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* Sri Lankan Government revives Paranthan chemical factory to produce chlorine requirement

Apr 27 (CP) Colombo- The quality and safety of Sri Lankan water supplies will be elevated to new levels once the country's pioneering industry supplier, Paranthan Chemicals Company (PCC) starts producing the country's total chlorine requirements domestically, the Minister of Industries and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen said.
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* Sri Lankan rupee forwards steady, late importer dollar demand offsets early selling

Apr 27 (Reuters) Sri Lankan rupee forwards ended steady on Monday as late importer dollar demand from a state firm offset early selling of the greenback by exporters, while pressure on the local currency is seen persisting through the middle of this year on lower interest rates, dealers said.
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* Customer-centric Product Innovation Centre from Mobitel

Apr 27 (Island) Mobitel, the leading mobile service provider in Sri Lanka ceremonially opened its Innovation Centre at the TRACE Expert City on Friday to do product innovations focusing on the needs of the customer.
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* Chinese Chamber of Commerce rejects allegations of high interest loans to Sri Lanka

Apr 26 (CP) Colombo- Rejecting Sri Lanka Finance Minister's allegations of high interest Chinese loans to Sri Lanka, the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka (CCCSL) Sunday said no one forced Sri Lanka to apply for Chinese loans.
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* ogala celebrates 150th anniversary of the mine

Apr 26 (Island) Bogala Graphite PLC, now dominantly owned by a major German company prominent in the global graphite industry, last week celebrated the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Bogala mine at Aruggammana in the Sabaragamuwa Province.
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* Sri Lanka rediscovers itself

Apr 27 (Hindu) Each time I visit Sri Lanka I come away impressed all over again by the stunningly beautiful green and clean tiny island-nation and its amazing people. For one, you donít hear the all-pervasive, irritating honking on the roads.
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* Sri Lankan shares close steady, political woes weigh

Apr 27 (Reuters) Sri Lankan shares ended steady on Monday, hovering near their more than six-week closing high hit in the previous session, while investors waited for cues on the political front as the country's parliament started a two-day debate on proposed constitutional reforms.
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* Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts number 1 emerging Brand of the Year

Apr 27 (DN) Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts has been anointed the No. 1 Emerging Brand in Sri Lanka and also ranked 23rd with a brand value of Rs. 4.9 billion in the Most Valuable Brands list released by Brand Finance recently.
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* Sri Lankan anti-corruption organization seeks Presidential committee to launch fresh probe on bond issue

Apr 26 (CP) Colombo- The Voice Against Corruption organization in Sri Lanka has written to President Maithripala Sirisena seeking the appointment of a Presidential committee to launch a fresh probe into the alleged irregularities committed in a recent Treasury bond auction by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.
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* Global tea promo gets cabinet nod

Apr 26 (ST) The government has approved the long awaited global promotional campaign aimed at boosting the tea industry, officials at the Sri Lanka Tea Board (SLTB) stated. The global promotional campaign set to be carried out in 25 identified markets would cost a total of US$9 million (Rs.3.8 billion), SLTB Director Promotions Ms. Premila Srikantha told the Business Times.
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