Views - 223 Friday, 3 August 2018 00:00
Donald’s Trump victory in 2016 was powered by economically downtrodden voters who were driven by their insecurities
Views - 212 Friday, 20 July 2018 00:00
I would like to begin by congratulating the Great Place to Work Institute for organising this event to recognise ‘Sri Lanka’s Best
Views - 222 Tuesday, 10 July 2018 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. Prosperity in the new economy involves more than capitalising on knowledge assets. Prosperity involv
Views - 157 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00
President Trump is repeatedly boasting about his success in negotiating with North Korea. For decades and through
Views - 231 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 - 165 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 - 354 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00
Industries worldwide, unlike ever before, are experiencing systemic failure as a result of the digital disruption, coupled
Views - 251 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 - 255 Friday, 11 May 2018 00:00
The financial sector is under increasing pressure from many stakeholders to manage regulatory compliance and the
Views - 117 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 - 374 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 - 120 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 - 775 Friday, 23 March 2018 00:00
The Mahinda Rajapaksa-backed Joint Opposition yesterday submitted a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
Views - 198 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 - 397 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 - 319 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 - 287 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 - 522 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 - 491 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 - 314 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 - 478 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 - 25 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 - 189 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 - 205 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 - 365 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 - 260 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 - 238 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 - 167 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 - 519 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 - 292 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
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Cause for excitement I am excited! A way of identifying and measuring a traitor is soon to be unveiled; by no less than the President of the GMOA! Hasn’t he also qualified in some department of neurology? All the more reason to justify my excitemen
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
The subject of translocating wild elephants has been a much-debated topic recently, after the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWLC), acting on the orders of the Minster for Wildlife, wanted to move the only two wild elephants habituating the Sin
Monday, 20 August 2018
Local news media carried the disturbing pronouncement by World Bank economists to the effect that Sri Lanka will become an extremely hot territory with 30C temperature rise and $ 12 billion per year economic loss by 2050.
Monday, 20 August 2018
According to a media report released by President’s Media Division, a committee of experts has been appointed by the President to examine and report on ‘the practical impact and use of the proposed officer policy guidelines and recommendations on
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