Sri Lanka claimed the top spot in the Lonely Planet’s best travel destinations list of countries to visit in 2019, with Germany and Zimbabwe just behind, while Italy's Piedmont, the Catskills in the USA, and northern Peru topped the...
SriLankan Airlines has achieved the remarkable feat of being named the world’s most punctual airline in the month of September 2018 in the key categories of ‘Global Airlines’ and ‘Major Airlines’, by the flight data analysis company Flightstats.com.Anextraordinary 91.37%...
THOUSANDS of homes were left without power as thunderstorms lashed parts of South Australia on Tuesday evening.At its peak early on Tuesday evening more than 9000 properties across the state suffered outages. Power was cut to 3300 properties in...
Popular singer and comedian Ronnie Leitch has passed away in Perth, Australia, early this morning.Leitch had been 65 at the time of his demise due to a sudden illness.Sources close to him said the singer traveled to Australia to...
The Sri Lankan Rupee is sliding. It is Rs. 170 to a dollar at the time of writing this article. On January 1, 2018 it was only Rs. 150 to a dollar. That means a 13.3 percent devaluation in...
THE President of Sri Lanka has launched a tirade against the country’s national airline over the quality of nuts he was served as an in-flight snack.In an extraordinary outburst, President Maithripala Sirisena complained he was served second-rate cashews on...
The World Health Organization (WHO) today declared Sri Lanka as a Rubella-free-country, the Health Ministry said.Health Ministry’s Media Secretary Nipun Ekanayake said that the certificate declaring Sri Lanka as a Rubella-free-country was given to Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne by...
Australia is one of the best countries in the world for high-paying jobs.Australia has now become a popular breeding ground for overseas migration due to its overall development, high pay and flexible working environments as well as the legitimacy...
(Colombo) REUTERS: The Sri Lankan rupee fell to an all-time low yesterday, marking its 11th straight session of setting fresh record lows. The rupee, which hit a record low of 161.97 early in the trade, closed at 161.95/162.05 per...
DESPITE property prices softening in most Australian cities this year, you still need to earn a mammoth salary to buy a home.New data shows that would-be buyers have to rake in the big bucks — in some cases six...