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  • Sri Lanka among top 50 high-speed broadband users

    October 13th, 2015
    Sri Lanka among top 50 high-speed broadband users

    Making further strides in the fixed broadband and Internet sphere, Sri Lanka has been ranked among the top 50 countries for having broadband speeds above 4Mbps for 77 percent of the country’s broadband subscribers, according to the world’s leading Content Delivery Network (CDN) and cloud...

  • Big Idea – Openness – Sri Lanka as the next regional Investment Centre… is it time to take off?

    October 13th, 2015 By Dulindra Fernando
    Big Idea – Openness – Sri Lanka as the next regional Investment Centre… is it time to take off?

    We never thought we could win the war, but we did. We never thought we could build a freeway, but now Sri Lankan companies are building them. We don’t think we could ever compete with Singapore and Dubai for investments, but maybe we should. The opportunity proposed is not of becoming the “financial...

  • Cruise tourism marketing plan unveiled

    October 12th, 2015
    Cruise tourism marketing plan unveiled

    Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau in partnership with SLITO and THASL has unveiled the first marketing plan for cruise tourism.The plan was presented to Tourism Development and Christian Affairs Minister John Amaratunga at the International Maritime Conference at Galadari Hotel in the presence of top...

  • Tourism new ideas, new concepts and dreams- Sri Lanka must take the chance

    October 12th, 2015
    Tourism new ideas, new concepts and dreams- Sri Lanka must take the chance

    Dr. Rohantha Athukorala at the OPA head quarters addressing the gatheringOne of Sri Lanka's top professionals Dr Rohantha Athukorala addressing the Young Professionals Association( OPA) on the topic " Sri Lanka Towards a 0 billion economy" pinioned " Tourism gives a country an opportunity to come...

  • Srilanka looks to China to buoy Hambantota port

    October 12th, 2015
    Srilanka looks to China to buoy Hambantota  port

    Sri Lanka’s new leaders are banking on Chinese investments to revive the Hambantota port project.Hambantota gained notoriety as a port without ships and was the butt of opposition criticism of then Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.Following Rajapaksa’s ouster in January’s presidential...