Day: July 6, 2018

Ceylon Petroleum Corporation fuel prices reduced

The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation has decided to reduce the prices of fuel. Thereby the CPC will sell fuel at the previous rates.



Fuel prices to go back down?

Speculation is rife that the government is planning to reduce the fuel prices which were increased just today (6), according to political sources.



China dismisses allegations that Sri Lanka faces “debt trap”

China is full of confidence in the future development of Sri Lanka and dismisses allegations that the island country faces a “debt trap,” the Chinese Embassy in Colombo said here Thursday.



Treasury bond scam: Ravi’s company received Rs. 5 million from PTL subsidiary

Additional Solicitor General Yasantha Kodagoda yesterday told the Fort Magistrate court that Perpetual Treasuries subsidiary, W. M. Mendis and Company had paid Rs. 5 million to a company owned by UNP MP Ravi Karunanayake in 2017.



Chandimal named in Sri Lanka test squad despite suspension threat

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been named in the squad for the two-test series against South Africa, even though he may be unavailable due to suspension.



“OUR GOVERNMENT WAS NEVER PRESSURISED TO HANDOVER H’TOTA PORT TO CHINA”

The Rajapaksa regime borrowed $1320 million from the Chinese government for the construction of the Hambantota Port, but the Port Authority or the government did not have the ability to bring in ships to this port, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said. The Prime Minister was making a Special Statement in Parliament yesterday on the New York Times investigative report.



National Audit Bill passed

The National Audit Bill which was postponed several times was passed in Parliament yesterday without a vote.