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Sri Lanka's JKH in talks international operators over gaming strategy

Also discussing tenants of retail mall

May 24, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka hikes entry fees to botanical gardens

Sri Lanka has hiked entry fees to botanical gardens by tourists and domestic visitors by around 50 percent from July 01

May 23, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka consumer goods face challenges, driven by essentials: retailer

Falling prices

May 22, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka manufacturing, services down in April 2023 : PMI

New orders in April dropped to 33 from 55.9, and Production fell to 24.5 from 55.8.

May 22, 2023 2 min read
Sri Lanka slashes Rs65 per kilo rice import tax for 19 days

Sri Lanka controls the import of rice to keep domestic prices artificially high

Sri Lanka Tyre maker installs 2.4MW rooftop solar plant

Will offset 21-pct of electricity consumption

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,...

January 22, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka expects tourists from Germany, Dubai as airports re-open

Sri Lanka is expecting the first tourists from Germany and Dubai after Colombo and Mattala airports re-opened for touris...

January 21, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka will use lessons learnt from pilot project to open for tourism

Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga optimistic of resuming arrivals after “experiment” with bringing Ukrainian visit...

January 19, 2021 2 min read

Government’s decision to award the Adani group the ECT terminal is positive

By explaining his decision in a straightforward manner, and carrying it out, President Rajapaksa has shown leadership in...

Dr. Jehan Perera - Executive Director National Peace Council
January 19, 2021 6 min read

Sri Lanka visas for tourists post Covid-19 with hotels, PCR tests, insurance pre-booked

Tourists travelling to Sri Lanka from January 21, 2021 will have to book at a designated 'Level 1' certified hotel, get ...

January 19, 2021 8 min read

Gotabaya must stay the course on attracting foreign investment – Mangala

The government when they were in Opposition encouraged certain elements to attack us saying we were traitors selling the...

January 18, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka state land on 30-year lease to Pelwatte Milk

Sri Lanka's cabinet of ministers had approved the transfer of 22 hectares of state land to Pelwatte Milk Industries Ltd,...

January 17, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka revises 'local value addition matrix' for assembled vehicles

Sri Lanka has revised the domestic 'value addition' criteria of assembled vehicles following discussions with the indust...

January 17, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka plantations firms propose wage model

Sri Lanka's Regional Plantations Companies have proposed a wage model which they say allows daily wage f 1,105 rupees in...

January 16, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka: PCR testing capacity at International Airport drops drastically

A shortage of automated extraction reagent kits cuts tests to 600 per day as arrivals are ramped up

Imesh Ranasinghe
January 15, 2021 3 min read
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Sri Lanka expects stronger maize harvest in 2021 amid armyworm

Sri Lanka maize farmers have sown over 96,000 hectares for the main (Maha) 2021 season which can produce up to 385,368 m...

January 15, 2021 1 min read

Nathaniel Rothschild visits Sri Lanka Port City

Nathaniel Rothschild, a member of a Europe-based investment banking family, had visited Sri Lanka's Port City as part o...

January 15, 2021 1 min read

Ferentino Tyre Corporation commissioned by Sri Lanka President

Ferentino Tyre Corporation (Pvt) Ltd, an export oriented greenfield project which the firm says will be South Asia's lar...

January 15, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka PM plans tax concessions for film industry

Sri Lanka is planning to give tax concessions to the film industry involving import duties and income tax relief, Prime ...

January 14, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka, Maldives youth to get new skills to counter hate speech in social media

Social media influencers in Sri Lanka and the Maldives who are countering online hate could sharpen their skills in a pr...

January 13, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka 2021 main season rice expected at 2.8mn tonnes: Minister

Sri Lanka is expecting a rough rice (paddy) harvest of 2.8 million metric tons of rice in the main 2021 (Maha) cultivati...

January 13, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka politicos beat Ukraine tourists in Coronavirus: Minister

Sri Lanka's members of parliament were currently ahead of Ukraine tourists in Coronavirus confirmations, co-cabinet mini...

January 12, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka Femtech advances by MAS wins global recognition

Sri Lanka's MAS group said it had been recognized for advancements in female centric technology (FemTech) that improved ...

Mahadiya Hamza
January 9, 2021 4 min read

Government considering opening Tuition classes on Jan 25 – Prof GL

The government is seriously considering the re-opening of tuition classes throughout the country on January 25th when sc...

January 8, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka to take-over plantations company hospitals with land

Sri Lanka has decided to take over estate hospitals that are operated by a number of plantations companies along with la...

January 8, 2021 2 min read