Sri Lanka rupee continued to fall against the US dollar today reaching a selling rate of Rs. 163.96. The purchasing rate of a dollar is Rs. 160.53. Read More
The bus unions have decided this morning to demand a 10% hike in bus fares to offset the loss with the increased fuel prices. The unions have also drawn the attention to increase the minimum bus fare to 15 rupees from 12. Meanwhile, the meeting... Read More
SriLankan Airlines has changed its cashew supplier. The move comes days after President Maithripala expressed disappointment over the substandard quality of cashew nuts served to him at the business class of the airline. It is reported that cashews for... Read More
The Joint Opposition says that a salary formula similar to that of the fuel formula should be introduced. Addressing a media conference held in Colombo this morning, MP Dallas Alahapperuma further described the proposal. Read More
The Australian Financial Review   Sri Lanka is at the top of a list of seven emerging market countries that Nomura believes are most likely to join nations such as Turkey and Argentina in a currency crisis. Nomura economists estimate the fourth quarter of this year will be the point at...
  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.  
On the face of it, China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) could not be a better fit for Asia. The Asian Development Bank has estimated that developing countries in the continent will need $1.7 trillio...
Sunday Observer SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the Oneworld Alliance received two prestigious titles at the World Travel Awards 2018 Asia and Australasia Ceremony held at InterContinental Grand Standford in Hong Kong, yesterday. and more »
Sunday Observer The program represents a crucial step toward enabling Sri Lanka's private sector and youth entrepreneurs to access capital, expand businesses, and, ultimately, to create more jobs. The agreement will unlock critical resources that will help spur ...  
Parliamentarian Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera has expressed his doubts on claims that the Singapore-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement was discussed at the Cabinet. Addressing a press briefing yesterday, he noted that the governments anti-democratic nature... Read More
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