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Top Hyatt Hotels officials in town

Top officials from Hyatt Hotels were in Sri Lanka at the invitation of Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake.... 


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Growth rate could be below 6% this year under new GDP base: official

Sri Lanka will be challenged to show a 6.0 percent growth rate under the newly revised method of... 


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Importers throw string of trade woes at govt.

The import community of the country came up with a whole heap of trade woes blocking the country’s... 


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Policy stability key to attract investors: British Envoy

The results of the upcoming election would not pose a threat to the natural growth of the Sri Lankan... 


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Tea industry hails sanction ease on Iran

Top tea industry representatives yesterday sounded a note of optimism concerning Ceylon tea’s... 


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Rebasing of GDP figures, a political gimmick: Cabraal

By Chandeepa Wettasinghe A newly established social platform, the ‘Vidvath Jana Pawura’;... 


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Plantation companies say massive wage hike “inconceivable”

The Regional Plantation Companies (RPCs) yesterday said the call for unconditional increase of the... 


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Hambantota Port phase II commissions with water filling

The filling of water into Phase II of the Hambantota Port was initiated on Saturday by Ports, Shipping... 


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New set of economic data flounders previous estimates

By Indika Sakalasooriya The rebasing exercise carried out by the Department of Census and Statistics... 


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Tea Board teams up with pvt. sector to re-energize cuppa

The state-run Sri Lanka Tea Board (SLTB) has taken a number of initiatives in collaboration with the... 


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