Colombo’s property woes

The Prince of Kandy Also available at https://www.ft.lk/opinion/Colombo-s-property-woes/14-718614 Though the media and financial players in Sri Lanka will not openly admit it, we are in the middle of a property crisis. The benchmark of Commercial Property in Sri Lanka the World Trade Centre (Overseas Realty PLC) has dropped to about…

Alas a little too much a little too late

The Prince of Kandy The following article was also published on the Daily FT on Wednesday 21 April 2021 and at http://www.ft.lk/opinion/Alas-a-little-too-much-a-little-too-late/14-716542 The recent media focus and political activity on the Port City though incredible in terms of magnitude are far too late and sensational to have any impact on…

Is Port City not important?

The Prince of Kandy The following was also published on the Daily FT on Monday 12 April and at http://www.ft.lk/columns/Is-Port-City-not-important/4-716223 To reform the proposed legislation instead of expressing an opinion on the proposed Port City framework it would be more effective to comment on the lack of media coverage on…

Why can’t we be like this forever CSE?

The Prince of Kandy Thanks to COVID-19 a lot of things that should have happened in Sri Lanka a long time ago have happened. The Amended Electronic Transactions Act was recognised[i], and a lot of things went into the digital space. The stock exchange has also revamped their website and…