Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday backed a Sri Lankan-assisted multilateral and multi-stakeholder platform to promote stronger maritime engagement in an inclusive and rules-based mechanism between Indian Ocean powers to increase dividends from economic, political and security relations.

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EPF to return to stock market

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) will return to the stock market “fairly soon”, Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy said yesterday as the monetary authority has established sufficient safeguards to improve transparency and accountability in trading guidelines.

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Marking a momentous milestone in Sri Lankan fashion retail, Cotton Collection Ltd. yesterday announced in a statement it has divested for an undisclosed amount its shares to ODEL Plc, a subsidiary of Softlogic Holdings Plc.

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The Fireside Chat organised by the International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (ICCSL) in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Sri Lanka Division and Daily FT kicks off today at the Hilton Colombo Ballroom at 6.00 p.m.

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Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera along with Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara and Deputy Minister Lasantha Alagiyawanna visited the site of the Enterprise Sri Lanka Exhibition yesterday (28) in Monaragala to oversee the final arrangements of the exhibition.

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A top U.S. military official is pushing back against the Pentagon's own estimates which suggest the Islamic State terror group has retained significant capabilities in Iraq and Syria, and is "well-positioned" to rebuild its lost caliphate.

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A year after the mass exodus of minority Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, the U.S. State Department has gathered information from survivors that substantiates accusations that the Myanmar military and security forces perpetrated atrocious human rights violations.

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