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Fri, 15 Jan 2021
National carrier, SriLankan Airlines has been awarded ‘Platinum Standard’ status by APEX Health Safety, powered by SimpliFlying.
People’s Bank in a brief statement today clarified on recent news reports in media about the bank.
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The global shock of the COVID-19 pandemic proves, once again, the old adage that ‘it takes a crisis’ and especially so in the world of education. From school leaders to students, educators and parents, are absorbing the lessons, rethinking past a
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The first phase of South Asia’s largest tyre manufacturing plant, Ferentino Tyre - which was formerly known as Rigid Tyre - was opened by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday.
Sri Lanka Deposit Insurance and Liquidity Support Scheme (SLDILSS) is slated to undergo certain revisions this year to expedite the payment of compensation to depositors of failed financial institutions.
Emerging market economies have seen fund inflows turning positive last November in a sign that global investors are rebalancing their fund allocations seeking higher yields and cheaper emerging market valuations, and the trend could set off a positiv
The Central Bank said it expects to purchase a sizeable amount of dollars this year to rebuild the country’s external reserves buffer after net interventions in December 2020 turned negative. After being a net purchaser of dollars from the foreign
The government is gearing to setup a 500-acre industrial zone for rubber-based products in Horana with an aim to double the country’s rubber and rubber-based exports earnings.
Deposit rates recorded their steepest decline in 2020 as the unprecedented monetary accommodation takes root more effectively and faster than any time in the history while the modest inflation in the country keeps real rates still at positive levels,
World renowned financier and a member of Rothschild family, Nathaniel Rothschild who is in Sri Lanka for a brief business tour, paid a visit to Port City Colombo yesterday morning.
Sri Lanka is seeking to scale up its boat and ship building industry, a heavy duty industry which requires a lot of engineering know-how, expertise and technology, as the country is talking with several leading foreign companies to forge partnerships
The immediate implication of Demutualisation is that the process seeks to give majority control of the Stock Exchange to the investors who may not have trading rights.
“Reduce, reuse, and recycle”- a household phrase you’ve probably heard over and over again either through school, from awareness campaigns or even on TV.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday stressed that the East Container Terminal (ECT) of the Colombo Port would not be sold or given on lease to any outside party.
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) yesterday recorded two significant milestones with the market capitalisation reaching an all-time high value of Rs.3.25 trillion and recording 52,559 trades, which is the highest number of trades recorded within a mar
With an estimated shortage of 250 million coconuts this year, the Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal to import coconut kernel for the local coconut kernel-related industries, subject to conditions.
The Cabinet of Ministers this week granted approval to implement the provisions of the proposed Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for manufacturing, assembling and manufacturing of spare parts of vehicles in Sri Lanka, which was lobbied by the count
The government said it doesn’t rule out the possibility of selling a sovereign bond this year as part of its foreign borrowings quota for 2021, amid the Treasury seeking to rollover part of its dollar-denominated debt.
The European Union (EU) yesterday announced the signing of three grants worth EUR 35.75 million (Rs.8.26 billion), which will support Sri Lanka’s justice sector, help improve food safety and strengthen efforts to mitigate climate change.
The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) yesterday expressed confidence in 2021 delivering strong and broad-based recovery for the South Asian region, albeit unlike in the previous years, the awaited bounce back would be led by services,
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has stressed that the East Container Terminal (ECT) of the Colombo Port would not be sold or given on lease to any outside party.
Celebrating their 15th Anniversary, Siyapatha Finance PLC, licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), and the largest fully-owned
The continuing poor performance of rubber plantations could pull down the entire industry in the near future, including the manufacturers who are making steady progress, unless new strategies are conceptualised, a senior industry representative said.
The Monetary Board could hold key policy rates steady at their current levels when they meet for the first time in 2021 next Monday to determine if the current stimulus is sufficient to lubricate the wheels of the economy, which is largely expected t
The Monetary Board of the Central Bank has decided to ask Director, Supervision of Non-Bank Financial Institutions to make an application to a competent court for the winding up of ETI Finance Limited (ETIF), in terms of Section 31(5)(b) of the Finan
The Cabinet of Ministers this week arrived at a final decision to re-open the country’s international airports for commercial purposes on January 21, with necessary safeguards in place to prevent COVID-19 from spreading in the country.
Airports Council International (ACI) on Monday recognised Bandaranaike International Airport’s (BIA) commitment to prioritising health and safety measures in accordance with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council Aviation Recovery
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