8th July 2018

ANOTHER PAYOUT TO RAJAPAKSA FAMILY RESURFACES

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Allegations have resurfaced regarding large payouts to the former ruling family by another Chinese ports company, after Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake, who is becoming a lone crusader against corruption, revealed a copy of a cheque to the tune of Rs. 19.41 million made out to the Pushpa Rajapaksa Foundation in 2012. The transaction has been previously reported, with a B report filed in the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court, but Ramanayake’s exposes has brought new documents about the payment into public domain for the first time. Pushpa Rajapaksa is the wife of then Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa and the sister-in-law of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) cheque (No 594691), was issued by ‘Colombo International Container’ and dated May […]

Rajapaksas Should Recall That the “New York Times” Once Defied the US President and Executive by Publishing “The Pentagon Papers” in a Landmark Achivement in Journalism.

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Rajapaksas Should Recall That the “New York Times” Once Defied the US President and Executive by Publishing “The Pentagon Papers” in a Landmark Achivement in Journalism. By Sarath de Alwis The phrase ‘Cough up a Port’ held the essence of the New York Times story. It compacted the global perception of the Magampura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port and its progression to date, into the finite space of the simple phrase – Sri Lanka coughed up a port to China. The ‘cough’ metaphor made Mahinda Rajapaksa acolytes puke an unbelievable quantity of vitriol and venom at two Sri Lankan journalists who professionally assisted the NYT journalist to carry out her assignment in the form of logistical support and background material. Reasonable minds are baffled by the incendiary indignation […]

Ranjan Ramanayake Revives Issue of Chinese Company Allegedly Paying 19.41 Million Rupees by HSBC Cheque No 594691 to Pushpa Rajapaksa Trust.

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Ranjan Ramanayake Revives Issue of Chinese Company Allegedly Paying 19.41 Million Rupees by HSBC Cheque No 594691 to Pushpa Rajapaksa Trust. By the “Sunday Observer”News Desk Allegations have resurfaced regarding large payouts to the former ruling family by another Chinese ports company, after Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake, who is becoming a lone crusader against corruption, revealed a copy of a cheque to the tune of Rs. 19.41 million made out to the Pushpa Rajapaksa Foundation in 2012. The transaction has been previously reported, with a B report filed in the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court, but Ramanayake’s exposes has brought new documents about the payment into public domain for the first time. Pushpa Rajapaksa is the wife of then Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa and the […]

Check leaf proof etc. to prove payment of Chinese Co. to Rajapakakse

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Check leaf proof etc. to prove payment of Chinese Co. to Pushpa; that amount plus interest thereof must be repaid to China ! (Lanka e News -07.July.2018, 11.30PM)  The Chinese Co. CICT which undertook  the contract in 2016 to build the Southern harbor paid a sum of Rs. 19.4 million ten  thousand to Pushpa Rajapakse the wife of ex minister Basil Rajapakse . Though this payment to Pushpa is tainted with charges of financial misappropriation , the Ranil- Sirisena government has failed to take any measures in this connection. Lanka e News therefore is revealing the palpable evidence which substantiate the charges…… The Chinese CICT Co. (belonging  to the Chinese harbor Co. ) which has undertaken the contract to construct the Colombo South port had […]