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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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Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Star Online

U.N. launches Sri Lanka war crimes investigation

A man, carrying depictions of U.S. President Barack Obama, protests against the UN and U.S resolution against Sri Lankan war crimes, during a demonstration march towards the U.S embassy in Colombo March 26, 2014.

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AlertNet

U.N. launches Sri Lanka war crimes investigation

A group of Sri Lankan Muslims shout slogans, protesting against the UN and U.S resolution against Sri Lankan war crimes, during a demonstration as they march towards U.S embassy in Colombo March 26, 2014 REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte GENEVA, March 27 - The United Nations on Thursday launched an inquiry into war crimes allegedly committed by both Sri ... (more)

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Colombo Page

Chinese business delegation to arrive in Sri Lanka on March 31

Mar 26, Colombo: A business delegation from Guangdong Province in China will arrive in Sri Lanka on 31 March, 2014, to explore trade and investment opportunities in the country.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Colombo Page

Indonesian naval ship arrives at Sri Lanka port on a goodwill mission

Mar 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, ceremonially welcomed the Indonesian Naval Ship Kri Frans Kaisiepo at the Port of Colombo Sunday on a goodwill visit.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

The Huffington Post

'Invoking The Goddess' Exhibit Celebrates Pattini-Kannaki, Sri Lanka's Shared Hindu-Buddhist Deity

Hindus and Buddhists in Sri Lanka may have been divided through political strife over the years, but they have one important thing in common.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Just announced: A trip across Asia by private jet

Imagine yourself walking on the Great Wall of China , moseying around Beijing's Forbidden City, floating across Hangzhou's stunning West Lake, visiting the Tiger's Nest in Bhutan, exploring the Pink City of Jaipur, going on a tiger safari in the Ranthambore National Park, enjoying a private tour of an ancient Portugese fort in Galle -- and topping ... (more)

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Colombo Page

Sri Lankan President rejects former President's allegations of illegal surveillance

Mar 21, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today rejected allegations made by former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga that she was being harassed through illegal surveillance by state intelligence services.

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