SL-Singapore FTA need of the hour: Malik

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The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed between Sri Lanka and Singapore to liberalise and facilitate trade and investments ..

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Dept. of Commerce wins historic export judgment in US trade court

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 00:10 Views - 739

Sri Lanka has won the first ever revocation of countervailing duty imposed in the US for a Lankan export, under a case

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First consignment of glyphosate by mid-August

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 00:00 Views - 246

The Government yesterday said it was expecting the first consignment of the controversial weedicide glyphosate to be released to the tea and rubber in

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Mohan wins first-ever CILT Sri Lanka Pinnacle Award

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 00:00 Views - 977

Business leader and logistics industry veteran Mohan Pandithage, Chairman and Chief Executive of Hayleys Plc, last night

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Sustainable lending a must for a successful Credit Card business

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 00:00 Views - 186

Technological innovation backed by a solid brand image, proliferation of Point-of-Sale options, well-timed customer-focussed

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SLSFTA: Opposition advocates, JO rejects

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 00:10 Views - 368

Leader of the Joint Opposition in Parliament, MP Dinesh Gunawardena, vehemently opposing the proposed Sri Lanka-Singapore

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Hayleys to raise Rs. 4 b via listed debentures

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 00:00 Views - 353

Diversified blue chip Hayleys Plc will be raising Rs. 4 billion via the issuance of a listed debenture, the subscriptions for which are open from toda

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Samsung opens first-ever experience store in Colombo

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 00:00 Views - 356

Softlogic Holdings, in partnership with Samsung, opened its first-ever premium products store yesterday featuring the latest QLED and UHD TVs as well

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SLMBC forum highlights blockchain driven economy

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 00:00 Views - 111

The Sri Lanka-Malaysia Business Council (SLMBC) recently held an event elucidating the significant need of integrating

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Petition seeks Special Determination of SC on Reparations Bill

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 00:10 Views - 53

A lawyer filed a petition seeking the special determination of the Supreme Court on the Bill titled ‘Office for Reparations’.

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Govt. discussions this week to return Google Loon to SL

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 00:00 Views - 228

The Google Loon Project, which came to a halt with a communications balloon coming down in February 2016, is expected

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Govt. to recruit all unemployed graduates by 2019-end

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 00:00 Views - 313

The Government has pledged to employ all graduates before the end of 2019 in a four-stage program while preparing

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Jaffna MC Opposition Leader Manivannan’s election challenged in CA

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 00:00 Views - 40

The Court of Appeal fixed for support on 3 August notice on the writ petition challenging the election of Jaffna Municipal

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‘No Kunu’: massive citizens’ campaign to clean Beira Lake

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 00:00 Views - 179

‘No Kunu’, a massive citizens’ campaign is set to be launched to clean up Colombo’s Beira Lake, located at the centre of the commercial capita

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SL remains UK ‘Human Rights Priority Country’

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 00:13 Views - 85

Sri Lanka remains a priority country in the United Kingdom’s Annual Human Rights Report 2017, the British High Commission said yesterday. Sri Lanka

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European Union warns of sanctions against Maldives rights violators

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 00:12 Views - 131

Reuters: The European Union could adopt sanctions ranging from travel bans to asset freezes against those in the Maldives responsible for human rights

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Govt. committed to enhancing quality of education: Mangala

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 00:12 Views - 78

By Shannon Jayawardena As education is essential for the overall development of a country’s economy, the Government is very committed to enhancing

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Suspects in Lasantha murder released on bail

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 00:12 Views - 80

Two of the main suspects in the murder of senior journalist and Sunday Leader Editor Lasantha Wickrematunge, former Senior DIG Prasanna Nanayakkara

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Civil society condemns attacks on HRCSL chief

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 00:10 Views - 746

Thirty-seven civil society organisations and 170 individuals yesterday released a statement condemning the threats against Human Rights Commission of

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SC extends Interim Order to prevent garbage dumping in Muthurajawela

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 00:00 Views - 77

By S.S. Selvanayagam The Supreme Court yesterday re-fixed for mention on 27 November the Fundamental Rights petition against the impugned steps to dum

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SLTB to upgrade fleet as losses turn to profits

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 00:00 Views - 1114

By Chathuri Dissanayake Sri Lanka Transport Board has managed to turn around its fate from a loss-making company, recording a profit of Rs. 1.5 billi

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Sri Lanka stepping up its pursuit of trade-led growth

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

“We were a trading nation since the era of ancient kings,” Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe reminded Parliament


To hang or not to hang!

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

President Maithripala Sirisena dropped a bombshell out of the blues last week, sans all ‘maître’ (loving-kindness) when he launched a coup de main on drug offenders. He threatened to use his powers to place his signature to execute the death sen


The demise of the superstar investor

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

The allure of the superstar investor can be irresistible. You know who they are – the confident, articulate individuals idolised either because of a spectacular non-consensus investment call, the size of their fortune or sometimes because they are


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