Sri Lanka celebrates 4th anniversary of war victory
May 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka this morning staged an extravagant military parade at the Galle Face Green in Colombo to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the monumental victory over the terrorist war waged by the Tamil Tiger rebels for three decades.
Sri Lankan President's speech at the 4th anniversary of war victory
May 18, Colombo: Today we have the fourth opportunity to celebrate with dignity the great victory of our Motherland.
Tue May 14, 2013
Geoffrey Kent, Abercrombie & Kent
IT could be the world's most expensive holiday - a $100,000 round-the-world jaunt visiting everywhere from the remote Easter Island to the glamour playground of Monte Carlo by private jet.
Mon May 13, 2013
Japan Visitor Blog
Japanese Hairdresser Names II
Here are a few more odd Japanese signs for your amusement. First up is a hair salon in Nagoya, Gentille Galle, which is not referring to the historic town on the south coast of Sri Lanka, but is aiming for that "Ye Olde Worlde" effect.
Mon May 06, 2013
Wall Street Journal
On the Rocks in Sri Lanka
Perched above the rocks near the Indian Ocean is this two-story vacation house in Sri Lanka with an infinity pool and a guest bungalow.
in Pics: Sri Lanka, a teardrop in the Indian Ocean
We visited Sri Lanka in April and I have to admit it was not the best time to visit.
Galle Fort, in the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese, then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards.
Wed May 01, 2013
Catholic World News
Bishop warns of - Buddhist Taliban' in Sri Lanka
Bishop Raymond Wickramasinghe of Galle is seeking the prayers of the faithful worldwide as the nation's Christians and Muslims suffer persecution from Bodu Bala Sana , the "Buddhist Taliban." The Fides news agency reported that Buddhist monks were involved in 50 attacks on Christians in 2012.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Questions of Travel by Michelle de Kretser
This is a novel unlike any other I have read. It begins with two perfect epigraphs, one from EM Forster and one from Elizabeth Bishop's poem "Questions of Travel", from which the novel takes its title.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
People's Daily Online
Wu Shengli meets with Sri Lankan counterpart
Wu Shengli, member of the Central Military Commission and commander of the Navy of the Chinese People's Liberation Army , met with Jayanath Colombage, the visiting commander of the Sri Lankan Navy, on the afternoon of April 25, 2013 in Beijing.
Pakistan urges enhanced bilateral trade with Sri Lanka
Apr 26, Galle: The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Major General Qasim Qureshi has called for enhanced bilateral trade between the two countries.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka celebrates Earth Day cleaning up Galle Face beach
Apr 22, Colombo: The Embassy of the United States in Sri Lanka celebrated the Earth Day today by cleaning up the famous Galle Face beach in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo.