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Sri Lanka's energy ministry looking to allocate more fuel quotas for buses, taxis

"The ministry will look at the possibility of allocating additional quotas for those requirements on a separate QR code"

August 8, 2022 1 min read

Private buses on strike in Sri Lanka over fuel issue, fare revision

Miranda said long distance buses will be given around 125-150 litres of diesel at a time.

August 5, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka reduces bus fares by over 11 percent; minimum fare down to 34 rupees

The minister of transport has approved the price revision with the recommendation of the NTC.

August 4, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka expansion eyed by Acuity Knowledge Partners amid soft-peg collapse

Employee benefit raised as the rupee falls and inflation goes up

July 27, 2022 2 min read
Sri Lanka's Noyon Lanka develops eco-friendly plant based dye

Firm entering global market with Control Union certification

Sri Lanka partners with USAID to convert petrol-run tuktuks to electricity

The move also aims to promote a greener transportation sector, a statement said.

Stax gets investment from Blue Point Capital partners

Its clients included global private equity (PE) firms, global and local corporates

November 25, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka radio, tv spectrum auctions for new stations: Finance Minister

Financial viability and security aspects will be used for pre-qualification

November 17, 2021 1 min read

East or West, women-headed startups face obstacles in a man’s world

“Women get more questions about how they manage risk,” entrepreneur Elly Oldenburg

Kshama Ranawana
November 14, 2021 6 min read

Sri Lanka to set up tuk tuk regulator despite bus regulation debacle

Only 47 percent of the over one million registered threewheelers in Sri Lanka are used for hiring

November 12, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka resumes public transport; health officials concerned over lax attitude re: COVID-19

"All buses must strictly adhere to the health guidelines," Amunugama said.

Chanka Jayasinghe
November 1, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka manufacturing, some services recover in Sept 2021: PMI

Retail and leisure still hit amid lockdowns

October 18, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka food, cooking gas prices up after controls removed amid money printing

Fuel price hike expected

October 11, 2021 5 min read

Sri Lanka milk importers cry over dollars

If we are unable to get the money, we have no choice but to divert the stocks to another country

October 1, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka hires by India's HCL Technologies top 1,000 in first year

HCL Technologies said it had hired new graduates and also "seasoned industry professionals".

September 26, 2021 2 min read

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

Customer behavior expected to shift

September 4, 2021 4 min read
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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

August 17, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka PCR tests as low as Rs5000 in competition

Price controls have already disrupted gas and milk supply

August 11, 2021 2 min read

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

There is no geographic boundary for talent anymore

August 3, 2021 4 min read

LTTE violating Nike intellectual property: Sri Lanka foreign ministry

Nike has not made purported LTTE shoes

July 31, 2021 1 min read

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

Customers, partners and competition

July 24, 2021 4 min read

Sri Lanka manufacturing, service start to recover in June 2021

Third wave led to a dip in May

July 16, 2021 2 min read

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
July 12, 2021 1 min read

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

SLRA said many members are struggling to stay afloat

June 21, 2021 2 min read

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
June 14, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka PMI shows manufacturing, services drop in April

Covid-19 third wave hits activity except hotels

May 18, 2021 2 min read