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Barefoot – The House Collection Showcase 2017

Views - 70 Wednesday, 22 November 2017 00:00

The unique Barefoot – The House Collection 2017 showcase was held recently at the Barefoot Garden Cafe. Ravithma Gunasekera


Finland celebrates 100 years of Independence

Views - 83 Tuesday, 21 November 2017 00:00

Finland celebrated 100 years of Independence at a glittering event with Finland Ambassador Rauli Suikkanen and Honorary Consul General of Finland Ashroff Omar at the Taj Samudra Ballroom Colombo


Big draw for most sought-after post-Budget forum

Views - 156 Monday, 20 November 2017 00:00

Considered the most sought after post-Budget forum, the Daily FT-Colombo University MBA Alumni Association-organised event drew a record crowd at the Cinnamon Grand Oak Room last week.


Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Day 4

Views - 48 Saturday, 18 November 2017 00:30

The fourth day of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week showcasing collections by 36 designers was held recently at the Mercedes-Benz Centre of Excellence (Dimo 800) in Colombo in collaboration with the Academy of Design (AOD) – Pix by Ruwan Walpola


Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo opens doors

Views - 166 Friday, 17 November 2017 00:00

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts celebrated the opening of Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo yesterday under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe,


Epic Technology-Union Bank celebrate partnership

Views - 166 Thursday, 16 November 2017 00:24

Award-winning regional technology service provider Epic Technology Group was recently selected as the preferred technology partner by Union Bank. This partnership signifies the launch of the ‘Epic Omni Channel Synchroniser’, a state-of-the-art fi


Sri Lanka Retailers Association holds 1st Annual General Meeting

Views - 81 Wednesday, 15 November 2017 00:00

The first Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Retailers Association was held at the Ramada Hotel recently - Pix by Indraratne Balasuriya


Army Commander feted by Old Anandians Police Cadet Wing

Views - 286 Tuesday, 14 November 2017 00:00

The Old Anandians Police Cadet Wing felicitated their All-Island Best Platoon of 1980 Cadet Sergeant and present Commander of the Sri Lanka Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the wardroom of the


Cyber Security Summit 2017

Views - 115 Monday, 13 November 2017 00:00

The 5th Annual Cyber Security Summit 2017, co-organised by the Daily FT and CICRA Consultancies Ltd, was held at the Cinnamon Grand recently.


Image Today at BMICH

Views - 47 Saturday, 11 November 2017 00:16

Image Today, the international exhibition for photo, video, digital imaging, signage, and the indoor and outdoor advertising industry was launched at the BMICH on Friday. It will be held on 11 and 12 November – Pics by Kithsiri de Mel


Glittering evening of fine dining and fabulous entertainment at SLID’s Annual Directors’ Dinner

Views - 141 Friday, 10 November 2017 00:00

The recipe for an enchanting night out: The De Lanerolle Brothers with their magnificent voices, a harmonious orchestra playing together for the first time, and delectable cuisine, with a praise-worthy cause. The Sri Lanka


Double Blue Ball 2017 – Broadway Classics: Wesley College dinner dance

Views - 166 Thursday, 9 November 2017 00:00

Double Blue Ball 2017 – Broadway Classics, the annual dinner dance of Wesley College Colombo organised by Old Wesleyites Sports Club and Old Boys Union of the college, was held at the Oak Room


Planters’ Association holds 163rd AGM

Views - 124 Wednesday, 8 November 2017 00:00

The 163rd Annual General Meeting of the Planters’ Association of Ceylon was held at the Galadari Hotel recently


Lawyers celebrate 20 years at Bar 

Views - 202 Tuesday, 7 November 2017 09:14

The Law College Batch of 1993 celebrated 20 years at the Bar at the Galadari Hotel Colombo recently – Pix by Samantha Perera


Bengal Tiger Line Chairman visits SL

Views - 136 Monday, 6 November 2017 00:23

Bengal Tiger Line (BTL) Lanka Ltd. Managing Director Ranjan Ratnasingham hosted a cocktail in honour of the visit of BTL Chairman Joachim von der Heydt at the BTL Shipping House in Colombo


