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Sri Lanka’s Annual Open-Air Art Fair

/ Thursday, 26 January 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka’s Annual Open-Air Art Fair, organised by the George Keyt Foundation in partnership with John Keells Holdings PLC, was held at Anand...


BRC Sixes revived

/ Wednesday, 25 January 2017 00:00

An evening of cocktails organised by the Burgher Recreation Club (BRC) was held at the club recently to celebrate the revival of the BRC Sixes afte...


UAG and Fairfirst go beyond a business calling

/ Wednesday, 25 January 2017 00:00

For years now, Union Assurance General Ltd. (UAG) has been at the forefront of working towards creating safer roads in Sri Lanka. They have been do...


SLASSCOM Annual Awards Night and Cocktails

/ Tuesday, 24 January 2017 00:01

The Board of SLASSCOM held its Annual Awards Night and Cocktails recently at The Kingsbury – Pix by Krishan Ranasinghe ​ ...


Bren Security’s Hard Talk proves to be a success once again

/ Monday, 23 January 2017 01:00

Bren Security Ltd., the Sri Lankan partner of the worldwide Securitas AB Group, hosted its innovative ‘Hard Talk’ event for the 12th ti...


Richmond College Union Colombo celebrates centenary

/ Monday, 23 January 2017 00:59

The prestigious organisation, Richmond College Union Colombo, the Colombo-based old boys association of Richmond, celebrated one hundred years of e...


EDEX Expo 2017

/ Saturday, 21 January 2017 02:10

EDEX Expo 2017, Sri Lanka’s largest education and job fair exhibition, was inaugurated yesterday at the Bandaranaike Memorial International C...


Pakistan Single Country Exhibition

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

The Pakistan Single Country Exhibition was held at the BMICH from 13-15 January, showcasing a variety of products, apparel and food items from Paki...


NDB Investment Banking Cluster holds Annual Dinner Dance

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

The NDB Investment Banking Cluster, comprising NDB Capital Holdings, NDB Investment Bank, NDB Wealth Management, NDB Securities and NDB Zephyr Lank...


Trillium Tower opens

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

Trillium Property Management and Services recently opened its new head office complex, Trillium Tower, at Somadevi Place, Kirulapone Avenue, Colomb...


Colombo City Centre show suite now open

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

The Colombo City Centre’s spectacular three-bedroom show suite is now open for public viewing. It is open for viewing any time from Monday to...


‘Pakistani Food Festival’ at Galadari

/ Friday, 20 January 2017 00:00

The ‘Pakistani Food Festival’ concluded on a high note recently at the Galadari Hotel’s Coffee Shop. The colourful and much antic...


ICCSL holds 50th AGM, celebrates 61st anniversary

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

The International Chamber of Commerce, Sri Lanka (ICCSL) held its 50th Annual General Meeting and celebrated its 61st anniversary at Galadari Hotel...


Sampath Nite in Rio 2016

/ Wednesday, 18 January 2017 00:00

Sampath Bank conducted its Annual Dinner Dance recently at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Hall of the BMICH  – Pix by Samantha Perera ...


World Economic Forum 2017

/ Wednesday, 18 January 2017 00:00

Top business and world leaders gathered in Davos, Switzerland this week at the World Economic Forum. Sri Lanka’s delegation was led by Prime ...


Kelaniya Duruthu Perahera

/ Thursday, 12 January 2017 00:00

The Annual Kelaniya Duruthu Perahera at the Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara is being held from 9 to 11 January. The historic Kelaniya Duruthu Maha Perahe...


NDB Dinner Dance

/ Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00

The NDB Dinner Dance, titled Night at the Oscars 2016, was held on 26 November 2016 at the Oak Room in Cinnamon Grand Colombo  - Pix by Sama...


HNB starts the New Year with blessings of all faiths

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

Staff of HNB commenced the first working day of 2017 on a spiritual note. A religious observance followed by New Year traditions was the Bank&rsquo...


Sri Lanka Telecom and Mobitel felicitate VIP customers

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka Telecom, together with its mobile phone service partner Mobitel, hosted ‘A Red Carpet Affair’ for their VIP customers at the ...


PM opens glove factory in Koggala generating 7,000 employment opportunities

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday opened a glove manufacturing plant in the Free Trade Zone in Koggala in Matara District. The manufa...


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Ting, ting! Alarm bells for the economy, jingle bells for the banks!

24 February 2017

Even after discounting for political rhetoric (on all sides), economists are convinced that our economy is in a critical stage. This course is the culmination effect of how the economy has been managed over the last few decades. At the same time, ...


A ‘Big Match’ ban: Monkey business?

24 February 2017

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Government very badly needs a PR machine to highlight the positives

24 February 2017

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Mobilising against measles

23 February 2017

The WHO South-East Asia Region is making rapid progress against vaccine-preventable diseases. The Region was certified polio-free in 2014. Maternal and neonatal tetanus was routed in 2016. And routine immunisation for diseases such as diphtheria a...


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