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Thursday February 22nd, 2024

Sri Lanka to consolidate all vocational training institutes into one college: president

"He expressed optimism about Sri Lanka’s trajectory in embracing evolving technologies," the statement said.

February 22, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka, Vietnam to cooperate on agriculture

Sri Lanka and Vietnam have signed an agreement to develop the agricultural sector in the island.

February 22, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka needs private sector in agriculture: Prez

Adoption of modern agricultural techniques crucial for agricultural sector’s advancement, and to retain youth

February 21, 2024 8 min read

Sri Lanka micro, small, medium enterprises resilient, but recovery lags

MSMEs show resilience between 2018 to 2023, but sector recovery levels lag behind those of 2018

February 21, 2024 2 min read
Sri Lanka new Casino licenses to require minimum investments

Minimum investment requirement of 30 and 100 million dollars for new casino licenses

Sri Lanka to allow English as court language in selected courts

Certain courts be allowed to conduct proceedings in English

India begins construction of 1,300 houses for Sri Lanka plantation workers

Housing project financed by the Government of India to construct 10,000 houses for plantation sector workers.

February 19, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka's port city to offer duty free shopping in April

Duty free shopping will be available in Colombo soon

February 19, 2024 2 min read

FAO Director General visits Sri Lanka tea factory, rubber institute

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization will focus attention on the development of crops in the island

Apsara Rodrigo
February 19, 2024 1 min read

UN body, Asia and Pacific officials in Sri Lanka to discuss food security

Pandemic and environmental crises have hit region, with floods, droughts and tropical storms affecting agriculture

February 19, 2024 2 min read

Roundtable discussion on education technology in Sri Lanka

Ed-Tech towards achieving SDGs Roundtable Discussion

February 19, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka has not blacklisted any contractors, unlike India, Bangladesh, Nepal: report

Sri Lanka has provisions to blacklist defaulting contractors, and publish their names in a public, online

February 19, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka leisure industry to train golf caddies on course for high end tourism

Sri Lanka only has 40 caddies for all golf courses

Apsara Rodrigo
February 18, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka tea prices up across elevations in February

Sri Lanka tea prices have moved up in 2024 in both rupee and US dollar terms

Nethmi Rajawasam
February 18, 2024 2 min read

FAO Director-General Arrives in Sri Lanka for APRC37


February 18, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka coconut auction prices down 14-pct in 2024

Prices are down 14 percent from the last auction in December

Apsara Rodrigo
February 17, 2024 1 min read
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Sri Lanka exporters confident about growth prospects: Chamber survey

Ceylon Chamber of Commerce survey covering 2023 and forecasting 2024, exporters expressed confidence in growth prospects

February 16, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka's rubber workers get certified, coconut pluckers and toddy tappers to follow

169 rubber workers, or those who harvest the sap, were awarded NVQ-3 certificates by NAITA

February 16, 2024 2 min read

JKH, Teejay, CTC, Dialog and Dilmah score in transparency in corporate reporting

John Keells, Teejay Lanka, Ceylon Tobacco, Dialog, and Dilmah tie first in Transparency International report

February 15, 2024 2 min read

ADB US$8mn to develop smart agriculture in Sri Lanka Mahaweli

Younger people in Mahaweli zones have shown a high tendency to engage in agricultural activities with smart technology

Nethmi Rajawasam
February 15, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka state minister to arm farmers with air rifles for monkey war


February 15, 2024 1 min read

After Nas Daily success, Sri Lanka tourism focuses more on influencer marketing

Nas Daily's videos have reached more than 25 million people in two months

Apsara Rodrigo
February 14, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka house builders should look for the sun: SEA officials

When building, constructors should consider a place to install solar panels in a new house

February 14, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka needs new education system for economic transformation: Pres

Our focus should be on nurturing professionals who can thrive in the global arena

February 14, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka IPS calls proposals for Saman Kelegama research grant

Sri Lanka's Institute of Policy Studies said it is calling proposals for the annual Saman Kelegama Resarch grant.

February 14, 2024 3 min read

Sri Lanka land prices will come down in the future: Minister

Land prices in Sri Lanka will come down due to gifting deeds and long-term leasing of lands to investors

February 13, 2024 2 min read
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