Items filtered by date: Thursday, 12 July 2018

As Sri Lanka looks to position itself as an attractive foreign direct investment (FDI) and trade destination in its pursuit of economic reforms, Stax Founder and CEO Rafi Musher pointed out that policy consistency and stability would remain key over the next couple of years before investors began to trust the process.

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BOI inks MOU with EDB, BUSINESS FRANCE

Jean-Marin Schuh, Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Sophie Clavelier, Head of Business France, South Asia, Dumindra Ratnayake, Chairman of the BOI, Indira Malwatte, Chairperson of the EDB and with other officials after signing the MOU

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Washington: The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a $200 million loan to help increase the use and the quality of Sri Lanka’s primary healthcare services.

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The Colombo District Court yesterday extended its interim order, against the decision allowing the National Film Corporation to distribute films, to 25 July.

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Donald Trump has said the UK will "probably not" get a trade deal with the US, if the prime minister's Brexit plan goes ahead.

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Ousted Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif is returning to Pakistan despite facing a 10-year jail sentence for corruption.

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Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai described as "cruel" a policy launched by U.S. President Donald Trump to separate children of illegal immigrants from their families, during her first visit to South America to promote girls' education.

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Sharp divisions over who should pay for Europe's defense have overshadowed the opening of the NATO summit in Brussels, after U.S. President Donald Trump accused European allies of taking advantage of American taxpayers.

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