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Inauguration of Third Year of the Sustainable Era

/ Monday, 9 January 2017 01:03

The inauguration ceremony of the Third Year of the Sustainable Era national initiative was held last evening at the BMICH under the patronage of Pr...


Sampath Bank panel examines ‘Emerging Trends in International Trade’

/ Monday, 9 January 2017 00:52

The Management of Sampath Bank held a panel discussion under the theme of ‘Emerging Trends in International Trade’ at the Grand Ballroo...


Sri Lanka-China Logistics and Industrial Zone opening ceremony

/ Monday, 9 January 2017 00:41

The inauguration ceremony of the Sri Lanka-China Logistics and Industrial Zone to be set up within the Ruhunu Economic Development Area in Hambanto...


AAP Christmas Splendour

/ Friday, 6 January 2017 12:06

The Academy for Administrative Professionals’ student fraternity organised ‘AAP Christmas Splendour’ recently at Mirage Hotel &nd...


CTTA Annual Tea Trade Ball

/ Friday, 6 January 2017 00:00

The Colombo Tea Traders Association Annual Tea Trade Ball was held at the Hilton on 3 December with a glamorous theme of Moulin Rouge, Paris  ...


Richard Pieris celebrates success with Christmas gathering

/ Friday, 6 January 2017 00:00

Richard Pieris & Co. Group Chairman Dr. Sena Yaddehige hosted a Christmas gathering at the Taj Samudra, which was a setting for fellowship amon...


Celebrating ties with Bosnia and Herzegovina

/ Thursday, 5 January 2017 00:07

A cocktail reception was hosted at the Colombo Hilton recently to celebrate the appointment of the Honorary Consul of Bosnia and Herzegovina for Sr...


AMCHAM Holiday Cocktails 2016

/ Thursday, 5 January 2017 00:00

The American Chamber of Commerce held its Holiday Cocktails 2016 at the Ruby Room of the Hilton Colombo recently  - Pix by Ruwan Walpola ...


Grindlays Club Christmas Party

/ Thursday, 5 January 2017 00:00

Grindlays Club, Sri Lanka held its Christmas Party recently at the 80 Club of Colombo   ...


Citi Sri Lanka Alumni get-together

/ Thursday, 5 January 2017 00:00

For the fifth year in a row, Citi Sri Lanka recently held its annual alumni event at the Colombo Hilton to bring together former employees of Citi ...


Chartered Management Institute Sri Lanka held its Seasonal Get together

/ Wednesday, 4 January 2017 10:04

Chartered Management Institute Sri Lanka held its Seasonal Get together at 80 Club Colombo recently.   ...


MAS Fabric Park in Giriulla

/ Wednesday, 4 January 2017 09:52

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe ceremonially declared open the MAS Fabric Park in Giriulla, the newest production facility of MAS Holdings, yes...


Suriya Resort Waikkal opens Rs. 200m ballroom

/ Wednesday, 4 January 2017 00:00

Suriya Resort and Spa Waikkal recently hosted a reception to mark the opening of its grand ballroom. Managing Director Ninesh Suriyasena said the S...


Volkswagen vehicle assembly plant kicks off in Wayamba

/ Wednesday, 4 January 2017 00:00

The ground-breaking ceremony for the much talked about Volkswagen vehicle assembly plant was held yesterday in Kuliyapitiya under the patronage of ...


HNB Annual Christmas Carols

/ Wednesday, 4 January 2017 00:00

Hatton National Bank staff held its annual Christmas Carols at its Head Office Auditorium on 16 December. The ‘evergreen’ popular carol...


Prime Minister’s New Year wishes

/ Tuesday, 3 January 2017 00:00

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe met the ministers and MPs of the UNF and his close associates to wish them for the New Year at Temple Trees &nd...


CLEASAL Ball 2016

/ Tuesday, 3 January 2017 00:00

CL Synergy Group of Companies comprising CL Synergy, Eagle Logistics Colombo, ASB Freight and Salota International, organised their Annual Dinner D...


Trade Promoters turns 40

/ Tuesday, 3 January 2017 00:00

The 40th anniversary of Trade Promoters was celebrated at the Cinnamon Grand recently. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was the Chief Guest at t...


Sri Lanka’s first utility-scale solar power plant opens in Hambantota

/ Monday, 2 January 2017 00:30

Sri Lanka’s first utility-scale solar power plant was officially declared open in Baruthankanda, Hambantota recently. The privately owned pla...


Shopping Carnival 2016

/ Saturday, 31 December 2016 00:00

Shopping Carnival 2016 was launched on Thursday and will be concluded today. The exhibition comprised local and foreign sellers of apparels, furnit...


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