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Sunday May 03, 2009

Delay in IMF loan detrimental to Lanka : Economists

PEO TV to add banking and shopping to TV experience

Results in brief

Vast potential for Tourism in post-war era

Royal Ceramics to dispose of its bathware business?

Sumitomo Mitsui to buy chunk of Citigroup in Japan for US$5.5bn

Weekly Market Focus

ICASL goes to Qatar

Sri Lanka Telecom employees contribute to house for war heroes

Grant McCann Erickson felicitated for outstanding work for ‘Poppy Day’

Business Snippets

Share valuation techniques

DG of TRCSL at World Telecommunication Policy Forum 2009

Few home truths on IMF negotiations

Registered vs unregistered finance companies

Triad’s launches coffee table book on 15 years in advertising

OPINION - The looming concern of a Foreign Exchange crisis

Surviving the turbulence with unconventional marketing strategies

Recovery from recession to take another two years – Chemanex CEO

Negombo set to be Lanka’s next tourism hotspot

Airline, travel sectors brace for swine flu threat

SriLankan acquires another A320

Motor View

Exclusive golf package at Jetwing St. Andrew’s N’ Eliya

Emirates SkyCargo supports relief effort in Sri Lanka

Silkair begins daily services to Penang

TNT moves to new location

Chrysler files for bankruptcy, sees salvation in Fiat

Aston Martin Rapide announced

VW Golf named World Car of the Year

Goodyear eliminates 3,800 jobs worldwide amid loss

12 buyers keen on Swedish automaker Saab

Featured car of the week

ABC and CSB now under MBSL

Sampath Bank pays tribute to founder Chairman

ComBank Bangladesh receives ‘A’ rating

DFCC Bank’s community programme takes wing

Micro-financing boosts LBF’s lending portfolio

Merchant Credit of Sri Lanka Limited increases Pre-Tax Profits

HNB Assurance partners with RCU

Frequently Asked Questions booklet makes insurance easy for Eagle...

Seylan Bank commences pawning at Cinnamon Gardens branch

Singer deploys ICT solution with Dialog Enterprise

Unilever brands dominate the 100 Sri Lankan ‘Leading Brands’ list

Coca-Cola launches ‘Minute Maid Mango’

Nestlé’s role and contribution to the dairy sector commended

DSI - AVI fires up cricketing passions with new range of gear

SKILLS completes 16 years of advertising and marketing solutions

Orange Electric donates new eye ward to the base hospital, Balapitiya

Mobitel aids YouthMax to enhance IT skills of rural youth

Price hikes no bar to Vesak
decoration sales

Picture shows a street in Kirulapena where temporary stalls have been set up to sell various kinds of Vesak decorations, including Vesak lanterns, buckets and cards for the coming Vesak full moon poya day that falls on May 9. According to sellers, though they jacked up the prices of all the decorations due to the increase in taxes on all the imported paper by the last budget, the sales have been satisfactory

(Pic by Rukshan Abeywansha)