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Fourth APTA successfully concludes in Bangkok

/ Wednesday, 18 January 2017 00:00

  Tariff Concessions widen by 32%   The fourth Ministerial Council Session of the Asia Pacific Trade Agree...


Hyundai Lanka upgrades workshop with top quality Würth tools and equipment

/ Wednesday, 18 January 2017 00:00

Front row from left: Wurth Lanka Sales Executive Gayan Pothupitiya, Wurth Lanka Managing Director Rohan Amirthiah, Wurth Lanka Regional Sales Manag...


Merchant navy begins discharge of certificates through protected computerised method

/ Wednesday, 18 January 2017 00:00

The implementation of a new computerised system for the continuous discharge certificates of merchant navy personnel, issued after their registrati...


Top economists to dissect economic outlook for 2017 and implications for biz

/ Wednesday, 18 January 2017 00:00

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will line up four well-known economists along with an international relations specialist to discuss the economic out...


EDB collaborating with Harvard Center for International Development to boost exports

/ Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:55

EDB Chairperson and Chief Executive Indira Malwatte with Director of Harvard’s Centre for International Development and Professor of the Pr...


China says India is ‘feeling jealous’ of its investments in Sri Lanka

/ Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:55

PTI: India should rethink its opposition to Chinese investments in Sri Lanka and join the port development in the island nation instead of feeling ...


FCCISL at BIMSTEC conference on Women in Development

/ Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:54

The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) conference on Women in Development was held on 13 Janu...


European Chamber to host a networking night

/ Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:54

The European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (ECCSL) will be hosting a European Networking Night to felicitate the new EU Ambassador to Sri Lanka ...


Kosala calls on new Seychelles envoy

/ Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:54

International Business Council President Kosala Wickramanayake recently paid a courtesy call on new Seychelles High Commissioner in Sri La...


Ceylon Chamber opens up its Business Opportunities Bulletin for more subscribers

/ Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:53

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce is opening up its Business Opportunities Bulletin 2016/17, issued weekly for more subscribers. The issue, provides d...


MTI selected for Qatar Vision assignment

/ Monday, 16 January 2017 00:24

Qatar Vision, a fast-growing diversified business group in Qatar, has retained MTI Consulting for its HRM advisory services. The diversified group ...


National Chamber of Exporters commends Govt. over GSP+

/ Monday, 16 January 2017 00:22

The National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka (NCE) issuing a statement has commended the Government on its success in regaining the GSP+ facility...


Manufacturing, services sector expand in December

/ Monday, 16 January 2017 00:21

The country’s manufacturing and services sector expanded in December, the Central Bank disclosed citing its monthly Purchasing Manager Index ...


Lakdhanavi and LTL Holdings’ subsidiary firms import furnace oil from S’pore for power plants in Bangladesh

/ Monday, 16 January 2017 00:01

Raj Lanka and Lakdhanvi Bangla engineers and officials at the jetty of Chittagong Harbour to unload furnace oil from a ship arrived f...


Exports up for second consecutive month in Sept; imports down

/ Friday, 13 January 2017 02:12

Sri Lanka’s external sector performance has improved in September 2016 with a contraction in the trade deficit and continued growth in touris...


Another first for UTE Engineering Services

/ Friday, 13 January 2017 02:11

Achieves official recognition with ISO 9001:2015 United Tractor & Equipment Ltd. (UTE), the nation’s premier engineer...


Sri Lanka’s largest fashion chain strategises with MTI

/ Friday, 13 January 2017 02:09

Nolimit, Sri Lanka’s biggest fashion chain, has selected MTI to develop and chart a five-year strategic plan with the intent of capitalising ...


HE Forum on 17 January

/ Friday, 13 January 2017 02:07

HE Forum, an initiative of the Asia Media Corporation, the publisher of HE, which is Sri Lanka’s first international standard politi...


Alumex buys Rs. 420 m land for production capacity expansion

/ Friday, 13 January 2017 02:06

Alumex Plc has bought over six acres of land in Ja-Ela for Rs. 420 million for further expansion of its production capacity. The land had been bo...


Bioinquirer educational fair on Sunday at Taj Samudra 

/ Friday, 13 January 2017 02:05

International Institute of Health Sciences (IIHS), the leader in the Sri Lankan education on health sciences, will hold its first Bioinquirer exhib...


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BPM – finance and accounting: Sri Lankan perspective

18 January 2017

Overview  BPM or Business Process Management, FAO or Finance Accounting Outsourcing, and HRO or Human Resource Outsourcing are a few of the acronyms that getbandiedabout in relation to the Outsourcing industry. The potenti...


How has the drought affected retailers and farmers in Sri Lanka?

18 January 2017

In Sri Lanka, drought is looming into a larger issue as one-third of the population is engaged in agriculture-related activities. According to the Department of Agriculture, 1.8 million farming households across the island are engaged i...


Fighters with no arms, no legs

17 January 2017

    Lessons they teach all of us Life without limbs yet without limits; changing obstacles into opportunities. The only person keeping us from reaching our full potential is our own self as False Evide...


CTF report and the Raviraj case judgement

17 January 2017

    The Report of the Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms was handed over to former President Chandrika Kumaratunga by Task Force Chairperson Manouri Muttetuwegama on 3 January.  The Consultation T...


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