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Sri Lanka to rebuild iconic Bridge On The River Kwai that starred...

'The bombers alone provide the means of victory': Legendary Lancaster marks same route as the 55,000 WWII aircrew who never came home in tribute to Winston Churchill's Dambusters Fears 'Pompeii of the North' could be snapped up by developers as historic Roman site is put up for sale Sri Lanka to rebuild iconic Bridge On The River Kwai that starred ... (more)

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Colombo Page

U.S. support for new hospital in Sri Lanka's former war zone

Aug 29, Colombo: As part of a United States government program to support the Northern Provincial Council's work to expand medical services in the former conflict-affected areas of Sri Lanka's Northern Province, the U.S. has supported the construction of Poonakary Divisional Hospital In Kilinochchi district at a cost of US$ 517,000 .

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lanka Tourism welcomes one millionth tourist

Aug 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka Tourism Thursday welcomed the arrival of one millionth tourist for the year at the Bandaranaike International Airport yesterday.

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TamilNet Newswire

Sri Lanka: Modi gave lesson to TNA on ‘collaborative politics’ says Devananda

He was addressing the audience at the re-opening ceremony of Achchuveali Industrial Estate in Jaffna on Wednesday.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka's CSE and SEC to conduct an awareness programme in New York

Aug 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka's securities regulator, Securities and Exchange Commission and the Colombo Stock Exchange will hold an awareness programme in New York for the international investors.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Colombo Page

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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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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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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