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INCO 2018 at BMICH

Views - 16 Saturday, 23 June 2018 00:52

INCO 2018, the industrial exhibition organised by the Institution of Incorporated Engineers, was launched at the BMICH. The exhibition provides an opportunity to meet key players and appoint quality distributors for their products and services, build

‘Explore Print Innovation’ at SLECC

Views - 7 Saturday, 23 June 2018 00:10

‘Explore Print Innovation,’ the international exhibition on textile, screen, digital, sublimation printing and signage industry, was launched yesterday (22) at Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC) in Colombo. The exhibition will be

Germany vs Mexico FIFA Football World Cup live screening

Views - 48 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00

Hayleys Group in partnership with the German Embassy in Sri Lanka and the Mexican

Bank of Ceylon hails top branches

Views - 65 Thursday, 21 June 2018 00:00

The Bank of Ceylon recognised its highest performing branches of 2017 at a glamorous event at Stein Studios, Ratmalana recently. The outstanding performers were recognised and awarded at this event. Branches were recognised under National level and P

Boney M comes to town with Liz Mitchell

Views - 80 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

AmCham Ball celebrates US-SL bond

Views - 242 Tuesday, 19 June 2018 00:00

The American Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka hosted its 20th AmCham Ball on 19 May 2018 at the Cinnamon Grand Oak Room, Colombo. The theme for this year’s ball was ‘Greater Together,’ which celebrates the strong bond between the United States

IPM Sri Lanka holds National HR Conference 2018

Views - 114 Monday, 18 June 2018 00:00

IPM Sri Lanka held the National HR Conference 2018 under the theme ‘Transformation of HR in the Digital World’ at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall Colombo recently.

Taj Samudra honours long service employees

Views - 110 Friday, 15 June 2018 00:34

Taj Samudra Colombo felicitated 70 of its long-service employees last week at The Grand Marquee – the elegant venue situated at the North Lawn as recognition of their loyalty and commitment to the hotel.

Standard Chartered launches ‘My Dream Account’ for kids

Views - 74 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

Standard Chartered revolutionised the children’s savings account market when launching its latest proposition for kids less than 18 years under the title ‘My Dream Account’. The fresh proposition was announced amidst a gathering of key priority

Tapping ASEAN for SL growth

Views - 184 Tuesday, 12 June 2018 00:36

Participants gathered yesterday to gain key insights from global and local experts at a special CEOs Breakfast Forum, organised by Daily FT and the University of Colombo MBA Alumni Association, together with the strategic partnership of global bankin

Siam House turns 25

Views - 93 Tuesday, 12 June 2018 00:00

Siam House celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gala celebration and a Thai regional food promotion recently. The Department of Post issued a special postal stamp commemorating the silver jubilee. Thai Ambassador Chulamanee Chartsuwan and many othe

HSBC hosts longstanding customers in Kandy

Views - 86 Monday, 11 June 2018 00:00

Honouring customer loyalty, several longstanding customers of HSBC’s branch in Kandy, were hosted to an evening of cocktails by HSBC

Prestige Automobile launches ‘THE MINI ELITE’ loyalty program

Views - 101 Monday, 11 June 2018 00:00

Prestige Automobile Ltd. recently launched ‘THE MINI ELITE’, a loyalty program for MINI owners at the Botanik Bistro & Bar


Views - 36 Saturday, 9 June 2018 00:10

Vivaha-2018, the wedding and bridal exhibition, was launched at the BMICH on Friday. Services and accessories required by brides and grooms are available at the exhibition which will be held on June 9 and 10 as well.

