Views - 234 Saturday, 19 May 2018 00:00
The China Gaungxi Product Exhibition kick-started yesterday, showcasing an array of investment opportunities for all local investors and businesses across the country at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC).
Views - 527 Saturday, 19 May 2018 00:00
The latest edition of business magazine LMD reports a decline of 19 basis points in the LMD-Nielsen Business Confidence Index (BCI). It fell to 98 in April, a 70-month low. LMD notes that this is the se
Views - 274 Saturday, 19 May 2018 00:00
The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) has temporary suspended all fines charged from parking meters in the city, with effect from yesterday until further notice, due to rising grievances from the general public regarding the high payment system.
Views - 195 Saturday, 19 May 2018 00:00
President Maithripala Sirisena has agreed to meet with representatives of professional associations next week to address concerns of impacts to the local economy from trade deals.
Views - 443 Friday, 18 May 2018 00:10
With a fresh management team at the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA), Telecommunication
Views - 798 Friday, 18 May 2018 00:10
Given the strong growth potential, global financial services leader Allianz is bullish on Sri Lanka’s insurance landscape
Views - 199 Friday, 18 May 2018 00:00
Information communication technology has pervaded every aspect of business processes across all industries.
Views - 72 Friday, 18 May 2018 00:00
An interview with the Chairman of the IPM National HR Conference 2018 Organising Committee – Priyankara Seneviratne
Views - 1706 Friday, 18 May 2018 00:00
A Rs. 2 billion initiative to double Sri Lanka’s dairy production kicked off yesterday with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
Views - 265 Friday, 18 May 2018 00:00
Reuters: The Sri Lankan rupee ended firmer yesterday in dull trade due to dollar-selling by a state bank, a day after the Central Bank
Views - 413 Friday, 18 May 2018 00:00
Sunshine Holdings PLC (SUN) has announced that it is to issue Rs. 11.9 million ordinary shares, or nearly 9%, by a way
Views - 272 Friday, 18 May 2018 00:00
Minister Malik Samarawickrama yesterday stressed that balancing diplomatic relations and being open to all countries
Views - 300 Friday, 18 May 2018 00:00
Always candid Harin Fernando this week said the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) should be under his Ministry and not anywhere else if recent reshuffling of Cabinet and subjects were done “scientifically”.
Views - 674 Thursday, 17 May 2018 00:38
By Charumini de Silva Sri Lanka’s plans to boost economic growth, which place digital transformation and connectivity high on the agenda to usher a new era of optimism, was sealed yesterday, with the Telecommunication, Digital Infrastructure and Fo
Views - 210 Thursday, 17 May 2018 00:37
By Skandha Gunasekara The Cabinet of Ministers this week gave its approval to make appointments to the National Coordinating Committee on Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Prevention. The proposal to widen the composition of the committee, whi
Views - 954 Thursday, 17 May 2018 00:37
An alleged scam has caused a loss of Rs. 10 million at the Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminal (CPSTL) on the day fuel prices were hiked, prompting Minister Arjuna Ranatunga to vow stern action after a probe. The Government decided to increase the fu
Views - 946 Thursday, 17 May 2018 00:37
Chandana L. Aluthgama has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Ltd. with effect from 3 May. Aluthgama is a renowned professional in the corporate world with over 25 years of experience across diverse face
Views - 1289 Thursday, 17 May 2018 00:33
By Uditha Jayasinghe Reforming immigration law to allow free movement of people through progressive laws could tackle Sri Lanka’s chronic economic challenges of narrow exports, low Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and limited innovation, a top expe
Views - 130 Thursday, 17 May 2018 00:00
The Hindu: Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake took over as the 22nd Commander of the Sri Lankan Army in June 2017. The conduct of the Army in the past, during the island’s civil war that it ended by defeating the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
Views - 445 Thursday, 17 May 2018 00:00
In the aftermath of the massive fire that broke out on 12 May at the Hameedia main storage facility at Borupana Road, Ratmalana, causing extensive damage to the building and goods inside, the Hameedia team wishes to extend its heartfelt gratitude to
Views - 258 Thursday, 17 May 2018 00:00
Immigration and Emigration Controller General M. N. Ranasinghe yesterday said that Cabinet had given approval for the formulation of a new visa law, which would allow for new categories to be added to the visa process and also address concerns of peo
Views - 160 Thursday, 17 May 2018 00:00
Officers of Department of Immigration and Emigration have announced a silent protest today at the BIA and from midnight to carry out a work-to-rule campaign. The move is to win demands for better recognition of their service.
Views - 178 Wednesday, 16 May 2018 00:00
The United Professionals Movement (UPM) yesterday called on the Government to temporarily halt talks on trade deals
Views - 896 Wednesday, 16 May 2018 00:00
Bringing the Government’s ambitious agriculture modernisation program to the fore, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
Views - 261 Wednesday, 16 May 2018 00:00
Reuters: The rupee hit a record low of 158.20 per dollar on Tuesday after the central bank chief said the currency will depreciate gradually,
Views - 379 Wednesday, 16 May 2018 00:00
Facebook’s global ‘Boost Your Business’ program is now available for the youth and entrepreneurs of Sri Lanka.
Views - 459 Wednesday, 16 May 2018 00:00
Singer (Sri Lanka) Plc yesterday announced a 13% increase in revenue to Rs. 13.6 billion in the first quarter of 2018 in spite of challenging business conditions.
Views - 325 Wednesday, 16 May 2018 00:00
Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC has reported profit before VAT and NBT of Rs. 7.677 billion and profit before tax of Rs. 6.337 billion
Views - 548 Wednesday, 16 May 2018 00:00
Lamenting that Colombo still suffers from colonial-era type fears, a Chinese expert yesterday urged Sri Lankans
Views - 776 Wednesday, 16 May 2018 00:00
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) yesterday asserted that they were not worried about Gotabaya Rajapaksa contesting the 2020 presidential election as he could easily be defeated.
Saturday, 26 May 2018
Tell me about yourself – what you do, your family, your career and so on
Saturday, 26 May 2018
The 100-day agitation against a major copper smelting plant at Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu, which led to 13 deaths in police firing earlier this week, has brought into the open the many-faceted dangers of ignoring environmental issues.
Saturday, 26 May 2018
“Everything is abnormal in our society… nobody knows how to act-not only in the most difficult situations, but even in the simplest”
Friday, 25 May 2018
I have written two articles heavily criticising the parties supposedly spearheaded the attacks against Muslims