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Sunday July 25th, 2021
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Sri Lanka, tea, palm oil farms to be hit by fertilizer ban: Fitch

Tea production could sharply fall if fertilizer supplies reduce

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Sri Lanka firms with global links learn to compete better and raise standards

Customers, partners and competition

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Sri Lanka’s Ceylon tea prices weak, output fall expected

Crop intake may be falling in some areas

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Russell Juriansz takes over as chairman of Sri Lanka Shippers' Council

The council held its 51st AGM on the 14th of July

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Sri Lanka plans to export sugar for Rs2,500 a kg after fertilizer ban: Minister

Sugar SOEs expect to produce 20-pct of organic fertilizer needs

Sri Lanka could double exports to US$20bn with organic crops after fertilizer ban: Trade Minister

"If we make the country organic we can earn 20 billion US dollars in two years." the minister said

Sri Lanka clears Water Villa resort at Kalpitiya islets

Sun Resort Investment Lanka Pvt Ltd to set up 50 villas

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Sri Lanka Tourism requests further debt relief

License periods also extended

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Axiata Digital labs chief in Forbes tech council

Axiata Digital Labs is the innovation software subsidiary of the publicly trade telco Dialog Axiata.

Mahadiya Hamza

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Sri Lanka postpones Advanced Level, Grade 5 scholarship exams to November

The A/L exams will now take place from November 15 tol December 10, the education minister said.

Mahadiya Hamza

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Sri Lanka's Ceylon tea exports up 13.9-pct in June, Turkey top buyer

China buys more than last year

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Sri Lanka's John Keells Properties say Tri-Zen project on track

Construction progressing amid Coronavirus challenges

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Sri Lanka tea prices dip

Prices ease in the second week

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Sri Lanka removes seventh-day PCR test for fully vaccinated travellers

Unvaccinated children (aged two to eighteen) accompanying their parents must undergo a PCR test on the seventh day.

Mahadiya Hamza

3 min read

Sri Lanka tea production up 5.8-pct in May 2021

In the five months to May 2021 Sri Lanka had produced 134.72mn kilograms up 30.6-pct from Covid-19 hit

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Watch: Covid-19 in Sri Lanka and business: What next?

#Restart21 (Episode 1) Kasturi Chellaraja, Hilmy Cader, Chanakya Dissanayake, and Kenneth De Zilwa

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Sri Lanka manufacturing, service start to recover in June 2021

Third wave led to a dip in May

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Sri Lanka allows vaccinated tourists without quarantine after PCR test

Partially or non-vaccinated arrivals in bio-bubble

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Sri Lanka event managers seek equal treatment in Covid guidelines for corporate events

The events industry has been closed for over a year and most companies are on the brink of bankruptcy

Mahadiya Hamza

5 min read

Sri Lanka to promote electric vehicles with renewable power expansion

A study by the University of Moratuwa has found that 60 per cent of the air pollution was caused by vehicle emissions.

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Sri Lanka to pay Rs25,000 organic fertilizer subsidy to rice farmers

Up to 800,000 hectares of rice is expected to sown in the upcoming season

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Sri Lanka to offer digital nomad visa to boost tourism

Up to one year visa planned

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Sri Lanka railway department adds more trains as govt relaxes COVID-19 restrictions

Trips will continue to be increased in the future upon further discussion, an official said.

Chanka Jayasinghe

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Sri Lanka's Kotelawala Defence University bill could crush student freedoms: SJB

If the bill is passed, said Wijeratne, students will lose their rights and free education itself will be in peril.

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Sri Lanka's CEAT Kelani radial tyre capacity raised amid money printing, import controls

Radial capacity up over 30-pct in 2021

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Sri Lanka Olympic team dressed by LOVI in sarongs and sarees

The collection to represent unity

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