(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Thailand says it is keen to sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka and will seek cabinet approval for the negotiations."Thailand to seek approval for FTA with Sri Lanka"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –On Tuesday (6), Safer Internet Day 2018, Microsoft released its second annual Digital Civility Index (DCI) study based on a survey completed in June 2017 to gauge the attitudes and perceptions of teens (ages 13-17) and adults (ages 18-74) in 23 countries about the state of digital civility today."Microsoft study shows online abuse often comes from people’s own social circles"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka and the Czech Republic signed a landmark agreement on Mutual Cooperation aiming to formulate and implement a framework of economic engagement through the establishment of a joint committee to promote bilateral trade, investment and economic relations."Sri Lanka signs economic cooperation agreement with Czech Republic"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –AirAsia today announced a special deal of RS.12,699 for direct flights from Colombo to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The exclusive promotion is part of the airline’s efforts to further engage the local market ahead of its plans for 2018."AirAsia Offers Exclusive Deal to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka’s tourist arrivals rose 12.6 percent in January this year compared to the same period last year, the data released today by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) showed."Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up by 12.6 percent in January 2018"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka Tea Board in collaboration with the Sri Lankan Embassy in Russia in Moscow has organized a Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Tea stand at the Food and Beverages International Exhibition PRODEXPO 2018 being held in Moscow from today. PRODEXPO 2018 Exhibition will be held until February 9."Ceylon Tea promoted at PRODEXPO Exhibition in Moscow"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Ministry of Industries and Economic Affairs has taken initiative to reduce the prices of seven essential food commodities in view of the 70th Independence Day, state media reported."Prices of seven essential food items reduced in view of 70th Independence Day"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –In an effort to promote peace through the medium of music, musicians from Sri Lanka and India will play in unison at Music Beyond Borders."A symphony celebrating 70 years of Independence—Music Beyond Borders"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Sri Lanka has grown to over USD 1.63 billion in 2017, doubling the USD 802 million achieved in the previous year. The Board of Investment (BOI) reported that this is the highest ever FDI surpassing the USD 1.61 in 2014, with solid growth across key sectors."Sri Lanka achieves highest ever FDI in 2017"