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Sri Lanka to launch new weekend long-distance train and bus service

Two test runs have been completed, he said.

August 17, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka private bus owners expect to operate at 90 pct as schools reopen

"We plan to commence bus services 100 percent islandwide. If not 100 percent, at least 90 percent should be doable."

August 15, 2022 1 min read

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
Private bus owners in Sri Lanka threatens nationwide strike on Oct 25, demand moratorium

"We urge the government and the leasing companies to grant us a moratorium until next March."

Sri Lanka tuk-tuk drivers refuse to reduce fares despite drop in petrol price

"We have obligations to meet for our families and five litres is not doing us any good. It’s simply not enough"

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
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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
May 17, 2021 1 min read

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

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

May 9, 2021 3 min read

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...

April 16, 2021 2 min read

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...

April 13, 2021 1 min read

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
April 9, 2021 1 min read

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 ...

April 6, 2021 1 min read

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...

March 28, 2021 2 min read

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...

March 28, 2021 2 min read

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 ...

March 7, 2021 1 min read

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 ...

March 5, 2021 3 min read
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