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Sri Lanka securities regulator files charges on market manipulation

Sri Lanka, June 26 -- Sri Lanka's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed an action in the Magistrate's Court against two investors on charges of having committed the offence of market mani... Read More


Sir Richard Branson urges Sri Lanka not to enforce death penalty

Sri Lanka, June 26 -- Billionaire and global business icon Richard Branson has publicly weighed in on Sri Lanka's intention to enforce the death penalty. Joining a chorus of concern coming in from al... Read More


Sri Lanka relaxes dress code for female public servants

Sri Lanka, June 26 -- Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has granted approval to amend a circular on the dress code for public servants allowing female public servants to wear any decent dress without c... Read More


Sri Lanka updates HRC on measures taken to advance human rights, peace and security

Sri Lanka, June 26 -- The Sri Lanka delegation to the Human Rights Council briefed the Council on progress made in addressing human rights concerns, national security imperatives, as well as reconcili... Read More


People's Bank will not be privatized: Finance Minister

Sri Lanka, June 26 -- Sri Lanka's Finance Minister says that the recent news report in the media quoting an opposition Parliamentarian to the effect that the People's Bank is to be privatized is compl... Read More


Yarl Geek Challenge and Arima Technologies Bringing Silicon Valley to Jaffna

Sri Lanka, June 26 -- By Jekhan Aruliah "That which doesn't kill you makes you stronger", a much used saying originating from the 19th Century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. While perhaps ov... Read More


FastTrack Summer Internship Programme relaunched with Brandix, Fonterra & JKH to inspire young talent

Sri Lanka, June 26 -- Brandix Apparel Limited, Fonterra Brands Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd. and John Keells Holdings PLC held the orientation for fifteen diverse, talented interns today (25th June 2019) at Hatch... Read More


INSEE extends waste management services to BOI for next 16 years

Sri Lanka, June 25 -- After a decade of operations with the BOI, INSEE Ecocycle Lanka, the waste management subsidiary of INSEE Cement recently signed an agreement, extending its waste management serv... Read More


Sri Lanka successfully launches USD bond with over 3 times oversubscription

Sri Lanka, June 25 -- Sri Lanka returned to the US dollar bond markets, successfully pricing a new issuance of 500 million dollars 5-year and 1.5 billion dollars long 10-year bonds with over three tim... Read More


Comm Bank commences acceptance of LankaPay-JCB cards

Sri Lanka, June 25 -- Sri Lanka's Commercial Bank of Ceylon has become one of the first banks in Sri Lanka to have its point-of-sale (POS) network accept LankaPay-JCB (Japan Credit Bureau) co-branded ... Read More