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Tuesday January 25th, 2022

Sri Lanka finds some missing presidential limos: police

Sri Lanka's police Friday seized a fleet of more than 50 state-owned vehicles, including bullet-proof limousines, that w...

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Sri Lanka MTD Walkers says northern power unit not polluting wells

EconomyNext - Sri Lanka's MTD Walkers rejected allegations its thermal power unit in northern Jaffna was releasing waste...

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No intention of leaving Sri Lanka: ex-CB Governor Nivard Cabraal

Sri Lanka's former Central Bank Governor said he had no intention of leaving the country amid reports that authorities h...

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Sri Lanka female entrepreneurship in focus

EconomyNext - A Sri Lankan women's trade chamber has urged the new government to give more emphasis to female entreprene...

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Sri Lanka fears Chinese ocean rights claims after sea reclamation project

Sri Lanka is re-examining a Chinese sea reclamation project amid fears that China will lay claim to economic rights over...

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Sri Lanka power tariffs to be revised in June: minister

Sri Lanka's power tariffs will be revised in June following a public consultation and petroleum and gas prices would be ...

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Sri Lanka's new commitment to justice reform welcomed by IBA

EconomyNext - The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) has welcomed the new Sri Lankan...

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Sri Lanka multi-party anti-graft committee to probe past scams

A multi-party committee headed by Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe and another task force headed by Janat...

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Sri Lanka gas production "continues to present challenges": Cairn

EconomyNext - Cairn India has hinted at difficulties in starting natural gas production from Sri Lanka's offshore Mannar...

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Revenue of Rs65bn foregone from Sri Lanka fuel price cut: minister

Sri Lanka's state will lose 65 billion rupees in potential revenues a year from tax cuts made to slash fuel prices, this...

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Sri Lankan stocks recover from three-week low

EconomyNext - Sri Lankan stock prices recovered Thursday after sinking to a three-week low with interest seen in banks, ...

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Sri Lanka to boost trade and passenger traffic with India amid state visits

Sri Lanka and India will seek to boost air and sea travel between the two countries and also boost trade and investment ...

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Sri Lanka president's brother new chairman of Sri Lanka Telecom

EconomyNext - Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's brother, P. G. Kumarasingha, has been appointed the new chairm...

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Sri Lanka's stock market named 'Most Sustainable Growth Exchange' in Asia

EconomyNext - Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has been named Asia's “Most Sustainable Growth Exchange” for 2014...

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Sri Lanka aims to reduce drugs prices with new policy

EconomyNext - Sri Lanka's new health minster said drugs prices will be reduced with the introduction of a long-awaited n...

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Sri Lanka seeks IMF, Indian help to find 'billions of dollars' stashed abroad

Sri Lanka will seek assistance from the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and Reserve Bank of India track down wea...

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Sri Lanka SEC chief says ‘no witch-hunt’ but will put house in order

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Sri Lanka's biggest insurer maintains court approved business segregation

EconomyNext - Ceylinco Insurance, Sri Lanka's biggest insurer, has maintained it went ahead with segregation of its life...

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Sri Lanka Central Bank, SEC, utilities regulator under planning ministry

Sri Lanka's Central Bank, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Public Utilities Commission has been placed und...

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Sri Lanka restores rights of humiliated ex-army chief Fonseka

Sri Lanka's new government on Wednesday exonerated former army chief Sarath Fonseka of all charges, including treason, t...

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