Global coronavirus death toll passes 1Mn

Sri Lanka, Sept. 30 -- The world passed a grim milestone this week as the World Health Organization announced that one million people have now died from the coronavirus. More than 33 million people h... Read More

Opinion: Improving academic and economic advancement of women and girls

Sri Lanka, Sept. 30 -- UNFPA Sri Lanka Access to safe, voluntary family planning is a human right, that can save lives and have the effect of promoting healthier populations, a society that achieves ... Read More

63-pct increase in CDS Account openings since Digitalization

Sri Lanka, Sept. 30 -- The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has demonstrated noteworthy performance recording consistent gains in the All Share Price Index of 31% and S & P Index of 27% since reopening on... Read More

Sri Lanka's foreign policy based on neutrality: President tells new Ambassadors

Sri Lanka, Sept. 30 -- "Sri Lanka is located in a place of strategic importance. Therefore, our country is attracted to many parties. In this context, Sri Lanka has chosen neutrality as its foreign po... Read More

Opinion: Why Sri Lanka needs China to maintain as a transshipment hub in Indian Ocean?

Sri Lanka, Sept. 30 -- By Maya Majueran: Transshipment Today there are challenges related to the port calls to the container terminal. These days the trend of using larger container vessels has beco... Read More

Stay home, stay safe with PickMe and Nations Trust Bank American Express

Sri Lanka, Sept. 30 -- Nations Trust Bank American Express has partnered with PickMe to make it convenient and rewarding to have your favourite cuisine and groceries delivered to your doorstep. This p... Read More

Advocata to live stream session on "How can we improve Sri Lanka's debt sustainability" today

Sri Lanka, Sept. 30 -- The Advocata Institute has launched its latest public policy discussion series 'DeepDive'. This series commences with several discussions on the topic "How can we improve Sri La... Read More

High Commission of Canada announces Canada Fund for Local Initiatives recipients

Sri Lanka, Sept. 29 -- The High Commission of Canada to Sri Lanka and the Maldives have announced this year's Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) partners. After a competitive process, they have... Read More

Abans to divest its stake in Abans Finance to Softlogic Capital

Sri Lanka, Sept. 29 -- Abans PLC, the controlling shareholder of Abans Finance PLC, will be selling its stake in the finance company to Softlogic Capital PLC, the holding company of Softlogic Finance ... Read More

Moody's downgrades ratings of BOC, HNB & Sampath Bank; outlooks stable

Sri Lanka, Sept. 29 -- Moody's Investors Service has today downgraded the long-term foreign currency deposit ratings of Bank of Ceylon (BOC), Hatton National Bank PLC (HNB) and Sampath Bank PLC (Sampa... Read More