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Ravi Jayasekera to continue as acting chief executive officer for Hemas

"The Board of Directors continues the search for a successor for the position of CEO"

May 22, 2024 2 min read

VFS Global hires GB Srithar as head of Tourism Services

“His expertise positions him to lead our efforts with our client governments to promote travel, trade, and tourism"

May 21, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lankans trapped in Myanmar forced labour cyberscam come home

Eight Sri Lankans trafficked for forced criminal activities in cyber scamming compounds in Myanmar returned to Sri Lanka

April 18, 2024 1 min read

Kaushali Kusumapala appointed Coca-Cola Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives

She will collaborate with bottling partners, Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka and Male’ Aerated Water Company, stakeholde...

April 15, 2024 2 min read
Sri Lanka minister Thondaman chosen as World Economic Forum Young Global Leader

He continues to advocate for the rights of all marginalized people in Sri Lanka, workers, women, ethnic minorities

Jayamin Pelpola appointed to Sri Lanka's BOC board

Jayamin Pelpola, a fintech entrepreneur and investor, appointed to board of Bank of Ceylon as non-executive director

CEB spokesman resigns after insensitive comments

Ceylon Electricity Board spokesman engineer Noel Priyantha resigns from post after comments on talk show spark anger

February 22, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka interim mechanism discusses reconciliation bill

Interim Secretariat for Truth and Reconciliation discusses Commission for Truth, Unity, and Reconciliation draft bill

Nethmi Rajawasam
February 12, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka president urges new landholders to safeguard right

I urge everyone to cherish and safeguard this right, not just for themselves but for future generations

February 6, 2024 5 min read

Imad Fakhoury appointed IFC South Asia regional director

Private sector investment is key to achieving South Asia’s development goals

January 22, 2024 2 min read

Dasun Perera appointed Chief Executive of Senfin Securities

Dasun Perera appointed Chief Executive at Senfin Securities Limited, which is affiliated to Senkadagala Finance.

January 22, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka to bring end to missing persons matter by 2025: President

Committed to resolving land issue in North and addressing missing persons’ matter before conclusion of 2025

Nethmi Rajawasam
January 8, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka FM calls Myanmar counterpart for help in repatriating Myawaddy detainees

56 Sri Lankan nationals are being held in Myawaddy, Myanmar

January 4, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka resettlement will be based on 1985 map: President

Despite the conclusion of the war, unresolved matters persist

December 28, 2023 2 min read

President, Tamil MPs discuss Sri Lankan refugees in India

Sri Lankans in Indian refugee camps was discussed during a meeting between president and leaders of the North and East

Nethmi Rajawasam
December 22, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka to investigate execution of Henry Pedris a century ago

Gunawardena said that the execution was a result of a plan carried out by officials in the country at the time.

Apsara Rodrigo
December 12, 2023 1 min read
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River for Jaffna project to supply water to Sri Lanka's north

Government to revisit 'River for Jaffna' project proposed by engineer decades ago, and in the pipeline for years

November 9, 2023 1 min read

President assures Malaiyaha Tamils integration

The government is committed to providing Malaiyaha Tamils with land titles and ensuring their right to education

Nethmi Rajawasam
November 3, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka begins computer assisted census 2024

The census is the main source of official data for obtaining population and housing information

November 1, 2023 1 min read

Top Sri Lanka accounting professional Sujeewa Mudalige retires

Retires after serving the firm and profession for over 25 years

October 27, 2023 3 min read

Top Sri Lanka financial professional Ravi Abeysuriya passes away

He was the first country head of Fitch Ratings and Amba Research in Sri Lanka

October 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka Ceylinco group founder Lalith Kotelawala passes away at 84

He was in Sri Lanka's top richest list in 2007 before facing misappropriation charges

October 21, 2023 2 min read

Veteran Sri Lanka actor Jackson Anthony no more

Anthony was 65 at the time of death.

October 9, 2023 1 min read

New Sri Lanka ambassadors to Egypt, Bangladesh

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October 8, 2023 1 min read
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Sri Lanka ‘online truth’ law draconian overreach: Harsha

Likely to drive away tech investments.

Nethmi Rajawasam
September 20, 2023 2 min read

Alarm over Sri Lanka law for ‘online safety’, ‘online truths’

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Nethmi Rajawasam
September 19, 2023 4 min read
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