Monday, 20 February 2017 - 9:34
Two leading experts from Geneva are now in Colombo for today’s pioneering session by Department of Commerce to work on one of the most technically... Read More
Thursday, 16 February 2017 - 14:47
Executive committee board meeting for the current term of the South Asian Federation of Exchanges (SAFE) will be held in Colombo on the 27th this month.
It... Read More
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 - 12:35
Cabinet of Ministers has approved to import 40,000 metric tons of coconut oil in a bid of soaring prices in local markets.
Minister of Parliamentary Reforms... Read More
Monday, 13 February 2017 - 8:35
The Export Development Board is helping to organise into a cluster, apparel exporters who have invested in and developed their own brands as part of an... Read More
Monday, 06 February 2017 - 9:47
The Central Bank said that Sri Lanka’s earnings from exports rose 9 percent to 855 million US dollars in October last year, up from 847 million UD... Read More
Friday, 03 February 2017 - 9:16
Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of ride-sharing service Uber, has stepped down from President Donald Trump's economic advisory group after strong... Read More
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 - 9:06
Stage two of construction of the central expressway is scheduled to commence this morning.
The construction is taking place in Kudagammana on Alawwa-... Read More
Monday, 30 January 2017 - 16:30
Volkswagen has overtaken Toyota to become the world's best-selling carmaker, the first time the German company has held the position.Japan's Toyota, which... Read More
Monday, 30 January 2017 - 8:47
The former boss of VW may have known the carmaker was cheating on emissions tests earlier than he admitted, German prosecutors have said.Martin Winterkorn... Read More
Monday, 23 January 2017 - 8:31
Total coconut product exports rose 12% to an estimated 84 billion rupees last year compared to 2015.
According to the Ministry of Plantations Industries,... Read More
Friday, 20 January 2017 - 8:42
E-commerce giant Alibaba has shown its interest to invest in Sri Lanka.
Its Chairman Jack Ma met Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake at the World Economic... Read More
Friday, 20 January 2017 - 8:28
The European Central Bank (ECB) has kept its main interest rate unchanged at zero for another month.The decision by the eurozone central bank's 25-member... Read More
Thursday, 19 January 2017 - 8:55
Central Bank of Sri Lanka has advised commercial banks and leasing companies to follow new regulations in granting loans for vehicle leasing including... Read More
Monday, 16 January 2017 - 14:17
Sri Lanka is interested in importing crude oil from Iran, Minister of Science, Technology and Research Susil Premajayantha says.
He said this during a... Read More
Monday, 16 January 2017 - 11:03
All Island Lottery Dealers ‘Association (AILDA) says a strike will commence today.
Association President Krishan Marambe said the government has... Read More
Monday, 16 January 2017 - 10:16
Facebook is introducing new tools in Germany to help combat the spread of fabricated news stories.
The world's largest social network said it would enable... Read More
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 9:19
Sri Lankan shares hits another low week, as Colombo stock index ended at 6,155.52.
Foreign investors bought a net 152.7 million rupees.
The turnover... Read More
Friday, 06 January 2017 - 9:23
Be observant of substandard rice that are sold in the market with the increase of prices, Consumer Affairs Authority warns.
CAA has found over 14,000kg... Read More
Thursday, 05 January 2017 - 9:13
The Minister of Primary Industries has decided to establish three Value Addition Centres for vegetables and fruits across the island.
Its main objective... Read More
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 - 15:55
The Agriculture Ministry has taken steps to limit the import of big onion seeds.
The decision was taken as there are sufficient local onion seeds.
Ministry... Read More