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Monday October 18th, 2021

Despite challenges, trade fairs will stay

Organisers are looking at different methods in which Trade Fairs could be re-introduced.

Kshama Ranawana

5 min read

Sri Lanka's GMOA to go on token strike on October 13 over transfer, internship delays

“We request the Minister of Health to take immediate action to resolve this issue," the GMOA said.

Chanka Jayasinghe

2 min read

Sri Lanka share index hits fresh record high amid concerns over rising interest rates

Sri Lanka’s stock index closed at a new record high on Friday (07) as lifting of price controls boosted investor senti...

3 min read

Sri Lanka tourist arrivals boosted by India, Pakistan in Sept 2021

In late August, Sri Lanka restarted its tourism campaign in India

2 min read

Sri Lanka volunteers take charge in digitally memorialising COVID-19 victims

To date, 13,229 lives have been lost to the disease: each of them a unique human being with their own stories.

Mahadiya Hamza

4 min read

Sri Lanka Minister apologizes for creating shortages, gives up on price controls

We apologize for the inconvenience caused to consumers

4 min read

18-19-year-olds in Sri Lanka to get Pfizer-BioNTech jab from October 21

So far, 14,668,212 Sri Lankans have received at least one dose of a vaccine.

1 min read

Sri Lanka CB to set up mobile app for remittances

SL-Remit to make it cheaper

1 min read

Sri Lanka shortage agency likely to relax price controls on LPG, wheat flour, milk

CAA to issue new price controls based on 'costs'

6 min read

Blame game in Sri Lanka parliament over detained MP's DIY urinal

Bathiudeen is also facing inconvenience in offering his two night-time prayers due to this issue, the MP said.

3 min read

Sri Lanka removes limit on unvaccinated inbound passengers; duty free open for vaxxed

However, unvaccinated passengers must still undergo a 14-day quarantine.

Mahadiya Hamza

2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks hit fresh all-time high for second day; Foreigners continue exit

Sri Lanka stocks touch a new record high on Thursday (7)

3 min read

Sri Lanka kicks off 2022 budget process with Appropriation Bill

The ministry of defence had been allocated 373.1 billion rupees, health 153.5 billion rupees and education 127 billion

1 min read

Three women SSPs promoted to DIG in historic first for Sri Lanka Police

Promotions for women cadre in the police force have long been fraught with a number of issues.

Mahadiya Hamza

2 min read

Sri Lanka's State Ministry of Money & Capital Markets abolished

The state ministry’s functions and duties have been brought under the purview of the Ministry of Finance.

1 min read

Sri Lanka opposition questions impartiality of probe on Pandora revelations

“The president is asking the commission to investigate a relative of his. Will such inquiry be fair?” said Rahuman.

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Visitors to Macao from "high risk" countries including Sri Lanka must test negative for COVID-19

The tests must be taken 24-hours apart and the last test within 48-hours prior to departure.

Mahadiya Hamza

2 min read

Sri Lanka's Grade 5 scholarship, GCE A/L exams postponed yet again

New dates for the exams will be announced in the near future, the state minister said.

2 min read

Sri Lanka 3-month Treasuries active in secondary market as rates normalize

Ramrod rate anomaly is correcting. However the yield curve is still quite flat

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Sri Lanka to vaccinate all children aged 15 to 19 against COVID-19

"We believe the rollout will start within the next two weeks," he said.

Chanka Jayasinghe

2 min read