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First bunkering ship discharges low sulphur fuel at Hambantota Intl. Port

Sri Lanka, April 8 -- Bunkering vessel Mt. Melody docked at the Hambantota International Port (HIP) last week to discharge approximately 25,000 MT of oil into the port's newly furbished tanks. With t... Read More


Sri Lankan Banks' risks to persist despite regulatory measures: Fitch Ratings

Sri Lanka, April 8 -- Fitch Ratings believes that the extraordinary regulatory measures announced by the central bank - focusing on the relaxation of capital expectations and classification of loans f... Read More


Sri Lanka : COVID -19 update

Sri Lanka, April 8 -- According to the World Health Organisation in Sri Lanka 180 people have tested positive with 38 people having recovered and 5 deaths reported. As cases start to climb in the Sou... Read More


Coronavirus sinks global growth prospects for 1H 2020: The Economist Intelligence Unit

Sri Lanka, April 8 -- The coronavirus pandemic is a game-changer, and we now expect global output to contract by 2.5 percent this year-an even deeper contraction than during the global financial crisi... Read More


Dankotuwa Porcelain makes steam inhalers fit for homes & healthcare establishments

Sri Lanka, April 8 -- Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC, renowned for its luxurious and elegant porcelain tableware introduced the all new customized steam inhaler which is ideal for individuals affected by res... Read More


Sri Lanka introduces new mechanism to issue curfew passes

Sri Lanka, April 7 -- Sri Lanka's Government has implemented a new mechanism to issue curfew passes. It has been observed that excessively number of people gather at Police Stations to obtain curfew ... Read More


CIM announces significant changes to its Chartered status

Sri Lanka, April 7 -- The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has announced significant changes to its Chartered status, the marketing industry's most prestigious accreditation. The changes repres... Read More


WhatsApp introduces limit to message forwarding

Sri Lanka, April 7 -- With billions of people unable to see their friends and family in person due to COVID-19, people are relying on WhatsApp more than ever to communicate. People are talking to doct... Read More


Curfew, Lock down and Economic Livelihoods

Sri Lanka, April 6 -- By Sharhan Muhseen 6th April 2020 National policymakers have been grappling on the right balance between lockdowns (total or partial) and maintaining a functioning economy to sa... Read More


Sri Lanka curfew update

Sri Lanka, April 6 -- The curfew currently in force in the districts of Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Puttalam, Kandy and Jaffna which have been designated as high risk zones will remain effective until... Read More