Items filtered by date: Friday, 31 August 2018

Top entrepreneur Access Group Chairman Sumal Perera on Wednesday suggested that his fellow business leader Vallibel One Group Chairman Dhammika Perera should consider becoming the next presidential candidate prompted by a scintillating discussion on politics and the economy.

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ADB earmarks $ 3 b for SL till 2021

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) yesterday reiterated its commitment to support Sri Lanka’s continued development drive to achieve inclusive growth, earmarking $ 3 billion over the next three years, in line with its renewed long-term corporate blueprint ‘Strategy 2030’ for a slew of projects including infrastructure, energy, health, fisheries and education.

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Nokia races to 3rd place in SL

In less than two years since its re-entry, the once global leader Nokia has gathered pace to become the third fastest selling smartphone in the Sri Lankan market, officials of its new owners disclosed yesterday in Colombo.

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EFL (Expolanka Freight) a global freight-forwarding company headquartered in Sri Lanka is setting up its 18th overseas operations in the regional hub of Malaysia. The company is taking over an existing operation managed by its parent company SG Holdings Global and will officially open for business in Kuala Lampur on 1 September 2018.

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Online discussion in Pakistan this week is being dominated by the commuting habits of Imran Khan, recently elected as prime minister.

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US Extends Travel Ban to North Korea

The U.S. on Thursday extended the ban on Americans' travel to North Korea for another year, saying it was too dangerous to go there.

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