Epic Technology Group celebrates 20 years of innovation excellence

Views - 120 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

Epic Technology Group recently hosted a cocktail for its corporate clients and special invitees in celebration of 20 years

Negete, Next Generation Technologies hosts clients

Views - 145 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

Negete, Next Generation Technologies, the authorised reseller of STAAH in Sri Lanka, the global IT Company founded on advancing organisations through modern technology, hosted a cocktail function for their clients at the Hotel Galadari recently. Clie

NMG Consulting hosts Insurance Connection event

Views - 92 Wednesday, 6 June 2018 00:00

NMG Consulting Partners Roshan Perera and Matthew Maguire hosted an insurance connections event recently

Association of Board/Company Secretaries of Banks in Sri Lanka holds annual get-together

Views - 176 Tuesday, 5 June 2018 00:00

The annual get-together of the Association of Board/Company Secretaries of Banks in Sri Lanka was held at the Hotel Ramada Colombo recently – Pix by Indraratne Balasuriya

WiLAT holds AGM

Views - 238 Tuesday, 5 June 2018 00:00

Women in Logistics and Transport Sri Lanka (WiLAT) held its Annual General Meeting recently at the Auditorium of the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka, Colombo – Pix by Ruwan Walpola

Standard Chartered concludes fourth consecutive Golf Tournament

Views - 118 Monday, 4 June 2018 00:00

Standard Chartered concluded its 4th consecutive Client Golf Tournament at the Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa.

MCB Bank hosts Ifthar

Views - 100 Friday, 1 June 2018 00:00

MCB Bank held its Ifthar (breaking fast ceremony) at Movenpick Hotel last week

Institute of Hospitality Sri Lanka holds 26th AGM

Views - 120 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00

The 26th Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Hospitality Sri Lanka (International Branch) was held at the Ramada Hotel, Colombo 03, recently.  Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Minister John Amaratunga attended the AGM as th

CT CLSA hosts networking event

Views - 165 Wednesday, 30 May 2018 00:00

CT CLSA recently organised a networking cocktail event for its special invitees, corporate invitees and leading local clients at the Cinnamon Grand

DFCC credit card relaunch

Views - 214 Monday, 28 May 2018 00:00

DFCC Bank recently relaunched their credit card range at a special event held at the Cinnamon Grand, Colombo, amidst a large gathering of clients, prominent personalities, directors, CEOs, top executives and business leaders

Auto Vision Motor Show 2018

Views - 347 Saturday, 26 May 2018 00:30

The Auto Vision Motor Show 2018, renowned for bringing all motor-related products and services under one roof, is being held at BMICH from 25-27 May. The exhibition will showcase a dazzling array of passenger cars, off-road vehicles, concept cars, lu

Sampath Bank’s “Towards Vision 2020 with Sampath Stars”

Views - 135 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00

Sampath Bank recommitted itself to offering technology driven, world class financial services to Sri Lankan

Europe Day celebrations

Views - 76 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00

European Union Delegation Ambassador to Sri Lanka Tung-Lai Margue together with his wife Fabienne Francotte hosted Chief Guest

Leptos Estates promotes Cyprus in Sri Lanka

Views - 109 Thursday, 24 May 2018 00:00

A presentation and cocktails were hosted by Leptos Estates, the number one home builder in Cyprus, at the Mövenpick Hotel recently. The presentation enthralled the audience and introduced Cyprus as the gateway to the European Union – Pix by Indrar

Leo Burnett bids farewell to Ranil de Silva

Views - 207 Tuesday, 22 May 2018 00:00

Leo Burnett Sri Lanka hosted a farewell party to felicitate its iconic leader and world-renowned advertising professional, Ranil de Silva, who stepped down from his role after serving as the agency’s Managing Director for the last 18 years – Pix

Ceylinco Life hosts thousands of policyholders at Leisure World

Views - 45 Monday, 21 May 2018 00:00

Leisure World reverberated to the sounds of unbridled fun and frolic recently when thousands of Ceylinco Life policyholder families from every district of the country

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Great ‘Gamperaliya’: A great novel made into a great film by a great director

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

Thushani takes Todos to new heights

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

Confusion in Maldivian opposition is to Yameen’s advantage

Saturday, 23 June 2018

The ongoing confusion in the ranks of the Maldivian opposition, barely three months before the presidential election, works to the advantage of the incumbent President and candidate of the Progressive Party of the Maldives (PPM), Abdulla Yameen.

Implications of inward FDI on China: Lessons to be learnt

Saturday, 23 June 2018

China overtook the United States to become the largest trading nation in the world in 2014. China is the second largest economy in the world behind the United States and the largest exporter in the world. It is referred to as the factory of the world

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