Views - 182 Thursday, 30 August 2018 00:00
By Zahra Anver Successful entrepreneurs have the ability to tap into the changes around them, do things even when they lack understanding and, most importantly for award winning businesswomen cum philanthropist Otara Gunawardena, understand how to to
Views - 365 Wednesday, 29 August 2018 00:00
Carrier yesterday announced the grand opening of its new office and newly expanded product offering in Sri Lanka.
Views - 60 Wednesday, 29 August 2018 00:00
Japan’s Minister of Defence Itsunori Onodera called at the Hambantota Port on 22 August during his State visit to Sri Lanka.
Views - 67 Wednesday, 29 August 2018 00:00
With BDO Sri Lanka taking the lead to strengthen the country’s economy by attracting Foreign Direct Investments (FDI)
Views - 32 Wednesday, 29 August 2018 00:00
Bangladesh is dedicated to leading the charge to integrate better with regional economies as it would benefit from stronger
Views - 283 Wednesday, 29 August 2018 00:00
Fifteen representatives of Sri Lanka border regulatory agencies, private sector organisations, chambers of commerce
Views - 32 Tuesday, 28 August 2018 00:04
By Divya Thotawatte The Sri Lanka Institute of Packaging (SLIP) recently held its 42nd Annual General Meeting at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) in order to celebrate the events of the past year. During the AGM, SLIP Past Deputy President Anuradha Ja
Views - 67 Tuesday, 28 August 2018 00:03
Reinstating its commitment to excellence, LAUGFS Gas (Bangladesh) Ltd., one of the largest LPG downstream distributors in Bangladesh, clinched the prestigious Gold Award under the ‘Sri Lankan Industry in SAARC Countries’ Category at the CNCI Achi
Views - 37 Tuesday, 28 August 2018 00:02
Puttalam District Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agri Business (PDCCIA) was setup in the year 2007. With a strong membership of over 300 members from the district, they represent entrepreneurs in the district who bring the business issues within t
Views - 57 Tuesday, 28 August 2018 00:02
Teejay Lanka PLC, Sri Lanka’s only multinational textile mill and the region’s largest textile manufacturer, recently won a Top 10 Achiever Award and the Silver award in its category, at the CNCI Achiever Awards presented by the Ceylon National C
Views - 23 Tuesday, 28 August 2018 00:00
The Sri Lanka Accreditation Board (SLAB), the national accreditation authority of Sri Lanka, together with the support of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), hosted a two-day awareness workshop on ‘The Role of Accredited
Views - 31 Tuesday, 28 August 2018 00:00
The gem and jewellery industry of Sri Lanka as well as the premier platform which showcases it, the FACETS Gem and Jewellery Exhibition, has gained much international acclaim and recognition. This has been proven by the confirmation of several intern
Views - 76 Tuesday, 28 August 2018 00:00
50 top expert speakers and panellists are lined up to speak at Sri Lanka’s foremost economic event – Sri Lanka Economic Summit (SLES) 2018. This is the 18th consecutive year that the summit is being organised by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, ma
Views - 108 Monday, 27 August 2018 01:13
The De Lanerolle brothers, who are currently performing in Australia, will take the stage at the event organised by the international Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (ICCSL), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
Views - 124 Monday, 27 August 2018 01:13
On 28 and 29 August, over 500 delegates encompassing chief executives, CFOs, directors and senior managers in the country will be in attendance for the Summit held under the theme ‘From Insight to Impact – Unlocking opportunities’.
Views - 54 Monday, 27 August 2018 01:11
Wijaya Products collected yet another laurel at the recently concluded CNCI Achiever Awards 2018 winning Gold in the Extra Large Scale Manufacturing sector and was recognised among the Top 10 Achievers for the fifth consecutive year.
Views - 27 Monday, 27 August 2018 01:10
The FMCG arm of C.W. Mackie PLC, Scan Products Division successfully completed their Annual Sales Conference 2018, which was recently held at Club Palm Bay Hotel, Marawila. The residential sales conference
Views - 48 Monday, 27 August 2018 01:06
The Fort Magistrate enlarged suspect Idris Shabbir on surety of Rs. 300,000 and impounded his passport.Dr. Asger Shabbir Gulamhusein made a complaint to the Colombo Fraud Investigation Bureau (CFIB) against suspect Idris Shabbir on an issue arising f
Views - 94 Monday, 27 August 2018 01:06
To raise awareness on current and future investment potential in Sri Lanka, leading management consulting firm STAX delivered a presentation on the SL-SG FTA and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) dynamics and opportunities, at the recently concluded An
Views - 31 Monday, 27 August 2018 01:05
The Ceylon Electricity Board earned Rs. 118 million through fines imposed on the illegal usage of electricity from its grid network during 2017 alone, Power and Renewable Energy Spokesperson Sulakshana Jayawardana told Daily FT.
Views - 43 Monday, 27 August 2018 01:05
UPFA Joint Opposition MPs, disagreeing to let go of the Free Trade Agreement signed between Sri Lanka and Singapore, were on Friday seen asking for Sinhala and Tamil translations of the agreement in Parliament soon after the House commenced.
Views - 29 Monday, 27 August 2018 01:04
Under the ‘Enterprise Sri Lanka’ Program operated by the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media, loans were granted to 283 entrepreneurs in Polonnaruwa.
Views - 20 Monday, 27 August 2018 01:03
Minister of Foreign Affairs Tilak Marapana will undertake a Working Visit to Malaysia on Monday, 27 August 2018, Malaysia Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced.
Views - 445 Monday, 27 August 2018 00:00
The world around us is moving forward with regional and bilateral free trade agreements (FTAs) as the multilateral trade liberalisation process led by the WTO has come to a standstill.
Views - 53 Saturday, 25 August 2018 00:10
Headline Inflation, as measured by the change in the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI, 2013=100), which is compiled by the Department of Census and Statistics (DCS),increased to 3.4% in July 2018 from 2.5% in June 2018, on year-on-year basis, main
Views - 58 Friday, 24 August 2018 00:00
Eskimo Fashion Knitwear, one of the leading garment manufacturers of Sri Lanka, was able to clinch three Gold awards
Views - 25 Friday, 24 August 2018 00:00
The Industrial Development Board (IDB) participated in the International Manufacturing Exhibition recently held at the Colombo
Views - 48 Friday, 24 August 2018 00:00
Swiss-made Leister hot-air guns and industrial plastic welding machines were displayed at the Complast International
Views - 15 Friday, 24 August 2018 00:00
Three Sinha Group of Companies, an organisation that constantly strives to break new barriers in the roller door industry
Views - 63 Friday, 24 August 2018 00:00
The expert committee appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to study the Singapore – Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement has decided to gather views from organisations and the public.
Tuesday, 25 September 2018
It was a memorable evening with a mega gathering for a meaningfully different reason. It was not just another book launch with ego-boosting speeches about the author. It was also not an event where a popular politician coming late and preaching about
Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Not all are losing when the rupee depreciates The recent depreciation of the rupee against the US dollar in the market has apparently driven the entire nation to a panic mode. While it had been a field day for the media and opposition law makers, the
Tuesday, 25 September 2018
The Sri Lankan Rupee hit a record low of 170 per $ last week, and the Minister of Finance warns of further depreciation. This is inevitable given the chaotic state of the nation’s economy. While the rupee turns south, CoL (cost of living) has no o
Saturday, 22 September 2018
‘Indian Film,’ first published in 1963 and co-authored by former Columbia University Professor Erik Barnouw and his student Dr. Subrahmanyam Krishnaswamy, is considered a seminal study of the evolution and growth of Indian cinema. The book is cit