Business

Thailand Week 2017 in Colombo from 7-9 July

/ Tuesday, 27 June 2017 00:10

Thailand Week, an exclusive business opportunity and trade fair organised by the Department of International Trade Promotion of Thailand all over A...


Daya to emulate NZ’s Primary Industries Ministry

/ Tuesday, 27 June 2017 00:10

  Minister Daya Gamage is emulating New Zealand’s Ministry of Primary Industries, which contributes the most towards th...


MTI’s case study of US’s Limoneira set for London launch

/ Tuesday, 27 June 2017 00:09

Publishers Routledge, part of the Taylor and Francis Group, will be launching a book titled ‘Management Consultancy Insights and Real Consult...


Oman hypermarkets ready for Sri Lankan exports

/ Tuesday, 27 June 2017 00:09

    Oman is the 59th largest export economy in the world. It is the 13th export destination among the Middle East countri...


Ornamental fish sector wins international accolades

/ Tuesday, 27 June 2017 00:08

The Government has taken several steps to uplift the local ornamental fish industry internationally and as a step in that program an inter...


Reality TV show ‘Eth Pavura’ to promote entrepreneurship and impact investment

/ Tuesday, 27 June 2017 00:00

Lanka Impact Investing Network Chairman Chandula Abeywickrema addressing the press conference. Also present from left: HNB DGM Jude Fernando, ITN W...


Lankan logistics groundbreaker Grasshoppers joins forces with Aavishkaar Frontier Fund for major equity investment

/ Tuesday, 27 June 2017 00:00

  As Sri Lanka positions itself in the heart of the global e-commerce landscape, new ventures play a major role in setting th...


Small business, big impact

/ Tuesday, 27 June 2017 00:00

 27 June marks the first-ever Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Day (MSME Day) By Arancha Gonzalez  The fruit...


Economic Summit 2017 to discuss Sri Lanka’s need for a smarter trade strategy

/ Tuesday, 27 June 2017 00:00

The upcoming ‘Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2017’ will dig deeper into the Sri Lanka’s latest trade reform agenda anchored towards ne...


Mangala promotes greater economic cooperation with Korea

/ Saturday, 24 June 2017 00:57

 Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera with the heads of delegation at the inauguration of the Second Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors ...


India, Sri Lanka MoU for cooperation in traditional systems of medicine and homoeopathy

/ Saturday, 24 June 2017 00:56

India plans to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sri Lanka to enhance cooperation between the two countries in the areas of tradi...


NDB customers to benefit from partnership with eChannelling

/ Saturday, 24 June 2017 00:56

eChannelling PLC, the largest doctor channelling network in Sri Lanka and the pioneer software developer and ICT service provider to the healthcare...


Etisalat Danumai Miliyanayai Season 4 and 5 winners awarded

/ Saturday, 24 June 2017 00:56

The Etisalat Danumai Miliyanayai quiz Season 4 and 5 concluded recently with an awards ceremony at Rotunda Flagship Store. The quiz awarded weekl...


Sri Lankan Ambassador speaks at prestigious Young Presidents’ Organisation of Bahrain

/ Saturday, 24 June 2017 00:55

Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Dr. A. Saj U. Mendis, was invited by the President of Young Presidents’ Organisation of Ba...


PickMe Waasi Grand Draw 2017 winners receive cash and prizes up to 1 million

/ Saturday, 24 June 2017 00:55

  Regular PickMe patron Joanne De La Zilwa, took home a cash prize of Rs. 1 million, after she was adjudged as the lucky winn...


Kelani Tea Factory achieves all-time record price for BOPSP grade

/ Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

Kelani Tea Factory, situated in Yatiyanthota – Sabaragamuwa region achieved an all-time record price of Rs. 880 for a BOPSP grade at the week...


All-time record price for Suduwelipothahena CTC BP1

/ Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

Galpaditenne Tea Factory situated in Lellopitiya, Ratnapura, established an all-time record price at the weekly tea auction of 22 June by securing ...


Powerline Electric advocates safety and authenticity

/ Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

Powerline Electric Company hosts Safety and Product Authenticity Seminar for Industry and Technical Professionals at Bandaranaike Memorial Internat...


Arpico felicitates top hardware dealers

/ Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

Renowned among Sri Lanka’s largest business conglomerates, Arpico recently hosted its top dealers to a gala event that celebrated yet another...


Sathosa to cross 400 branch milestone

/ Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

As its total branch network edged to 380, Lanka Sathosa is preparing to cross the 400 branch mark next-and despite nine outlets hit by recent flood...


Today's Columnists

Saman Kelegama: Even the blood running through his veins is oriented to economics

27 June 2017

The bearded economist who saw shortcomings of Sri Lanka’s liberalisation move My association with Dr. Saman Kelegama, Executive Director of the Institute of Policy Studies or IPS, dates back to the early 1990s when I had the opportunity to...


ICC cricketing lessons for Sri Lankan economy

27 June 2017

     It has been proven over time how sports strategies can be used by many other disciplines. An eagerly anticipated event on the cricketing calendar was the ICC Champions Trophy. An underdog in terms of its rank we...


A conspiracy theory: Tread with extreme caution, Sri Lanka

24 June 2017

  Politics as the science of attaining “power” The first lessons taught to any student of the science of politics almost invariably includes a reference to the 16th century Florentine philosopher Machiavell...


Most Venerable Mahanayake, I don’t know why…

24 June 2017

“I think that hate is a feeling that can only exist where there is no understanding” – Tennessee Williams, Sweet Bird of Youth     A few days ago we had the Ven. Warakagoda Shri Gnanarathana, Mah...


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