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Chinese Commodity Exhibition at BMICH

/ Saturday, 3 June 2017 00:00

The 5th Chinese Commodity Exhibition organised by the Sri Lanka-China Economic and Cultural Council and Lanka Exhibition and Conference Service Ltd...


Sunshine Holdings celebrates 50th anniversary

/ Thursday, 1 June 2017 00:00

Conglomerate Sunshine Holdings PLC recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. The organisation has become a leading diversified conglomerate in Sri ...


CT CLSA networking cocktail

/ Thursday, 1 June 2017 00:00

CT CLSA organised a networking cocktail for its special invitees, corporate invitees and leading local clients recently at the Cinnamon Grand ...


Institute of Hospitality Sri Lanka holds AGM

/ Wednesday, 31 May 2017 00:00

The 25th Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Hospitality Sri Lanka international branch was held at the Kingsbury hotel recently.  Sri ...


Premium International holds Annual Business Conference

/ Tuesday, 30 May 2017 00:01

In a glittering ceremony held at The Kingsbury on 29 April, Premium International’s corporate website was launched by Minister of Health Dr. ...


Dealing with a deadly deluge

/ Monday, 29 May 2017 00:53

Several of the country’s districts were hit by crippling floods and landslides that claimed more than 100 lives and displaced thousands. With...


Standard Chartered welcomes Anna Marrs

/ Monday, 29 May 2017 00:01

Standard Chartered Bank Sri Lanka CEO Jim McCabe hosted a cocktail party recently to welcome Anna Marrs, Regional Chief Executive Officer for ASEAN...


Shilpa Kala – 2017

/ Friday, 26 May 2017 00:00

The handicrafts sales exhibition, Shilpa Kala – 2017, organised by the Indian High Commission was launched by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya at Mihi...


Norwegian Constitutional Day celebrations

/ Friday, 26 May 2017 00:00

The Norwegian Embassy in Colombo celebrated its Constitutional Day recently. The Ambassador of Norway Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther and Vera...


eMarketingEye turns 10

/ Thursday, 25 May 2017 00:00

eMarketingEye (www.emarketingeye.com), the award-winning Sri Lankan digital marketing agency and a pioneer in the industry, celebrated its 10th ann...


Global Peterite Fellowship Night

/ Wednesday, 24 May 2017 00:00

A global Peterite reunion was initiated by the Old Boys’ Union of St. Peter’s College with the intention of having a reunion of all Pet...


FTZMA Annual General Meeting

/ Tuesday, 23 May 2017 00:00

The 37th Annual General Meeting of the Free Trade Zone Manufacturers Association (FTZMA) was held at the Grandeeza Hotel recently. ATG Ceylon Ltd. ...


CL Synergy celebrates Annual Awards Night  

/ Monday, 22 May 2017 00:01

CL Synergy Ltd. celebrated its Annual Awards Night 2016/2017 on 8 April at the SSC, with the participation of many distinguished guests from the in...


National Heroes Day 2017

/ Saturday, 20 May 2017 00:00

The National Heroes’ Day ceremony was held at the War Memorial near the Parliament Grounds yesterday, under the patronage of President Maithr...


Indian CEO Forum’s Sri Lanka Cricket Championship 2017

/ Friday, 19 May 2017 00:00

The Indian CEO forum (ICF) organised yet another exciting ICF Cricket Championship Tournament at Havelock Club, Colombo recently, with 18 member co...


Celebrating South Africa’s 23rd Freedom Day

/ Friday, 19 May 2017 00:00

The 23rd Freedom Day of South Africa was celebrated recently at the Samudra Ballroom of Taj Samudra Colombo. Officials in attendance included the H...


Kingdom of the Netherlands National Day celebration

/ Thursday, 18 May 2017 00:00

The National Day of the Kingdom of the Netherlands was celebrated at the Colombo Rowing Club recently. Government Ministers, dignitaries and other ...


Sampath Bank felicitates staffers

/ Wednesday, 17 May 2017 00:00

Sampath Bank felicitated its staffers in an awards ceremony for 25 years of service to the bank recently at Sampath Corporate Centre, Colombo 2&nbs...


NDB Bank corporate cocktails

/ Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:00

NDB Bank hosted corporate cocktails at the Cinnamon Grand’s Oak Room recently – Pix by Upul Abayasekara and Ruwan Walpola ...


hSenid 20th anniversary celebrations

/ Monday, 15 May 2017 00:01

The 20th anniversary celebrations of reputed software development company hSenid was held at the Hilton Colombo recently - Pix by Upul Abayasekera ...


Today's Columnists

Budget has a welcome focus on the rural economy

29 June 2017

 The wellbeing of the people of this country is closely linked to the rural areas which have approximately 75% of the population. The rural economy encompasses all of our agriculture, and related activities, and fishing, and a raft of various...


Venerable rabble

28 June 2017

“If the field was not fertile, the crop would be poor, and the farmer must naturally be unhappy about it. If the Sangha was impure, the charity bestowed on them would bring poor results, and the donors must naturally be unhappy about it. Thi...


Is the Government becalmed?

28 June 2017

Almost two years into its term, it is difficult to explain away the current Government’s lack of achievements on the economic front. I count the term of the Government from August 2015, rather than January 2015, because the focus in the exte...


Saman Kelegama: Even the blood running through his veins is oriented to economics

27 June 2017

The bearded economist who saw shortcomings of Sri Lanka’s liberalisation move My association with Dr. Saman Kelegama, Executive Director of the Institute of Policy Studies or IPS, dates back to the early 1990s when I had the opportunity to...


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