Celebrating German Unity

Views - 110 Thursday, 2 November 2017 00:00

The Day of German Unity was celebrated recently at the German Ambassador’s residence, Colombo, with German Ambassador Jorn Rohde and his wife Sonia Lapointe hosting cocktails for invitees – Pix by Upul Abayasekera


THASL crowns most outstanding hoteliers at ‘Rising Star

Views - 239 Wednesday, 1 November 2017 00:00


Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Day 3

Views - 84 Wednesday, 1 November 2017 00:00

The third day of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, showcasing 11 designers, was held at the Mercedes-Benz


Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Day 2

Views - 169 Tuesday, 31 October 2017 00:00


Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Day 1

Views - 161 Monday, 30 October 2017 00:00

The first day of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week showcased collections by 15 designers at the Mercedes-Benz Centre of Excellence (Dimo 800) in Colombo in collaboration with the Academy of Design (AOD)


4th Annual Asia Pacific Choir Games opened

Views - 153 Saturday, 28 October 2017 00:02

The fourth Annual Asia Pacific Choir Games was officially opened by Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe at the ‘Temple Trees’


Aitken Spence celebrates Ceylon Tea

Views - 242 Friday, 27 October 2017 00:00


CA Sri Lanka 38th National Conference 2017

Views - 154 Thursday, 26 October 2017 01:05

The inauguration of the Chartered Accountants (CA Sri Lanka) 38th National Conference 2017 was held yesterday at the BMICH, with the participation of Chief Guest National Policies and Economic Affairs Deputy Minister Dr. Harsha


Toastmasters felicitate International President

Views - 115 Thursday, 26 October 2017 00:00

Toastmasters Club felicitated its International President Balaraj Arunasalam at a ceremony held at Galadari Hotel Colombo recently – Pix Samantha Perera


CA Sri Lanka 38th National Conference 2017

Views - 123 Thursday, 26 October 2017 00:00

The inauguration of the Chartered Accountants (CA Sri Lanka) 38th National Conference 2017 was held yesterday at the BMICH, with the participation of Chief Guest National Policies and Economic Affairs Deputy Minister Dr. Harsha De Silva and keynote s


AmCham-FedEx Golf Tournament 2017

Views - 79 Wednesday, 25 October 2017 00:01

The AmCham-FedEx Golf Tournament 2017 was held on Saturday 30 September at the Royal Colombo Golf Club (RCGC).


Derana honours modern day heroes of Sri Lanka

Views - 100 Tuesday, 24 October 2017 00:00

Derana, Sri Lanka’s No. 1 news and entertainment media network hosted Ada Derana Sri Lankan of the year 2017 Awards ceremony for the second consecutive year recently at Hilton, Colombo. At this milestone event Derana honoured and celebrated individ


68th anniversary of founding of People’s Republic of China

Views - 165 Monday, 23 October 2017 00:00

The 68th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China was celebrated recently at BMICH


Colombo International Shopping Festival at SLECC

Views - 77 Saturday, 21 October 2017 00:00

The Colombo International Shopping Festival is being held at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre from 20-22 October. The festival boasts the sale of a variety of products such as electronics, apparels, household items and footwear with the


Dialog Enterprise empowers southern biz with latest corporate solutions

Views - 114 Friday, 20 October 2017 00:00

Dialog Enterprise, the corporate solutions arm of Dialog Axiata PLC, hosted its top Small and Medium Enterprise customers from the Southern Province at a business presentation and fellowship at the Marriott Resort, Weligama recently


Today's Columnists

Constitutional reform – A reply to Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

The lengthy article by Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe PC on constitutional reform published in the newspapers recently appears to contain several errors of fact and of law


Ranil’s reluctant tryst with truth

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Twenty years ago in 1998, Dr. Jayadeva Uyangoda writing in the periodical ‘Frontline’ traced our peculiar path of progress in the 50 years of independence


Omni-Channel Synchroniser for banks and financial institutions: An vision to simplify banking

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Today, as a society we are noticing a historical shift from cash-based transactions to digitisation of financial transactions, and from the use of traditional banking channels to e-channels.


Extending the net of AML/CFT: The need for public awareness

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

By Press Notice, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) through its Financial Intelligence Unit(FIU), has drawn the attention of the public to “Extraordinary Gazette Notification No. 2015/56 dated April 21, 2017 prescribing


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