A flicker of light amid pandemic’s darkness

A flicker of light amid pandemic’s darkness

In Sri Lanka and all over the world, millions of Buddhists will celebrate the thrice-blessed day of Vesak on Wednesday and Thursday. The COVID-19 pandemic…

No more big foreign loan projects

Sri Lanka will no longer go for expensive foreign loan-funded projects, the financing model that was its key recourse in the past, particularly under the…

Health Minister asked to redraw plan to produce Chinese vaccines here

Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi has proposed to the Cabinet that a joint venture with a Chinese company be set up to produce COVID-19 vaccine for…


June 3 ultimatum for Sri Lanka cricketers to sign contracts

June 3 ultimatum for Sri Lanka cricketers to sign contracts

Players demand transparency and clarity in points system to grade

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has set a June 3 deadline for its protesting players to sign annual contracts. The alternative is to play under tour…

Revamped Sri Lanka set to take on Bangladesh in first ODI

Sri Lanka have made some changes to their squad, Kusal…

Business Times

Panic buying

Panic buying

Crowds shopping at the Peliyagoda Manning Market on Friday morning ahead of the weekend island-wide lockdown. Pic by Akila Jayawardana…

PM, Chinese ambassador discuss COVID-19 funding

A recent meeting between Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Chinese Ambassador Qi Zhenhong was held to discuss urgent financial support for COVID-19, its funding…

MAS shutdown over COVID spike en masse

The apparel industry which continues its operations despite the current lockdown faced its next biggest spike in cases this week with the MAS Thulhiriya factory…

Hayleys Group largest value-added-exporter among SL’s listed entities

Sunday Times E-Paper


Legal foundation laid for Port City

The Government this week rammed through Parliament the Port City Commission Bill. What the indecent hurry was begs questioning when the groundwork for the project was still ‘work in progress’, and some distance from completion. That the Chinese who are overseeing the mega project were applying pressure to fast-track the…


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