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EU backs U.S. call for global minimum corporate tax, but rate to be decided

(Reuters) – The European Commission backed on Tuesday a call from U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen for a global minimum corporate tax, but said its rate should be decided in…

NEXT Recognises Trae Union at its Plant in Sri Lanka

The British multinational clothing, footwear, and home products retailer, NEXT agreed to recognize the newly formed branch of Free Trade Zones and General Services Employees Union (FTZ & GSEU) at its plant (Next Manufacturing (Pvt)…

New Zealand ban live exports of animals by sea citing reputational risks from poor animal welfare practice

Citing reputational risk from poor animal welfare practice, New Zealand is banning live exports of animals by sea. New Zealand’s Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor on Wednesday announced the controversial practice…

Farmers move to occupy a critical elephant corridor in Sri Lanka

By Malaka Rodrigo Earlier this month, more than 300 people gathered near the borders of the Dahaiyagala Wildlife  Sanctuary in Sri Lanka’s Uva province armed with axes, long knives, ropes and handheld…

Huawei: Optimizing portfolio to boost business resilience and navigate a challenging environment

Huawei held its 18th Global Analyst Summit in Shenzhen today. More than 400 guests, including industry and financial analysts, key opinion leaders, and media representatives joined the event on-site, along…

Sri Lanka Signs $500M emergency loan agreement with China as rupee hits record low

Sri Lanka secured a US$500 million loan from China Monday (Apr 12) in a desperate bid to shore up its foreign exchange reserves as the local currency hit a record…

BIG BAD WOLF புத்தகம் விற்பனை திருவிழா மீண்டும் ஒரு முறை ONLINE இல்

உலகின் மிகப்பெரிய புத்தக விற்பனைத் திருவிழாவுக்குத் தயாராகுங்கள். BIG BAD WOLF புத்தக விற்பனை தொடர்ச்சியாக இரண்டாவது ஆண்டாக இலங்கைக்கு மற்றொருமுறை இணையவழியினூடாக வருகின்றது. புத்தக விற்பனையானது நம்மைச் சுற்றிவரும் அதேவேளையில் அதன் Wolf pack மற்றும் புத்தக ஆர்வலர்களிடையே மிகுந்த…

Cabraal Leads Sri Lankan Delegation to Lulu Regional Office

A high-level delegation from Sri Lanka headed by the State Minister of Money & Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms H E Ajith Nivard Cabraal visited Lulu regional headquarters recently.…

Sri Lanka finalizes air bubble pact with India to resume air travel

India has finalized a bilateral air bubble arrangement with Sri Lanka for the operation of special international passenger flights between the two countries, the Civil Aviation Ministry said on Saturday.…

IMF, World Bank Begin Push To Swap Debt Relief For Green Projects

(AFP): The idea of forgiving debt held by poor countries in exchange for “green” investments gained ground this week during the spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank, with…