March 29, 2020
March 29, 2020
March 29, 2020
In view of the extension of the curfew by the Government, the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has decided that the CSE will remain closed for Trading on Monday, 30th March 2020.
Atlas Axillia PLC, a subsidiary of the Hemas Group, has gifted a fully homegrown Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) robot to the Homagama Base Hospital, to assist medical personnel in the remote monitoring and care of patients affected by the Coronavirus.
Asiri Health today said that several hospital personnel have been isolated since yesterday (26) after a patient, whose family deliberately withheld relevant information, tested positive for COVID-19, at the Asiri Medical Hospital.
More luxury houses are postponing fashion shows around the world due to the coronavirus outbreak that has now spread to dozens of countries.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has instructed the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) to immediately provide necessary facilities to ships calling at Ports in the country during the curfew period.
The Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) has introduced online Government’s video conferencing solution based on open-source technologies to enable government organizations and employees to conduct their work effectively.
The Board of Investment (BOI) yesterday said it was ensuring uninterrupted services utilizing skeleton staff for export-oriented manufacturing companies, noting that some enterprises that cater to essential services were functioning with reduced staff.
As per the directions issued by the Presidential Secretariat on March 23, 2020, Value added tax (VAT) payments due from corporations for the months of February and March 2020 has been extended up to April 30,2020, the Department of Inland Revenue said.
PickMe Food is now delivering LP Gas from Litro and groceries from Sathosa even during the curfew. How to order;
Global airlines urged governments yesterday to speed up bailouts to rescue the air transport industry as they doubled their estimate of 2020 revenue losses from the coronavirus crisis to more than $250bn.
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce completed 181 years of serving the private sector and contributing to the national economy, on 25 March 2020.
LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) - Ships and their crews must be able to trade freely with minimal port restrictions to ensure supply lines don't freeze up while the coronavirus shuts down much of the globe, shipping and port officials said on Tuesday.
Rubber exporters have made a request from the Government to make it an essential service during this crucial time as the sector provides its products to the medical industry and the agriculture sector.
The National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka (NCE) which serves and represents Sri Lankan enterprises in the vital export sector, has appreciated the apt measures initiated by the Government to overcome the challenges the country faces due to the COVID 19 Pandemic.
Prima Ceylon (Private) Limited (PCL), the primary producer and supplier of wheat flour in the country, assured that there was no shortage of stocks.
The Government should extend the financial moratorium to all exporters, as merchandise exports will be the first to bounce back after the COVID-19 crisis is controlled, a top official said.
The Plastics and Rubber Institute of Sri Lanka (PRI) recently entered into a partnership with the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) for the institute’s graduates and undergraduates to be a part of their Finite Element Analysis and Simulation Center (FEAS Center). The Center was established by PRI, to support the industry with the facility to do analysis especially in the area of Finite Elements (FE).
Co-cabinet spokesman Bandula Gunawardane said Sri Lanka will set up a crude oil price stabilization fund to absorb shocks in global price fluctuations without changing the local oil prices.
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Detroit’s Big Three automakers plan to temporarily close all U.S. factories as the coronavirus sweeps across the country.
In line with the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce’s initiative to tackle how the new Coronavirus affects industries and businessmen, the Ceylon Chamber hosted an interactive webinar on COVID-19: Are We Prepared?
Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has requested all Licensed Commercial Banks and Licensed Specialised Banks to keep their branches open at least for two (2) hours on the 23rd March 2020 in the areas where police curfew is lifted to provide urgent banking services to the general public.