United States donates 200 ventilators to support Sri Lanka's response to COVID-19

Sri Lanka, Sept. 2 -- The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has donated 200 brand-new, state-of-the-art ventilators to Sri Lanka, delivering on P... Read More

Asia Securities Investment Banking and CCC announces webinar on Financial Restructuring

Sri Lanka, Sept. 2 -- The Chamber Academy in collaboration with Asia Securities Investment Banking Team is conducting a knowledge-sharing webinar on deploying financial restructuring as a growth strat... Read More

Yarl Geek Challenge developing products, developing services, developing people

Sri Lanka, Sept. 1 -- By Jekhan Aruliah Shhh! Here's a secret for all Yarl Geek Challenge (YGC) competitors. If you thought YGC is about creating great products you'd be right. If you thought that gr... Read More

Debt moratorium for tourism sector businesses & individuals extended for six more months

Sri Lanka, Aug. 31 -- Sri Lanka's Central Bank requests licensed banks to provide a debt moratorium to COVID-19 affected businesses and individuals in the tourism sector for a further period of six mo... Read More

ADB to formally withdraw from financing new coal-fired energy projects

Sri Lanka, Aug. 31 -- Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) recommends that the bank revisit its energy policy and formally withdraw from financing new coal-fired energy capacity ... Read More

JKH ranked as Sri Lanka's most respected entity for 15th year

Sri Lanka, Aug. 31 -- For a record 15th year, John Keells Holdings PLC (JKH), was ranked as the Most Respected entity in Sri Lanka, in the recently released edition of LMD's Most Respected Entities is... Read More

Fitch rates National Development Bank's Basel III Sub Debt Final A-(lka)

Sri Lanka, Aug. 31 -- Fitch Ratings Lanka has assigned National Development Bank's proposed Basel III-compliant subordinated unsecured debentures a final National Long-Term Rating of 'A-(lka)'. The f... Read More

VIDEO: (Neuralink) Elon Musk's entire brain chip presentation in 14 minutes

Sri Lanka, Aug. 30 -- Elon Musk showed off Neuralink's new implantable brain chip and demonstrated it working in real time on a pig. Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from Lank... Read More

EDB and Foreign Ministry accelerate efforts to boost exports

Sri Lanka, Aug. 28 -- The Export Development Board (EDB) and the Foreign Ministry are working closely together to increase the country's export revenue and mitigate the negative impact of the COVID-19... Read More

President envisages reducing foreign exchange spent on fish imports

Sri Lanka, Aug. 28 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says plans should be mooted from several directions to reduce the foreign exchange spent annual on fish import. The Government annually spends aroun... Read More