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Tea veteran wants plantation industry out of State control

Advocates for replacing of RPCs who ruthlessly exploit plantations  Expresses concerns... 


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Thousands flock to Le Havre for tall ships parade

AFP: Tens of thousands of people lined the quays of the French port of Le Havre yesterday to see some... 


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NTB gets US $ 50mn IFC finance facility to boost SME lending

From left: IFC Operations Analyst Arthur Galindo, Investment Officer Dinesh Warusavitharana, Associate... 


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Unilever and Arpico encourage shoppers to go green

  Unilever Sri Lanka and Richard Pieris Distributors Ltd., together carried out the ‘Don’t... 


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Tourism Leaders Summit, Int’l Tourism Research Symposium 2017 in Oct.

John Amaratunga speaks while the event organisers look on Pic by Pradeep Dilrukshana   The... 


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Property market funding puzzle gets murkier

Evidence shows how cash purchases are later covered up with bank loans Central Bank sits with... 


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IPS study provides new insights to tea estate workers’ pay

According to a study by Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), the estimated living wage (a little... 


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ADB pledges US $ 5bn to SL under new CPS

Funding up to US $ 5bn over next 5 years until 2022 Plans to provide US $ 800mn to US $ 1bn... 


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Dialog Axiata trials 5G for first time in South Asia

Reaching speeds exceeding 35 Mbps on South Asia’s maiden 5G demo. From left: Telecommunications... 


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Ceylinco Life searches for new candidates for Pranama scholarships

  The search for the next batch of 160 bright young Sri Lankans to be rewarded with scholarships... 


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