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Friday December 9th, 2022
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Sri Lanka chicken farmers eye exports as domestic prices drop

Chicken meat has fallen to around Rs1,000 to 1,200 a kilo

December 9, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka in deep talent drain in latest currency crisis

"quite an exodus of staff (migrating) to countries we have not seen in the past."

December 7, 2022 3 min read

Despite losses, Sri Lanka to resume "park & ride" transport after complaints  

Minister Gunawaredena had asked the CTB chief to resign after failing to provide public service

December 7, 2022 2 min read

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka sees recovery in cruise ship tourism from zero

Cruise ships had sopped calling Sri Lanka ports after pandemic

December 7, 2022 2 min read
Sri Lanka plans deal with Maldives to tighten border controls

The plan also involves facilities for capacity in technology and human resources.

Sri Lanka president seeks Indian help to emulate white revolution 

Sri Lanka still imports significant amount of milk powder

US grants fertilizer to currency crisis hit Sri Lanka

I know that fertilizer alone will not meet all of Sri Lanka’s needs

December 5, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Ceylon tea prices up amid low volumes

Tea prices picked up at the last auction in November amid low volumes

December 4, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka coconut auction prices up 3.7-pct

Average prices up 5.6-pct over three weeks

December 4, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Aitken Spence to promote carbon neutral tourism to aim high-end Europeans

Most Western tourists are looking for sustainable tourism initiatives - official

Neshella Perera
December 3, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka teachers struggle to abide by saree 'law'

Quality of education is measured through the syllabus and skills of the educator, not on what the teacher is wearing

Neshella Perera
December 3, 2022 4 min read
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Sri Lanka State Tourism Minister backs night life with with 24*7 operation of wine stores

Sri Lanka tourism sector is on a gradual recovery, but slow, analyst say

December 2, 2022 2 min read
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After crisis, Sri Lanka president moots 'regional educational hub' idea to preserve forex

Sri Lanka can be a regional hub for education, let us make up our mind, President says.

Melkishiya Andrew
December 2, 2022 2 min read

Tourists in Sri Lanka who sell pizza, cannabis, may be knifed: legislator

In our areas a knifing (pi-hi anu-muck), or some other threat to life (jeewitha tharjanayak) may happen

December 2, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka welcomes 59,000 tourists in November

The November number is the highest since April 2022.

December 2, 2022 2 min read

Indian yarn smuggled to Sri Lanka in currency crisis too expensive: Minister

Department of Textiles looking at import substitutes

December 1, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka Education Minister to intervene in power cuts, proposed tariff hike during exam month

"I will discuss this at the cabinet meeting and also take it up with the Ministry of Power & Energy."

December 1, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's fabric manufacturer sees opporutunity for thicker textiles in Western markets

Colder winters expected in Western markets due to the energy crisis

Chanka Jayasinghe
November 30, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka rubber farmers to get boost from France, Michelin

6,000 farmers to benefit

November 29, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka contemplating law to limit grace period offered to state university students

"We will discuss this with students and student leaders. I think the time given is sufficient," he said.

November 28, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka State Tourism Minister claims in talks for $5 bln investment for transport hub

Foreign investors have kept away from Sri Lanka due to unprecedented economic crisis

November 28, 2022 1 min read
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Russian tourists lead Sri Lanka winter tourism arrivals

Down south a hotspot for the Russians

November 27, 2022 2 min read
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Tax hikes could force Sri Lanka exporters shift to other countries - exporters

New tax hikes will be effective from December 1

Roshani Fernando
November 26, 2022 3 min read
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Sri Lanka October Ceylon tea production down in 27-years

October production was mainly hit by bad weather

November 25, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka IT industry group call for education, exchange controls on foreign firms

Want to end 'digital colonization' and tax breaks for foreign companies

November 23, 2022 2 min read

Looming global recession threatens dollar earning of Sri Lanka's top exports

Decline in export orders could slowdown Sri Lanka's economic recovery

Roshani Fernando
November 23, 2022 2 min read
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