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Tuesday March 28th, 2023

Sri Lanka Telecom on track rating upgrade track on planned stake sale: Fitch

"Fitch will resolve the RWP when the proposed disposal becomes practically unconditional"

March 28, 2023 7 min read

Sri Lanka links up with Korea for rural development

The MoU will be signed between Ministry of Public Administration, Department of External Resources and the foundation

March 28, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka February Ceylon tea production up 3.04-pct

The national average tea price in February was 3.97 dollars or 1,438.20 rupees.

March 26, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka SEC chief calls for self-governance and responsible action

Our capital market must become a good alternative source for capital funds

March 26, 2023 2 min read
Sri Lanka's Ceylon Tea prices stabilize after falling on rupee appreciation

The weekly sale average grew to 1282.01 rupees from 1256.96 rupees from a week ago

Sri Lanka sees tourism upturn from last minute bookings

"The trend has changed even though we can't find a proper forecast for next month or the month after."

Sri Lanka's Senaro Motors to export locally assembled motorbikes to Kenya

Senaro wants to expand its international market after exporting to Kenya

Neshella Perera
March 21, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka airport may give parking slots for Pick Me

All Island Three Wheel Drivers’ Association is not against the plan.

Neshella Perera
March 20, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka coconut auction prices edge up

The auction offered 574,807 coconuts and 416,815 nuts were sold.

March 20, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka tea exports down 12.2-pct in February 2023

Higher levels of weeds discouraged pluckers from going into the bushes

March 19, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to give Rs 1.1 mn interest-free loan to students who don't enter state university

President Ranil Wickremesinghe had advised that the loan be provided to 5,000 students, Siyambalapitiya said.

March 17, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka UDA to take back Krrish, Destiny, non-operational buildings in lands it owns

The valuation of the two buildings is yet to be done.

Melkishiya Andrew
March 16, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka likely to see further beef price hike over lump disease in North

The disease is also slightly spreading to other provinces in Sri Lanka

Roshani Fernando
March 16, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka promoting MICE tourism to meet 12-pct of 2023 target

Targeting South Asia, Middle East and Europe

Roshani Fernando
March 15, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka looking at state hospitals for private medical students' clinical training

The expert committtee tasked with picking state-run hospitals that can function as teaching hospitals for students.

March 14, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka coconut exporters see silver line after US rights body criticizes Thailand's monkey labour

Sri Lanka still uses human labour to pluck coconut

Melkishiya Andrew
March 14, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka coconut auction prices down 2.6-pct

The auction offered 876,948 coconuts and 658,494 nuts were sold.

March 13, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee appreciation drives Ceylon Tea prices down

Prices of all High, Medium and Low Growns saw a fall during the auction.

March 12, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka power regulator chief sues colleagues, state-run CEB against tariff hike

The CEB move has mainly burdened lower unit consuming users, the official CEB data showed.

March 10, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka state university lecturers still on strike against IMF-backed tax hike

The strike will continue till March 15.

March 10, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka cultivates Australian 'Hass' to boost exports, dollar revenue  

Sri Lanka has been desprately looking to boost dollar inflows through exports

Melkishiya Andrew
March 9, 2023 2 min read

Colombo Dockyard reports 332.1 million rupee profit in Dec-2022

Revenue on shipbuilding, repairing and heavy engineering segments grew during 2022.

March 9, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to target nine markets in focused tourism campaigns

In February, Sri Lanka welcomed 107,639 visitors

March 9, 2023 2 min read

Low female participation in Sri Lanka's ICT sector calls for action - IPS

Females holding only 34 percent of the jobs in the sector

March 8, 2023 6 min read

Sri Lanka health technicians on sick note campaign

"We expect more than 100,000 workers to join with us."

March 7, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka gets 107,000 tourists in February 2023

So far in the first week of March from 1-6 we 24,363 tourists have arrived.

March 7, 2023 1 min read
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