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As curfew continues Colombo Stock Exchange to remain closed

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Distribution of medicine to carried out with Central Mail Exchange

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Public encouraged the use of ATMs and cash deposit limit due to Corona Outbreak

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ENT surgeon says to protect your kids from accidents

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You can call to Task Force Operation Centre now

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Allowances for Senior Citizens and Persons with Special Needs

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Sri Lanka cricketers donate funds to purchase health equipment

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Cautions public of extreme temperature – Department of Meteorology

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More than 200 curfew violators caught within 6 hours today

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Second Sri Lankan death reported in UK today

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Public requested to limit visits to Nagoda Hospital

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One more Covid-19 patient discharged from IDH

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Clinic Patients of Government Hospitals to Receive Medicines Home-Delivered from today

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Leo Burnett Sri Lanka Emerges Most Awarded Agency at Inaugural Epica Awards

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Fadna launches FADNA IMMUNNI TEA

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Total Covid-19 cases rise to 115 – Ministry of Health

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Legal action against curfew violators – DIG Ajith Rohana

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Three more villages sealed-off as precautionary measures

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Special Forces Help Replenish Emergency Blood Stocks

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Commander Inspects Construction Site of the New Kitchen Complex

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Pension payments to pay on 2nd & 3rd of April

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Curfew in Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutura, Puttalam, Kandy and Jaffna will continue until further notice

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Final rites of deceased COVID-19 patient under WHO regulations

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BIA extends ban on incoming passenger flights till 7 April 2020

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Asian markets mostly up, dollar sinks on stimulus pledges

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Wurth 20th Anniversary Golf Tournament at RCGC Attracts Over 200 Players

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Frontline workers battling COVID-19 receive close to half a million serves of Nestlé food and beverage products, worth Rs. 15 million

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Abbott Launches 5-Minute Virus Test for Use Almost Anywhere

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Condom shortage looms after coronavirus lockdown shuts world’s top producer

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Atlas invents AGV Robot to support Sri Lanka’s medical personnel combating Coronavirus

As curfew continues Colombo Stock Exchange to remain closed

As curfew continues Colombo Stock Exchange to remain closed »

29 Mar, 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 invents AGV Robot to support Sri Lanka’s medical personnel combating Coronavirus

Atlas invents AGV Robot to support Sri Lanka’s medical personnel combating Coronavirus »

29 Mar, 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.

COVID-19 patient found,some hospital personnel isolated –Asiri Health

COVID-19 patient found,some hospital personnel isolated –Asiri Health »

28 Mar, 2020

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 brands postpone fashion shows worldwide due to coronavirus

More luxury brands postpone fashion shows worldwide due to coronavirus »

28 Mar, 2020

More luxury houses are postponing fashion shows around the world due to the coronavirus outbreak that has now spread to dozens of countries.

Ships at Ports exempted from demurrage and entry charges

Ships at Ports exempted from demurrage and entry charges »

27 Mar, 2020

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.

ICTA introduces online video conferencing to facilitate govt. organizations

ICTA introduces online video conferencing to facilitate govt. organizations »

27 Mar, 2020

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.

BOI ensures export manufacturing sector keeps ticking despite COVID-19 crisis

BOI ensures export manufacturing sector keeps ticking despite COVID-19 crisis »

27 Mar, 2020

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.

February – March 2020 VAT payments extended up to April 30

February – March 2020 VAT payments extended up to April 30 »

27 Mar, 2020

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.

How to order LP Gas from Litro and groceries from Sathosa even during the curfew??

How to order LP Gas from Litro and groceries from Sathosa even during the curfew?? »

26 Mar, 2020

PickMe Food is now delivering LP Gas from Litro and groceries from Sathosa even during the curfew. How to order;

Airlines asks for rescue as virus hit soars to $250bn

Airlines asks for rescue as virus hit soars to $250bn »

26 Mar, 2020

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.

181 Years Of Contributing To The Development Of The Nation

181 Years Of Contributing To The Development Of The Nation »

26 Mar, 2020

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce completed 181 years of serving the private sector and contributing to the national economy, on 25 March 2020.

Shipping Industry Urges G20 to Keep Freight Flowing as Virus Hits Supply Chains

Shipping Industry Urges G20 to Keep Freight Flowing as Virus Hits Supply Chains »

25 Mar, 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 industry urge Government to make rubber an essential sector

Rubber industry urge Government to make rubber an essential sector »

25 Mar, 2020

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.

NCE commends Government for COVID-19 steps

NCE commends Government for COVID-19 steps »

25 Mar, 2020

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 says no shortage of wheat flour in the country

Prima Ceylon says no shortage of wheat flour in the country »

24 Mar, 2020

Prima Ceylon (Private) Limited (PCL), the primary producer and supplier of wheat flour in the country, assured that there was no shortage of stocks.

EDB Chief Calls On Govt. To Extend Financial Moratorium To All Exporters

EDB Chief Calls On Govt. To Extend Financial Moratorium To All Exporters »

24 Mar, 2020

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.

SLIIT Partners PRI to bring rubber research to international standards

SLIIT Partners PRI to bring rubber research to international standards »

23 Mar, 2020

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).

Sri Lanka to set up crude oil price stabilization fund

Sri Lanka to set up crude oil price stabilization fund »

23 Mar, 2020

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.

RPCs commit to increase monthly earnings to Rs. 25,000 with productivity link, Unions yet to agree

RPCs commit to increase monthly earnings to Rs. 25,000 with productivity link, Unions yet to agree »

23 Mar, 2020

Business News: Breaking its silence on deadlocked proposals around estate sector wages, The Planters’ Association of Ceylon issued a statement clarifying

General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler to temporarily close all US factories due to the coronavirus

General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler to temporarily close all US factories due to the coronavirus »

23 Mar, 2020

Detroit’s Big Three automakers plan to temporarily close all U.S. factories as the coronavirus sweeps across the country.

Key Takeaways From The Ceylon Chamber Webinar On Covid-19: Are We Prepared?

Key Takeaways From The Ceylon Chamber Webinar On Covid-19: Are We Prepared? »

23 Mar, 2020

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?

CBSL requested all banks to open for 2 hours on 23rd March in curfew lifted areas

CBSL requested all banks to open for 2 hours on 23rd March in curfew lifted areas »

22 Mar, 2020

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.