The construction of Port Cityis being funded via the largest single foreign direct investment in Sri Lankan history. Photograph: Atul Loke/Bloomberg via Getty Images Cities of the New Silk Road Cities Built on land reclaimed from the Indian Ocean and funded with $1.4bn in Chinese investment, glossy plans for Port City inspire a...
The United Kingdom (UK) and seven major companies today joined the EV30@30 campaign, which aims to speed up the deployment of electric vehicles and target at least 30 percent new electric vehicle sales by 2030. The expanded membership will strengthen the collective and coordinated approach to meeting the EV30@30 objectives....
  Travel Trends Today Showcasing Sri Lanka as a 'must visit' tourist destination, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotional Bureau successfully concluded their three city road show held in Pune, Rajkot and Surat. These shows were a part of their seven city show announced earlier this year.  
The Special Commission on salary structures stated that most proposals made to the commission were related to pensions. Accordingly, the commission has received 70 proposals. Chairperson of the Commission, S. Ranukge said that the deadline for the proposals... Read More
Sri Lanka's economy grew at a positive rate of 3.2 percent during the first quarter of this year, the Census and Statistics Department said on Monday(18th) releasing the GDP Summary Indicators for the 1st Quarter 2018. According to a Department statement, the total economic output of Sri Lanka as measured...
Huawei nova 3 series is the newly discovered bright star in the smartphone industry. Having entered the market in early August 2018, the Nova 3 series received record-breaking demand from the Sri Lank...
© Provided by AFP Suzuki's hybrid Wagon R compact car has proved enormously popular in Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Wednesday sharply increased customs duties on imports of the top-selling Japanese hybrid car, in an apparent shift in its policy of encouraging greener vehicles. The duty on the popular Suzuki Wagon R...
The Consumer Affairs Authority issuing an extra-ordinary gazette notification has imposed maximum retail prices on bottled drinking water.According to the extra-ordinary gazette notification which has come into effect last Friday, the maximum price of a 350 – 499 mili litre bottle of drinking water should be 26 rupees. A 500...
flydubai (FZ, Dubai Int'l) has terminated its services to Hambantota in Sri Lanka, leaving the airport in the southern part of the island without any international flights, the Asian Mirror has reported. The Emirati carrier was serving Hambantota out of Dubai Int'l via Colombo Int'l with B737-800 equipment. The flights...
The 500 unit condominium apartment complex in Angoda built for low income families in Colombo has been put up for sale as the families have refused to move from their shanties in Colombo to condominiums in Angoda. The ‘Urban Regeneration Project’ under the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development had...
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