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How to make audit and risk committees effective

Views - 4037 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 - 2838 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 - 5226 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 - 4589 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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Untruth is the crisis

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Political language, said George Orwell, is designed to make lies sound truthful, murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. Dr. Sarath Amunugama is the subject of this essay. In addition to his current incarnation of a p


Rise, Sri Lankans – our country needs you now!

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

I am sick, tired and bloody fed up of reading and listening to pessimistic tales of woe on the unprecedented crisis we and our country are facing at this dark moment in time. I am also fed up to the back teeth with reading and listening to lamentatio


Ranil abused and subverted parliamentary democracy

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

TIME: What was the immediate reason for calling an election? President Kumaratunga: I was forced into it by a total breakdown of cohabitation in Government. The Prime Minister (Ranil Wickremesinghe) was determined to harass me and chase me out. He ha


The Bench must ensure that the judges will continue to be trusted

Monday, 12 November 2018

In the backdrop of the recent developments and the strong arguments that have been presented against the dissolution of Parliament saying the President has no constitutional power to do so, before four and a half years into a Parliamentary term, as s


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