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Sri Lankan fuel, containers truckers reduce fares after diesel price cut

"We hope to reduce it by 8-10 percent and will be applied from tomorrow."

March 31, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s Standard Chartered Bank ‘AAA(lka)’ rating confirmed: Fitch

This expectation is driven by SCBSL's status as a branch of SCB

March 30, 2023 3 min read

Fitch confirms Citibank Sri Lanka unit at ‘AAA(lka)’

Fitch Ratings said it has confirmed Citibank N.A. Colombo Branch’s (CitiSL) National Long-Term Rating at ‘AAA(lka)â€...

March 30, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka tuk tuk, bus fares to be cut on lower fuel prices

"The minimum rate will be cut to 30 rupees from tonight,” Lasantha Alagiyawana said.

March 29, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka president wants 7.5 million tourists including high-payers

"Tourism was not something that was new to us. It was there even in the time of the Anuradhapura period."

Sri Lanka export firms to run during curfew, helpdesk set up

Export firms will continue to operate during curfews and a help desk has been set up to support companies, Sri Lanka's E...

October 29, 2020 1 min read

All buses and trains to and from Western Province suspended

All train and bus services within the Western Province, as well as connections to the rest of the country, will be suspe...

Imesh Ranasinghe
October 29, 2020 2 min read

CIMA students who won a business 'Hackathon' invited by a conglomerate

Students of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) who won a business problem-solving competition as p...

October 26, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea production recovers in September

Sri Lanka has produce 21.91 million kilograms in September 2020, flat from 21.91 million kilograms last year, though pro...

October 26, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rents falling on expat exit, Covid-19 but low rates help real estate buys

Sri Lanka's Coronavirus crises and an exit of expatriates have lowered rents but real estate is attractive medium to l...

Tania Madies
October 26, 2020 7 min read

Sri Lanka's native tribe halts tourism as Coronavirus 'ledder podge-jer' spreads

Sri Lanka's indigenous Veddah tribe has halted domestic tourists from visiting their village as the latest Coronavirus o...

October 25, 2020 2 min read

Coronavirus halts postal services in Sri Lanka's Western province, Galle, Bati, Kuliyapitiya offices

Sri Lanka Post said it is halting letter deliveries to the Western province and post offices in Galle, Batticaloa and Ku...

October 25, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka Colombo Hilton, Shangri-La finds Covid-19 patients

Sri Lanka's Colombo Hilton and Shangri - La have said a staff member each had been confirmed with Coronavirus and protec...

October 24, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Hemas Hospital says 8 staff isolated after Coronavirus patient

Sri Lanka's Hemas Hospital said eight staff at its branch in Thalwatugoda was isolated and health rules are being follow...

October 23, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka real estate outlook in Echelon online forum LIVE NOW

Sri Lanka's real estate investments will be under the spotlight in a Echelon Decodes live forum at 1530 hours today (Oct...

October 22, 2020 1 min read
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Sri Lanka Hirdramani group says 250 Coronavirus test at Kahathuduwa factory negative

Sri Lanka's Hirdramani group said 250 Coronavirus tests conducted on colleagues of a confirmed staff member at a factory...

October 21, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka conducts 15,000 Coroanvirus tests in BOI factories, 200 Covid-19 cases confirmed

Sri Lanka has conducted around 10,000 tests in industrial zones under the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka and 5,000 in ...

October 19, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Hirdramani group says one Covid-19 staffer positive in a factory

Sri Lanka's Hirdramani group says it is contact tracing and conducting more tests after a staffer was confirmed with Cor...

October 18, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka Coronavirus cluster tops 2000, KEPZ factories reach 170 Covid-19 cases

Sri Lanka's expanding Minuwangoda Coronavirus cluster reached 2014 on October 16 with 115 cases confirmed during the day...

October 17, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Ceylon tea prices supported by China buying, India production fall

Sri Lanka tea prices showed a marginal appreciation amid a dip in Indian production due to the Coronavirus pandemic, alo...

Tania Madies
October 17, 2020 4 min read

Sri Lanka's UB Finance to raise Rs1.6bn equity to boost capital

Sri Lanka's UB Finance Company Ltd, a licensed non-bank lender said a plan to raise 1.6 billion rupees through a rights ...

October 16, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka export factories conduct over 7000 Coronavirus tests, follow health rules to control Covid...

Companies in export under the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka are following Covid-19 health guidelines, running random ...

October 16, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka exporters testing staff for Covid-19, EDB curfew support for non-BoI firms

Sri Lanka's Export Development Board said it has set up hotlines to help non-Board of Investment companies move staff th...

October 15, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka suspends coconut auctions, amid rising retail prices

Sri Lanka has suspended weekly auctions conducted by the state Coconut Development Authority amid rising domestic retail...

October 15, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Katunayake Coronavirus curfew to contain Covid-19 infections from factories

Sri Lanka has imposed a Coronavirus curfew in Katunayake police area to reduce the chances of Covid-19 spreading from fa...

October 15, 2020 2 min read