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Colombo's first Seychelles forum attracts Sri Lankan businesses

Aug 27, Colombo: More than 130 Lankan private sector representatives from 125 companies attended a Seychelles business forum inaugurated in Colombo today.

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Yesterday | Colombo Page

Sri Lanka Tourism's mega taxi advertising campaign in Germany draws high response

Aug 27, Colombo: A mega taxi advertising campaign launched in Germany early this year by the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has drawn heavy response from the target audience in Germany, the government news portal announced.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Colombo Page

SME's in Japan invited to set up their manufacturing facilities in Sri Lanka

Aug 27, Colombo: Sri Lanka business leaders have extended an invitation to Japanese small and medium enterprises to set up their manufacturing facilities in Sri Lanka.

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Colombo Page

Japanese cultural exhibition in Sri Lanka

Aug 26, Colombo: The Embassy of Japan in Colombo in cooperation with the Japanese Language Teacher's Association of Sri Lanka will hold a Japanese Cultural Exhibition this weekend in Colombo.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lanka's first floating market opens for public

Aug 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka's first floating market in the heart of capital Colombo was declared open for the public by Minister Maithripala Sirisena this evening.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Colombo Page

Japan considers providing patrol ships to Sri Lanka

Aug 24, Colombo: The Japanese government is considering providing patrol ships to Sri Lanka to help strengthen its maritime surveillance capabilities, Kyodo News Service citing a Japanese government source said Sunday.

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The Nation

Opportunities abound for investment in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan consumers and foreign tourists shop at a department store in Colombo.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Straits Times

High times in Hill Country

Tea plantations stretch on endlessly in the Hill Country of Sri Lanka, where one can trek to little Pahanthuda Ella waterfall.

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Colombo Page

Old Dutch Hospital in Galle Fort of southern Sri Lanka renovated as a shopping complex

Aug 23, Colombo: An old historic building within the Galle Fort of southern Sri Lanka has been renovated as an exclusive modern shopping complex while preserving its old Dutch architecture.

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Colombo Page

Floating market in Sri Lankan capital to be opened Monday

Aug 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka Ministry of Defense and Urban Development announced that the new floating market constructed in Pettah area in the capital city Colombo will be declared open Monday.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Nursing on the go: Randi Levasseur opens the door to a new career

With a love of foreign languages and a desire to help others, overseas nursing was the perfect fit for Port Alberni native Randi Levasseur.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Canada, Travel, Asia Travel, Nepal Travel, Sri Lanka, World News, Asia, North America

TamilNet Newswire

Sri Lanka: Peoples of India should see real danger coming from Swamy polity

This is the real danger for entire India in the long run. Peoples of India, especially the peoples of North India should realise the impending danger coming from this genre of individuals, who threaten India's national interests by causing disintegration in the South and by marring India's image in the eyes of world humanity, commented Tamil ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Colombo Page

Japanese Vice-Minister, Sri Lankan President discuss Colombo city development

Aug 20, Colombo: Japan's Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Manabu Sakai called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees Tuesday .

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka Central Bank lobbies in US to improve communication between the two countries

Aug 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Central Bank said it has sought the services of lobbying firms in the United States to improve the communication between the two countries to create an environment conducive to attract more US investments.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Coatings World

New Sika Subsidiary Opens in Sri Lanka

Sika is expanding its presence in the Asia/Pacific Region with the establishment of Sika Sri Lanka.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lanka, Afghanistan agree to jointly work in various sectors strengthening friendly relations

Aug 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have agreed to further strengthen the friendly relations between the two countries and jointly work in various sectors when Sri Lanka's new Ambassador to Afghanistan met with the Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Saturday in Kabul.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Colombo Page

Seychelles seeks Sri Lanka's assistance to develop country's health sector

Aug 15, Colombo: A visiting health sector delegation of Seychelles led by the Minister of Health Mrs. Mitcy Larue has sought Sri Lanka's assistance in developing that country's heath sector.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Examiner.com

How a wealthy Jewish princess changed the face of Buddhism: Part 1

Ilse Lederman was born in 1923; she was a wealthy secular Jewish Princess who even attended the 1936 World Olympics in Berlin.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka expects a productive outcome from next SAARC summit

Aug 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka expects a productive outcome and new initiatives to emerge from the next South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation summit scheduled to take place in November 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka accuses outgoing Un HR chief of seeking to influence the Ohchr investigation

Aug 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka today charged that the outgoing United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay of seeking to influence the international investigation by her office, OHCHR into Sri Lanka's alleged war crimes.

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