Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing connects with Fliggy Online Visa

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing was invited by Alibaba Group to attend the launching ceremony of Fliggy Online Visa Centre on 29th January...

Over 100 Chinese companies at Colombo exhibition

Sri Lanka is to host an exhibition next month showcasing products from China, organisers announced. The 3rd edition of the China Products (Colombo, Sri Lanka)...

Colombo-Trincomalee Economic Corridor policy discussed

The Export-Import Bank of Korea (Korea Eximbank) in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) held a dissemination seminar on the Colombo-Trincomalee Economic Corridor...

Singaporean companies exploring investments in Sri Lanka

The Singapore Business Mission to Sri Lanka organized by the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) together with International Enterprise Singapore (IES) and Singapore Indian Chamber...

Sri Lanka Tourism gets to grips with Colombo’s tourism boom

Since 2009, Sri Lanka has witnessed far-reaching development when it comes to the hospitality and travel industry. Consider the fact that there has been a...

Sri Lanka-UAE bilateral trade turnover tops US$ 1.34 billion

The total bilateral trade turnover between Sri Lanka and the UAE has now reached over US$ 1.34 billion, the Consulate General of Sri Lanka to...

Sri Lanka stands to make major gains if it joins ITA agreement

Sri Lanka stands to make major gains if it joins the Information Technology Agreement (ITA), the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) said in...

Allianz completes Janashakthi General Insurance acquisition

Allianz announced today that the company has completed its acquisition of Janashakthi General Insurance Limited, after receiving all the necessary regulatory approvals. This transaction brings together...

CSE records strong gains in first half of 2017

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has recorded a noteworthy turnaround in the first half of 2017, having started the year on the back of...

AmCham offers to assist those affected by loss of US GSP

With effect from the 1st of January 2018, the United States’ Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program was discontinued for 120 countries across the...

Indian Bank ramping up overseas branches in Sri Lanka

Public sector Indian Bank has undertaken initiatives to increase business at its overseas branches in Sri Lanka and Singapore, a top official has said. "Our operations (in...

CSE records strongest ever start to a year in Foreign Investments

Record breaking foreign investment in the Sri Lankan stock market has continued into 2018, with Rs. 4 billion in net foreign purchases during the...

Executive Coach to Steve Jobs to coach in Sri Lanka in June

After the unprecedented success arising from ‘Ron Kaufman Live in Sri Lanka’ in 2017, SLIM signed an MOU with the best-selling author and coach...

Overseas fly by nights holding out as brokers illegitimately

Overseas Companies are acting and holding themselves out as insurance brokers, when they are clearly not authorized to do so. These companies are not Registered Insurance and Re Insurance Brokers in...

Highest foreign direct investments to Sri Lanka in 2017 from China

The highest Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Sri Lanka in 2017 came from China, Sri Lanka’s Board of Investment (BOI) said in a statement. The...

CSE awarded ISO Certification for Quality Management in HR

The Colombo Stock Exchange was recently awarded the ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management System certificate for Human Resources by Bureau Veritas Certification Holding SAS...

Singaporean companies encouraged to invest in Sri Lanka

STAX Inc., a global strategy consulting firm, has been working in collaboration with International Enterprise Singapore (IE) for over two years to inform Singaporean...

Jetwing Symphony Limited makes CSE trading debut

Jetwing Symphony Limited rang the opening bell to commence trading and celebrate the listing of its shares as the first listing at the Colombo...

A young woman’s guide to a career in Information Technology

By Chinthi Weerasinghe   Sri Lanka continues to rise as a preferred Information Technology (IT) Business Process Management (BPM) destination. Leading names in IT and IT-enabled services...

US says American companies contribute to GDP of Sri Lanka

American businesses presence in Sri Lanka have at least 30,000 or 40,000 employees across many venues and companies that are pursuing different sectors, the...