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Cinnamon Colomboscope takes on digitisation

/ Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:01

EUNIC Sri Lanka together with Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts is presenting the fourth edition of Cinnamon Colomboscope, a contemporary and multidisc...


Shippers Council celebrates half-century

/ Monday, 29 August 2016 00:01

The Sri Lanka Shippers’ Council 50th anniversary celebration was held at the Cinnamon Grand recently. State Enterprises Development Deputy Mi...


Construct 2016

/ Saturday, 27 August 2016 00:00

The Construct 2016 exhibition organised by the National Construction Association of Sri Lanka (NCASL) was launched by Minister Sajith Premadasa at ...


‘Fabulous 50’

/ Friday, 26 August 2016 00:01

The 1984/85 batches of “Devi” celebrated their ‘Fabulous 50’ in grand style recently at Galadari Hotel’s Bougainville...


CIMA Business Leaders Summit

/ Thursday, 25 August 2016 00:00

The inauguration of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Business Leaders Summit 2016 was held recently at Cinnamon Grand in th...


Rana Viru Meetup 2

/ Tuesday, 23 August 2016 00:01

Rana Viru Meetup 2, a social good initiative by social media users in Sri Lanka, was held recently at Rana Viru Sevana, Ragama. With 60 social medi...


Sri Lanka Lab Expo at SLECC

/ Saturday, 20 August 2016 00:00

The Sri Lanka Lab Expo is being held at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC) from 18-20 August. Medical equipment and services ar...


Art of Living at BMICH

/ Saturday, 20 August 2016 00:00

The Art of Living exhibition is being held for the ninth consecutive year at the BMICH from 19-21 August. Services and equipment needed for a home ...


Australia’s finest produce on show

/ Friday, 19 August 2016 00:01

Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Bryce Hutchesson recently hosted a food and wine event to showcase Australia’s finest produce. The ...


Siddhalepa unveils new and revamped hotels

/ Thursday, 18 August 2016 00:00

The Siddhalepa Group of Companies organised an evening of fellowship at Hilton Colombo Residences recently to mark the re-launch of the Siddhalepa ...


Kandy Esala Perahera

/ Wednesday, 17 August 2016 00:01

The Esala Perahera in Kandy, one of the country’s oldest and grandest Buddhist festivals, began on 8 August and is slated to conclude on 18 A...


LAWASIA 2016 Golden Jubilee Conference

/ Tuesday, 16 August 2016 00:01

The LAWASIA 2016 Golden Jubilee Conference was inaugurated at a glamorous event on 12 August at the Cinnamon Grand. This was the third occasion tha...


Pro Food/Pro Pack and Ag-Biz 2016

/ Saturday, 13 August 2016 00:00

Pro Food/Pro Pack and Ag-Biz 2016, the processed food, beverage, packaging and agriculture exhibition was launched at the BMICH on Friday by Minist...


Hurrah for first SL Human Capital Summit!

/ Friday, 12 August 2016 00:00

Inauguration of the Sri Lanka Human Capital Summit at the Taj Samudra hotel yesterday. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was Chief Guest at the f...


CFA Sri Lanka Capital Market Awards

/ Thursday, 11 August 2016 00:00

The fourth edition of the CFA Sri Lanka Capital Market Awards, organised by the CFA Society of Sri Lanka, was held recently at Cinnamon Grand, Colo...


CEOs for Cyber Security

/ Tuesday, 9 August 2016 00:01

Marking the opening of the fourth annual Cyber Security Summit 2016, its co-organisers CICRA Holdings and Daily FT hosted the CEOs Forum under the ...


3rd WISTA AGM

/ Monday, 8 August 2016 00:01

The 3rd Annual General Meeting of the Women in Shipping and Trade Association (WISTA) was held at The Kingsbury Hotel recently. Shehara Jayawardana...


Sri Lanka Plast 2016 at BMICH

/ Saturday, 6 August 2016 00:00

Sri Lanka Plast 2016 was launched at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference hall (BMICH) yesterday, with the inauguration of four exhib...


‘Min Wisithuru 2016’

/ Saturday, 6 August 2016 00:00

‘Min Wisithuru 2016,’ the exhibition of ornamental fish, aquatic plants and instruments, was declared open by President Maithripala Sir...


Korean Cultural Festival

/ Thursday, 4 August 2016 00:00

The 2016 Korean Cultural Festival, an open forum for Korean culture and sports, was held at the Musaeus College Auditorium on 23 July. The event wa...


Today's Columnists

The sacred and profane at crossroads

31 August 2016

 Listening to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Matara rally threating to reveal secrets of the Joint Opposition, instinctively I recalled this exquisitely emblematic confluence of the benign and the bawdy that Steinbeck describes in his ...


Colombo Port City: Did Ranil display an ‘ace’ in statecraft and diplomacy?

31 August 2016

  Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe must be commended for renegotiating the entire Port City agreement and changing the name to Colombo International Financial City (CIFC), which gives a marketing boost for the project  ...


Going back to the basics: SMEs need a single line ministry

30 August 2016

Let’s accept it - we are facing challenging times politically and economically. While some can blame the past, the fact of the matter is that the private sector is crying out for policy consistency and the support of the public sector throug...


Towards a mosquito-free monsoon

30 August 2016

Mosquitos spread life-threatening diseases; control them now Mosquitos are a pest with no equal. Though not all mosquitos transmit life-threatening diseases, those that do kill approximately 725,000 people worldwide every year. When n...


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