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Local News; Lanka Media Links
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Feb 20, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka will have to stop hydro power generation by the end of April if the prevailing dry weather condition continues, the power minister said. Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: LBP
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The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) today launched a Data Library to the general public via the CBSL external website. Data Library of CBSL is a comprehensive database consisting Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: LBP
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(PRESS RELEASE) – Forty seven Sri Lankan companies, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau and Sri Lankan Airlines participated at the South Asia Travel & Tourism Exchange (SATTE) 2017 which is Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: LBP
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(PRESS RELEASE) – MV Hoegh Tracer, the world's largest pure car and truck Carrier (PCTC) belonging to Hoegh Autoliners AS, Oslo, is scheduled to call at Hambantota port during Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: LBP
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Feb 20, 2017 (LBO) – MV Hoegh Tracer, the world's largest pure car and truck Carrier (PCTC), belonging to Hoegh Autoliners AS, Oslo, is scheduled to call at Hambantota port Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: LBP
investing
Feb 20, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's Sanasa Development Bank by way of a private placement has received 510.65 million rupees from International Finance Corporation (IFC) for the proposed fund Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: LBP
Colombo-Big-Data-Meetup
The fourth session of the Colombo Big Data Meetup was held at VirtusaPolaris recently, where industry professionals discussed the latest findings in Big Data tools and technologies. Samudra Kanankearachchi, Software Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: LBP
HSBC Colombo Fashion Week Summer Show In March
HSBC Colombo Fashion Week, marking its 14th year, CFW Summer '18 to be launch in 13-18 March, 2018. The event being considered the backbone of Sri Lanka's fashion industry, Colombo Fashion Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: AMBiz
stock-market
SYDNEY, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Asian share markets were mixed on Monday as political uncertainty globally kept the mood cautious, while the U.S. dollar recouped early losses ahead of a Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: LBP
Singapore
Feb 20, 2017 (LBO) – The Free Trade Agreement (SLSFTA) between Sri Lanka and Singapore will hopefully be finalised this year, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said following a Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: LBP
Sri Lanka Needs Bold, Long-Term Policy Reforms – Top Economist by Amila Ekanayake Sri Lanka needs bold policy reforms in order to reach a sustained and consistent growth projectory instead of relying Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLBiz
by Dinesh Isuru Sri Lanka's tea industry stakeholders celebrated when the Colombo Tea Auction recorded all-time highs for several tea categories this week, with the Dimbula teas posting the best-quality and Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLBiz
by Wiraj Silva One of Sri Lanka's oldest and largest pharmaceutical manufacturers – J L Morison Son And Jones (Ceylon) PLC announced to Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) this Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLBiz
Syndicated Loan Garners Overwhelming Response Sri Lanka is heading steadily towards fiscal discipline whilst witnessing an extremely good response for a syndicated loan that is currently been arranged, which may result Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLBiz
LankaClear Emerges First Local Entity To Obtain PCI- DSS Certification (L-R) Harsha Wanigatunga, Deputy General Manager – IT and Operations of LankaClear; Mr Channa de Silva, General Manager/CEO of LankaClear; Anil Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLBiz
Save Your Monkey Embarks On A Mission Insurance is viewed as one of the many tiresome legal obligations by most Sri Lankans. The real purpose of it and the value it Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLBiz
Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), Sri Lanka's leading real estate consulting firm, announced the appointment of Steven Mayes asfull-time Managing Directorof its Sri Lanka operations. Mr. Mayes bring 35+ years of Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLBiz
Abans Introduces Innovative, Energy-Efficient LG Dual Cool ACs Rising temperatures and increasing costs on electricity bills have invoked consumers across Sri Lanka to avidly search for air conditioners that provide greater Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLBiz
In Business There Is No Charity – S P Tao S P Tao,Founder of the Shing Kwan Group, is a naturalized citizen of Singapore of Chinese origin with extensive worldwide business Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLBiz
England players attracted megabucks bids in the Indian Premier League auction Monday, with all-rounder Ben Stokes setting a new record for a foreigner by joining the Rising Pune Supergiants for Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: Eco
England players attracted megabuck bids in the Indian Premier League auction Monday, while Sri Lankan players emerged top of the flops with even Afghan players doing better. Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: Eco
Oil prices rose on Monday but the gains were limited as investors gauged whether an increase in U.S. drilling rigs and record stockpiles would undermine efforts by producers to cut Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: Eco
Sri Lanka's spike in 12-month inflation to 5.5 percent February 2017 was due to statistical and 'supply' issues, and was not driven by demand, which can be corrected by higher Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: Eco
ECONOMYNEXT - A bipartisan delegation from the U.S. House of Representatives arrives in Colombo today for three days of talks as part of the House Democracy Partnership (HDP), the US Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: Eco
MV Hoegh Tracer, the world's largest pure car and truck Carrier (PCTC) belonging to Hoegh Autoliners AS, Oslo, is scheduled to call at Hambantota port during the first week Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: DMBiz
Sri Lanka's state and state owned enterprise workers without the military grew 30 percent to 1.1 million from 2006 to 2016 without the military, a survey by the state statistics Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: Eco
Asian share markets got off to a subdued start on Monday as political uncertainty kept the mood cautious, while the U.S. dollar softened a touch ahead of a busy week Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: Eco
A day after falsely suggesting there was an immigration-related security incident in Sweden, President Donald Trump said on Sunday his comment was based on a television report he had seen. Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: Eco
Sri Lanka is in no rush to sell a sovereign bond, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said, but cabinet approval was obtained to raise up to 1.5 billion US dollars in Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: Eco
MP and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa MP and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday in a statement said that the irregular appointment of a High Court judge threatened the independence of the Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: FT
Senior journalist Keith Noyah being admitted to National Hospital after he was found following the abduction - File Photo Elite police sleuths conduct top secret probe into abduction of Noyahr in Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: FT
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday declared open 20 units of houses for those who were affected by a landslide in Aranayake. Several ministers, including Ranjith Siyambalapitiya and Kabir Hashim, were Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: FT
The United States Embassy Public Affairs Section in Sri Lanka has announced that funding is available through the Embassy's Public Diplomacy grants program for Sri Lanka. Grants up to $ 5,000 Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: FT
AFP: At least 11 people including a child and five women drowned when an overcrowded boat carrying Christian pilgrims capsized in rough seas off Sri Lanka's southwest coast Sunday, police Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: FT
Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen and WHO Representative in Sri Lanka Dr. Jacob Kumaresan in Colombo on 16 February Rishad's call for WHO support for SL Consumer Lab well Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: FT
No room will be left to affect the farmer community due to the decrease of duty on imported rice varieties, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said. He pointed out that Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: FT
The chief minister of India's southern state of Tamil Nadu won a confidence vote on Sunday after a brawl in the state assembly, triggered when the speaker rejected opposition calls Read more..
Sun, Feb 19, 2017
Source: Eco
Highlights their only concern is quality Calls on those concerned over quality of state medical faculties to propose to shut them down IUSF holds motorcade to protest SAITM The Sri Lanka Medical Council Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: FT
President Maithripala Sirisena this week instructed officials to provide an allowance of Rs. 10,000 per month to all agricultural families affected by the prevailing drought conditions, starting next month. The President Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: FT