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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

British Prime Minister appoints Trade Envoy for Sri Lanka

British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Ranil Jayawardena, MP, as her trade envoy for Sri Lanka. Jayawardena’s role as trade envoy will be to...

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...

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...

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...

Qatar-Sri Lanka trade volume reaches $73 million in 2017

The total trade volume between Qatar and Sri Lanka stood at $73 mn in 2017, according to Qatar Chamber vice chairman Mohamed bin Towar...

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...

Trade between Australia and Sri Lanka reaches $1.3 billion

Trade between Australia and Sri Lanka has surged to a record high of A$1.3 billion in 2016-17, on the back of strong growth in...

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...

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...

India’s Tatas exit Sri Lanka tea business after 25 years

After establishing a strong foothold in the tea industry of Sri Lanka over the past 25 years, the India's Tatas are exiting the business...

China to help Sri Lanka increase market for black teas

China has offered to help Sri Lanka improve the market of black teas in China, a Minister said on Thursday. Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake...

Sri Lankan community preparing for a multilingual internet

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and local experts in policy, technical and linguistic fields convened in Colombo today to introduce...

PPPs could help Sri Lanka achieve its 2030 SDG goals

Unilever Sri Lanka, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Sri Lanka and the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Sri Lanka together announced the initiation...