Trincomalee, Sri Lanka Newswire

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  1. Sri Lanka: Restoration of Tamil Heroes Cemeteries should start from Trincomalee: Maaveerar familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | TamilNet Newswire

    It is preparing to do the same also this year, the families of war dead Tamil fighters said. 'How could the militaries, which claim as belonging to civilised world order, collaborate with the Sinhala military, which razed our Heroes cemeteries to the ground and continues to desecrate the Thuyilum Illams,' asked a Tamil father from Champoor in Trincomalee.

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  2. Sri Lanka: Let Sinhala nation decide its fate, keep focus on Tamil struggleRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 27 | TamilNet Newswire

    The USA has already established its strategic military access to the island through India. The current dispute is not aimed at taking military or diplomatic side with a particular actor, Tamil political observers in Jaffna said.

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  3. Sri Lanka: Colonists in Vavuniyaa North demand Sinhala-only sub-officeRead the original story

    Monday Oct 15 | TamilNet Newswire

    It is a calculated move to create a new electoral divisional council for Sinhala colonisers, Tamil civil sources in Vavuniyaa North said. Already, there is a Sinhala Divisional Council and Tamil Divisional Council in Vavuniyaa South.

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  4. Japan's trade engagement with China - is Myanmar a case study?Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 1 | The Journal of Commerce Online

    With all the focus on trade wars and trade tariff responses, it has been interesting to see the increased activity in China/Japan diplomacy. This has been particularly true for 2018, punctuated by Japan's prime minister on June 5, in Tokyo, stating that Japan is ready for cooperation with China's Belt and Road Initiative .

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  5. Opposition Leader says met with Mahinda Rajapaksa on his requestRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Colombo Page

    Oct 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Leader of the Opposition and main Tamil party, Tamil National Alliance and Trincomalee district parliamentarian, R. Sampanthan said he met Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa Tuesday at his residence at Wijerama Mawatha Colombo -07. "No matter was discussed at this meeting pertaining to the post of Leader of the Opposition.

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  6. Rajapaksa's return: what it means for China-India tug of warRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | South China Morning Post

    Sri Lanka 's long-running domestic power tussle metamorphosed into full-blown turmoil over the weekend, leaving its foreign policy more tangled than ever, especially in regards to India and China . That things have come to this won't be surprising to some, given that Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and the prime minister he just ousted, Ranil Wickremesinghe , belong to ideologically opposed political parties and have a relationship often described as an "unhappy marriage".

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  7. 200 years of sails and teak: Touring Britain's HMS Trincomalee - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | CNet News

    It's odd, seeing the masts in the distance. Three of them, their rigging just visible, extend above the surrounding buildings.

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  8. Rajapaksa's return to power in Sri Lanka a worry for IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | The Times of India

    In 2015, India lent its influence to broker a coalition between Maithripala Sirisena and Ranil Wickremesinghe to remove Rajapaksa from office NEW DELHI: The return of Mahinda Rajapaksa to power in Sri Lanka has been the subject of speculation for some time. The question was when and how.

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  9. Rajapaksa's return to power in SL a worry for IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | The Times of India

    In 2015, India lent its influence to broker a coalition between Maithripala Sirisena and Ranil Wickremesinghe to remove Rajapaksa from office NEW DELHI: The return of Mahinda Rajapaksa to power in Sri Lanka has been the subject of speculation for some time. The question was when and how.

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  10. Over Rs. 58 billion loans given to young entrepreneurs under the Enterprise Sri Lanka programRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Colombo Page

    Oct 24, Colombo: Minister of Finance and Mass Media, Mangala Samaraweera has said under the Enterprise Sri Lanka Loan Scheme, which is being implemented to motivate young entrepreneurs, loans have been granted to 29,389 entrepreneurs island-wide. Accordingly, Rs, 58.817 billion has been distributed under the Enterprise Sri Lanka program, the Minister said speaking at a press conference held at the Finance Ministry yesterday to inform the public about the concessionary loan scheme.

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  11. Japan's engagement with China - placing a bet each way?Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 23 | The Journal of Commerce Online

    With all the focus on trade wars and trade tariff responses, it has been interesting to see the increased activity in China/Japan diplomacy. This has been particularly true for 2018, punctuated by Japan's prime minister on June 5, in Tokyo, stating that Japan is ready for cooperation with China's Belt and Road Initiative .

