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News Sri Lanka » North Central: ROUND-UP: Sri Lanka 10MW tender, Brazil DG funding, Rwanda solar irrigation

News channel or source: https://www.pv-tech.org/news/roundup-sri-lanka-10mw-tender-brazil-dg-funding-rwanda-solar-irrigation
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

10 January: The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has issued a tender for 10MW of solar PV at Polonnaruwa, in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka. This international tender will be on a build, own and operate basis and will be awarded via competitive bidding.

News Sri Lanka » North Central: Sri Lanka: SEP holds first local election meeting in plantation area

News channel or source: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/01/19/elec-j19.html
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

The Socialist Equality Party (SEP) this week held its first local government election meeting at Ginigathhena, a plantation town 22 kilometres from Hatton in central district ... struggle internationally and in Sri Lanka,” Athapaththu said.

News Sri Lanka » North Central: Sri Lanka’s Local Government Polls: Time To Send Signals? – OpEd

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/09012018-sri-lankas-local-government-polls-time-to-send-signals-oped/
Publication date: onday 08 January 2018

Local Government (LG) bodies in Sri Lanka ... by the central government. There has been a delay of at least two years to conduct these elections, which in a way, dented the democratic credentials of the government in power. The Sri Lanka Freedom Party ...

News Sri Lanka » North Central: Can Sri Lanka manage to perform a balancing act between India and China ?

News channel or source: http://www.sundaytimes.lk/article/1038119/can-sri-lanka-manage-to-perform-a-balancing-act-between-india-and-china
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Incidentally, Sri Lanka is a member of the AIIB ... involvement with the four principle sub-regions of Asia and the Pacific (North East Asia, South East Asia, South Asia and Central Asia). Former Premier Wen Jiabao noted, “There is enough space in ...

News Sri Lanka » North Central: Belt and road, or a Chinese dream for the return of tributary states? Sri Lanka offers a cautionary tale

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2127415/belt-and-road-or-chinese-dream-return-tributary-states-sri
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

With the 19th Communist Party Congress concluded, President Xi Jinping’s “Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era” is now ­enshrined as the North Star for government ... financial risks, and Sri Lanka is the prime example.

News Sri Lanka » North Central: Tri-nation schedule involving India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh revised

News channel or source: https://scroll.in/field/865582/tri-nation-schedule-involving-india-sri-lanka-and-bangladesh-revised
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The fixtures for the T20I tri- series involving Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh have been revised, and the tournament will now be held from March 6 to 18. The event was to run from March 8 to 20, as per the earlier schedule. To kick off the tournament ...

News Sri Lanka » North Central: Scandal-hit Thai temple helps to stage mass Buddhist event in Myanmar

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-buddhism/scandal-hit-thai-temple-helps-to-stage-mass-buddhist-event-in-myanmar-idUSKBN1FA0LS
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The Dhammakaya temple’s foundation helped organize the mass alms-giving for an estimated 20,000 monks on the runway of an abandoned airport in central Mandalay ... Myanmar, Thailand and Sri Lanka are predominantly Buddhist countries which follow the ...

News Sri Lanka » North Central: After War Ends: A Road to national reconciliation

News channel or source: http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/After-War-Ends-A-Road-to-national-reconciliation-144449.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

In fact, these incidents remained untreated and have renewed new divisions within society that have made the topic of national reconciliation central to political ... violence in the North and East where throughout the 1990s, Sri Lanka faced Ealam War ...

News Sri Lanka » North Central: North Central Province has the most affordable land prices

News channel or source: http://www.lankabusinessonline.com/north-central-province-has-the-most-affordable-land-prices/
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

Most affordable province to buy a plot of land is the North Central whereas Colombo seems to be too expensive for an average Sri Lankan. Sabaragamuwa and Uva are the next best available areas that average Sri Lanka can afford. Purchasing a land plot from ...

News Sri Lanka » North Central: Maldives ex-leader says Chinese projects akin to land grab

News channel or source: http://www.whio.com/news/world/maldives-leader-says-chinese-projects-akin-land-grab/CyBadMkE7kxofqdPI7P9yN/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP ... Ocean in its "One Belt One Road" project along ancient trade routes through the Indian Ocean and Central Asia. The initiative is Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature project and envisages building ...