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Negete, Next Generation Technologies hosts clients

Views - 171 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 - 99 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 - 210 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 - 277 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 - 140 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 - 114 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 - 130 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 - 173 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 - 233 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 - 451 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 - 151 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 - 82 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 - 113 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 - 217 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 - 49 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 - 109 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 - 47 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 - 81 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 - 111 Friday, 18 May 2018 00:00

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


State of Israel’s 70th Independence Day celebrations

Views - 111 Wednesday, 16 May 2018 00:00

The Ambassador of Israel Daniel Carmon and his wife Ditza Froim and Honorary Consul of Israel Wicky Wickramatunga


South Africa Freedom Day

Views - 152 Tuesday, 15 May 2018 00:00

The 25th Freedom Day of South Africa was celebrated recently at the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo. Officials in attendance included the High Commissioner of South Africa Robina P. Marks, ministers, dignitaries and other invitees – Pix by Upul Abayaseke


Kingdom of the Netherlands National Day celebrations

Views - 174 Monday, 14 May 2018 00:00

The National Day of the Kingdom of the Netherlands was celebrated at the Trace Expert City Auditorium recently. Government ministers, dignitaries and other invitees attended the ceremony


Big draw for CSBA CPD program in partnership with CSE, SEC

Views - 101 Monday, 14 May 2018 00:00

Colombo Stock Brokers Association (CSBA) under the Presidency of Prashan Fernando in collaboration with Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and Capital Market Education and Training of Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) arranged a full day Continuous Prof


AISEX 2018

Views - 109 Saturday, 12 May 2018 00:10

The Apparel Industry Suppliers Exhibition (AISEX) 2018 is being held at the Sirimavo Bandaranike Memorial Hall at the BMICH from 10-12 May. The exhibition was ceremonially opened by Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen


Seylan Bank hosts cocktails for corporate clients

Views - 148 Friday, 11 May 2018 00:00

Seylan Bank hosted its corporate clients to an evening of cocktails and fellowship in commemoration of its 30th anniversary recently


IFS holds knowledge sharing session

Views - 137 Friday, 11 May 2018 00:00

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, held a knowledge sharing session for its customers in the construction


‘The Road Map to Prosperity’ showcased

Views - 89 Thursday, 10 May 2018 00:00

The Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development with CHEC Port City Colombo organised ‘The Road Map to Prosperity,’ a presentation of the proposed master plan and development control regulations of Colombo Port City Development Project, in the


41st annual seven-a-side Hockey Tournament

Views - 90 Wednesday, 9 May 2018 00:00

The 41st annual seven-a-side Hockey Tournament organised by the Mercantile Hockey Association was held at the P.


May Day rallies

Views - 62 Tuesday, 8 May 2018 00:00

Major May Day rallies of the United National Party (UNP), Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) and Janatha Vimukthi Peremuna (JVP) were held at different locations over the past two days – Pix by Upul Abayasekera, Ruwa


Sancharaka Udawa

Views - 108 Saturday, 5 May 2018 00:09

The eighth edition of Sancharaka Udawa was ceremonly opened to the public yesterday by Minister of Tourism Development John Amaratunga. Both outbound and inbound tour operators, tourism officials and other businesses in the industry participated in t


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Identifying traitors: I cannot wait until Dr. Padeniya presents his point scheme

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Cause for excitement I am excited! A way of identifying and measuring a traitor is soon to be unveiled; by no less than the President of the GMOA! Hasn’t he also qualified in some department of neurology? All the more reason to justify my excitemen


The evils of translocating wild elephants

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

The subject of translocating wild elephants has been a much-debated topic recently, after the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWLC), acting on the orders of the Minster for Wildlife, wanted to move the only two wild elephants habituating the Sin


Climate scientists cheating us to a $ 12 b/year economic loss in 2050

Monday, 20 August 2018

Local news media carried the disturbing pronouncement by World Bank economists to the effect that Sri Lanka will become an extremely hot territory with 30C temperature rise and $ 12 billion per year economic loss by 2050.


Singapore miracle – How SL could benefit from trade with Singapore

Monday, 20 August 2018

According to a media report released by President’s Media Division, a committee of experts has been appointed by the President to examine and report on ‘the practical impact and use of the proposed officer policy guidelines and recommendations on


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