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Hambantota port

AA Edit | Crisis-hit Sri Lanka sends confusing signals to India

Lanka’s role in strategic China-Pakistan-Lanka axis while seeking aid from India leads to suspicion over whether it is playing clever games

17 Aug 2022 12:06 AM

AA Edit | Diplomatic win for India

President Ranil Wickremasinghe may have seen the logic behind India’s security concerns when it came to allowing a spy ship close to India

08 Aug 2022 12:28 AM

Sri Lanka will adopt 'India first approach': Foreign Secretary Jayanath Colombage

Commenting on the Chinese investment in Hambantota port, Foreign Secretary Colombage said Sri Lanka had offered it to India first

26 Aug 2020 7:11 PM

China’s Lankan port plans raise red flags

Top French Navy officer says Beijing may use facility for both civilian and military purposes.

10 Dec 2019 5:15 AM

Will the Chinese Belt and Road change the geopolitical game?

The Belt and Road is more a concept than a legal or economic blueprint signed and sealed by its conceptualisers, according to the author.

22 Feb 2019 2:01 AM


Sri Lanka limits China’s role to pacify India

Beijing has the potential to exploit the situation and steamroller its way in dealing with Colombo through a mix of carrot and stick.

27 Jul 2017 5:42 AM