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Commuting in Colombo Sri Lanka to seek bids for 1st urban railway project Traffic congestion has become a serious problem in Colombo, to the point that it is affecting economic growth. In January, at the request of the Sri Lankan government, JICA finished a feasibility study on the introduction of urban railways. This study ……

Sri Lanka to seek bids for 1st urban railway project The plan is for a 30-kilometer commuter railway connecting the center of Colombo with its suburbs. The operation would start by 2019. The government is considering of introducing either monorails or subways, according to Jayasuriya. The government of … Full News here – Read more…

Sri Lanka fires fresh salvo at Chinese firm over Port City project The Chinese company involved in the controversial US$ 1.4 billion Colombo Port City project has failed to furnish the necessary documents within the two-week deadline set by the new government, which is also reviewing other Chinese projects including a … Full News here –…

Repair work commences at Colombo Port City Project Work commenced on Saturday to repair some of the damage caused, following the suspension of the Colombo Port City Project. Following a request made to the cabinet by the Minister of Ports, Shipping and Aviation Arjuna Ranatunga, permission has been … Full News here – Read more on…

Stalemate over Colombo Port City project ends: Chinese Media Li told Srisena that Colombo should maintain continuous and stable policy, and provide good environment for Chinese investors. He said China would continue to encourage companies to invest in Sri Lanka and participate in infrastructure and industrial … Full News here – Read more on Economic Times

Tata Housing refutes Sri Lankan govt's plans to review its project in Colombo Tata Housing has termed the Sri Lankan government's plans to review its property project in Colombo 'arbitrary'. Media reports say, the government would review the $ 400-million housing project by Tata Group. Reacting to the proposed move by Sri Lanka, … Full News…

Sri Lanka-China tensions rise over suspended port project The Sri Lankan government's decision to review, and in effect suspend, the $ US1.4 billion, Chinese-backed Colombo Port City (CPC) project has strained relations between Beijing and Colombo. The review was announced in January shortly after Maithripala … Full News here – Read more on World Socialist Web…

CHEC confirms suspension of Colombo Port City Project The China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC), the investor in the Colombo Port City Project, issuing a press release on Sunday (08) said "CHEC Port City Colombo Private Limited, a company incorporated in Sri Lanka which is fully … Full News here – Read more on The Official…

Petition filed against Colombo Port City project taken up The petition filed at the Court of Appeal against the Colombo Port City Project was taken up for hearing on Wednesday March 18. The case was heard before a panel of Judges consisting justices Vijith Malalgoda and H.C.J. Madawala. The Petition filed by … Full News…

Whose airspace is it? Fresh row in Sri Lanka over Chinese-funded Port City project Colombo Port City is among the several Chinese-funded projects that have come under the scrutiny of the new government, which alleges large-scale corruption by the previous government of Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was ousted in the presidential elections … Full News here –…

Colombo Port City Project Dep Manager says temporary suspension incurring … Nine days have lapsed since the temporary suspension of the Colombo Port City Project. Deputy Manager of the Project Chandana Gunawardena says that a loss of Rs. 500 million is incurred daily as a result of the temporary suspension. Construction … Full News here –…

Tata Housing disappointed at Sri Lanka reviewing Colombo project One-Colombo Project (Pvt) Ltd, a 100% subsidiary of Tata Housing Development Company Limited, had partnered with the Urban Development Authority (UDA) to redevelop eight acres of land located in Slave Island, Colombo. The company is developing … Full News here – Read more on Economic Times

China firm 'sure' about Colombo project go-ahead General view of the construction site for a China Communications Construction Co Ltd funded port city, in Colombo December 4, 2013. Photo: ReutersThe Chinese construction company behind the controversial $ 1.34 billion Colombo port city project … Full News here – Read more on India Today