Economy

Sugar Free

The UNF threatened to reduce import duties on commodities, starting with sugar, if local traders start hoarding goods to increase prices. rnThe import duty on …

Green Eye

Denying news reports of supporting a split in the Tamil Tigers, the United States on Wed. pledged US$ 600,000 in assistance to help election monitoring …

Trouble?

Tamil Tiger guerrillas have begun pouring fighters along a district border in northeastern Sri Lanka, heightening fears of a showdown with renegades, the rival …

Too Vague

The Freedom Alliance unveiled its manifesto promising to stop the tide of privatisations most of which were initiated by the previous PA administration, a …

IMF Oomph

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has told the government to build on the progress made so far to reactivate a low interest long-term loan while a policy …

What A Mess!

The PA-JVP led United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) plans to change the countrys economic policy agenda to keep in line with its ideology of a mixed economy, …

No. No? No!

The Freedom Alliance says it will ldblquote stop the privatization of national resources and public institutions and make them to play an important role in the …

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