Economy

Not Now

Sri Lankas Tiger rebels have asked for direct reconstruction aid as a political crisis in the government here stalled their peace process, but donors have …

Roadblock

rnThe sacking of Sri Lankas parliament could hold up at least US$ 176 mn in World Bank aid to the island, whose economy is headed for a serious slow down, a …

In Use

Sri Lankas aid utilisation recorded an all time high of nearly US$ 1bn for 2003 and came close to forecast targets despite a politically volatile year that …

Trade off

The Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between India and Sri Lanka is looking to be the latest casualty of the political uncertainty that …

Dont Worry

The UNF government is upbeat of romping back to power with the promise of peace and economic prosperity, despite being caught behind by the President, a senior …

Dissolved

President Chandrika Kumaratunga dissolved parliament late Saturday, calling for a snap poll on April 2, to break the bitter political deadlock.Parliamentary …

Aid Ok

The international community will detach part of the US$ 4.5 billion in aid committed to rebuild Sri Lanka from progress with the peace process. Japanese …

Tailspin

Hopes of securing US$ 80 mn from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) next month has been put off, due to the current turn of events in Sri Lanka, a top …

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