Mark Mobius bullish on Tourism, Real Estate and Tech in Sri Lanka

Cinnamon Life -Sri Lanka’s most-anticipated mixed development- hosted an exclusive breakfast forum on 10 December 2019 at the Cinnamon Grand in Colombo, where prominent...

Google Business Group in Sri Lanka to train “Influencers”

Google Business Group in Sri Lanka, also known as GBG Colombo, regularly conducts various events ranging from workshops to training to networking events in...

Hambantota Port reaches 1 million MT benchmark

The Hambantota International Port (HIP) had a busy week with 6 RORO ships calling at the port, discharging 18,288 vehicles of which 16, 830...

Asia-Pacific becomes largest destination and source of foreign direct investment

For the first time, the Asia-Pacific region has become the largest destination and source of foreign direct investment (FDI) globally, according to a new...

Central Bank cancels licence issued to Lankaputhra Development Bank

The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has granted approval in terms of section 76F read with section 9(9) of the...

Sri Lanka urges Singapore investors to make full use of opportunities

Sri Lanka has urged investors in Singapore to make full use of the opportunities present as Sri Lanka embarks on an era that promises...

Sri Lankan entrepreneurs honoured at SheThePeople Digital Women Awards

The SheThePeople.TV Digital Women Awards are India's top honour for emerging women entrepreneurs. This time in its fifth year, they invited two women entrepreneurs -...

Sri Lanka motivated towards becoming an AI savvy society

SLASSCOM recently hosted its annual AI Asia Summit, for the second consecutive year this year at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo. The theme of this...

Governor of the Central Bank steps down

Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy has tendered his resignation. Coomaraswamy had reportedly handed over his resignation citing personal reasons and will vacate his post...

Sri Lankan companies interested in Ethiopia

The Sri Lanka Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in collaboration with the Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations and the Sri Lanka Export...

Acting chairman appointed to SLTPB

Due to the resignation of Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau (SLTPB) Chairman Kishu Gomes last Friday, the Minister of Tourism Development has appointed Johanne...

Colombo stock market records major gains following polls

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) today (18) recorded its highest All Share Price Index (ASPI) for this year. The All Share Price Index rose 106.54...

SriLankan Airlines in codeshare with Air India to serve Toronto

SriLankan Airlines is taking a firm step towards further increasing travel connectivity between Sri Lanka and Canada. SriLankan Airlines commences codeshared non-stop services between...

Boost to Sri Lanka tourism as Polish Airlines begins flights to Colombo

LOT Polish Airlines, a modern airline connecting Central and Easter Europe, made its inaugural flight to Sri Lanka from Warsaw today. The new aircraft received...

Sri Lanka seeks to expand business relations with Bahrain

Sri Lanka's Ambassador to Bahrain Pradeepa Saram met the Chief Executive Officer of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Shaker Al Shater...

SLTDA to launch extensive awareness campaign on attractions of the North

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) is to launch an extensive awareness campaign on attractions of the North. This comes after the Jaffna International...

Sri Lanka seeks more employment opportunities in Tigray

The Asia Pacific  Group of Ambassadors representing Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Sri Lanka had a 3-day visit to Mekelle, capital of...

Non-tariff measures in Asia-Pacific affecting trade

While applied tariffs in the Asia-Pacific region have halved over the past two decades, the number of non-tariff measures (NTMs) – policy regulations other than...

Air India subsidiary Alliance Air to fly to Palaly and Batti

The Civil Aviation Ministry in India has approved Alliance Air plan to launch foreign operations by starting flights to Sri Lanka even as the...

Sri Lanka and UK discuss post Brexit issues

Sri Lanka and the UK have had talks on post Brexit issues Sri Lanka will face, especially if there is no deal reached between...