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Sri Lankans living longer than other S. Asians, retiring prematurely

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka has a compelling case for raising its retirement age as they are living longer and retiri...

October 18, 2015 2 min read

Interview with Chinese President Xi Jinping ahead of UK visit

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Britain on Monday for a state visit at the invitation of Quee...

October 18, 2015 23 min read

Dubai account of Sri Lanka VVIP son not frozen: report

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka has not been able to freeze a Dubai bank account of a son of a VVIP on the last regime as courts...

October 18, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka needs a global economic strategy: Razeen Sally

Sri Lanka desperately needs a new global economic strategy, and that is what the Government has promised. But this is no...

Razeen Sally
October 17, 2015 16 min read

Sri Lanka road repair bids seen high, discounts low

ECONOMYNEXT – The lowest bids by construction firms to improve rural roads in central Sri Lanka were up to 70 per...

October 17, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lankan stocks fall for 4th day to over 3-month closing low

COLOMBO, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan shares fell for a fourth straight session and closed at their lowest level in mor...

October 16, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka navy offers new evidence in Avant Garde arms scandal

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's attorney general may have failed to prosecute Avant Garde Maritime Services over the controver...

Our Police Correspondent
October 16, 2015 4 min read

Sri Lanka Janashakthi gets shareholder nod for Rs3.3bn cash call

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's Janashakthi Insurance Plc said shareholders had given the nod to raised 3.35 billion rupees fr...

October 16, 2015 1 min read

Sierra wins five Sri Lanka central province road contracts

ECONOMYNEXT – Sierra Construction has won five of nine projects for improving rural roads in Sri Lanka’s c...

October 16, 2015 1 min read

Lankan rupee edges up on dollar selling by banks; stocks up

(Reuters) - The Sri Lankan rupee edged up on Friday due to dollar selling by banks and on expectations of inflows after ...

October 16, 2015 1 min read

Vietnam government to sell $3 bn of shares in major firms

(AFP) - The Vietnamese government will sell its stakes in companies ranging from a dairy giant to an insurance firm in a...

October 16, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka can speed up growth by reducing SOE burden: think tank

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka can speed up growth by reducing the burden of loss-making state enterprises on the people, and a...

October 16, 2015 12 min read

Sri Lanka sells US$330mn in floating rate bonds

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka has sold 330 million US dollars of floating rate bonds with 277.5 million US dollars coming from...

October 16, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka hiring hangman despite plan to axe death penalty

(AFP) - Sri Lanka said Thursday it was close to filling a longstanding vacancy for a hangman -- even though it has not e...

October 15, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka trying to seize illegal cash parked in Dubai accounts: minister

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka is probing at least eight bank accounts connected to figures in the last administration in a bid...

October 15, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka business chamber calls for rule of law, open trade

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s main business grouping has called on the new government to enforce the rule of l...

October 15, 2015 10 min read

Sri Lanka stocks fall, foreigners buy

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan stocks fell for the third straight day but foreigners continued to buy, brokers said.

October 15, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lankan rupee falls on importer dollar demand

COLOMBO, Oct 15 (Reuters) - The Sri Lankan rupee ended weaker on Thursday due to importer dollar demand, though selling ...

October 15, 2015 1 min read

Pilot new chief executive of SriLankan Airlines

ECONOMYNEXT - Suren Ratwatte, an airline pilot, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of SriLankan Airlines, the na...

October 15, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka Treasury to fork out more money for Golden Key

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's Treasury will provide 3,945.6 million rupees to repay investors of Golden Key Credit Card Comp...

October 15, 2015 1 min read