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Yesterday | Colombo Page

Sri Lanka has achieved a lot, Korean envoy tells President

Apr 22, Colombo: A South Korean envoy, who is visiting Sri Lanka, has said that the country has made tremendous progress since the end of the war five years ago.

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Yesterday | Colombo Page

US Ambassador celebrates Earth Day with Sri Lankan Girl Guides

Apr 22, Colombo: To celebrate Earth Day 2014, U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele Sison met with Sri Lankan Girl Guides as they launched their "Earth Day Ambassadors" program.

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Yesterday | Mirror.co.uk

British woman to be kicked out of Sri Lanka because of Buddha tattoo on her arm

Naomi Michelle Coleman is being held in a deportation centre after airport staff spotted the tattoo when she arrived in the country Naomi Michelle Coleman is being held in a deportation centre after she arrived on a flight from India on Monday.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Explore Investment Opportunities In Sri Lanka, Urges Envoy

By Saraswathi Muniappan NEW DELHI, April 21 -- Sri Lanka offers immense opportunities for Malaysian investors, especially in infrastructure development, Malaysia's High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Azmi Zainuddin said.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lankan government considers a limit on duration of visa for foreign journalists

Apr 20, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government is considering to limit the duration of the visa given to foreign journalists, Media and Information Minister and Government Spokesman, Keheliya Rambukwella has said.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

State Department

U.S. Department of State Sports Envoys Edna Campbell and Tamika Williams Travel to Sri Lanka

From April 21-25, former WNBA players Tamika Williams and Edna Campbell will visit Sri Lanka as State Department Sports Envoys .

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Newkerala.com

Hyderabadi's death in Sri Lanka: AP police probing kidney racket

Hyderabad, apr 16 : Andhra Pradesh Police today launched an investigation into a suspected Colombo-based kidney racket following a death of Hyderabad-based youth in Sri Lanka.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Colombo Page

Abu Dhabi-based Rotana Jet starts flights to Sri Lanka

Apr 17, Colombo: Abu Dhabi-based airline Rotana Jet commenced flights to Sri Lanka's Colombo and Mattala airports from Wednesday April 09. As a part of airline's expansion, Rotana Jet has added Sri Lanka as the airline's first international destination outside the Gulf region.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Colombo Page

Conde Nast Traveler features Sri Lankan string hopper mold

Apr 16, Colombo: Conde Nast Traveler, the world's premier travel magazine, on its online home has featured Sri Lanka's traditional string hopper mold as a souvenir.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lanka to open Coconut Park to promote tourism in the East

Apr 12, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government with the dual goal of developing coconut production and promoting tourism in the East plans to open a model Coconut Park in Pasikuda in the Eastern Province.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Emirates News Agency

Rotana Jet launches services to Colombo and Mattala in Sri Lanka as new destinations.

Dr. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saif Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Rotana, Jet, the Abu Dhabi-based domestic carrier, today launched flights to two airports in Sri Lanka, the carrier's first international destinations outside the Gulf region.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Star Online

AirAsia X's 48-hour sale takes you places for far less

People looking to go on a mid-year holiday can take advantage of the AirAsia X 48-hour sale to destinations such as Australia, Japan, China and Sri Lanka beginning today.

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AME Info

Nawras provides look into future through new 'Mobile Money' service from Ooredoo

We are a fashion retail brand with more than 55 store spread across the region of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Dubai we are looking to recruit some best talents, specially sales executives/Fashion consultants for our Retail Brand Bedoon Essm, which deals with ladies Abayas, Nikabs and leather handbags, if you are interested to relocate to Dammam-Saudi ... (more)

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Emirates News Agency

Rotana Jet to launch Colombo and Mattala flights

WAM ABU DHABI, 6th April, 2014 -- Rotana Jet today announced Colombo and Mattala in Sri Lanka as its new destination, effective from coming Wednesday.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Sri Lanka's reconstruction efforts 'substantive': K Shanmugam

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Law K Shanmugam, who had been visiting Sri Lanka, said reconstruction efforts in the country's north and eastern areas are substantive and clearly visible.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Colombo Page

Singapore Foreign Minister calls on countries to engage constructively with Sri Lanka

Apr 03, Colombo: Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Law, Mr. K. Shanmugam, during a meeting with President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the President's Office this evening, called on countries to engage constructively with Sri Lanka and look to the future rather than dwell on the past.

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TamilNet Newswire

Sri Lanka: SL military accelerates forced ‘resettlement’...

The houses are to be handed over in a military function scheduled to be attended by Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, the SL presidential sibling and defence secretary of the occupying State, who has also instructed its military Establishment to get rid of the complaints from uprooted people from Valikaamam North in Jaffna district by forcing them to accept ... (more)

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Beef Magazine

Two More Countries Lift BSE-Related Bans On U.S. Beef

U.S. beef exports gain access to the promising protein markets of Ecuador and Sri Lanka, but China, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Morocco, Israel, South Africa and Saudi Arabia still retain BSE-related closures.

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Colombo Page

Northern Province CM expresses disappointment over Sri Lankan...

Apr 02, Colombo: Northern Province Chief Minister of Sri Lanka C.V. Wigneswaran has expressed his disappointment over the government's delay in addressing political issues and solving humanitarian problems in the North.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Colombo Page

Singapore Foreign Minister to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow

Apr 01, Colombo: Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Law K Shanmugam will arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow on a four-day official visit.

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