The Lanka Academic

VOL. 17, NO. 305

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Sri Lanka hopes to finalise China FTA amid protests - The Straits Times
The Straits Times, 2017-02-04 21:00:37 EST. BEIJING • Sri Lanka aims to finalise a free trade agreement (FTA) with China this year and the country's Prime Minister will visit Beijing in May, the Sri Lankan ambassador said yesterday, amid rising concern in the South Asian nation about Chinese ... More...
Published: Sun Feb 5 17:21:41 EST 2017

South Africa defy swarm of bees to beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets ... - The Guardian
The Guardian, 2017-02-05 00:21:01 EST. South Africa and Sri Lanka players fell to the floor when a bee swarm arrived in Johannesburg but the home side wrapped up the ODI series 3-0. More...
Published: Sun Feb 5 17:20:23 EST 2017 Back to the top

RTI Act comes into force in Sri Lanka - The Hindu
The Hindu, 2017-02-03 22:06:00 EST. The Right to Information (RTI) Act came into force in Sri Lanka, a piece of legislation aimed at restoring transparency and good governance in a country that has been plagued by corruption and misrule. The government had last week gazetted the ... More...
Published: Fri Feb 3 16:28:34 EST 2017 Back to the top

India to construct multi-ethnic tri-lingual school in Sri Lanka | The ... - The Indian Express
The Indian Express, 2017-02-03 14:33:37 EST. The project envisages construction of class rooms, laboratories and library, as well as procurement of furniture and other equipment... Back to the top

Sri Lanka arrests seven over conch theft - BBC News
BBC News, 2017-02-03 12:45:27 EST. Police in eastern Sri Lanka have seized a rare right-handed conch shell which they suspect was going to be sold illegally... Back to the top

GMOA threatens TU action over SAITM
Daily Mirror, 2017-02-02 19:43:30 EST. The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) today threatened to resort to major trade union action next week if its demands with regard to the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) in Malabe were not addressed... Back to the top - Sri Lanka raises minimum salary limit for workers abroad - Lanka Business Online
Lanka Business Online, 2017-02-02 06:12:57 EST. Sri Lanka business and economy news as it breaks. We pioneered Online Business Media properties in Sri lanka and proud owners of the respected brands ... Back to the top

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