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Local News; Lanka Media Links
Srilankan Airlines Crowned For Its Punctuality
SriLankan Airlines was rated as the most on-time member airline of the oneworld global airline alliance in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the global flight data monitoring firm Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: AMBiz
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The European Investment Bank will provide EUR 50 million to support improvement and expansion of sewage networks across the Sri Lankan capital Colombo. The new loan will help Colombo Municipal Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: LBP
Inflation
Jan 23, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's consumer prices as measured by National Consumer Price Index rose at a steady pace of 4.2 percent in December from the 4.1 percent Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: LBP
cosumer
Jan 23, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka is enforcing new protection measures from 21st January to safeguard consumers from errant traders who violate price controls in the domestic market. Industry Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: LBP
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The Bank of Ceylon scored its third “Trillion” at the end of the year 2016. That is surpassing the Rs. One trillion mark in advances- another unique milestone in its Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: LBP
rupee
Jan 23, 2017 (Reuters) – The Sri Lankan rupee fell on Monday as the importer dollar demand surpassed modest greenback sales by exporters, dealers said. Rupee forwards were active, with Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: LBP
drought-lanka
Jan 23, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lankans have been warned to conserve water and electricity with over a million persons affected so far by drought as crop output decreases and Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: LBP
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Jan 23, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's Central Bank said an internal examination is currently underway under the direction of the Monetary Board on transactions of EPF in government securities Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: LBP
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Jan 23, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's university teachers say there is a large number of unfilled vacancies in certain faculties of state universities and called relevant authorities to address Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: LBP
Samsung Finally Reveals Why Note 7 Kept Exploding
After months of silence following a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone last October, Samsung disclosed its lengthy findings as to what caused the device's batteries to overheat Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: AMBiz
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TOKYO, Jan 23 (Reuters) – The dollar slipped and Asian shares were on the defensive on Monday as worries about President Donald Trump's protectionist policies outweighed optimism that he will Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: LBP
Industry To Promote Lean Manufacturing Practices In Sri Lanka by Wiraj Silva CIOB Chairman Dr. Rohan Karunaratne Sri Lanka's premier construction sector association – Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB) would be promoting Read more..
Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Source: SLBiz
by Dinesh Isuru Minister Ravi Karunanayake The United National Front for Good Governance (UNFGG) anticipates the income direct tax i.e. income tax share, which has been steadily dropping during the Rajapaksa Regime Read more..
Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Source: SLBiz
Bourse able to close the short week with a positive start and an end despite the low turnover recorded for the week. Foreign investors were on selling sentiment except on Thursday Read more..
Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Source: SLBiz
by Amila Ekanayake Vehicle levies by the government in 2016 had curbed huge foreign exchange drain caused by vehicle imports, statistics reveal. Although a staggering 0.7 million vehicles were imported during 2015 Read more..
Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Source: SLBiz
Pakistan Single Country Exhibition The Pakistan Single Country Exhibition held at BMICH Colombo successfully completed its first day with a display of colour, creativity and crowds of visitors. The second day Read more..
Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Source: SLBiz
“The top award winners with the senior management of hardware and form sector of Richard Pieris & Co. PLC.” Richard Pieris & Co PLC honoured its top sales professionals and distributors Read more..
Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Source: SLBiz
Proud to partner with the first 5 star hotel in 25 years, in the country S&T Interiors announced today that it has successfully completed the turnkey interior project for the Mövenpick Read more..
Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Source: SLBiz
Education is indeed the bedrock for the future success of a youth, a country and a generation. It is an undeniable truth that a sound secondary and tertiary education would Read more..
Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Source: SLBiz
The dollar was under pressure in Asia on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump's focus on trade protectionism fuelled suspicions his administration might seek a competitive advantage through a weaker Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: Eco
A government policy on green public procurement being drawn up by Sri Lanka will open up opportunities for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), an international conference on social enterprise was Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: Eco
Oxford Business Group, a UK based publishing firm said it had teamed up with First Capital Holdings, a Colombo-based investment bank to produce, a forthcoming country report on Sri Lanka. Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: Eco
U.S. President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing America from its Asian allies as China's influence in the region rises. Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: Eco
Australia hopes to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by encouraging China and other Asian nations into the agreement in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull his Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: Eco
Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen hands over a new appointment to an Investigations Officer on 21 January in Colombo as Ministry of Industry and Commerce Secretary Chinthana Lokuhetti Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: FT
Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and Vice President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Andrew McDowell sign a ¤ 50 million Financing Agreement for the Greater Colombo Wastewater Management Project at Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: FT
By S.S. Selvanayagam The Court of Appeal yesterday (23) vacated its Stay Order on the Homagama Magistrates' Court proceedings in respect of the disappearance of journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda. The bench comprising justices Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: FT
University students and their parents protested yesterday, demanding the abolition of SAITM - Pic by Shehan Gunasekara ​ Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: FT
The Sri Lanka Red Cross Society's Colombo Branch yesterday took steps to distribute cash grants to flood affected people (2016) within the Homagama Divisional Secretariat area. These cash grants are Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: FT
The Government says there is no move to interfere in the legal process on corrupt politicians. State Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe said that the police and judiciary will deal Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: FT
The United National Party (UNP) yesterday maintained that there was no disagreement with the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), claiming that the freedom to express divergent views within had been Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: FT
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) says it has no objections to the Joint Opposition holding a rally in Nugegoda this week. SLFP Treasurer S.B. Dissanayake said that the Joint Opposition Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: FT
A motion has been filed in the Court of Appeal by Shashikala Raviraj, the wife of slain former TNA Parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj, requesting the court to relist an appeal filed Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: FT
The Supreme Court re-fixed for support on 9 May for granting leave to proceed with the fundamental rights petition filed by Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero. The Bench comprised Justices B. Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: FT
COLOMBO, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan stocks closed at their lowest in nearly two weeks on Monday led by diversified shares as concerns about rising interest rates and the Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: Eco
SriLankan Airlines said it had been rated the most punctual among carriers in the OneWorld global alliance, during the fourth quarter of 2016. Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: Eco
ECONOMYNEXT – Nationwide inflation in Sri Lanka in December 2016 rose to 4.2 percent in December from a year earlier, edging up from 4.1 percent the month before, the Department Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: Eco
The European Investment Bank will loan 50 million Euros to expand sewage and water supply in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo. Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: Eco
A three-member Presidential commission of Inquiry to probe frauds in bond auctions will have a judge from the Supreme Court, High Court and an auditor, a statement said. Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: Eco