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Eran Wickramaratne: Are Sri Lankan universities geared for the future

/ Wednesday, 16 August 2017 00:00

  Rajeev Amarasuriya continues as Alumni President  State Minister of Finance Eran Wickramratne posed the qu...


SLAAPS holds 23rd Annual Residential Seminar and Workshop

/ Tuesday, 15 August 2017 00:30

The Sri Lanka Association of Administrative and Professional Secretaries concluded its 23rd Annual Residential Seminar and Workshop themed ‘B...


Sam Perera awarded Presidential Award for contribution to engineering

/ Tuesday, 15 August 2017 00:22

on behalf of the Trustee Board of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers UK, awarded the prestigious Presidential Award for Meritorious Services t...


‘Unlocking Sri Lankan Skilled Labour for the Future’: Report from a Harvard graduate

/ Tuesday, 15 August 2017 00:01

An intern of the Policy Development Office (PDO) who is a graduate from Harvard University, presented a report on 10 August entitled ‘Unlocki...


Standards for non-standard forms of employment in Sri Lanka

/ Tuesday, 15 August 2017 00:00

By Priyanka Jayawardena More than half of Sri Lanka’s wage employees are engaged in non-standard forms of employment, as temporary/casual w...


18 Sri Lankan students awarded Chinese Government scholarship

/ Friday, 11 August 2017 00:00

18 Sri Lankan students were awarded Chinese Government Scholarship this year. They will have their further study in China in the next few years. Th...


Director General (EDB) presented silver category award for Leadership Excellence in State and Government by WIM

/ Friday, 11 August 2017 00:00

Women in Management (WIM) in partnership with International Financial Cooperation in Washington (IFC), presented the ‘Top 50 Professional &am...


IPM Sri Lanka re-elects Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri as President

/ Friday, 11 August 2017 00:00

IPM Sri Lanka, the nation’s leader in human resources management, re-elected Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri as its President at the Annual General ...


Union Assurance receives continuous recognitions for its best HR practices

/ Friday, 11 August 2017 00:00

Union Assurance was continuously acknowledged for its best in class HR practices which has contributed towards creating a people centric organisati...


NDB wins Most Innovative Use of Training and Development and Asia’s Best Employer Award

/ Tuesday, 8 August 2017 00:00

NDB was felicitated with the award for the Most Innovative Use of Training and Development as an HR initiative for organisational development and t...


Another accolade for CL Synergy: Employer Brand Award at Best Employer Brand Awards Ceremony

/ Tuesday, 8 August 2017 00:00

  CL Synergy won yet another award – ‘Sri Lanka Employer Brand Award 2017’ at the Employer Brand Awards Cer...


Swadeshi’s Chulodhara Samarasinghe wins Top 50 Professional & Career Women Gold Awards for Best CEO/Leadership

/ Tuesday, 8 August 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka’s foremost and pioneering herbal-personal care product manufacturer Swadeshi Industrial Works PLC’s Deputy Chairperson/Managi...


EFC announces first ever ILO accredited Executive Diploma in Employment Relations

/ Tuesday, 8 August 2017 00:00

Collaborating with an employers’ organisation for the first time, the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization,...


AHRP-SHRM adds value to HR fraternity

/ Tuesday, 8 August 2017 00:00

The Association of Human Resource Professionals together with the Society for Human Resource Management India will be conducting a series of HR Com...


Harsha says chartered accountants must evolve with changing times

/ Friday, 4 August 2017 00:00

Deputy Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs Dr. Harsha De Silva recently called on chartered accountants to adapt, and grow and face...


HNB Grameen recognised as one of Sri Lanka’s ‘Greatest Places to Work’

/ Friday, 4 August 2017 00:00

  Wins three accolades for the first time at Great Place to Work Awards 2017 HNB Grameen Finance Ltd. has been rec...


Sri Lanka Institute of Credit Management 20th convocation

/ Friday, 4 August 2017 00:00

Reinforcing its dominance in the field of professional education, the Sri Lanka Institute of Credit Management (SLICM) recently concluded its 20th...


British Council celebrates longstanding IELTS Registration Centre Network for the eighth year

/ Friday, 28 July 2017 00:00

The annual partner forum that brings together the island-wide IELTS registration centres of the British Council was held on Wednesday, 25 July at C...


‘Kelani Shakthi’ turns Jaffna youth into skilled electricians

/ Friday, 28 July 2017 00:00

The first batch of passed out students of ‘Kelani Shakthi’ has established themselves as professional electricians in the North. The su...


Innovative national mass media campaign ‘Ekata | Onraa’ to change Sri Lanka’s perceptions of skilled careers

/ Friday, 28 July 2017 00:00

A national mass media social marketing campaign Ekata | Onraa was ceremonially launched in the presence of Minister of Skills Development and Vocat...


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Sri Lanka must move from politics to business

17 August 2017

Last week, the Yahapalana Government, which came on the promise of good governance and weeding out corruption, had its first blow, when a senior minister and deputy leader of the party had to resign over allegations of corruption. Whilst the sha...


Failures in education drag the country down

17 August 2017

When the country received independence in 1948, the administration and education was of extremely high standard. In 1956, the S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike Government made Sinhala the Official Language and converted education to Swabasha, includi...


Three things to ponder on the 150th Anniversary of the World’s Finest Tea

16 August 2017

The Colombo International Tea Convention 2017 concluded on Friday, elegantly supported by our most accomplished cricketer and commended by several of the international delegates as the most significant gathering of the global tea industry. For ma...


Ravi K’s altruistic suicide!

15 August 2017

Ravi Karunanayake sacrificed his pride and position by tendering his resignation to save the Maithri-Ranil Government cabal. He could have faced and defeated the no confidence motion against him if Maithri (who owes his presidency to Ravi) and Ran...


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