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Lanka Start-up Ecosystem investor forum in Sydney

2019-04-30/ http://www.ft.lk/it-telecom-tech/Lanka-Start-up-Ecosystem-investor-forum-in-Sydney/50-677419

Lanka Start-up Ecosystem investor forum in Sydney

Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Sydney along with BOV Capital, Colombo and Grant Thornton, Sydney organised an investor forum showcasing the Start-up Ecosystem in Sri Lanka on Wednesday 17 April. Over 50 entrepreneurs who are keen to understand and look at investment potential in the Lankan Start up Ecosystem participated in the investor forum and the business networking.

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SLT and AsiaInfo International sign MoU

2019-04-27/ http://www.ft.lk/business/SLT-and-AsiaInfo-International-sign-MoU/34-677109

SLT and AsiaInfo International sign MoU

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the national ICT solutions provider, entered into a partnership with AsiaInfo International Ltd., a leading IT solutions and service integrator in the global communications industry, to introduce digital products and solutions to the Sri Lankan market.

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Nine Sri Lankan ICT/BPM Companies to Showcase Offerings and Accelerate Export Opportunities at Japan IT Week 2019

2019-04-25

Nine Sri Lankan ICT/BPM Companies to Showcase Offerings and Accelerate Export Opportunities at Japan IT Week 2019

Japan IT Week is one of the world’s leading ICT/BPM-focused exhibitions and provides a myriad of opportunities for professionals, vendors, service providers and customers to meet exhibitors from across the world and develop profitable business relationships. Japan has a strong track record of innovation, making Japan IT Week the ideal platform for Sri Lankan companies to showcase their offerings, establish business relations and expand their footprint in the continent.

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Detrimental effects of upward revision of SLPA Tariff – Country’s export targets could be badly hit!!!

2019-04-18/ http://www.ft.lk/front-page/Detrimental-effects-of-SLPA-tariff-upward-revision--export-targets-could-be-badly-hit/44-676616

Detrimental effects of upward revision of SLPA Tariff – Country’s export targets could be badly hit!!!

Initiative of upward tariff revision by the SLPA has become a controversial matter raising many concerns of exporters/importers during tough times where Sri Lanka is trying to find their position back in the world map as a competitive exporter. However, the SLPA seems adamant to go-ahead with this implementation disregarding the concerns raised by the industry sources revealed. Though the players who are engaged in the international trade continuously insisted that, rates remain unchanged, it is unfortunate that the Authorities are still trying to act in favor of the upward revision.

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South Asia’s First LIVE 5G Showcase Demonstrates Future of 5G

2019-04-12/ http://www.ft.lk/it-telecom-tech/South-Asia-s-First-LIVE-5G-Showcase-by-Dialog-Demonstrates-Future-of-5G/50-676391

South Asia’s First LIVE 5G Showcase Demonstrates Future of 5G

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, demonstrated industrial applications of 5G at their live 5G showcase at Dialog Iconic. The showcase was launched on the 2nd of April in the presence of Minister of Telecommunication, Foreign Employment and Sports, Harin Fernando, Minister of Digital Infrastructure and Information Technology, Ajith P. Perera and the High Commissioner of Malaysia to Sri Lanka Tan Yang Thai.

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Oceanpick first in South Asia to earn BAP certification for offshore farming

2019-04-10/ http://www.ft.lk/business/Oceanpick-first-in-South-Asia-to-earn-BAP-certification--for-offshore-farming/34-675338

Oceanpick first in South Asia to earn BAP certification for offshore farming

Sustainable oceanic fish farm Oceanpick Ltd. has been awarded the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, making Sri Lanka a pioneer in South Asia - and only the 34th country in the world - with a BAP-certified facility.

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Sanken catapults Sri Lanka’s premium property market to international status

2019-04-10/ http://www.ft.lk/propertyconstruction/Sanken-catapults-Sri-Lanka-s-premium-property-market-to-international-status/10516-676295

Sanken catapults Sri Lanka’s premium property market to international status

Capitol TwinPeaks, the flagship residential venture of the Sanken Group, located on the Beira lakefront in Colombo 2, showcased its premium project at the SMART Investment & International Property Expo in Singapore, on 30 and 31 March.

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EDB expertise on R&D and innovation start-ups to champion enterprise development

2019-04-03

EDB expertise on R&D and innovation start-ups to champion enterprise development

Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) together with the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) commenced a series of programmes comprising workshops, seminars, etc. to enhance the capacity of selected Government Officials focussing on improving exports through innovation, research and development.

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BuildEx Maldives in August

2019-04-03/ http://www.ft.lk/propertyconstruction/BuildEx-Maldives-in-August/10516-675780

BuildEx Maldives in August

The Maldives National Association of Construction Industry along with Lanka Exhibition & Conference Services Ltd. is proud to present Buildex Maldives 2019, to be held on 22, 23 and 24 August in Malé.

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