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Xiaomi officially enters the Sri Lanka market

Xiaomi officially enters the Sri Lanka market

New and innovative Chinese smartphone Xiaomi today announced its official entry into the Sri Lankan market to strengthen its presence and extend more local support to the market. “At Xiaomi,…

CBSL supports FinTech innovations

CBSL supports FinTech innovations

The Blockchain committee, under the purview of the National Payments Council (NPC), chaired by Central Bank (CBSL) is currently studying the feasibility of developing the Blockchain technology in the areas…

New Delhi and Beijing vie for influence in Sri Lanka

New Delhi and Beijing vie for influence in Sri Lanka

(Dr Manoj Kumar PhD) India, a big country with a large population drawn from diverse ethnic, cultural and linguistic communities sharing commonalities with other groups in the neighborhood, has tended…

Qatar – Sri Lanka review cooperation in employment

Qatar – Sri Lanka review cooperation in employment

Qatar Chamber and Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Foreign Employment held a meeting in Doha on Monday to discuss cooperation between the two sides regarding recruitment opportunities. Qatar Chamber First vice-chairman…

Sri Lanka to host conference of Asia-Pacific Depositories & Clearing organizations

Sri Lanka to host conference of Asia-Pacific Depositories & Clearing organizations

Central Depository Systems, a fully owned subsidiary of the Colombo Stock Exchange, will host the 22nd Annual General Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Central Securities Depository Group (ACG) in Sri Lanka.…

‘National disease surveillance system must be enhanced’

‘National disease surveillance system must be enhanced’

Sri Lanka must prevent use of biological agents, Sri Lanka Permanent Representative in Geneva Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez said. He was addressing the International Seminar convened by the Geneva Centre for…

Suwa Seriya Service expands into Central Province today

Suwa Seriya Service expands into Central Province today

The free pre hospital care ambulance services will continue, with the launch of the service in the Central Province today. Starting today, the 1990 Suwa Seriya pre hospital care ambulance…

India to hold naval defence exercise with Sri Lanka, Maldives

India to hold naval defence exercise with Sri Lanka, Maldives

The Indian Coast Guard is to take part in an exercise with its Maldivian and Sri Lankan counterparts starting Monday, India Today reported.This is India’s first defence engagement with Maldives…

Social and Labour Convergence Project launched in Colombo

Social and Labour Convergence Project launched in Colombo

Sri Lanka was last month chosen for the global launch of the Social and Labour Convergence Project (SLCP), the country’s Joint Apparel Association Forum (JAAF), the first industry body to be…

Moody’s downgrades Sri Lanka ratings to B2 amid political crisis

Moody’s downgrades Sri Lanka ratings to B2 amid political crisis

Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded the Government of Sri Lanka’s foreign currency issuer and senior unsecured ratings to B2 from B1 and changed the outlook to stable from negative. The decision…

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