Daily archives: April 15th, 2017

Meethotamulla garbage dump collapsed

16 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

At least 16 people were killed and more than 600 others fled their homes after a massive mound of garbage collapsed on part of a poor neighborhood near Sri Lanka’s capital during festivities to mark the local new year



Chinese tourists to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka expecting increase in Chinese tourist arrivals in 2017

Sri Lanka is expecting a substantial increase in Chinese tourists this year as more resorts and hotels throughout the country are putting in place to cater to the Chinese market



Meethotamulla garbage dump collapsed

Meetotamulla tragedy; death toll reaches 10

Nine more persons died while receiving treatment at the National hospital, following the Meetotamulla garbage dump collapse, bringing the death toll to ten, hospital sources said.