Exports growth in May outpaced that of imports, though the latter weighed heavily in the cumulative first five months performance, widening the trade ..
Monday, 23 July 2018 00:45 Views - 118
The Vehicle Importers Association of Sri Lanka (VIASL) recently called on the authorities to remove the current monopoly enjoyed by franchise dealers
Monday, 23 July 2018 00:40 Views - 85
Establishing a record in transshipment operations, the Port of Colombo has witnessed the highest growth of 19.8% in transshipment container throughput
Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:14 Views - 402
WASHINGTON (Reuters): US President Donald Trump on Thursday criticised the European Union over a record $ 5 billion fine EU antitrust regulators impos
Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:10 Views - 343
The controversy over power purchases from ACE Embilipitiya deepened this week, with the Power and Renewable Energy Ministry granting special approval
Monday, 23 July 2018 00:43 Views - 137
Reuters: Chinese President Xi Jinping has offered Sri Lanka a fresh grant of CNY 2 billion ($ 295 million) as Beijing tries to expand its influence in
Monday, 23 July 2018 00:34 Views - 86
AIA Insurance Lanka Plc has announced its intention to delist from the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) subject to obtaining requisite approvals.
Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:13 Views - 234
The breakaway group of 16 lawmakers of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party has decided to join hands with former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is expected
Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:10 Views - 297
The relief package by the Government for families caught in the microfinance debt trap will initially only be effective in the North and North Central
Monday, 23 July 2018 00:31 Views - 37
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said the Government has offered tax relief for 300% of the income from capital investment to entrepreneu
Monday, 23 July 2018 00:30 Views - 15
President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday assured that he would not change the decision taken by the Government to implement the death penalty for dr
Monday, 23 July 2018 00:23 Views - 14
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe through live video conferencing from New Delhi for the launc
Monday, 23 July 2018 00:20 Views - 17
Mahaweli Development and Environment Ministry Secretary Anura Dissanayake called on Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Assembly President and Counci
Monday, 23 July 2018 00:15 Views - 30
Telecommunication, Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment Minister Harin Fernando emphasised that the Government of Sri Lanka accorded priority
Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:10 Views - 243
Government plans to fix meters to tube wells and wells exceeding 12ft in diameter to safeguard the groundwater table and reduce excessive use of water
Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:10 Views - 63
Appointment letters were handed over to more than 1,000 teachers of the Sri Lanka Teacher Service at an event held at Temple Trees yesterday under the
Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:10 Views - 196
The Government has paid Rs. 2 billion compensation to families in Mawanella who lost their livelihoods due to development projects in the area. Highwa
Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:10 Views - 32
The Prime Minister’s Office in a stateme
Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:10 Views - 25
President Maithripala Sirisena this week said that during the last three years, Sri Lanka has taken several important steps to break the link between
Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:00 Views - 44
The World Youth Skills Development Day falling on 15 July was celebrated at a ceremony presided over by Minister of Science, Technology, Research, Ski
Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:00 Views - 62
Colombo Port City dredger XinHai Feng, rescued two local fishermen last Monday. The fishermen were found floating on
Monday, 23 July 2018
Sri Lanka won the cricket World Cup once, but never again. We started down the slippery slope almost the morning after we had reached the zenith of achievement.
Monday, 23 July 2018
It was interesting to read W.A. Wijewardena’s article titled ‘Crisis-ridden Sri Lanka economy: Time for economics to prevail over politics’.
Monday, 23 July 2018
Let me congratulate all those who receive their degrees today at this General Convocation on the achievements they have made.
Saturday, 21 July 2018
Imran Khan, the Pakistani cricket star, anti-corruption crusader and politician, appears to be within reach of his cherished goal of winning the 25 July Pakistan National Assembly (NA) elections and becoming Prime Minister.
A.S. Jayawardena: Selective in talents he nurtured
Civil society concerned with implementing death penalty, providing Police powers to Military
Really CICT, is it CSR ?
Feminist activists, human rights defenders condemn President’s attempts to reinstate death penalty