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Lanka IOC returns to black as oil prices ease

Sri Lanka, Jan. 27 -- Lanka IOC PLC returned to profits during the three months ended December 31, 2019 from a year earlier, but the top line declined reflecting the slowdown in the economy, which too... Read More


A culture built on trust: H-Connect secures Great Place to Work(R) certification

Sri Lanka, Jan. 27 -- Sri Lanka's leading Business Process Management (BPM) and Shared Services experts, H-Connect, was certified as a great workplace today by independent analysts at Great Place to W... Read More


Bairaha Farms December performance aptly displays poultry industry woes

Sri Lanka, Jan. 27 -- Bairaha Farms PLC reported losses for the quarter ended December 31, 2019 as cost of sales rose while revenue slipped from a year earlier, impacting the bottom line of the countr... Read More


SLT announces appointment of new directors

Sri Lanka, Jan. 27 -- Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT) last week announced the appointment of two Independent Non-Executive Directors and two Non-Independent Non-Executive Directors to its board. Accordin... Read More


SEC gets new Commission Members

Sri Lanka, Jan. 27 -- After the appointment of Additional Solicitor General Viraj Dayaratne as Chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last week, Finance, Economy and Policy Development M... Read More


SLTPB to seek Cabinet nod for global promo campaign in February

Sri Lanka, Jan. 27 -- The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) is planning to seek Cabinet approval for the 5-year global promotional campaign in mid February, after securing SLTPB board approva... Read More


Sri Lanka braces for Chinese tourist arrival slowdown

Sri Lanka, Jan. 27 -- Sri Lanka is bracing for a slowdown in Chinese tourist arrivals in the peak season as Chinese authorities have ordered travel agencies to suspend domestic and international tours... Read More


It's time to rethink how humans and elephants could coexist

Sri Lanka, Jan. 27 -- Sri Lanka is a blessed land with gentle giants roaming its territory and the Blue Whale occupying its waters. Or so we think. With increased number of humans encroaching into wil... Read More


Reducing road traffic accidents: Are we really doing enough?

Sri Lanka, Jan. 27 -- Last year, 2641 people have died due to road traffic accidents. 7693 had sustained serious injuries and 10691 minor injuries. Of course, it was a drop from the last year but we m... Read More


Another election is upon us - EDITORIAL

Sri Lanka, Jan. 27 -- It is expected that Parliament will be dissolved in March this year (2020). Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya at a press conference held on December 4, 2019 said that if ... Read More