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‘Unstoppable – The Future Belongs to Her’ Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 awards

Views - 134 Wednesday, 29 August 2018 00:00

The Women’s Chamber of Industry and Commerce (WCIC) held its biennial flagship event ‘Woman Entrepreneur

Chartered Management Institute holds AGM

Views - 155 Tuesday, 28 August 2018 00:00

The 17th Annual General Meeting of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Sri Lanka branch was held at the Mövenpick hotel recently - Pix by Indraratna Balasuriya

DSI Supersport Volleyball Championship 2018 winds down

Views - 51 Monday, 27 August 2018 00:37

The final matches of the DSI Supersport Volleyball Championship 2018 were held on 3 and 4 August at the National Youth Center in Maharagama.

Top 50 Professional and Career Women Awards 2018

Views - 347 Monday, 27 August 2018 00:00

The Top 50 Professional and Career Women Awards 2018, organised by Women in Management (WIM) and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, was held recently with Speaker Karu Jayasuriya serving as the Chief Guest.

Construct Exhibition 2018

Views - 77 Saturday, 25 August 2018 00:10

Construct Exhibition 2018 which includes stalls on building material, engineering consultation, architecture and other services, was launched by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at the BMICH on Friday. The e

JASTECA holds 32nd AGM

Views - 127 Friday, 24 August 2018 00:00

The 32nd Annual General Meeting of Japan-Sri Lanka Technical and Cultural Association (JASTECA) was held

Children First Family Fun Day

Views - 67 Thursday, 23 August 2018 00:00

Family Fun day event provided 300 Ceylinco Life policyholders an opportunity to have fun as a family during this holiday season. The event was held at Saniro Dream Paradise in Veyangoda on 11th August 2018. Fun day event was part of the ‘Children

‘Colonial Romance’ delivers damning indictment via extraordinary collection

Views - 239 Wednesday, 22 August 2018 00:00

Fashion designer extraordinaire and fire-starter Stefan Andre Joachim set the stage ablaze at ‘Colonial Romance’

Launch of ‘Creating a Profession Par Excellence’

Views - 86 Tuesday, 21 August 2018 00:00

President of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) Rachel Grimes praised the country’s top three local accounting bodies, CA Sri Lanka, CMA Sri Lanka and AAT Sri Lanka, for coming together to strengthen the profession by launching the

Vidulka Energy Exhibition at BMICH

Views - 175 Saturday, 18 August 2018 00:00

The Vidulka Energy Exhibition 2018, a platform for booming solar energy manufacturers, suppliers and innovators to showcase their products for commercial, industrial and residential uses, is being hosted at the Nugasewana Hall, BMICH, and will be ope

Kedella Art of Living at BMICH

Views - 71 Saturday, 18 August 2018 00:00

Kedella Art of Living 2018, an exhibition for all things related to household appliances, home decorations, homes and real estate,

Hajj Shopping Festival at SLECC

Views - 68 Saturday, 18 August 2018 00:00

The Hajj Shopping Festival 2018, offering a wide range of products and services under one roof with amazing discounts and offers from over 100 shopping stalls, kicked off at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC) yesterday. It will be

HLB International Asia Pacific Regional Conference

Views - 335 Thursday, 16 August 2018 00:00

Nihal Hettiarachchi and Company, a leading chartered accountants firm, in affiliation with HLB International, London, hosted the HLB International Asia Pacific Regional Conference under the theme ‘Excellence through Unity’ at the Shangri-La Hotel

Celebrating Swiss National Day

Views - 239 Wednesday, 15 August 2018 00:10

Chargé d’Affaires of Switzerland Stephanie Perillard and Randel van Heerden held a celebration of Swiss National Day recently at the Swiss Residence at Colombo 3. The Chief Guest was Science, Technology, Research, Skill Development and Vocational

Ceylinco Life Family Savari 11 - Rome, China, Singapore & Leisure World

Views - 53 Tuesday, 14 August 2018 00:00

The 11th edition of the Ceylinco Life Family Savari concluded with 1065 customers and their family members witnessing amazing experiences in overseas and local excursions. 5 lucky customers of Ceylinco Life or 20 people enjoyed the wonders of Rome w

Sri Lanka Association of NVOCC Agents holds 2nd AGM

Views - 127 Monday, 13 August 2018 00:48

The Chairman and Executive Committee of the Sri Lanka Association of NVOCC Agents (SLANA) held its 2nd Annual General Meeting recently at Movenpick Hotel in Colombo – Pix by Upul Abayasekara

COMPLAST Sri Lanka 2018 at BMICH

Views - 45 Saturday, 11 August 2018 00:00

The 5th edition of COMPLAST Sri Lanka 2018, the complete plastics exhibition, alongside COMEXPO 2018, the complete manufacturing expo was launched on 10 August at the BMICH, and will go on till 12 August. The event showcases over 150 exhibitors from

