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Company building world’s 5th tallest building on shaky grounds?

Officials remain secretive of funding sources  Confusion prevails over where WCC’s patent... 


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Emirates to operate one-off A380 flight to Colombo

Emirates’ iconic A380 aircraft will make a one-off landing at Bandaranaike International Airport... 


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SL Customs’ new online payment platform goes live tomorrow

To connect all commercial banks directly to SL Customs Payments to be realized on real-time basis Will... 


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Money laundering and terrorist financing: SL not completely out of woods, says FinMin

But says considerable progress achieved during last 2 years Admits more needs to be done to improve... 


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Hayleys Advantis Maldivian joint venture buys two new landing craft

Acquisition to help discharge cargo midstream in shallow waters Official says landing craft will... 


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Sri Lanka’s approach to trade pacts too slow, ineffective: Governor

Difficult for public to ascertain progress of trade negotiations SL could become only country in... 


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FinMin says new revenue bill to simplify tax system

Tells IRD trade unions present tax system deters investments  Says ready to accept trade union... 


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Tourist arrivals to Maldives flat in May

  The tourist arrivals to the Maldives edged up 0.3 percent year-on-year (YoY) to 93,491... 


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Bugs on the beach!

Pic by Kushan Pathiraja     The Volkswagen Beetle Owners’ Club along with... 


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ADB to double multi sectoral assistance to Sri Lanka up to US$ 1 bn

ADB Country Director Sri Widowati briefing Finance Minister Managala Samaraweera of the changes... 


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