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Sunday October 2nd, 2022

Sri Lanka president concludes Tokyo visit; off to Manila to chair ADB meeting

Treasury Secretary Mahinda Siriwardena is expected to join the president at the ADB meeting.

September 28, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka shares gain 1-pct in mid-morning trade

ASPI is up 99 points within the first hour

September 28, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka can earn more targeting experiences, sustainable tourism

The way forward is to provide niche packages that would create experiences unique to travelers

Mahadiya Hamza
September 28, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka President allows imports of electric vehicles on expat worker permit

Electric vehicles for expat workers until Dec 31

September 28, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka plans to sell tickets in US dollars to tourists: Minister

Hotels charge in US dollars, I do not see why we cannot

September 28, 2022 2 min read
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US giving tools for Sri Lanka to improve food supplies: Cindy McCain

A currency collapse has put food out of reach of low income families

Tania Madies
September 28, 2022 3 min read

Fire guts 60 houses in underserved area in Sri Lanka

It's worst fire area residents have suffered

September 28, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka shares edge up from near 2-wk low in high turnover, foreign inflow; financials lead

Market has seen 16.5 billion rupees of net offshore buying in the last 30 straight sessions

September 27, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka T-bill yields up; rupee guidance peg steady

Market is waiting for direction from weekly T-bill auction on Wednesday

September 27, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka President likely to revoke High Security Zone Gazette - sources

Lawyers and public have protested against the president's HSZ declaration

Shihar Aneez
September 27, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka exports up 12-pct up to August 2022

In the eight months to August, exports were up 12.04 percent to 8.8 billion US dollars.

September 27, 2022 1 min read

China donates eight mobile labs for chronic kidney disease detection in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankans in rural areas are severely affected with CKD

Neshella Perera
September 27, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's utility regulator to conduct quality survey at fuel stations after complaints

The Consumer Consultative Committee of the PUCSL has decided to investigate the complaints

Chanka Jayasinghe
September 27, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka May 09 violence: Report to be submitted to parliament soon

Tennakoon had made this announcement at the first meeting of Ministerial Consultative Committee on Defence

September 27, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's CEB authorised to purchase power from private plants, CPC to provide fuel: Minister

The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka has authorised the purchase of power from private plants

September 27, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka shares gain in mid-morning trade

Market generated a turnover of 4.2 billion rupees.

September 27, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka likely to plunge deeper into darkness as coal plant reports another breakdown: UPDATED

"We need a long term solution for this. Otherwise the country will go into a more critical situation."

Chanka Jayasinghe
September 27, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka keen to restart cancelled Japanese projects; Japan willing to lead creditor talks: PMD

He had also expressed an interest in exploring investment opportunities in renewable energy in Sri Lanka

September 27, 2022 2 min read
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Hong Kong, GCC pegs, Vietnam hike rates after Fed as Sri Lanka eyes flexible policy

Now, we are going to run a Currency system which means that the moment we earn less, we spend less

September 27, 2022 5 min read

Sri Lanka to prioritise Singapore FTA, president tells Singapore PM in Tokyo

President Wickremesinghe is in Tokyo on a two-day official visit.

September 27, 2022 1 min read