LB Finance gets nod to operate microfinance business in Myanmar

L B Finance PLC’s overseas foray has borne fruit with the company successfully securing a licence to run a microfinance business in the southern central part of Myanmar, which is slowly opening up after decades of military rule. L B Finance, a non-bank lender with an asset base of Rs.109 billion, last week said it […]

Sri Lanka gets direct cargo link between Colombo and Yangon

Mar 24, 2016 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Continental Shipping Lines’ “Pathien Star” made it’s inaugural call at the Jaya Container Terminal in Colombo yesterday. The vessel is scheduled to leave for Port Yangon of Myanmar soon. “This is the first time that a direct cargo link has been established between Colombo and Yangon opening a new […]