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Agility, being customer-centric key to post-pandemic success, Sri Lanka marketers say

Customer behavior expected to shift

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Sri Lanka online firewood sale on fire as price controls create LPG shortage

People are buying this plus clay stoves as a backup or ‘just in case' fears

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Sri Lanka PCR tests as low as Rs5000 in competition

Price controls have already disrupted gas and milk supply

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Flexibility, culture likely to decide Sri Lanka post-pandemic workforce

There is no geographic boundary for talent anymore

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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 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 retailers seek loan restructure, rent and utility relief on Covid-19 hit

SLRA said many members are struggling to stay afloat

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Sri Lanka will not increase bus fares but bus owners will be provided concessions: Minister

“We will not increase bus fares by even one rupee,” he said.

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Sri Lanka PMI shows manufacturing, services drop in April

Covid-19 third wave hits activity except hotels

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Sri Lanka Transport Board deploys buses in view of ongoing railway strike

Two trade unions of the Sri Lanka Railways launched a strike this morning.

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Sri Lanka students seeking overseas education sees change in Covid-19

Over 21,000 students are based overseas on higher education each year,

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Sri Lanka manufacturing, services expands in March 2021: PMI

Sri Lanka's manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index reached a 9-month high as activities continue to recover backed by p...

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80 percent of Colombo's private bus drivers are on drugs; test on the cards: state minister

Some 80 percent of private bus drivers that operate in Colombo and its suburbs drive under the influence of narcotics, S...

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More buses, trains deployed for Sri Lankans visiting hometowns for New Year

The Ministry of Transport has deployed more buses and trains for Sri Lankans visiting their hometowns for the upcoming S...

Mahadiya Hamza

1 min read

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Sri Lanka Colombo Port City featured in on Veemansa forum

Sri Lanka's Colombo Port City will be featured on an online forum where Secretary to the President P B Jayasundera will ...

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Sri Lanka's Colombo Port City Special Economic Zone to have gaming

A special economic zone to be set up in the Colombo Port City reclaimed from the sea will have regulation covering gami...

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Sri Lanka Port City Economic Zone workers to earn tax free, dollar salaries

Employees working for companies within 'Colombo Port City Special Economic Zone' in land reclaimed by a China-based firm...

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Sri Lanka's Hemas Hospital starts automated negative pressure PCR testing lab

Sri Lanka's Hemas Hospitals said it had commissioned an automated PCR testing laboratory in a negative pressure chamber ...

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Light Rail Project: Maharagama to be linked to the network

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has asked that the Urban Development Authority (UDA) include the city of Maharagama in ...

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Sri Lanka turns hotels in Colombo into Coronavirus hospitals

Sri Lanka's Nawaloka Hospitals said it had teamed up with two hotels in the capital Colombo to build intermediate care c...

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Sri Lanka makes progress in approving Pfizer vaccine, data awaited from China, Russia

Sri Lanka has made progress in analyzing data on a vaccine produced by Pfizer as a 'good one' based on analysis of data ...

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Sri Lanka to manufacture 100 railway passenger coaches with private participation

Sri Lanka will manufacture 100 railway coaches locally with private sector participation to meet existing demands, the G...

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Sri Lanka Nieslen retail store audit continued by PepperCube

Colombo-based PepperCube Consultants said it will conduct a nation-wide retail store audit (RSA) from March 2021 having ...

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Sri Lanka, Vietnam ICT sectors explore co-operation

Information and communications industries of Sri Lanka and Vietnam had a virtual meeting to discuss future co-operation,...

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