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Boney M comes to town with Liz Mitchell

Views - 130 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

AmCham Ball celebrates US-SL bond

Views - 368 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 - 173 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 - 134 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 - 99 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 - 210 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 - 139 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 - 100 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 - 146 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 - 72 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 - 164 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 - 178 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 - 103 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 - 217 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 - 282 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 - 150 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 - 122 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 - 134 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 - 188 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 - 243 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 - 641 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 - 216 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 - 87 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 - 115 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 - 225 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 - 57 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

Construction exhibition at BMICH

Views - 122 Saturday, 19 May 2018 00:21

The Build 2018 trade exhibition, organised by the Chamber of Construction Industry Sri Lanka, got underway today at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Exhibition Centre. The exhibition showcases products and services of over 200 local industrialists and 30 fo

China Guangxi expo at SLECC

Views - 55 Saturday, 19 May 2018 00:19

The China Guangxi Products Exhibition and China Guangxi Brands Silk Road Series were launched at the SLECC yesterday by Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen and Chinese Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan. Mechanical and electronic products, food an

Big Wheels Motor Show

Views - 90 Saturday, 19 May 2018 00:00

The Big Wheels Motor Show 2018, organised by the Vehicle Importers Association of Sri Lanka, was launched at the Nelum Pokuna premises yesterday. It will be held today and tomorrow as well from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Pix by Kithsiri De Mel

European Networking Night

Views - 115 Friday, 18 May 2018 00:00

The European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (ECCSL) hosted European Networking Night cocktails recently at Movenpick Hotel.

Today's Columnists

Untruth is the crisis

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Political language, said George Orwell, is designed to make lies sound truthful, murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. Dr. Sarath Amunugama is the subject of this essay. In addition to his current incarnation of a p

Rise, Sri Lankans – our country needs you now!

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

I am sick, tired and bloody fed up of reading and listening to pessimistic tales of woe on the unprecedented crisis we and our country are facing at this dark moment in time. I am also fed up to the back teeth with reading and listening to lamentatio

Ranil abused and subverted parliamentary democracy

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

TIME: What was the immediate reason for calling an election? President Kumaratunga: I was forced into it by a total breakdown of cohabitation in Government. The Prime Minister (Ranil Wickremesinghe) was determined to harass me and chase me out. He ha

The Bench must ensure that the judges will continue to be trusted

Monday, 12 November 2018

In the backdrop of the recent developments and the strong arguments that have been presented against the dissolution of Parliament saying the President has no constitutional power to do so, before four and a half years into a Parliamentary term, as s

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