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ICC Sri Lanka commends proposed Policy on International Trade

/ Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

The recent announcement by Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama on the formulation of a National Policy ...


TJ records 93% growth YOY; net profit of Rs. 399 million

/ Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

The TJL Group (TJ), which closed the last financial year on a resounding note, continued its performance momentum in the new financial year, report...


Sunshine Holdings supports Sri Lanka Economic Summit for second consecutive year

/ Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

Diversified conglomerate Sunshine Holdings PLC has come forward for the second consecutive year to support the country’s premier economic sum...


Ceylon Institute of Builders Green Construction Awards 2016 on 30 July

/ Thursday, 28 July 2016 00:02

LJ Energy Singapore Founder and CEO Dr. Lal Jayamaha presenting the first copy of his book ‘Energy-efficient building systems’, to Pres...


IPS Chairman Sally calls for more economic integration in South Asia

/ Thursday, 28 July 2016 00:00

By Devin Jayasundera Despite being the fastest growing region, South Asia is one of the least integrated regions in the world with its intra-reg...


SLCBCC Business Star Awards 2016 launched

/ Thursday, 28 July 2016 00:00

SLCBCC President Emil Kronemberg and Project Chairman Indika Salgado launch of ‘SLCBCC Business Star Awards 2016’   ...


What a Way to Grow!

/ Thursday, 28 July 2016 00:00

What if annual reports were more than just reams of paper? What if they lasted longer and remained relevant long after the year under revi...


45th AGM of Netherlands Alumni Association of Lanka

/ Thursday, 28 July 2016 00:00

The newly-elected Office Bearers The Netherlands Alumni Association of Lanka (NAAL) held its 45th Annual General Meeting on 26 June at Gree...


Lanka Sathosa records Rs. 98 m profit in June, targeting 30 b sales in 2016

/ Wednesday, 27 July 2016 00:00

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen checking the prices of controlled food items as per gazette in a Lanka Sathosa outlet with Lank...


How to build and sustain a corporate and personal brand

/ Wednesday, 27 July 2016 00:00

Brands, just like people, have a voice – the tone, manner and personality of communication that distinguishes one personality from another. H...


Speakers from top notch global firms, public sector to share insights at Sri Lanka Economic Summit

/ Wednesday, 27 July 2016 00:00

 Successful leaders of acclaimed global firms such as Google, McKinsy& Company, AirBnB, DERTOUR, Shangri-La Hotels and Pemandu Malaysia an...


Brandix wins two awards at Gap Inc.’s 2016 vendor summit

/ Wednesday, 27 July 2016 00:00

Dhananjaya Rajapaksha (on left in both images) representing Brandix receives the Gap awards from Naveen Khanna, Vice President Global Supply Chain ...


MAS Holdings and Flex partner to drive innovation in wearable technology for clothing

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:10

New technology from MAS/FLEX showcased at WT | Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco MAS Holdings partners with Flext...


Bioclean blazes pathway for corporate-university research collaboration

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:09

State universities in Sri Lanka often make the news and unfortunately so for demonstrations, boycotting of lecturers and at least twice in the post...


Kelani Cables employees conferred with Annual CEO’s Award for Sales Excellence

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:07

Kelani Cables PLC, Sri Lanka’s number one brand in secure electrical and communication cables honoured its outstanding sales persons with the...


Latest IPS study calls for new definition for urbanisation in Sri Lanka

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:05

The existing urban population estimate in Sri Lanka fails to reflect the true level of urbanisation due to the inappropriate definition that has be...


‘Unleashing Minds to Create a Sustainable Future’: ICHSS 2016

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:01

The International Conference on the Humanities and Social Sciences (ICHSS) organised by the Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya will be held ...


Lanka plans LPG imports from Iran again

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:10

Tehran: LAUGFS Holdings Ltd. Managing Director W.K.H. Wegapitiya has said that his company is planning to resume the import of liquefied petroleum ...


Govt. hopes to restore crude oil imports from Iran

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

Teheran: The Sri Lankan Minister of Petroleum Resources Development Chandima Weerakkody has expressed hope that Colombo will resume oil and gas pur...


Indian CEO Forum holds AGM

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

The Indian CEO Forum (ICF) a body of CEOs of Indian companies in Sri Lanka and Indian CEOs of multinational and Sri Lankan compa...


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SL can’t sit on the sidelines; we must join the race for trade and jobs

29 July 2016

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe speaking recently in Singapore     The Prime Minister’s move to fast-track the FTAs with Singapore and China and a revised ETCA is a good move. He knows we cannot...


Jaffna University – When entitlement is rejected

29 July 2016

On 16 July, a clash happened between students at Jaffna University over the inclusion of Sinhalese cultural spectacles in the welcome event. Below is a brief of the events but a more in-depth report of the goings-on can be found on DBS Jeyaraj&rsq...


The New Republic: Making it or Faking it?

29 July 2016

A week and more ago, those of us who remembered celebrated humanity’s greatest adventure yet: our first (manned spacecraft) moon landing on 20 July 1969. And yet a significant segment of web-crawlers still believes that the whole operation w...


The Development (Special Provisions) Bill and the Coalition Government

28 July 2016

“The proposal made by Hon. Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his capacity as the Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs, to publish the Sri Lanka Sustainable Development Bill in a gazette and present the same in Parliament...


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