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Edotco Malaysia to deploy 1000 lamp pole towers in Sri LankaEdotco Malaysia

Edotco Malaysia to deploy 1000 lamp pole towers in Sri LankaEdotco Malaysia

Edotco Lanka, a telecom tower affiliate of Malaysia’s Axiata group is investing in a ‘smart pole’ network which will provide street lighting, security cameras and advertising in addition to connecting mobile…

View from the Nila Medura

View from the Nila Medura

View from the Nila Medura: The Nila Medura, the 21-storey new building of the Home Affairs Ministry constructed at a cost of Rs. 5,583 million was opened by Prime Minister…

China’s Sinopec sets up fuel oil unit in Sri Lanka

China’s Sinopec sets up fuel oil unit in Sri Lanka

China Petroleum and Chemical Corp, Sinopec Corp has launched a fuel oil company in Sri Lanka as it looks to supply fuel to ships along a major maritime route, foreign…

CFA global chief to visit Sri Lanka

CFA global chief to visit Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka unit of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute, a global association of investment professionals, will sign an agreement with the capital markets watchdog to promote governance during…

UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of freedom of association and peaceful assembly on country visit

UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of freedom of association and peaceful assembly on country visit

The Special Rapporteur on the rights of freedom of association and peaceful assembly, Mr. Clément Nyaletsossi Voule commencing his official country visit to Sri Lanka from 18 -26 July 2019,…

No IS link to Sri Lanka Easter attacks: investigator

No IS link to Sri Lanka Easter attacks: investigator

Sri Lanka’s Easter attacks that killed 258 people were carried out by local Islamists who drew inspiration from but were not linked to the Islamic State group, a top investigator…

Federal Reserve will only cut rates once in 2019: Fitch Ratings

Federal Reserve will only cut rates once in 2019: Fitch Ratings

The Federal Reserve is likely to cut interest rates by less than financial markets expect over the rest of 2019 given robust jobs growth in the US, Fitch Ratings says.…

Exports grow 11.4% in first half of 2019

Exports grow 11.4% in first half of 2019

Sri Lanka’s exports grew 11.4% in the first half of this year, recording $ 8.4 billion compared with $ 7.5 billion of the corresponding period of last year. Export sector…

Millennium Challenge Corp. committed to advancing Sri Lanka compact: New CEO

Millennium Challenge Corp. committed to advancing Sri Lanka compact: New CEO

New CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, Sean Cairncross says that they are committed to advancing the proposed 480 million dollars compact that the two governments have jointly developed to…

Palali Airport to launch direct flights to four Indian destinations from Oct.

Palali Airport to launch direct flights to four Indian destinations from Oct.

The Palali airport is now being upgraded to be Sri Lanka’s third international airport after Colombo, and Mattala and regional flights would be operated from October 2019. Ratmalana airport operates…

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