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Gas at old price!

It was officially announced by the Consumer Affair Authority last week that gas prices had been reduced, with effect from midnight of Friday, June 29th, but some consumers are still being asked to pay the previous price.   A gas dealer, in Mount Lavinia, even yesterday (Sunday, July 1st), charged …

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SL makes significant efforts to end human trafficking: US report

The Sri Lankan Government is making significant efforts to eliminate human trafficking though the government is still to meet the minimum standards in several key areas, the Trafficking in Persons Report released by the US Department of State said.   Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo and President Donald Trump’s Assistant …

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State hotel sales to go ahead next month: Finance Minister

Sri Lanka’s is expecting to sell the owning company of Colombo Hilton and another partially completed building where a Hyatt is expected to be housed within the next month, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said.   “We’re hoping, especially the Hilton and the Hyatt, will be privatized within the next month, …

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