Celebrating culture

Views - 30 Friday, 10 August 2018 00:10

The Cultural Affairs Ministry, with the assistance of the Tri Forces and the National Youth Services Council, is taking part in a cultural event held under the guidance of the Prime Minister’s Office. The event is held under the patronage of Projec

JIT Solutions Day 2018

Views - 135 Wednesday, 8 August 2018 00:00

The after-party and cocktail event of the JIT Solutions Day 2018 was held at Hilton,

Marino Mall and Beach Hotel by Damro opens

Views - 373 Tuesday, 7 August 2018 00:00

The family-held Damro Group opened the mega Marino Mall and Beach Hotel in Colombo 3 last week, a venture involving a staggering Rs. 12.5 billion investment. Accessible from both Galle Road and Marine Drive, Marino Mall consists of 150,000 square fee

SLID holds AGM

Views - 125 Monday, 6 August 2018 00:00

The Sri Lanka Institute of Directors (SLID) held an Annual General Meeting recently at the Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo. The Chief Guest was Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and the Guest of Honour was British High Commissioner James Dauris.

Pro Food/Pro Pack and Agbiz Trade Exhibition at BMICH

Views - 63 Saturday, 4 August 2018 00:10

Pro Food/Pro Pack and Agbiz 2018 Trade Exhibition, Sri Lanka’s largest food, packaging and agriculture expo, was inaugurated for the 17th consecutive year yesterday, and will go on till tomorrow at the BMICH. The exhibition, organised by the Sri La

HNB awards Rs. 7 m in scholarship funding at ‘Diri Daru’ Awards 2018

Views - 59 Friday, 3 August 2018 00:00

Hatton National Bank PLC conducted its 7th annual ‘HNB Diri Daru’ scholarship award ceremony recently at the BMICH

Colombo Tea Traders Association’s 124th Annual General Meeting

Views - 206 Thursday, 2 August 2018 00:00

The 124th Annual General Meeting of the Colombo Tea Traders Association was held at the Cinnamon Grand recently. National Policies and Economic Affairs State Minister Dr. Harsha de Silva was the Chief Guest at the function - Pix by Sameera Wijesingh

Journalism Awards for Excellence 2017

Views - 105 Wednesday, 1 August 2018 00:00

The coveted annual Journalism Awards for Excellence 2017, organised by the Editors’ Guild of Sri Lanka together with the Sri Lanka

SLASSCOM Innovation Summit

Views - 158 Tuesday, 31 July 2018 00:00

SLASSCOM Innovation Summit 2018 Networking Cocktail held at the Cinnamon Grand recently - Pix by Upul Abayasekara

The 179th Annual General Meeting of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.

Views - 151 Monday, 30 July 2018 00:00

The 179th Annual General Meeting of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce was held at the Cinnamon Grand recently.

PRINCE SUNCITY – Sri Lanka Charity at Nelum Pokuna

Views - 215 Thursday, 26 July 2018 00:00

The President of the Prince Suncity Group International Dato Sri Dr. Peter Ong (currently known as Prince Suncity) was born to a Malaysian business family; Dr. Peter Ong is into international real estate and wealth creations business ventures spread

Janashakthi Life launches Advisor Virtual Office to empower sales team with new digital capabilities

Views - 90 Wednesday, 25 July 2018 00:00

Janashakthi Life took a crucial step in its digitalisation journey with the launch of the Janasakthi Life Advisor Virtual Office – an innovative system that allows

‘A Delectable Night to Savour’ featuring Australian all-star Masterchef Kumar Pereira

Views - 74 Wednesday, 25 July 2018 00:00

‘A Delectable Night to Savour’ featured Australian all-star Masterchef Kumar Pereira, who curated a four-course meal.

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Our chit-chat – Can conversations make a nation?

Thursday, 13 December 2018

We are living through fascinating times dominated by online conversations with offline taking backstage. From the Arab spring to Yellow vests in France, the online has proven its potential and power – be it destructive or constructive! A reading o

The vote, the verdict, and the TNA ‘backstop’: Beyond ’56

Thursday, 13 December 2018

“Leader of PLOTE and TNA MP D. Dharmalingam …stated that he believes that Ranil Wickremesinghe has handed in a written assurance of several promises. …The promises are said to include agreements on constitutional amendments, freedom for poli

Xi Jinping: China’s story of Moses

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Xi Jinping’s story resembles the story of Moses in many ways. Moses (Prophet Musa as known to Muslims) though an Israeli, was adopted by the Egyptian Pharaoh. Moses was known as the Prince of Egypt, until he fell out of favour with the Pharaoh and

We don’t want an executive presidency

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

The executive presidency was established in 1978. Since then there has never been as much hope for its abolishment as there is right now. It however still requires many actors to come together to work towards its abolishment. The 20th as brought to

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