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Sri Lanka's monthly tourism revenue hits highest since February 2020

Sri Lanka tourism is recovering from zero after COVID-19 and violence following an economic crisis

February 10, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Exterminators Plc becomes reseller for Pest Scan, an AI-powered pest app

Exterminators Plc designated reseller for Pest Scan, an AI-powered digital pest management software, within South Asia

February 7, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka railway station in the dark for nonpayment of electricity bill

The unsettled bill had amounted to 78,080 rupees.

January 26, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, JKH drives turnover

Trading in John Keells Holdings Plc, contributed the most (210mn) to the day's turnover

January 23, 2024 1 min read
Sri Lanka says foreign research ships allowed to replenish after Chinese protest

Accommodating Indian protests,, Sri Lanka has banned research ships for 1 year

Sri Lanka may consider hangwomen if execution starts: State Minister

Sri Lanka has not executed anybody since 1970

Sri Lanka to stop emergency procurement of drugs

Sri Lanka stops emergency procurement of drugs, Bangladesh to help with medicine shortage: Minister

Apsara Rodrigo
October 2, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s rupee closes at 324.00/324.25 to the US dollar on Monday

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 324.00/324.25 to the US dollar on Monday, dealers said.

October 2, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka minister askes youth to join Customs, help increase State revenue

A gazette announced the hiring of 138 Assistant Superintendents of Customs and 45 Inspectors of Customs.

October 2, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks open sluggishly Monday morning

Sri Lanka shares were trading slow on Monday morning after the long weekend.

October 2, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s rupee opens at 323.50/324.50 to US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 323.50/324.50 to the US dollar on Monday, dealers said.

October 2, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks up on Wednesday due to speculation

Sri Lanka shares were up at close of trading on Wednesday ahead of the four-day weekend and due to speculative activity

September 27, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka Customs confiscates smuggled gold

Sri Lanka Customs confiscated 30 gold biscuits and 6 kilos of gold jewelry worth 123 million rupees this week.

Apsara Rodrigo
September 27, 2023 1 min read

US and Sri Lanka launch influencer campaign to boost tourism

USAID and Sri Lankan Tourism Alliance launch social media influencer campaign to boost country's global tourism brand

September 27, 2023 1 min read

ADB-funded Sri Lanka railways squatter relocation project 45 pct complete

Project to relocate squatters living on Sri Lanka Railways lands along Kelanivalley line, and improve railway efficiency

Nethmi Rajawasam
September 27, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's sex workers face false charges: Women’s collective

Sex workers face fundamental rights violations including unlawful detention and cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment

Apsara Rodrigo
September 27, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka rupee opens at 323.50/324.10 to the US dollar, bond yields stable

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 323.50/324.10 to the US dollar, bond yields stable

September 27, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks end on a positive note on Tuesday, buoyed by S&P rating

The market picked up slightly today on the news that we've been upgraded by S&P.

September 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes up at 323.70/324.20 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 323.70/324.20 to the US dollar on Tuesday, down from the previous day's close, dealers sai...

September 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to optimize investments in mineral resources

These resources have the potential to yield significant value through the production of value-added goods.

Apsara Rodrigo
September 26, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka’s Inland revenue to give tax concessions to institutions for disabled children

Tax concessions for institutions providing health and education services to disabled children.

Nethmi Rajawasam
September 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka must navigate changing labour landscape: Pres

Sri Lanka must consider how it will navigate changing labour landscape; unions need to face different reality

September 26, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks open marginally high on Tuesday

Sri Lanka shares were picking up slightly in trading on Tuesday morning.

September 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 324.65/85 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 324.65/85 to the US dollar on Tuesday, dealers said.

September 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 324.75/324.90 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 324.75/90 to the US dollar on Monday. Bond yields were up.

September 25, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 324.75/325.25 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 324.75/325.25 to the US dollar on Wednesday

September 20, 2023 1 min read