News Sri Lanka » Culture: Alcohol outlawed for women in nation of Sri Lanka — again
Sri Lanka's government has reinstated a ban on women buying alcohol and being employed in places where the drinks are produced and sold, saying it's in line with the country's cultural values, a senior official said Wednesday. The decision came nearly a ...
News Sri Lanka » Culture: Sri Lanka reinstated ban on selling alcohol to women
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's government has reinstated a ban on women buying alcohol and being employed in places where the drinks are produced and sold, saying it's in line with the country's cultural values, a senior official said Wednesday.
News Sri Lanka » Culture: Sri Lanka president re-imposes ban on women buying alcohol
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president has ordered the reinstatement ... criticism from opposition lawmakers who say it will have an effect on the island's cultural and religious values.
News Sri Lanka » Culture: Musical evening in Colombo celebrates India and Sri Lanka @ 70
The event showcased the shared cultural ethos between India and Sri Lanka and is a reflection of the vibrant cultural connect between the people from both countries. A special exhibition of musical instruments from both countries was also organized ...
News Sri Lanka » Culture: Marrying for love, not Chinese culture: Why I hid my relationship from my parents
She tells SBS how she defied her culture and pursued a double life in order to be with ... to leave our son with Lalith’s grandparents [if we ever visited them in Sri Lanka] because they are complete strangers to me. I am quite happy with where we ...
News Sri Lanka » Culture: Sri Lanka’s president rejects move to allow women to buy alcohol
A majority of women in Sri Lanka traditionally choose not to drink alcohol as they see it as contrary to Sri Lankan culture, the BBC’s Azzam Ameen reports.
News Sri Lanka » Culture: Showcasing the cultural colours of Sri Lanka
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: Ambassador of Sri Lanka Prof Dr W M Karunadasa, left, presenting a bouquet to one of the directors of the performance. They left everybody stunned. Turning, twirling, swaying and skipping to the beats of “Ceylon’s popular drums,” the ...
News Sri Lanka » Culture: Sri Lanka And India: Cultural And Religious Ties – Analysis
The ‘Kapilavastu relics’ brought to Sri Lanka from India for Buddhists across the country to pay their respects should further underline the long and continuing cultural and religious ties that have existed between the two South Asian neighbours.
News Sri Lanka » Culture: Cultural exhibition in Sri Lanka helps boost trust and Belt and Road initiative
Liu Yamei's embroidered scroll on a Buddhist theme was far too long to unravel at the China Times Memory Exhibition in Sri Lanka, but it nonetheless wowed the hundreds of Sri Lanka's visitors attending the three-day show. As one of China's leading ...
News Sri Lanka » Culture: Sri Lanka Cultural Evening at the Berlin International Economic Congress 2013
From 6th to 10th March, the Berlin International Economics Congress 2013 organized by the renowned Institute of Cultural Diplomacy (ICD), an international organization with headquarters in Berlin with the focus on the promotion of international ...