Friday, 25 July 2014 - 17:29
A unique service promoted by an automotive maintenance center in Chaoyang District, Beijing, which hired women dressed only in bikini swimsuits to wash... Read More
Friday, 25 July 2014 - 14:04
Fast food chain McDonald's has suspended sale of chicken nuggets and some other products in Hong Kong.
It said it had imported chicken and pork from Shanghai... Read More
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 15:53
Yahoo has acquired an app analytics firm, Flurry, to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones.
Flurry helps app developers analyse data about... Read More
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 10:21
The tax imposed on imported sugar has been increased by 3 rupees per kilogramme.
Accordingly the special import tax on sugar will be 28 rupees.
The... Read More
Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 11:34
Shares in Malaysia Airlines closed down 11% in Malaysia following the crash of flight MH17 in Ukraine en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.
Some Asian... Read More
Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 11:13
The Forbes family is giving up control of the business magazine which bears its name, striking a deal to sell a majority stake in Forbes Media LLC to a... Read More
Friday, 18 July 2014 - 14:29
In the first major realignment of workforce since India-born Satya Nadella took over as CEO, Microsoft has announced slashing of up to 18,000 jobs worldwide... Read More
Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 17:15
Online retailer eBay reported profits of $676m (£395m) during the period from March to June, beating analyst expectations.
Shares in the company... Read More
Tuesday, 15 July 2014 - 13:56
The Monetary Board, with the concurrence of the President and Minister of Finance, has appointed Mr P Samarasiri as a Deputy Governor of the Central... Read More
Monday, 14 July 2014 - 12:02
Sri Lanka's Central Bank held policy rates at 6.50 and 8.00 percent and urged banks to tighten spreads to lower lending rates as private sector credit... Read More
Sunday, 13 July 2014 - 13:21
Thousands of pictures including "naked selfies" have been extracted from factory-wiped phones by a Czech Republic-based security firm.
The firm, called... Read More
Friday, 11 July 2014 - 16:53
Iraqi Kurds have taken over two oil fields, the oil ministry says, amid a growing dispute with the central government in Baghdad. Read More
Friday, 11 July 2014 - 13:40
The UAE government has announced the lifting of the ban on Sri Lanka’s export of chicken and eggs to the UAE market with immediate effect, the External... Read More
Thursday, 10 July 2014 - 11:40
Dilini Rasangi Shyamini, a 29 year old mother from Hettimulla in Kegalle made national news when she gave birth to Sri Lanka’s second set of quintuplets... Read More
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 - 16:51
According to the Mid-year Fiscal Report released by the government forty percent of the Sri Lankan population are computer literate.The Mid-year Fiscal... Read More
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 - 17:35
Google has added 13 languages to Gmail’s interface to now cover 94 percent of the world’s Internet population, the company said Monday.Previously... Read More
Monday, 07 July 2014 - 15:27
German industrial production saw its biggest drop in two years in May, weighed down by sharp falls in the construction and manufacturing sectors.
Industrial... Read More
Monday, 07 July 2014 - 10:28
Tea production in all three elevations has recorded year-on-year growth during May this year which is a strong recovery from the negative trend in April.
The... Read More
Monday, 07 July 2014 - 9:52
The Hector Kobbaeaekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute states that the consumption of dhal by people has increased in an unusual manner within... Read More
Sunday, 06 July 2014 - 13:36
The Government will take industries to the village.
Investment Promotion Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said Industrial zones or parks will be set... Read More