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Oct 23, 2015 1:42:01 AM - dailymirror.lk
A committee has been appointed to look into the hurriedly conceptualized ‘Broader Economic Technology Partnership’ with India. “Now with India, the Prime Minister had discussions, and we have a small committee that will look into perhaps a Broader Economic 
Oct 21, 2015 2:30:00 PM - dailymirror.lk
Total investment by largest FDI in Sri Lanka to reach US $ 1.96bn Dialog Axiata PLC, the largest foreign direct investor (FDI) operating under the aegis of the Board of Investment (BoI) of Sri Lanka, 
Oct 20, 2015 10:45:19 PM - dailymirror.lk
As Sri Lanka paves its way towards greater economic progress, agenda setting for reforms must begin with attempts to strengthen interactions between institutions, policy processes, and policy outcomes, revealed a top report launched by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) yesterday.
Oct 19, 2015 11:13:20 PM - dailymirror.lk
Board of Investment (BoI) Chairman Upul Jayasuriya said they are now in the process of designing a new investment policy focusing mainly on setting up a large number of economic development zones around the country with the intention of generating employment opportunities.
Oct 18, 2015 10:51:43 PM - dailymirror.lk
​In an interesting turn of events, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake has sent formal instructions to the Central Bank asking the monetary authority to revise the vehicle financing Loan-To-Value (LTV) up to 90 percent from the current 70 percent with effect from today. 
Oct 16, 2015 2:30:00 PM - dailymirror.lk
​South Asia’s International Food, Hotel Supplies & Services Expo kick started at the Sri Lanka Exhibition & Convention Centre (SLECC) yesterday.
Oct 15, 2015 10:46:07 PM - dailymirror.lk
After an exhaustive 14 years of wait, the local business landscape yesterday saw the revival of inter-agency collaboration, with the country’s Foreign Ministry having established a ‘Taskforce For Economic Diplomacy’ in its effort to strengthen the nation’s ties with the world.
Oct 14, 2015 11:47:48 PM - dailymirror.lk
The Chinese-funded Lotus Tower, destined to be South Asia’s tallest building, is seen under construction in the heart of the capital Colombo yesterday.
Oct 14, 2015 12:27:07 AM - dailymirror.lk
​REUTERS: Singapore unveiled its public transport future yesterday, and it was a vision of passengers commuting in driverless buses along roads and freeways populated by platoons of autonomous trucks following a single driver.
Oct 14, 2015 12:20:41 AM - dailymirror.lk
Global dairy giant Fonterra officially launched its UHT processed liquid milk product in Sri Lanka under its leading brand Anchor yesterday, at a new milk chilling centre in Gampaha.
Oct 13, 2015 12:08:28 AM - dailymirror.lk
Sri Lanka’s only privately owned liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) operator Laugfs Gas PLC has acquired a 69 percent stake in Bangladeshi LPG company Petredec Elpiji Ltd (PEL) at an investment of US $ 18.75 million. 
Oct 12, 2015 12:21:19 AM - dailymirror.lk
Artists from most parts of the country display their collection at the annual Open Air Art Festival taking place down Green Path in Colombo these days.
Oct 9, 2015 2:30:00 PM - dailymirror.lk
The National Engineering and Technology Exhibition, Techno-2015 organized by the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka kicked off yesterday at the BMICH.  The three-day exhibition features the widest range of engineering and technology products and services. Pix by Kithsiri de Mel 
Oct 8, 2015 10:35:06 PM - dailymirror.lk
The Sri Lankan government must work towards creating a national pension policy framework to ensure financial security for the rapidly ageing population of the country, experts told a National Pensioners Day Symposium organized by the Department of Pensions yesterday. 
Oct 7, 2015 11:27:02 PM - dailymirror.lk
Small and medium enterprise (SME) finances should come under the same laws governing larger companies, the head of the global body for professional accountants told Mirror Business during a brief interview in Colombo. 
Oct 6, 2015 11:17:46 PM - dailymirror.lk
A study facilitated by international credit rating agency, Moody’s Investors Service has established that terrorist attacks significantly weaken economic activity and its effects on the economy are long lasting.
Oct 5, 2015 10:39:55 PM - dailymirror.lk
Deputy Foreign Minister Dr. Harsha de Silva said that the government would be forwarding the formal application to regain the GSP Plus preferential trade facility from the European Union (EU) by the end of this year in the backdrop of recent international developments.
Oct 4, 2015 10:47:17 PM - dailymirror.lk
Laugfs Maritime Services (Pvt) Limited, the fully owned logistic arm of Laugfs Gas PLC, recently announced the acquisition of their second LPG ship to provide logistic support for the growing LPG demand in the country.
Oct 2, 2015 2:30:00 PM - dailymirror.lk
Sri Lanka’s most focused higher education & career exhibition, Adyapana 2015, organized for the 10th successive year, opened at the BMICH yesterday.  This year, there are over 100 exhibition stalls displaying and informing the general public of various courses, 
Oct 1, 2015 10:55:20 PM - dailymirror.lk
The government has stopped the subsidies provided to tea smallholders, and is evaluating a changed subsidy scheme for the final 3 months of the year, the Plantation Industries Minister said.
Sep 30, 2015 11:11:28 PM - dailymirror.lk
Sri Lanka cannot survive as a tourism destination without a professional marketing campaign, according to international experts who were speaking at the recently held Cinnamon Future of Tourism Summit.
Sep 29, 2015 10:39:18 PM - dailymirror.lk
Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice President Wencai Zhang who arrived in the island on Monday met with Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayke at the Finance Ministry.
Sep 28, 2015 10:41:33 PM - dailymirror.lk
​The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) joined the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative, a partnership among the UN, UN-supported organisations, stock exchanges, investors, companies, regulators and governments around the world. 
Sep 27, 2015 10:36:21 PM - dailymirror.lk
Revolutionizing the country’s transport sector, Sri Lanka’s first ever metro high speed electric train system, initially running between the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), By Lahiru Pothmulla Revolutionizing the
Sep 25, 2015 2:30:00 PM - dailymirror.lk
A Temasek model government holding company will be created to improve all public enterprises, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said. “We will be making public enterprises viable. Like Temasek in Singapore which has thousands
Sep 24, 2015 10:54:11 PM - dailymirror.lk
​CIC Holdings PLC recently signed a research agreement with the Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC) to develop a novel herbicide formulation for CIC’s Crop Solutions Division. 
Sep 23, 2015 11:48:24 PM - dailymirror.lk
Belgium Ambassador for Sri Lanka, India and other SAARC nations Jan Luykx, who is stationed in New Delhi, paid a courtesy call on Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake yesterday.
Sep 22, 2015 10:50:14 PM - dailymirror.lk
​Germany’s Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier who arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday on an official visit with Sri Lanka’s foreign Minister Mangala Samraweera. Deputy Foreign Minister Harsha de Silva is also in the picture
Sep 21, 2015 10:43:26 PM - dailymirror.lk
Sri Lanka’s state-owned electricity service providers are now offering domestic time of use (TOU) electricity tariff for cheaper charging of electric vehicles.
Sep 21, 2015 12:03:19 AM - dailymirror.lk
Sri Lanka’s ageing population is at risk as they will not have enough savings to manage their retirements, cautioned a senior analyst and an economist of a leading stock broking house in the country.  
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