Commercial Bank posts robust 9-mth results

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November 14, 2017 09:28 am

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC has reported profit of Rs. 9.718 billion before VAT and NBT on financial services for the nine months ending 30th September 2017, a growth o...

Nice proposals in budget but implementation the key, says Ceylon Chamber

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November 14, 2017 08:53 am

While welcoming the proposals in the proposed 2018 National Budget, the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) says implementation – as always – is the crucial point...

IP to benefit from authentic Sri Lankan traveller experience

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November 13, 2017 05:35 pm

Sri Lanka’s limited awareness of protecting its authenticity through Intellectual Property (IP) rights was discovered during a study by the World Intellectual Property Org...

Cabinet Secretary Sumith appointed acting President’s Secretary

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November 13, 2017 10:24 am

  Cabinet Secretary Sumith Abeysinghe has been appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to act as Secretary to the President with effect from November 4 until th...

Colombo bourse hails 2018 budget 

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November 10, 2017 11:02 am

Share prices in the Colombo stock market were up in early trades on Friday morning owing to positive sentiment over the 2018 national budget delivered on Thursday by Financ...

2018 budget aims at Blue Green Economy, opportunities for youth

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November 10, 2017 07:56 am

      The government’s 2018 designer budget is aimed at transforming Enterprise Sri Lanka into a Blue Green Economy. A forward ...

Plantation shares collapse post company results

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November 09, 2017 02:40 pm

As predicted by the Business Times in a October 8 report, plantation sector shares saw a bloodbath on Thursday at the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) when traders sold these shares...

BUDGET 2018: Shortest Sri Lankan budget speech in history

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November 09, 2017 01:01 pm

Sri Lanka’s budget presentation this afternoon (Thursday) will take just 90 minutes and seen as the shortest presentation in local budget history.  The budget...

India sending emergency petrol shipment to Sri Lanka

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November 09, 2017 07:08 am

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged to extend every assistance for Sri Lanka to avert the current fuel crisis in the country, Indian High Commission sources revealed...

Critical Sri Lankan news website blocked by authorities, reports says

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November 08, 2017 08:41 pm

Lankaenews website, a critical Sri Lankan website, has been blocked by the authorities, for the second time since its inception. The website could not be accessed toda...

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Ashanthi School of Music hosts musical talent show 'Spotlight'

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