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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)…

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…

MolecuLight Appoints Nanomedix as a specialized Distributor in Sri Lanka

 MolecuLight Inc., the leader in point-of-care fluorescence imaging for detection of wounds containing elevated bacterial loads Nanomedix (PVT) LTD as the specialized Distributor in Sri Lanka for its i:X fluorescence…

Sri Lanka Among 30 Nations Joining A Global Initiative to Tackle Marine Litter

A major international project that will help reduce marine plastic litter from maritime transport and fishing sectors is up for a successful start, after getting 30 countries including Sri Lanka on board.…

Policy Rates to Hold Steady As Indicators Make Headway – First Capital Research

The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) is widely expected to hold policy rates steady in the upcoming Policy Review meeting, according to First Capital Research…

Sri Lanka’s President bans Palm Oil Imports, Orders Companies to Uproot Palm Oil Plants…

Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has instructed to completely ban the importation of Palm Oil with immediate effect while ordering plantation firms to uproot Palm Oil Plants in a phased-out…

UN Human Rights Council Votes to strengthen rights office probe into Sri Lanka’s long civil war

The 47-member UNHRC adopted a resolution on Tuesday, brought by Great Britain on behalf of a group of countries, boosting UN rights chief, Michelle Bachelet’s staff and powers, with a view…

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce signs MOU with McLarens Maritime Academy

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) and the McLarens Maritime Academy recently entered in to a Memoranda of Understanding where CCC appointed surveyors will have an opportunity to undertake training…

Global Fashion Brands Face Legal Complaints On Labour Rights Violations at Hirdaramani Mercury Apparel

Sri Lanka’s Stand Up Movement and Commercial & Industrial Workers’ Union (CIWU) filed a complaint with the Labour Commissioner to conduct an inquiry into nonpayment of workers’ wages and bonuses,…

Sri Lanka’s discussions for emergency financial support with IMF failed due to disagreements over policy requirements

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) couldn’t proceed with disbursing emergency financial support for Sri Lanka as the discussions failed due to disagreements over policy requirements on debt sustainability to address…