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Sri Lanka-Australia-New Zealand Business Council AGM

/ Wednesday, 29 June 2016 00:00

The 21st AGM of the Sri Lanka-Australia-New Zealand Business Council was held at the Taj Samudra recently – Pix by Sameera Wijesinghe ...


Swim Week Colombo Day 02

/ Tuesday, 28 June 2016 00:05

Swim Week Colombo, Asia’s first swimwear fashion platform, presented the top swimwear trends for 2017 on 24 and 25 June. Arugam Bay, Amante, ...


Colombo Swim Week Day 01

/ Monday, 27 June 2016 00:00

Swim Week Colombo, Asia’s first swimwear fashion platform, presented the top swimwear trends for 2017 on 24 and 25 June. ‘U’ by U...


Inco 2016

/ Saturday, 25 June 2016 00:00

The opening ceremony of the ‘Inco 2016’ premier industrial exhibition and trade fair was held at the Bandaranaike Memorial Internationa...


Capri Club felicitates Karu J

/ Friday, 24 June 2016 00:00

The Capri Club recently organised a reception to felicitate Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, who has been a longstanding member of the club. Present on the...


Atlas celebrates outstanding year

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

Atlas recently held its Annual Sales Convention 2016 to celebrate an outstanding year of performance and recognise top sales staff and distributors...


British High Commission celebrates the Queen’s 90th birthday

/ Wednesday, 22 June 2016 00:17

The British High Commission (BHC) in Colombo celebrated Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday at Westminster House recently. Parliamentarians, b...


Doidge hands over duties

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:02

South African High Commissioner Geoffrey Doidge handed over his duties as the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps to the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia Abdulh...


Unique living spaces unveiled

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:01

Qtem Property Developers Ltd. hosted cocktails and a priority viewing of 14 exclusive and unique living spaces at  De Fonseka Road, Colombo ...


CASA Young Shipping Professionals stage Members Night

/ Monday, 20 June 2016 00:00

The Ceylon Association of Ships’ Agents’ (CASA) Young Shipping Professionals held their Members Night at the Galadari Hotel recently. D...


People’s Leasing & Finance celebrates 20th anniversary

/ Friday, 17 June 2016 00:00

The 20th anniversary of People’s Leasing & Finance PLC was celebrated at the Cinnamon Grand recently. The company’s Board of Direct...


Havelock City Banquet Halls launched

/ Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:00

Regent Caterers, the fully-fledged catering arm of LAHRC Banqueting and Resorts, recently launched Havelock City Banquet Halls. Situated within the...


CT CLSA South Asia Frontier Forum 2016 cocktail reception

/ Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:00

The CT CLSA South Asia Frontier Forum 2016 cocktail reception was held at the Cinnamon Grand recently. Development Strategies and International Tra...


Trinity College Kandy Batch of 2004 dinner dance

/ Tuesday, 14 June 2016 00:01

The Trinity College Kandy Batch of 2004 dinner dance was held at the Taj Samudra Colombo recently – Pix by Upul Abayasekera ​ ...


WISTA-CASA Asia Shipping Conference Dinner

/ Sunday, 12 June 2016 00:00

The WISTA-CASA Asia Shipping Conference Dinner was held at Hilton Colombo recently. Ports and Shipping Minister Arjuna Ranatunga was the chief gues...


AISEX – Showcasing apparel suppliers, service providers

/ Saturday, 11 June 2016 00:00

The Apparel Industry Suppliers Exhibition (AISEX), an exhibition which aims to bring all suppliers and service organisations under one roof, was la...


Israel’s 68th National Day celebrations

/ Friday, 10 June 2016 00:00

The 68th National Day of Israel was celebrated at the Galle Face Hotel recently – Pix by Indraratne Balasuriya ...


‘Sri Lanka Investment and Business Conclave 2016’

/ Thursday, 9 June 2016 00:00

The ‘Sri Lanka Investment and Business Conclave 2016,’ was organised by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce with the participation of 125 pl...


Sri Lanka-Maldives Bilateral Business Council AGM

/ Tuesday, 7 June 2016 00:02

The Sri Lanka-Maldives Bilateral Business Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce celebrating the eighth Annual General Meeting at Hilton Colombo...


Education UK Exhibition 2016

/ Tuesday, 7 June 2016 00:01

Education UK Exhibition 2016, organised by the British Council Colombo, was held at Hilton Colombo Residences recently. British High Commissioner t...


Today's Columnists

Brexit success and the response of universities

29 June 2016

 W.A. Wijewardena in his Daily FT column on 27 June questions whether the UK Universities and the research sector is the biggest casualty in the aftermath of Brexit. Apart from the financial implications, if Brexit is a sign of a trend toward...


Brexit worsens external economic environment for Sri Lanka

29 June 2016

  The UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU) following the referendum of Brexit – abbreviation of British exit – last Friday has created ripples in global markets. The British Pound fell to its lowest level sin...


The two trillion dollar earthquake! What next?

29 June 2016

Friday 24 June saw the global markets rumbling and initially seeing two trillion dollars wiped off within hours as a result of the Brexit news sent shockwaves around the world. This was the magnitude of the decision taken by 52% of UK voters to le...


Soft exit strategy for silent old guard, while our young republican watchdogs bay for blood

29 June 2016

  The silent treatment   It’s the clever young man who writes a column for another newspaper who made me realise for the first time what’s really wrong. He was so clear and trés articulate that ...


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