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News Sri Lanka » Finance: Does Debt Pay? China and the Politics of Investment in Sri Lanka

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/does-debt-pay-china-and-the-politics-of-investment-in-sri-lanka/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

First, domestic sentiment in Sri Lanka has been increasingly hostile to Chinese finance. As with Chinese investments in many African countries, Sri Lankans have begun to resent Chinese state-owned enterprises for using predominantly Chinese labor and ...

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Sri Lankan Finance Minister Restores Ban on Selling Alcohol to Women

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/sri-lankan-finance-minisiter-restores-ban-selling-alcohol-women/4214147.html
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

A ban on selling alcohol to women will remain in place in Sri Lanka, after the finance minister reversed his earlier decision to lift it. President Maithripala Sirisena had said Sunday that the ban would be reimposed. On Thursday, Finance Minister Mangala ...

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Alcohol outlawed for women in nation of Sri Lanka — again

News channel or source: http://www.eagletribune.com/news/alcohol-outlawed-for-women-in-nation-of-sri-lanka-again/article_5d1a8986-fb93-11e7-981a-abc8e6ea2df5.html
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

However, liquor consumption is not banned in Sri Lanka and many Sri Lankans consume alcohol. Apart from removing the ban, the finance minister last week also amended regulations to allow liquor outlets to stay open an hour later, until 10 p.m. According to ...

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Sri Lanka's flip-flop on women alcohol ban slammed

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/sri-lanka-flip-flop-women-alcohol-ban-assailed-180117122249767.html
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

President Maithripala Sirisena of Sri Lanka has reversed a decision by his finance minister, Mangala Samaraweera, to allow women to buy alcohol for the first time since 1955. The president's office also ordered the cancellation of the gazette notifications ...

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Sri Lanka reinstated ban on selling alcohol to women

News channel or source: http://newsok.com/sri-lanka-reinstated-ban-on-selling-alcohol-to-women/article/feed/1653310
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

However, liquor consumption is not banned in Sri Lanka and many Sri Lankans consume alcohol. Apart from removing the ban, the finance minister last week also amended regulations to allow liquor outlets to stay open an hour later, until 10 p.m. According to ...

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Sri Lanka reimposes women alcohol ban days after it was lifted

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-sri-lanka-reimposes-women-alcohol-ban-days-after-it-was-lifted-2018-1
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka reimposed a decades-old law banning the selling of alcohol to women and preventing women from working in liquor stores on Monday - just days after it was lifted. Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera revoked the 1979 ban last week.

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Sri Lanka president re-imposes ban on women buying alcohol

News channel or source: http://www.ctpost.com/news/world/article/Sri-Lanka-president-re-imposes-ban-on-women-12498471.php
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

However, liquor consumption is not banned in Sri Lanka and many Sri Lankans consume alcohol. Last week, the finance minister also amended regulations to allow liquor outlets to stay open an hour later, until 10 p.m. The president ordered that decision to ...

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Sri Lanka president takes charge of economy as coalition rift widens

News channel or source: http://www.enca.com/world/sri-lanka-president-takes-charge-of-economy-as-coalition-rift-widens
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

COLOMBO - Sri Lanka's president announced Saturday that he would take ... reimposing a four-decade-long ban on women buying liquor, just days after his finance minister and UNP leader Mangala Samaraweera lifted the restriction earlier this month.

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Sri Lanka lifts 39-year ban on women buying alcohol

News channel or source: http://punchng.com/sri-lanka-lifts-39-year-ban-on-women-buying-alcohol/
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Sri Lanka in its November budget unveiled steep tax rises on hard liquor, but greatly reduced tariffs on wine and beer. Under new measures also passed by Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera, bars and pubs can remain open longer. It was unclear why the ban ...

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Sri Lanka president restores ban on women buying alcohol

News channel or source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1225856/world
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

COLOMBO : Sri Lanka’s president on Sunday reimposed a four-decade-long ban on women buying liquor, just days after his finance minister had lifted the restriction. Maithripala Sirisena said he had ordered Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera to revoke ...