Etisalat may buy Airtel Sri Lanka

Bharti Airtel, the world's fourth largest telecom operator by subscribers, is in advanced discussions to sell off its Sri Lankan operations to Abu Dhabi's...

SEA’s hospitality leaders to gather in Colombo

The South East Asia Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference (AHTIC), a top-level gathering of international investors, business leaders, government ministers and officials will return...

CB extends suspension of primary dealership of Pan Asia Bank

The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, acting in terms of the Regulations made under the Registered Stock and Securities Ordinance...

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...

Sri Lanka looks for investments from China

The Sri Lankan government said that it has ratified agreements that will help secure investments from rapidly growing China and India. Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister...

IOC draws big plans for Sri Lanka

Despite Sri Lanka announcing that it would partially take back unused World War II time strategic oil storage depot in Trincomalee from Indian Oil...

UK’s The Bournemouth & Poole College signs agreement with Key Academy

The hospitality industry and other key industry sectors will receive a much needed stimulus when one of the largest further education colleges in England,...

Duty changes hit growth in Maruti’s exports to Sri Lanka

Maruti Suzuki’s exports to Sri Lanka, the biggest foreign market for it last year, are losing pace, thanks to an increase in import duty...

IMF warns US, China pose risk to Asian economy

A lack of clarity about the size of an expected U.S. fiscal stimulus and China's rapid domestic credit growth are among risks that cloud...

Germany gives Rs. 6.5 million to empower grassroots projects

The German Embassy funded four micro-projects worth Rs. 6.5 million to uplift the livelihoods of people in different parts of the island. The annual micro...

Bahrain, Sri Lanka discuss economic relations

Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed Al-Zayani today received Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka, Risad Badhiutheen, and reviewed topics of joint...

Domino’s to drop ‘Pizza’ in global re-branding

The leader in pizza delivery, which is set to go for an image makeover in the US market beginning October, will take the new...

Payment gateway provider to enter Sri Lanka

Razorpay, a payment gateway solution provider focused on online merchants, plans to go international. It is looking to enter South East Asia and West...

S&P cuts Sri Lanka outlook to negative on funding pressures

Standard & Poor’s cut Sri Lanka’s outlook to negative from stable citing worsening external and fiscal indicators, less than two weeks after Fitch Ratings...

GSK to divest Horlicks, other Consumer Healthcare nutrition products to Unilever

Following the completion of its previously announced strategic review, GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced the divestment of Horlicks and other consumer healthcare nutrition...

ADB doubles assistance to Sri Lanka

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has doubled its multi sectoral assistance to Sri Lanka as a result of the merger of its two main...

ICT development in Sri Lanka gets a boost

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) company unveiled their brand new Office in concurrence with the establishment of Customer Solutions Innovation...

Youtube launches local version for Sri Lanka users

Youtube has introduced a new version for Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka youtube users,  Pop Herald reported. "We aim to provide an, even more, tailored...

New Zealand business delegation in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, March 6 (Xinhua) -- A New Zealand business delegation arrived in Sri Lanka on Monday to further strengthen business links between the two...

Bharti Airtel becomes third largest mobile operator in the world

Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications service provider with operations in 20 countries across South Asia and Africa, on Tuesday said that it has become...