Economy

Clear Voice

Sri Lanka stressed on the need for greater government ownership of aid utilization and for capacity building, at an international aid harmonization conference …

Finding Hope

Mineral sands, ceramics and rubber are in the study list, with the BOI keen to find a handful of key sectors for investment promotion. rn rnA select list of …

Scouting Trip

A delegation from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) will be in town next week, to weigh Sri Lankas eligibility for assistance from the Millennium …

Have Courage

The ADB says it is watching the economic management of Sri Lanka with much interest and called for lquote efficiency in economic management and lquote courage …

Aid Tied Down

An international donors meeting on Sri Lanka next week is expected to push for a resumption of peace talks between Colombo and Tamil Tiger rebels, the US State …

Pow Wow

US Deputy Secretary of State Richard L Armitage will travel to Brussels May 31 to June 2, 2004 for consultations with fellow donor co-chairs of the Tokyo …

Chit Chat

Norways top peace-broker met with a Tamil Tiger rebelrnleader Wednesday in the latest effort to revive stalled peace talks betweenrnthe guerrillas and the Sri …

Balancing Act

Sri Lankas trade deficit for March expanded marginally, as the countrys import bill galloped ahead of export earnings, the Central Bank said Wednesday.Trade …

Die or Dare

A 10-year State guarantee to buy its entire requirement of school, police and hospital uniform cloth is on offer to any investor daring to revive Kabool Lanka. …

Aid Direct

The World Bank handed out Rs. 4 million of grant money directly to eight non-governmental organizations recently.This model of directly supporting …

Peace Please

Sri Lanka needs to return to the negotiating table with the LTTE to untangle US$ 4.5 billion in international aid, but talks with the Tamil rebel faction still …

Pow-Wow

A Japanese envoy will meet with Tamil Tiger leaders in thernrebel-held town of Kilinochchi on Tuesday to discuss Sri Lankas efforts tornend a two decade civil …

Not For Sale

Sri Lanka will terminate a divestment program initiated by the previous government, the treasury secretary said Friday.But the new government headed by …

Sweet Music

Cabinet spokesman, Reginald Cooray says the sweeteners are aimed at those who have put in a minimum five-years of service.rn rnCooray said those who put in …

Checkpoint

Relations between the police and the public are in the dumps. In fact Sri Lankans see the police as the most corrupt public institution in the country. Now …

Face To Face

Norways foreign minister met with the top Tamil Tigerrnleader Tuesday in efforts to revive peace talks between the Sri Lankanrngovernment and the guerrillas …

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