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Sri Lanka e-commerce use still low, survey finds

Sri Lanka e-commerce use still low, survey finds

Sri Lankan internet users had the highest levels of awareness of e-commerce platforms but actual use, in completing transactions through to delivery, was low, according to a new survey of…

Reforms making Sri Lanka’s SEC enforcement more effective: IMF

Reforms making Sri Lanka’s SEC enforcement more effective: IMF

Sri Lanka’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken measures to improve investigation and enforcement capabilities with new skilled staff and processes, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said. The reforms…

Global Seafoods to process Wakame seaweed in Sri Lanka

Global Seafoods to process Wakame seaweed in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan seafood exporter Global Seafoods Pvt Ltd is to process Wakame seaweed, highly valued, farmed edible seaweed species used in Japanese and East Asian cuisine. The Board of Investment…

Korea Eximbank to conduct feasibility study to establish land information service system in Sri Lanka

Korea Eximbank to conduct feasibility study to establish land information service system in Sri Lanka

Recognizing the importance of efficient land management and its contribution to the economy, the Korea Eximbank is financing a comprehensive feasibility study to establish a Land Data Infrastructure (LDI) and…

Advocata supports recommendations from expert committee on the restructuring of SriLankan Airlines

Advocata supports recommendations from expert committee on the restructuring of SriLankan Airlines

During the ten year period when the management of SriLankan Airlines was under Emirates, the airline enjoyed a decade of profits. This is in stark contrast to the  period of…

Sri Lanka tea industry unaffected by bombings, weather

Sri Lanka tea industry unaffected by bombings, weather

Production and sales of tea, Sri Lanka’s main export crop, are looking favorable this year despite suicide bombings in April and bad weather, Sri Lanka Tea Board chairman  Lucille Wijewardena…

Prime Minister Briefs Diplomats On Current Security Situation

Prime Minister Briefs Diplomats On Current Security Situation

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe held a meeting with the heads of foreign diplomatic missions in Colombo and briefed them on the current situation in the country. At the meeting, the…

Japan and India to develop Sri Lanka’s Colombo port, countering China

Japan and India to develop Sri Lanka’s Colombo port, countering China

Sri Lanka has agreed to jointly develop a container terminal at the Port of Colombo with Japan and India, countering China’s expanding Indian Ocean presence, foreign media reported. According to…

Sri Lanka, Pulwama attacks made determined to fight terrorism: Indian FM

Sri Lanka, Pulwama attacks made determined to fight terrorism: Indian FM

India on Wednesday said the ghastly bombings in Sri Lanka at a time when the wounds of the Pulwama terror attack were still raw in people’s mind has made it…

US extends counter-terrorism support to Lanka

US extends counter-terrorism support to Lanka

United States has offered to continue to expand counter-terrorism and maritime and border security cooperation with Sri Lanka during the third United States–Sri Lanka Partnership Dialogue held late last week,…

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