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Milk Money

The LTTE and government meetings are drawing up strategies to milk the world donor community to the maximum at the June donor conference.rn rnThe …

Longer View

The Central Bank said Tuesday it was extending its yield curve further by issuing a 15-year bond this week.The maiden Rs. 1.5 bn issue carries a 8.5 …

Adieu Oberoi

The days of Lanka Oberoi have ended with a payment of US$ 1.5 million by owning company, Asian Hotels to the international hotel chain. Asian Hotel …

Changing Rules

The securities watchdogs powers were beefed up, after parliament passed its long overdue amendments on Tuesday.The amendments, which were broadly …

Fund Raising

Seylan Merchant Leasing, a Seylan Merchant Bank subsidiary, is issuing a Rs. 50 mn four year unsecured, subordinated, redeemable and unlisted …

Road Test

Up to five firms are asking for a third generation (3G) mobile testing licence, the response to the Telecommunication Regulatory Commissions (TRC) …

Rights Of Way

Government is talking to Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) to open up its now exclusive access to submarine cables.Dominant carrier SLT has exclusive access to …

EGO Problems

Telecom operators have ganged up to lobby against the draft External Gateway Operators (EGO) licence published for public comment earlier this week. …

System Check

Change is in the offing to revamp a highly criticised public sector with a top-level Administrative Committee appointed by the Premier, pushing for a …