Business

Workshop on how to use GS1 Standards in managing supply chains

/ Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:02

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce together with GS1 Lanka will hold a workshop under the title ‘Understand Supply Chain through Global Standards...


Ceylon Chamber invites corporate firms to be part of its Business Events Calendar

/ Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:02

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) is inviting corporate firms to be a part of its annual Business Events Calendar for the 2017/2018 period, wher...


Sri Lanka discusses strategic partnership with Thailand

/ Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

    Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama visited Thailand from 16-18 February to ...


SLINTEC signs 2 agreements with A. Baur & Co. to develop new agriculture technologies

/ Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

From left: SLINTEC Post Doctoral Fellow Dr. Surani Chathurika, SLINTEC Research Scientist Jeyasakthy Sathiyadevan, SLINTEC Research Scientist Verom...


Proposals sought to further develop Cey-Nor

/ Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Mahinda Amaraweera has given directives to the officials to bring forward proposals and projects to fur...


APO Multicountry Observational Study Mission on SMEs for Mass Media Practitioners begins in Japan 

/ Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

Text and Pix by Harsha Udayakantha Peiris reporting from Tokyo, Japan The Mulitcountry Observational Study Mission for Mass Media Practi...


e-GP to modernise public procurement: Ravi K

/ Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:00

    The proposed Electronic Government Procurement system will assist the Government to clean up public procumbent to ma...


Neochem International appointed authorised distributor for AkzoNobel in Sri Lanka

/ Monday, 20 February 2017 00:36

Product range marketed locally comprises personal care, cleaning andfabric care Neochem International Ltd., one of Sri Lan...


FAO supports prevention, deterrence and elimination of IUU fishing in Sri Lanka

/ Monday, 20 February 2017 00:35

Group of trainers and trainees at the Port State Measures Agreement workshop The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United N...


Aitken Spence Head of Sustainability among ‘Most Impactful CSR Leaders’

/ Monday, 20 February 2017 00:20

Aitken Spence Head of Sustainability Azam Bakeer Markar was named among the ‘100 Most Impactful CSR Leaders [Global Listing]’ at the 6t...


CSR Sri Lanka receives USAID support to take Transformative CSR forward in Sri Lanka

/ Monday, 20 February 2017 00:13

“Stakeholder Collaboration for Sustainable Development” (SCoSD) project launched by CSR SL Chairman Chandula Abeywickrema (cen...


Seminar on ‘EU Trade Policy – Opportunities for Sri Lanka’

/ Monday, 20 February 2017 00:07

The EU Delegation to Sri Lanka in partnership with the European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (ECCSL) will be conducting a seminar titled &lsquo...


Top WTO experts at DoC’s pioneering export barriers confab opening in Colombo today

/ Monday, 20 February 2017 00:04

‘Sanitary and Phytosanitary measures are trade barrier for us’: Rishad Department of Commerce flying in Gen...


Ayurveda care products specialists Spice Island enters India in partnership with Dabur

/ Monday, 20 February 2017 00:02

Spice Island recently announced its partnership with Dabur India Ltd., India’s largest Ayurvedic medicine and related products manufacturer. ...


Lanka Hospitals partners Jaffna International Trade Fair 2017

/ Saturday, 18 February 2017 00:00

  Lanka Hospitals was the official health care partner of the 8th Jaffna International Trade Fair (JITF) that took place fr...


Newest Lanka Sathosa records Rs. 611,000 on day 1

/ Saturday, 18 February 2017 00:00

  The first day’s turnover of the latest Lanka Sathosa outlet exceeded Rs. 600,000 and Sri Lanka’s largest State-...


Omegaa Johkasou Engineering Lanka and Western Provincial Council Health Ministry unite in pact 

/ Saturday, 18 February 2017 00:00

  Omegaa Johkasou Engineering Lanka Ltd. known for its life-enhancing products entered a cooperative agreement (MOU) with the...


Minister Amunugama inaugurates annual sessions of Sri Lanka Institute of Architects

/ Saturday, 18 February 2017 00:00

  Participating in the inauguration of the annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects as chief guest, on beha...


Sri Lanka should enhance cooperation with India, Japan to counterbalance China - Japanese expert

/ Friday, 17 February 2017 00:00

A Japanese security expert advised Sri Lanka to cultivate good relations with India and India-friendly countries like Japan, to counterbalance its ...


The immigrant phone card seller making the Bollywood movie you have to see

/ Friday, 17 February 2017 00:00

www.forbes.com: At the age of 17, Allirajah Subaskaran came to Europe to escape war-torn Sri Lanka, helping out at his family’s Paris restaur...


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SAITM and private medical schools: One bad start should not lead to throwing away a good idea

20 February 2017

Opposition to SAITM SAITM, the abbreviation for Sri Lanka's newest private university, South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (available at: http://www.saitm.edu.lk/), has been denoting a derogatory meaning in Sri Lankans' pres...


Delightfully imperfect?

18 February 2017

  A foreign national passing through the Colombo Private Bus Terminal on the day of a private bus strike  – Pic by Shehan Gunasekara     “Forty-year-old Mrs. Doreen Kulandivelu ...


Mother Lanka pregnant for the third time!

18 February 2017

A nattami carrying goods at Manning Market; the National Flag is seen on the wall in the background                                      &nbs...


Acting now for a better Sri Lanka

17 February 2017

Soldiers looking for survivors after a massive landslide in Aranayaka last year. The consequences of climate change will create a new pool of conflicts and will force people to survive and find a suitable way to live somewhere else – Pic by ...


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