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Thursday December 2nd, 2021

Sri Lanka serious about central bank reforms: Deputy Minister

Sri Lanka's new administration is "serious" about reforming the Central Bank, Deputy Policy Planning and Economic Affair...

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New Sri Lanka president to visit India: Modi

Sri Lanka's new President Maithripala Sirisena is to visit New Delhi later this month on what is expected to be his firs...

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Sri Lanka hybrid car victims ask for justice after latest unpredictable tax

Hundreds of individual would-be owners of hybrid cars whose cars had already been shipped from Japan are seeking justice...

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Sri Lanka's new President vows reconciliation, balanced foreign policy

COLOMBO (AFP) - New President Maithripala Sirisena vowed Wednesday to end Sri Lanka's pariah status by working with the ...

Amal Jayasinghe

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SriLankan Paris flight lands in Iran for medical emergency

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - State-run SriLankan Airlines said an aircraft on route to Paris had landed in Tehran following a...

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Sri Lanka celebrates Independence day - In Pictures

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka celebrated independence from British rule on February 04, 1948 with military march pas...

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Sri Lanka Keells Hotels December net down 8-pct

EconomyNext - Sri Lanka's John Keells Hotels said December 2014 quarter net profit fell eight percent to 418 million rup...

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Sri Lankan president calls for national unity

EconomyNext - Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena called for national unity in his Independence Day speech, saying...

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Sri Lanka has chance to go forward in harmony: PM

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka has a chance to go forward with all communities living in harmony, Prime Minister Rani...

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Sri Lanka business chambers call for Bill of Rights

EconomyNext - Sri Lanka's main business chambers have called for a Bill of Rights as part of the new government's reform...

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Commonwealth hails Sri Lanka's new war crimes probe

COLOMBO (AFP) - The Commonwealth on Tuesday welcomed Sri Lanka's plans to establish a "credible" inquiry into war crimes...

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Sri Lanka hypes bad taste in luxury RVs: Namal Suvendra

Sri Lanka's new administration has relished shaming the former first family for expropriating two buses for luxury joy r...

Namal Suvendra

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Sri Lanka's Sunshine group December net down 45-pct

EconomyNext - Sri Lanka's Sunshine Holdings group, which has interests in plantations, healthcare and consumer goods, ha...

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Sri Lankan heads apex South Asian accountants body

EconomyNext - President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) Arjuna Herath has become t...

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Sri Lanka grapples with economic data doctoring

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's new administration will set up an independent committee to examine alleged data doct...

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Sri Lanka PM slams key businessmen, says firms should gain wealth from competition

Sri Lanka wants businesses that can compete and grow and not those that amass profit from state patronage, with ordinary...

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Sri Lanka retrospective tax not the best signal to market: economics minister

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - A retrospective tax slammed on big firms in the country was not the best signal to the market, D...

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Sri Lanka's Lankem buys packaging firm

EconomyNext - Sri Lanka's Lankem Ceylon has acquired a 72.5 percent stake in J. F. Packaging (Pvt) Ltd. for 600 million ...

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Sri Lanka stocks slump 2.5-pct led by JKH

EconomyNext - Sri Lankan stock extended losses Monday, led by John Keells Holdings, dumped by foreign investors after th...

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Softlogic says no deal on MILCO land in Sri Lanka capital

Sri Lanka's Softlogic Holdings Plc, a listed company said it had not entered into a formal agreement over land belonging...

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