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  12. Evesham and Pershore charities help Sri Lankan schoolchildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Evesham Journal

    Pershore's Rotarians, supported by members of the Inner Wheel Club and Evesham Rotary, are working to raise funds 4,500 for new school toilets for Sri Lankan schoolchildren. Project co-ordinator John Angood said that clean water, sanitation and hygiene education are taken for granted in the Western world but, due to a lack of toilets or water supply in their schools, nearly one million children in Sri Lanka do not have safe sanitation and run the risk of catching water-borne diseases.

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  13. BOI attracts investments into Trincomalee district fueling development and employment generationRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Colombo Page

    Oct 23, Colombo: The investment promotion agency of Sri Lanka, the Board of Investment has played a vital role in promoting and developing the economy of the Eastern Province of the island. In the past, the district of Trincomalee had suffered as a result of the internal conflict faced by the country.

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  14. Sri Lankan Government to release 79 acres of land in the Northern and ...Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 20 | Colombo Page

    Oct 21, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government is taking measures to release the private lands taken into custody of the TriForces during the period of conflict in the Northern and Eastern Provinces to the original owners of those lands. Plans are in progress to release a 23-acre block of land in Mullikulam, Mannar, a block of 53 acres of land in Mullivaikal, Mullaitivu held in the custody of the Sri Lanka Navy and a 3-acre block of land in Thoppur, Trincomalee where the 224 Brigade Headquarters of the Sri Lanka Army has been established, to the original owners of the lands, a statement on cabinet decisions said.

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  15. Sri Lanka: Ex-SLA soldiers operate as gangs, robberies on increase in TrincomaleeRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2018 | TamilNet Newswire

    The victims were mostly Tamil women, they noted citing some recent robberies in the district. The chain of events has caused suspicion among the people that the intelligence wing of the occupying SL military was introducing gangs as they have done in Jaffna.

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  16. Sri Lanka: Tamils confront Colombo by reviving deity rituals at threatened heritage-sites in VanniRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | TamilNet Newswire

    The residents of Olu-madu and Muthiram-paddi villages in Nedungkea'ni staged a three-day long feast since Friday at Vedukku-naa'ri with broader participation and the villagers of Chemmalai in Mullaiththeevu marked a Pongkal feast on Monday at the Sinhala-Buddhicised Neeraaviyadi Pi'l'laiyaar temple. However, the extremist sections of the Sinhala Theravada Buddhist establishment, SL Archaeology Department and the occupying Sinhala military, remain emboldened through the military backing of the USA, Japan and India, particularly by the joint naval exercises that have taken place in Trincomalee in recent days, Tamil political observers in Trincomalee commented.

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  17. Japan - Sri Lanka Maritime Relations - A Delicate Balancing Act for Achieving Peace and Stability in the Indian Ocean RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Diplomatist

    India shares warm diplomatic and military relations with Japan that is visible in their commitment to bilateral and multilateral defence exercises such as Malabar, conception of inter-regional infrastructure, and connectivity projects like Asia-Africa Growth Corridor. The Indian Ocean Region is 'the geopolitical hotspot' where bilateral relations are currently being shaped and reshaped.

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  18. Sri Lanka PM to meet Indian counterpart during visit to New Delhi - reportRead the original story

    Monday Oct 15 | Colombo Page

    Oct 15, Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will visit New Delhi later this week and meet his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to discuss bilateral matters, according to a report. Mr. Wickremesinghe, according to his office, will take part in high-level meetings, including with Mr. Modi, on October 19 and 20, The Hindu reported.

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  19. FR petition filed in Sri Lanka Supreme Court requesting to take...Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 14 | Colombo Page

    Oct 14, Colombo: A fundamental rights petition has been filed in the Supreme Court by four unions requesting the court to declare the agreement that handed over the 99 oil tanks and 700 acres of land in China Bay, Trincomalee to the Indian Oil Company unlawful. The Secretary of the Petroleum General Employees' Union D.J. Rajakaruna at a media briefing has said that the petition requests the Supreme Court to order the handover of the oil tanks back to the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation .

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  20. Committee makes recommendations to prevent elephant deaths by trains in Sri LankaRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 13 | Colombo Page

    Oct 13, Colombo: The Committee appointed to make recommendations to prevent the deaths of wild elephants by plying trains has made five recommendations after observing the movements of elephants at points along rail tracks frequented by them. The Committee commenced their observations of elephant movements on Wednesday along the rail tracks from Maho Junction to Trincomalee, Batticaloa, Anuradhapura, Thalaimannar and Kankasanthurai.

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