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Asia Capital’s ‘447 Luna Tower’ introduced at Jaguar Land Rover showroom

/ Wednesday, 14 June 2017 00:01

The Board of Directors of Asia Capital in collaboration with the Board of Directors of Jaguar Land Rover introduced ‘447 Luna Tower’ at...


Rotary Club of Colombo North celebrates golden jubilee

/ Tuesday, 13 June 2017 00:01

The golden jubilee celebration of the Rotary Club of Colombo North was held at the Galadari Hotel recently. Rtn. Senaka Amarasinghe District Govern...


69th Israeli Independence Day

/ Monday, 12 June 2017 00:26

The 69th Independence Day of Israel was celebrated recently at the Galle Face Hotel. Officials in attendance included the Ambassador of Israel to S...


Aloka Pooja

/ Saturday, 10 June 2017 00:38

The Thanthirimale Raja Maha Viharaya Stupa was illuminated on Poson Poya day as the Aloka Pooja sponsored by Wijeya Newspapers Ltd. The Aloka Pooja...


Indian CEO Forum

/ Wednesday, 7 June 2017 00:00

The Indian CEO Forum Sri Lanka (ICF) was held at the Upper Crystal Ballroom at the Taj Samudra Colombo recently. Minister for Special Assignments D...


Mitko Homes launches ‘Bricksgate’ luxury apartments

/ Tuesday, 6 June 2017 00:13

Catering to the needs of modern city dwellers, Mitko Homes launched its luxury apartment project, Bricksgate at an event held at Pegasus Reef in Wa...


Construction Expo 2017 – Towards a Green Sri Lanka

/ Saturday, 3 June 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka’s largest and most focused constriction related exhibition, Construction Expo 2017, featuring all aspects related to the constructi...


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...


Today's Columnists

Should the BOI be shut down?

28 July 2017

Justice Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe very boldly stated at the Sri Lanka Economic Summit on Wednesday that the Board of Investment should be shut down. The BOI is the PM’s brainchild and an offshoot of the GCEC.  Wijeyadasa went...


Quotas with ‘zipping’ for women in local government

28 July 2017

The other day I met a woman who is a card-carrying member of a major political party. She is the president of the midwives association in her area. She exuded leadership. She has so much to share with her community about health, lifestyles and oth...


The delicious ironies of idiotic democracy

28 July 2017

Life, as a musically-inclined poet of a previous age once essayed, is what happens when you are planning to do something else. Well, the same may be said for the intentions of Good Governance: that the best-laid plans of mice and men gang aft agle...


‘Into Africa’ – from troubled continent to a land of opportunities

28 July 2017

It was the continent that made headlines for all the wrong reasons: the great famine in Ethiopia and HIV pandemic in 1980s, the Rwandan genocide in 1990s, and the Somalian civil war in 2000’s grabbed headlines. By mid-2000 some of the Afric...


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