SriLankan now flies to 41 cities including 14 destinations in India

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July 19, 2017 07:14 pm

  SriLankan Airlines recorded an exciting milestone last Sunday as it launched a new four-times-a-week service to Coimbatore. This took SriLankan’s online des...

Emirates to land first-ever A380 aircraft in Colombo on Aug.14

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July 19, 2017 01:35 pm

  Emirates’ A380 aircraft will make a one-off landing at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake, on August 14, the first airline to land thi...

Conferences and events shifting to Sri Lanka due to 28 per cent GST hike on Indian hotels : Report

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July 19, 2017 09:23 am

Conferences to be held in India are being moved to Sri Lanka as organisers claim the 28 % tax hike on Indian hotels  is more than that of neighbouring countries. Ac...

Sri Lanka Economic Summit to discuss Belt and Road Initiative

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July 19, 2017 08:32 am

The Sri Lanka Economic Summit to be held later this month will discuss how Sri Lanka can tap opportunities out of the Belt and Road Initiative, the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce sa...

Sri Lanka's inflation still high, more policy tightening "desirable":IMF

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July 18, 2017 10:59 am

The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday that further monetary policy tightening in Sri Lanka "is desirable" until there are clear signs that inflationary press...

Budget brand easyHotel is planning to expand into Sri Lanka

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July 17, 2017 02:04 pm

LONDON – easyHotel has announced plans to open branches in Sri Lanka and Iran, the Business Insider reported. The "super budget" hotel, part of the ...

Lanka’s robust growth potential challenged by high debt burden, Moody’s says

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July 14, 2017 09:29 am

While Sri Lanka’s economy shows robust medium-term growth prospects, credit challenges including large borrowing needs and a fragile external payments position are worryin...

Sri Lankan shares post near 1-week closing low

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July 14, 2017 07:31 am

Sri Lankan shares posted their lowest close in nearly one week in low trading on Thursday as local investors booked profits while foreign players bought into risky assets, limit...

Speculation over national carrier chairman quitting

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July 11, 2017 09:38 pm

Speculation was rife this week that under-pressure SriLankan Airlines Chairman Ajit Dias is considering stepping down at the end of July. Sources close to the board of dire...

Giant ODEL store at Shangri-La mall at Galle Face, Colombo

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July 11, 2017 07:44 pm

ODEL, the premier department store owned and managed by Softlogic Holdings, made two major announcements on Tuesday – taking ‘giant’ space at the proposed S...



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