Views - 137 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00
President Trump is repeatedly boasting about his success in negotiating with North Korea. For decades and through
Views - 209 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:10
Can HR influence a company’s direction and contribute to corporate success? A 2015 study commissioned by the ILO
Views - 153 Monday, 4 June 2018 00:00
Today the rise of emerging markets, the accelerating impact of technology, new talent demands, an aging population, and the easy flow of capital and knowledge are having a transformative impact on business, leaders and economies.
Views - 330 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00
Industries worldwide, unlike ever before, are experiencing systemic failure as a result of the digital disruption, coupled
Views - 239 Friday, 18 May 2018 00:00
It was good news for the country on Monday when China approved a $ 1 billion loan to revive a long-delayed expressway
Views - 248 Friday, 11 May 2018 00:00
The financial sector is under increasing pressure from many stakeholders to manage regulatory compliance and the
Views - 113 Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00
To begin, after the financial crisis, regulators and funds came up with a new bunch of new governance structures and rules
Views - 369 Friday, 6 April 2018 00:10
The Prime Minister won the vote of no-confidence comfortably brought against him by the Joint Opposition (JO) last night.
Views - 114 Friday, 30 March 2018 00:05
Many entrepreneurs say the skills shortage is starting to bite as businesses are struggling to find workers they need to meet the growing demand at a time of medium to low unemployment.
Views - 764 Friday, 23 March 2018 00:00
The Mahinda Rajapaksa-backed Joint Opposition yesterday submitted a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
Views - 186 Friday, 16 March 2018 00:00
Paul Polman, the Global CEO of Unilever – theworld’s largest consumer goods company – toldus recently about his personal
Views - 390 Friday, 9 March 2018 00:10
The situation in Kandy, continuing for the fourth day at the time of writing, has shamefully taken a deeper communal
Views - 313 Friday, 2 March 2018 00:00
Events, as they say in politics, have conspired to force the President to reshuffle his Cabinet, to sharpen Government
Views - 281 Friday, 23 February 2018 00:00
The Asia section of the print edition of the Economist, under the headline ‘Beasts and Monsters’, said: “To critics of Mahinda Rajapaksa
Views - 516 Friday, 16 February 2018 00:00
The impact of the Local Government elections on the political system has been unbelievable and decisive. According to newspapers
Views - 481 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:10
The local elections on Saturday will take place in 341 local authorities and councils (24 municipal councils, 41 urban councils and 276 divisional
Views - 299 Tuesday, 6 February 2018 00:00
As a leader, it is our job to focus on getting things done—on time, with acceptable quality, and within the allocated budget. That requires the leader to surround himself with people who could help create the culture he desires.
Views - 471 Friday, 26 January 2018 00:00
A prominent administrator after reading my column last week wrote me and said: “Push has come to shove. Sirisena is breathing fire. A drastic change of direction is needed after 10 February.”
Views - 20 Friday, 19 January 2018 00:00
A few days after the Unity Government celebrated its third anniversary, President Maithripala Sirisena asked the Supreme Court: “Whether, in terms of provisions of the Constitution, I, as the person elected and succeeding to the office of President
Views - 180 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00
Our world looks in vain for strong leadership. Politicians and religious leaders no longer seem to offer it.
Views - 196 Friday, 5 January 2018 00:00
Many employers in the country unlike before want more funding and more attention toward vocational education and training.
Views - 356 Friday, 29 December 2017 00:00
8 January 2018 will mark three years since Maithripala Sirisena was elected Sri Lankan president, after defecting from the Cabinet of his predecessor, Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Views - 252 Friday, 22 December 2017 00:00
The new economy has greatly changed our economic environment in relation to how the Government and businesses operate and provide goods and services,
Views - 230 Friday, 15 December 2017 03:39
‘Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World’ is be the goal of the World Bank and the IMF in 2018. In the last 12 months the global...
Views - 161 Friday, 8 December 2017 00:00
Many stories doing the rounds on the internet a few weeks ago said the beginning of the end for the current regime was underway. In fact some of them quoting the former President predicted that the days of the Unity Government being in power were num
Views - 511 Friday, 1 December 2017 00:54
There was heavy speculation in some quarters following the President’s statement in Nikaweratiya last week that rocked the political and diplomatic circles and also DBS Jeyaraj writing in an article indicating that President had wanted Ranil Wickre
Views - 288 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00
On Monday, awards to the top rankers of Business Today Top 30 – Best Banks and Companies were presented by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The annual Business Today awards ceremony organised by Business
Views - 252 Friday, 17 November 2017 00:10
The Budget proposals of the Unity Government under the theme ‘Blue Green Budget’ for the fiscal year 2018 are expected to support the achievement of medium-term targets such as Per Capita Income of $ 5,000
Views - 210 Monday, 6 November 2017 00:00
On the 8 January 2015, the shock electoral defeat of Mahinda Rajapaksa by his former ally, Maithripala Sirisena, rescued Sri Lanka from a slide into increasingly nationalist authoritarianism.
Views - 363 Friday, 27 October 2017 00:00
Singapore has become a hotspot known for its efficient infrastructure. Often dubbed as the ‘Monaco of the East,’ the red dot has beaten a path to steady economic progress and prosperity since the 1970s.
Monday, 25 June 2018
Sri Lanka’s official statistics bureau, Department of Census and Statistics or DCS, has released the country’s 2018 first quarter provisional economic growth data in its website (available at: http://www.statistics.gov.lk/national_accounts/dcsna_
Monday, 25 June 2018
Time and again over the last year, and more recently in fact, the sceptre of Basel III has raised its head in the print and electronic media.
Saturday, 23 June 2018
‘Gamperaliya’ (Changes in the Village/Changement au Village) was the third feature film made by ace director Lester James Peries. It was released on 20 December 1963.The film was based on the famous novel of the same name written by the doyen of
Saturday, 23 June 2018
Thushani Rodrigo has always amazed me. From the very first day I met her, I have been in awe of her strength, courage and grace and constantly impressed by her creativity. The discipline and commitment she brings to her work, her farsightedness and h