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Sunday, May 06, 2007
Vol. 41 - No 49
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Locals to fill tourist hotels

Sri Lankan tourism, using the old adage ‘there’s no point crying over spilt milk’ is showing a brave face on an uncertain future and – like the crisis-filled years of the industry soon after anti-Tamil riots broke out in 1983 – relying on locals to keep the hotels busy.

Right of Reply - Yaddehige denies exit from RPC

With reference to the article appearing in The Sunday Times of April 29, 2007, titled 'Yaddehige seeking to exit from RPC' the Richard Pieris Company wishes to categorically state that the facts therein are both baseless and misleading.


Sri Lanka’s GSP+ advantages running out of time

Sri Lankan businesses are being urged to make maximum use of the European Union’s GSP+ benefits in the face of a looming trade agreement between the EU and India.


Lanka’s first budget hospital

Colombo will soon see a budget hospital, a concept yet alien to the country’s growing health care sector. “We plan to introduce a budget hospital with short-term in house facilities to treat patients who do not require long term specialization,” Dr. Lakshman L. Weerasena, chairman-designate of the hospital told The Sunday Times FT.


Customs investigation into Distilleries Co.
Maxis close deal on SLT
Tourism: Hit again and again
Provincial cash – grabbing local money

Tough times don’t last, tough people do

Seylan Bank’s Rs 1 bln debenture issue
Sri Lankan cultural troupe thrills South Asian tourism audiences
Emergence of a new order of CEO's
Special offers from Ceylinco Diabetes Centre to mark its 3rd anniversary
Allow free movement of female workers – migrant group
On the spot motor insurance creates irregularities
Sri Lankan Minister visits RAD Headquarters
Professional challenge on transparency, accountability
Opportunities, challenges for the Sri Lankan tea industry
CIMA Leaders' Summit on "Good to Great"
French business delegation in Colombo
Enhancing the role and productivity of MPs - Letter
Major ILO report on discrimination at work
New generation of postal franking machines from Switzerland
Sri Lanka urges India to remove non-tariff barriers
Fitch confirms 'BBB(lka)' rating to Merchant Credit
SLT to secure 500,000 CDMA
U-supported project to help IDPs
Understanding Microfinance and microcredit
SriLankan reschedules night flights
LB Finance helps Sri Revatha Royal College in other fames
Capital flight due to uncertainty puts pressure on rupee
Dialog garners one million subscribers in a year
Changes this September on Australian skilled migration process
Prasanna's island hide-away after Elephant Corridor
E-Channelling at Fort Railway station
DHL sponsors racing driver Dinesh Jayewardene

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