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Sunday June 26th, 2022

Arjuna's winning team paid tribute by 96-floor cricket bat tower in Sri Lanka

ECONOMYNEXT - India's Shreepati Edifice (Pvt) Ltd, will build a 96-floor tower in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo, styled li...

July 29, 2015 1 min read
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Sri Lanka firms get orders, leads from Asia IT expo: Trade Ministry

ECONOMYNEXT - Six Sri Lanka-based information technology firm that took part in an exhibition in Japan had generated bus...

July 29, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka national accounts to be updated again with new census

ECONOMYNEXT –Sri Lanka’s national accounts, which were revised recently, will be updated again with a more...

July 29, 2015 2 min read

India's SpiceJet in talks with Boeing, Airbus for 100 planes

(Reuters) - Indian budget airline SpiceJet Ltd is in talks with Boeing Co and Airbus Group to acquire about 100 new narr...

July 29, 2015 1 min read
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Sri Lanka mobile phones to receive foreign cash from WorldRemit

ECONOMYNEXT - UK-based WorldRemit said its international cash transfer service to Sri Lanka has been launched, allowing ...

July 29, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s Asian Hotels & Properties June quarter profit down 10-pct

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Asian Hotels & Properties said group net profit fell 10 percent to 302 million r...

July 29, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka's DFCC Bank 'B' rating to stay after merger: S&P

ECONOMYNEXT - A 'B' rating on Sri Lanka's DFCC Bank will stay after its merger with subsidiary DFCC Vardhana Bank, Stand...

July 29, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka has strong growth but high debt: Moody's

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka has strong growth compared to similar rated peers and its credit outlook is stable despite curre...

July 29, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka cigarette sales up 10-pct amid consumption boom

ECONOMYNEXT - Sales in Sri Lanka have picked up 10 percent in the June 2015 quarter from a year earlier amid higher cons...

July 29, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka party promises fairy tale weddings

ECONOMYNEXT - Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa's lavish policy document was launched at a red-carpet ceremony in Colom...

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July 28, 2015 2 min read

Rajapaksa "ready for struggle" in Sri Lanka comeback bid

(Reuters) - Sri Lanka's former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa vowed on Tuesday to reclaim power in a general election, eight m...

July 28, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s Cargills brands bolster June quarter profits

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's Cargills (Ceylon) reported a net profit of 390.6 million rupees in the June 2015 quarter compa...

July 28, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lankan shares rise, hover near 2-month closing high

COLOMBO, July 28 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan shares rose on Tuesday, hovering near their two-month closing high hit on Friday...

July 28, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka expat workers, private sector professionals, to get tax free cars, hybrid permits: UPFA Ma...

ECONOMYNEXT - Professional including accountants, doctors, lawyers, architects, surveys who are in private employment wi...

July 28, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka three wheeler owners to get duty free cars, 20-yr housing loan, credit card: UPFA manifest...

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's opposition United National Freedom Party has promised a series election promise to three wheel...

July 28, 2015 1 min read
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Sri Lanka inks deal for Google Loon broadband floating 'telecom towers'

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka has signed a deal to deploy Google Loon high altitude 'floating telecom tower' balloons giving f...

July 28, 2015 3 min read

Sri Lanka state workers made 'lakshapathi'; broadband, houses for all: ex-President Rajapaksa

ECONOMYEXT - A future United People's Freedom Alliance will double the basic wage of state workers to 25,000 rupees, giv...

July 28, 2015 3 min read

Sri Lanka ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa promises new constitution

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa pledged to enact a new constitution in six months if he was re-...

July 28, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka likely to re-award expressway deals to Access, other contractor: sources

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka may re-award suspended expressway building contracts to five local contractors, but at re-negoti...

July 28, 2015 1 min read

China stocks slump in early trade despite pledges of state intervention

(Reuters) - China stocks slumped further on Tuesday morning after their worst single-day drop in more than eight years i...

July 28, 2015 1 min read