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Brexit’s impact on Sri Lanka could result in positive alternatives


The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) convened a seminar on the theme ‘Brexit and its implications to Sri Lanka’, last week.

Keynote presenters and the panel discussion that followed reflected the view that the immediate results of the UK’s exit from the EU could mean there were other avenues for trade that could open up for Sri Lanka with other countries in Europe. EU member countries and other European locations with the Euro as their currency offer potential.

Keynote speakers at the seminar included Executive Director, Lakshman Kadirgama Institute, Dr. Ganesh Wignaraja, Senior Economist Asian Development Bank (ADB), Utsav Kumar and Economist, CCC, Jayani Ratnayake.


Sri Lanka’s JKH group March net profit down 68-pct

Sri Lanka’s John Keells Holdings group net profit fell 68 percent to 3.2 billion rupees in the March 2019 quarter from a year ago, interim accounts showed.Quarterly sales rose eight percent to 36.2 billion rupees over the period while cost of ...

Sri Lanka’s Cinnamon to lease new Maldives resort

Sri Lanka’s Cinnamon Resorts, a unit of John Keells Holdings Plc is in talks to wrap up a 10-year renewable lease for a new resort in the Maldives, the firm said.The Group has entered in to a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and is currently ...

Nestlé Coconut Plan benefits 1,000 more rural families with 5,000 coconut plantlets


The Nestlé Coconut Plan has expanded to include 1,000 more rural farmers and outgrowers in the Horowpathana and Aralaganawila areas, providing them with 5,000 coconut plantlets.With the new expansion, the Nestlé Coconut Plan benefits a ...

Ceylinco Insurance PLC Announces Record 350 % Dividend of the Original Share Price to its Shareholders


Ceylinco Insurance PLC, announced an incomparable dividend of Rs.35/- per share to its shareholders for the year 2018, which constitutes a 350 % dividend of the original share price at the AGM of the company held recently. This is an increase of 11 % o...

Yamaha AMW launch new FZ and FZ – S version 3.0 models to the Sri Lankan Market


Associated Motorways Ltd., trailblazers in Sri Lanka’s automotive segment, on Tuesday launched the Yamaha FZ & FZ – S version 3.0 models to the Sri Lankan market."In Sri Lanka in the 150 cc category the Yamaha FZ brand is the No...

Prime Minister briefs ambassadors in bid to lift travel advisories


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and members of the security establishment met with foreign ambassadors based in Colombo in a bid to lift travel advisories slapped on the island after Easter Sunday blasts.Dozens of countries slapped travel advisor...

Business leaders converge on dynamic ‘Sri Lanka Forward’ forum

Making a strategic contribution to boosting business confidence and inspiring the business community, The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Acclivity Training and Leo Burnett Sri Lanka are organizing a compelling forum entitled, &qu...

‘You just switch gears and anything is possible’


"I believe in keeping BoardPAC and IronOne ‘earthed’ because it is not just about two companies, but all about contributing to our country," reflects Lakmini Wijesundera, the Co-Founder and CEO of IronOne Technologies and Board...



Air Pollution is a result by Carbon Monoxide / Dioxide, Sulfur, Nitrogen just to name a few that are Released to Atmosphere by Industry, Vehicles, Fire Etc. Which affects the Ozone Layer causing Global Warming paving way to numerous problems for all Li...

KWA Architects clinch 3 awards at Asia Pacific Property Awards in Thailand


KWA Architects, a Colombo-based architectural and interior design practice, won three awards at the Asia Pacific Property Awards held in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 14.It won Five Star Best Architecture Single Residence - Sri Lanka for their Floated H...

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