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 Thursday, 02 February 2017 - 8:25
Traditional clay pottery industry is struggling without proper facilities, workers claim. People who are engaged in the pottery industry over several... Read More
 Thursday, 26 January 2017 - 15:38
Sri Lanka’s power regulator issued a directive to the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) and Lanka Electricity Company Private Limited (LECO) to connect... Read More
 Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 8:21
The air traffic in Mattala Airport has relatively increased due to the ongoing reconstruction work at Katunayaka International Airport. The frequency... Read More
 Monday, 23 January 2017 - 7:02
Total coconut product exports rose 12% to an estimated 84 billion rupees last year compared to 2015. According to the Ministry of Plantations Industries,... Read More
 Friday, 20 January 2017 - 12:40
Sri Lanka has sold fixed and floating rate dollar denominated bonds worth 458 million dollars. The Central Bank called offers to sell 225 million dollars... Read More
 Thursday, 19 January 2017 - 7:28
World Bank will give Sri Lanka US$125 million to modernize the agriculture sector.This will aid the country to make the agri sector more efficient.World... Read More
 Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 18:43
Sri Lanka has recorded a profit of Rs. million 1200 through fish exports in 2016 when compared with the profits made in 2015. The total income earned in... Read More
 Monday, 16 January 2017 - 13:19
Sri Lanka is interested in importing crude oil from Iran, Minister of Science, Technology and Research Susil Premajayantha says. He said this during a... Read More
 Friday, 13 January 2017 - 7:34
A number of changes will be made to the country’s economy through the European Commission’s grant of GSP+ concessions to back to Sri Lanka,... Read More
 Wednesday, 11 January 2017 - 7:14
The total government revenue in Sri Lanka has increased, reports say. Accordingly to the latest statistics it has increased from Rs. 1205 billion in 2014... Read More
 Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 10:36
Sri Lanka Tourism Chairman, Paddy Withana says that tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka will definitely be below target in 2017. He said that one reason for... Read More
 Wednesday, 04 January 2017 - 10:06
Sri Lanka has passed the much awaited 2 million tourist arrivals mark by December 31st. The country attracted 2 million 50,832 tourists showing a 14%... Read More
 Tuesday, 03 January 2017 - 8:38
Sri Lanka said yesterday, that it has set a target of welcoming 2.5 million tourists to the island nation in 2017. Tourism Minister John Amaratunga told... Read More
 Monday, 02 January 2017 - 13:31
Samsung Electronics will announce this month the results of an investigation into what caused some of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire. The... Read More
 Friday, 30 December 2016 - 9:20
Sri Lankan shares closed high yesterday. Colombo stock index ended at 6,245.71. Meanwhile, the turnover stood at 720.9 million rupees. Foreign investors... Read More
 Wednesday, 28 December 2016 - 13:27
Discussions are underway to strengthen investments between Malaysia and Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Export Development Board said nearly 300 businessmen from... Read More
 Wednesday, 28 December 2016 - 6:57
Sri Lankan shares closed at their weakest in more than 8 months in typical year-end holiday-thinned trading yesterday, with turnover slumping to a near... Read More
 Tuesday, 27 December 2016 - 7:47
The Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute says that in comparison to the previous years, the prices of vegetables have decreased... Read More
 Thursday, 22 December 2016 - 8:34
Price of lime has increased recently days in an unprecedented manner. Lime cultivators say that the increase has strengthened their economy. Lime... Read More
 Wednesday, 21 December 2016 - 8:37
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has given a US$ 115 million loan to Sri Lanka to uplift electricity supply in Sri Lanka’s rural regions. Its agreement... Read More
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