Business

Ravi K off to China to attend AIIB maiden annual meeting

/ Saturday, 25 June 2016 00:00

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake left for China yesterday (24) to participate in the maiden annual general meeting of the Asian Infrastructure In...


German contribution to enhance SL’s future in vocational training

/ Saturday, 25 June 2016 00:00

Sri Lankan German Training Institute Principal Erwin Schulz In February this year, President Maithripala Sirisena invited German investors ...


Fortune Basmati Rice launched in Sri Lanka

/ Saturday, 25 June 2016 00:00

From left: Head of Sales and Marketing Hiranth Fernando, Managing Director Sajad Mawzoon, Director Omar Sulaiman and Pyramid Wilmar General Manager...


VirtusaPolaris signs exclusive agreement with CCSL and FITIS for CIO Forum

/ Saturday, 25 June 2016 00:00

From left: Virtusa VP Technology Thushera Kaudawatte, Virtusa Global Head of Engineering Chandika Mendis, CSSL President Dr. Dayan Rajapaksa, FITIS...


Sri Lanka Foresight Initiative: SL is the 60th Node of The Millennium Project

/ Saturday, 25 June 2016 00:00

The magnitude of the challenges that Sri Lanka is already facing with recent natural disaster and economic situation it is a crucial indicator of t...


Korea’s Vice Minister, large delegation from infrastructure sector visit Sri Lanka

/ Friday, 24 June 2016 00:12

  Korea Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Vice Minister Kim Kyung Hwan visited Sri Lanka from 19 to 21 ...


Capacity Development Workshop for trade associations in Hambantota district

/ Friday, 24 June 2016 00:11

The Capacity Development Workshop for the office bearers of trade associations in the Hambantota district took place on 13 June at Ussangoda Beach ...


Businesses in Matara district put up shutters against VAT hike

/ Friday, 24 June 2016 00:10

Text and pix by P.D. DE SILVA Businesses in the Matara district came to a halt yesterday (23) as members of all 14 Traders Associations...


Spicing up development assistance to Sri Lanka

/ Friday, 24 June 2016 00:00

  Delivering the keynote address at a Briefing Session organised by the Standard and Trade Development Facility (STDF) Divis...


Real estate beyond investment

/ Friday, 24 June 2016 00:00

  Luxury condominiums have changed the face of Sri Lanka’s real estate industry over the last few years, with high-rise...


Crimson Creative Solutions only Sri Lankan winner at World Star Awards 2016

/ Friday, 24 June 2016 00:00

  A rising force in the delivery of innovative, target oriented advertising service solutions, Crimson Creative Solutions Lt...


India gives fresh boost to textiles with fiscal incentives

/ Friday, 24 June 2016 00:00

Reuters: The Indian cabinet on Wednesday approved fiscal incentives for the textiles sector aimed at boosting exports and creating more jobs, a sen...


KPMG Deputy Global Chairman positive on Sri Lanka’s outlook

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

KPMG Deputy Global Chairman John Scott comes with extensive experience advising multinational clients on how they can drive growth, reduce risk, an...


Positive bilateral talks between Yunnan Province in China and Sri Lanka

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

Bilateral talks were held between the Leaders of the People’s Government of Yunnan Province led by Gao Shuxun, Member of th...


45th AGM of Netherlands Alumni Association of Lanka

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

The 45th Annual General Meeting of the Netherlands Alumni Association of Lanka (NAAL) will be held on Sunday 26 June at 10 a.m. at Green Garden Rec...


GIZ and Ceylon Chamber of Commerce to strengthen business, social links between SMEs in Eastern and Central Provinces

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

High regional disparity in economic development has been a common characteristic in the Sri Lankan economy for a long period of time. The long draw...


Asia sentiment hits year high as China’s economy steadies

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

People sit outside an accessories store at a shopping mall in Hong Kong, China 17 June – REUTERS Reuters: Sentiment at Asia’s b...


Accelerating cooperation and development with China

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

The 4th China South Asia Exposition was declared opened parallel to the 24th Kunming Import and Export Commodities Fair known as ...


High-level Japanese delegation visits BOI

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

A 10-member high level Japanese delegation representing leading banking and insurance companies such as Mitsubishi UFJ Bank, Sumitomo Mits...


First National Coop Week kicks off today

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

The first-ever National Cooperatives Week will take off today at BMICH, Colombo, with many provincial coop ministers eagerly joining to map the fut...


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Transforming next-gen leaders

24 June 2016

  It is evident that conventional leadership development practices are no longer adequate. Organisations globally need to incorporate the next generation leadership competencies in order to address the development needs of th...


“Thondaman is a threat to my life”: Digambaran

24 June 2016

“Arumugam Thondaman objected to the former President offering me a ministerial portfolio. Now that we are in power, I will not allow him becoming a cabinet minister in our Government,” declared Minister of Upcountry New Housing Infrast...


National Govt.: Does it require more time to achieve its utility?

24 June 2016

Theory of a coups d’état In the wee hours of 9 January 2015, an interesting incident was reported in mass media. It was the sighting of the former Chief Justice Mohan Peiris at the palace giving possibly legal advice or perhaps advi...


Our FDI effort needs a makeover

24 June 2016

 Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe speaking at a press conference in Davos     Today for Sri Lanka to attract investment, we all know we need good institutions favouring economic freedom and the ease of doi...


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