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Bus operators demand ten to 15 percent fare hike

Ceylon Private Bus Association General Secretary Anjana Priyanjith yesterday threatened an indefinite strike if the government did not agree to a 15% fare hike.   Priyanjith said the prices of not only fuel but also parts had increased and they were forced to demand a fare hike.   However, Lanka …

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CB won’t bring Samurdhi Bank under it

Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka K.D. Ranasinghe yesterday. said that the Samurdhi Bank wouldn’t be brought under the Central Bank.   Ranasinghe said that the CBSL would assist Samurdhi bank to further improve its supervision. Ranasinghe said so at the media conference at the CBSL chaired …

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GMOA to launch island-wide strike on May 17

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) has decided to launch an island-wide 24-hour strike action on May 17. Addressing a media conference held today (11), GMOA Secretary Haritha Aluthge said the strike action will be held as a protest against the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed with Singapore, proposed Economic …

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