PHL Volcanoes seek Asian Rugby Championship crown (Sports)

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on PHL Volcanoes seek Asian Rugby Championship crown (Sports) 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, April 21 (PNA) – Determined to capture the Asian Rugby Championship title, the Philippines Volcanoes will host the Division 1 of the prestigious tournament from May 6 to 9 at the Philippine Sports Stadium in Bocaue, Bulacan.

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Chinese tourists to Sri Lanka up 84% in March

April 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese tourists to Sri Lanka up 84% in March 

COLOMBO, April 6 — china remained the second largest source of tourists to Sri Lanka growing by 84.5 percent in March when compared with the previous year, latest data released here on Monday showed.

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Sri Lanka's tourism earnings grow 6.6%

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sri Lanka's tourism earnings grow 6.6% 

COLOMBO, March 25 — Sri Lanka's tourism earnings kicked off the year with moderate 6.6 percent growth posting USD 248.7 million in January 2015 from USD 233.3 million in the same period last year, official data released by the Central Bank said here on Wednesday.

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Sri Lanka beat Scotland by 148 runs

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sri Lanka beat Scotland by 148 runs 

HOBART, March 11 — Sri Lanka defeated Scotland by 148 runs in their pool A cricket World Cup match at Bellerive Oval, here today.

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Sri Lanka posts 363/9 against Scotland

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sri Lanka posts 363/9 against Scotland 

HOBART, March 11 — Electing to bat, Sri Lanka posted 363 for nine against Scotland in a pool A cricket World Cup match at Bellerive Oval, here today.

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Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bat against Scotland

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bat against Scotland 

HOBART, March 11 — Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat against Scotland in a Pool A cricket World Cup match, here Wednesday. (PNA/PTI)

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Sri Lankan gov't reinstates controversially impeached chief justice

January 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sri Lankan gov't reinstates controversially impeached chief justice 

COLOMBO, Jan. 28 — Sri Lanka's controversially impeached Chief Justice was reinstated on Wednesday as the country 's new government attempts to deliver on election promises assuring independence of the judiciary, an official said here.

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Phuong wins Asian tennis championship title

January 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Phuong wins Asian tennis championship title 

HCM CITY, Jan. 24 — Nguyen Van Phuong won the boys' singles title at the 2015 Asia U14 Tennis Championship, Division II, in HCM City's Phu Tho Sports Centre on Friday.

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