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How to make audit and risk committees effective

Views - 4045 Friday, 7 January 2011 00:01

The second module of the series of panel discussions organised by the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors on ‘Contemporary Views on Corporate Stewardship & Boardroom Governance’ took place at the Ivy Room of the Cinnamon Grand Colombo re


Asia-Pacific exports set to grow at 10.5% in 2011

Views - 2841 Thursday, 6 January 2011 00:01

Asia factory output powers ahead but inflation worries MUMBAI (REUTERS): Asian factory output powered ahead in December to underline emerging markets’ lead in the global recovery although data showed an increasing inflation threat in the regio


Key insights from Acuity Stockbrokers’ Economic Review

Views - 5241 Monday, 4 October 2010 22:45

  Sri Lanka – isle of opportunity A year after Sri Lanka gained its second lease of independence and peace has prevailed within its borders thus far, what has Sri Lanka achieved and what next? May 2009 ushered in a new era for Sri Lank


Quality Summit 2010 – Using quality as a differentiator

Views - 4601 Thursday, 2 September 2010 09:20

Sri Lanka’s somewhat late foray into the now saturated IT/BPO industry has had our local industry scrambling to identify a differentiator that would set apart the country from the rest of the entrants, including the countries currently dominati


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Wounding the social psyche

Friday, 19 April 2019

In this article, I intend to discuss the serious wounds inflicted on the psyche of Sri Lankan society, which have not received adequate attention, but need immediate cure, for they might develop into a dangerous cancer if not treated without further


No more stones to break Sri Lankan bones

Friday, 19 April 2019

Trial by fire is not a new ordeal to Christian community. It predates Notre Dame and Nazism by millennia. In fact, a decade or so before Nero torched believers to light Roman avenues, Jewish religious leaders put Jesus-followers to the test as the Ch


What 5G could be to Game of Thrones (and vice versa)

Friday, 19 April 2019

We will be hearing a lot about these two seemingly unrelated topics this month. In a hurriedly but meticulously organised event, Dialog Axiata recently demonstrated 5G applications for the first time in South Asia. 5G will be commercially available


On time – Only for a week! A must-change!

Thursday, 18 April 2019

We are in April and the month where we witness the declaration of a new year as per our traditional practice. It is that period of time when a huge majority of our population, which certainly can be counted in millions, intends to act in unison and q


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