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Fri, 02 Dec 2022
As Sri Lanka awaits with bated breath to experience some sense of relief from the ongoing crisis that has been brought about by severe economic mismanagement, the country is only at the beginning of a very arduous and painful journey, an ex-Central B
State Minister of Finance Ranjith Siyambalapitiya has ordered the Commissioner General of Inland Revenue (IRD) to submit a report on the department’s failure to collect Rs.773.96 billion in taxes, penalties and interest.
The major shareholder of Union Bank of Colombo PLC has entered into a share sale and purchase agreement with a private equity fund owned by Nepal’s CG Corp Global controlled by billionaire Binod Chaudhary to sell its entire stake in the bank.
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has announced that its Rs.10 billion debenture issue closed within hours of opening after it was oversubscribed on the opening day (1st December 2022), in a noteworthy vote of confidence
The government has decided to extend the deadline for filing income tax returns as the tax filing system is overloaded with the majority of people rushing to submit their tax returns before November 30 deadline.
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) yesterday called on the government to fully or partially divest State-owned enterprises (SoEs) that are purely engaged in commercial activities that have the capabilities to function more effectively and efficient
Central Bank (CB) Governor Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe has emerged as the most trusted and the only person commanding the trust of the majority of Sri Lankans to carry out economic reforms in resolving the present economic crisis, according to the ‘Ec
IFC has appointed Alejandro Alvarez de la Campa as the new Country Manager for Sri Lanka and Maldives.
The Minister of Plantation Industries Ramesh Pathirana revealed that a proposal has been submitted to the Cabinet of Ministers to acquire underutilised land owned by Regional Plantation Companies (RPCs).
President Ranil Wickremesinghe and Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena have applauded the role the Malays have played and continue to perform in the country as part of their congratulatory messages in the ‘Malays of Sri Lanka’.
It is undeniable that China has been Sri Lanka’s largest bilateral creditor stemming from the economic relationship, which goes back 70 years to the Rice-Rubber Pact signed between the two countries in 1952 as one of the first trade agreements betw
Sri Lanka crossed the billion dollar milestone in earnings from tourism in October when the country earned US$ 75.6 million from the trade, which is providing a glimmer of hope for the country’s economy beset by acute shortages of foreign currency
The annual headline inflation in Colombo district for November fell for the second consecutive month to 61.0 percent from 66.0 percent in October as food prices eased off, though the prices of services remained rather sticky.
The Central Bank will soon launch a study to identify the undue cracks in the banking sector asset quality and thereby its spillover effects into banks’ regulatory capital coming from the pandemic, which became more pronounced with the economic cri
This year’s first cruise ship to dock at HIP was TUI’s Mein Schiff 5, which berthed at 8 a.m. yesterday and left for Pulau Penang Island, Malaysia at 8 p.m.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) will get a 25.1 percent stake in Air India and make an investment of Rs.2, 059 crore (US$ 250 million) in the Tata-owned airline as part of an agreement to merge their joint venture Vistara with the larger Indian carrier.
Authorities have failed to convince holiday travellers that Sri Lanka is a safe and stable destination to travel due to the absence of an effective digital communication strategy, The Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) blamed.
The yields at the Treasury bill auction continued to ease yesterday, extending the weeks-long decline in short-term yields on expectations of easing rates and easing inflation.
People’s Bank launched two new product offerings titled, Elegance and Excelsior, providing its customers with a comprehensive range of banking solutions designed to match their
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon recently opened its 269th branch Kirillawala.
Janashakthi Life has been globally recognised as the ‘Best Life Insurer Sri Lanka 2022’ for the first time in Janashakthi Life’s history.
Giving their valued credit and debit cardholders the right reasons for a bright season, SampathCards has announced a series of wide-ranging discounts and benefits in line with the fast approaching festive season.
The Mein Schiff 5, one of the most popular super luxury cruises, docked in the port of Colombo on Tuesday (29/11) morning with 2,000 tourists, mostly European, to discover Sri Lanka.
HNB PLC launched a bonanza of exclusive deals for debit and credit card-holders to ‘Shop with Joy’ during the upcoming festive season.
Sri Lanka needs to listen more to what its people are saying, instead of paying heed to only technocrats, said senior economist Prof. Shantha Devarajan. By not paying attention to the call of citizens, the real problems of the national economy will n
Super luxury cruise Mein Schiff 5 carrying over 2, 000 tourists arrived at the Colombo Port yesterday, and will arrive at Hambantota Port today....
Sri Lanka’s merchandise export performance for the month of October contracted by 8.18 percent Year-on-Year (YoY), however, cumulative...
People’s Bank yesterday announced the results for its nine months period ended September 30, 2022, recording pre-tax profit of Rs.17.0 billion....
While voicing frustration over government’s continuous failure to resolve the critical issues faced by the tourism sector,The Hotels Association....
In a potential bellwether for the licensed finance and leasing company sector earnings, LB Finance PLC has reported lower profits...
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