Sri Lanka: SEP holds first local election meeting in plantation area By our correspondents 19 January 2018 The Socialist Equality Party (SEP) this week held its first local government election meeting at Ginigathhena, a plantation town 22 kilometres from Hatton in central district. Ginigathhena is within the Ambagamuwa Pradeshiya Sabha (council) area,...
Leading News from Sri Lanka:: Seat belts, air bags compulsory on vehicles from July 1, Finance Ministry announces Fri, Jan 19, 2018, 11:52 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Jan 19, Colombo: The Ministry of Finance and Mass Media has decided to postpone the implementation of the budget proposal on...
Sri Lanka’s spectacular coastline boasts palm-dotted bays and sweeping stretches of warm sand fringed by bathtub-temperature water and rolling waves, not to mention charming boutique hotels and cafés. It’s perfect for surfers, but has something for every kind of beachgoer, from the adventurous to the sunbathing. Fly to Colombo...
The latest data shows that the Chinese economy has grown by 6.9% in 2017.It was the first time in seven years that the pace of growth has picked up.The figure beats Beijing's official annual expansion target of about 6.5%.China is regarded as one of the key drivers of the...
Buoyed by its success in the noodles segment, Nestlé’s iconic Maggi brand has launched Maggi Pazzta and entered the value-added pasta category. Made with the wholesome goodness of semolina grains, which is high in fibre, Maggi Pazzta only requires cooking in hot water for five minutes for a delicious...
Planning a destination wedding is no mean feat, but when you have the city’s largest and most luxurious events portfolio to your credit, it’s nothing short of a grand affair. Yes, that’s the newly opened Shangri-La, Colombo for you. Here’s what the property has in store to turn your...
Jan 18, 2018   The initial objections put forward by the lawyers of former minister and MP Johnston Fernando, and three others, were rejected by the Colombo Chief Magistrate, Ranasinghe Bandara, today.The case was filed by the Bribery Commission with regard to corruption charges levelled at former minister Fernando, former Sathosa...
Pune-based ed-tech startup Rubix108 Technologies has secured $1 million (about Rs 6 crore) in a pre-Series A funding round led by Polaris Fund, a company statement said. Ayush Kankariya, a high-net-worth individual and financial services expert, also participated in the round. The startup will use the funds to acquire customers, on...
The Cabinet of Ministers agreed to enhance the standards of the Grand Oriental Hotel in Colombo through a Public Private Partnership (PPP). Furthermore it was decided to appoint a project committee to evaluate the proposal made by HPL Hotels and Resorts and to proceed with them subject to relevant guidelines...
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