May 17, 2017

One of the most common issues of any post-conflict country is the Government's lack of money. Usually during conflict, there is reduced economic activity, with large funds spent on the war machine, and high % borrowing to further fuel the conflict. This means that dire...

January 27, 2017

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This is a serious question. Countries go through their cycles, from powerful to dependent, from peasant and dominated to one of the world's biggest economies. Ultimately, I believe that each civilisation has their destiny.

Now, whilst I don't actually support national...

Despite the overall adverse performance of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) last year due to a multitude of reasons, the country’s capital market could still be hopeful that the positive trend of foreign investor interest will continue with sizable investments lined up...

December 29, 2016

S. P. Tao, foreign Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka and BOC Director Ranel Wijesinha and General Manager D. M. Gunasekara attend the ground breaking ceremony of the Havelock City Commercial Projec...

December 28, 2016

The Hayleys group, Sri Lanka’s most diversified conglomerate and pioneer in value added exports, yesterday announced its latest venture, the ‘World Export Centre’, a state of the art “A” Grade office Twin Towers, with 55 floors each, having 3.8 million square feet of c...

December 21, 2016

Sri Lanka has been breaking its tourism records since the end of the Civil War in 2009, with a 200%+ rise in Tourism since then, and it recently breaking the 2 million tourist arrival benchmark this December, a huge step towards the aim of 4 million arrivals by 2020. W...

November 25, 2016

The biggest impact expected from a Donald's Trump victory as the President of the United States of America on the Real Estate sector in SE Asia is in our opinion only going to be felt in the short term - this being increased interest rates, and therefore a more constra...

September 30, 2016

Vietnam is attracting an average of over $11bn per annum, and has had one of the most consistent GDP growth rates over the past 10+ years within the SE Asia region. Compared to its other neighbouring countries, Vietnam offers one of the most liberal FDI environments, w...

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