Walkers CML International secures its first project in Maldives 

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April 19, 2017 02:33 pm

Walkers CML International (Pvt) Ltd, a subsidiary of MTD Walkers PLC, has secured its first luxury residential project in the Maldives, according to a company announcement on...

People’s Bank ATMs transact Rs.21.6 bln during Apr 1-14

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April 17, 2017 09:31 am

People’s Bank’s ATM network recorded transaction volumes amounting to a staggering Rs. 21.6 billion during the recently-concluded Sinhala and Tamil New Year festivit...

BIA full operations, back to 3 hours ahead of flt for passengers

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April 05, 2017 04:18 pm

  With effect from Friday April 7, passengers need to report to airport three hours ahead of their flight, returning to the old schedule, compared to five hours in ...

Hilton to manage 6 more hotel properties in Sri Lanka

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April 05, 2017 12:46 pm

The Hilton group on Wednesday signed a deal with Sri Lanka’s Melwa Hotels and Resorts to manage six new properties with an investment of US$100 million. The propertie...

Agalawatte new owners report massive mismanagement under Nonis-led Mackwoods

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April 04, 2017 05:23 pm

Furniture manufacture Damro Group has called an Extra Ordinary General Meeting (EGM) next month to reveal to shareholders that their new acquisition, Agalawatte Plantations P...

RIL Property IPO oversubscribed minutes after Tuesday’s opening

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April 04, 2017 10:51 am

Sri Lanka’s RIL Property Ltd IPO of 120 million shares at Rs. 8 per share, which opened at the Colombo Stock Exchange on Tuesday, was oversubscribed within minutes of its ...

Qatar Airways offers free laptops on US flights

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April 04, 2017 09:08 am

Qatar Airways has announced a “unique” solution to the recently imposed US ban on electronic devices by offering its business class passengers a “laptop loan s...

Sri Lanka's biggest bank reports 43% growth in net 2016 profit

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April 03, 2017 11:05 am

  Bank of Ceylon (BoC) has reported a record-breaking pre-tax profit of Rs.31.2 billion for the year ending December 31, 2016, while post-tax profit stood at Rs.24....

SriLankan flight rescheduled owing to bird strike

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March 28, 2017 12:15 am

The 4 am SriLankan Airlines flight from Singapore to Colombo on Monday was rescheduled after the windscreen was cracked by a bird strike which occurred mid-flight on i...

LOLC exits from troubled Aggalawatte Plantations

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March 27, 2017 07:53 pm

LOLC-controlled Browns Power Holdings Ltd on Monday exited from the troubled Agalawatte Plantations, which according to a weekend Business Times report owes a staggering Rs.2.5 ...


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