Italian justice and a dose of the Mafiosa
/ Wednesday, 24 June 2015 00:00
None of you – unless you had been in London beginning of June and picked up the paper – would have read this gem of a story which shoul...
Sri Lanka’s expo effort lies exposed
/ Friday, 19 June 2015 00:00
It was a curious press release that the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau issued on Monday 8 June. For immediate release, it said. The contents ha...
Minister Amunugama’s words that slipped by unnoticed
/ Wednesday, 10 June 2015 00:00
The University of Peradeniya, where Sarath Amunugama was an alumnus at a time when universities were free of the kind of political influen...
Blabbers don’t matter to Blatter
/ Wednesday, 3 June 2015 00:00
The effort to oust Sepp Blatter failed and he bounced back like a football So o...
Enter the dragon, or will it turn more benign?
/ Wednesday, 27 May 2015 00:22
A few days ago, the General Secretary of the controversial Bodu Bala Sena, Galagoda-atte Gnanasara Thera was arrested on contempt of court charges ...
Mother of all elections!
/ Wednesday, 13 May 2015 01:03
Labour’s Ed Miliband and the Liberal Democrats’ Nick Clegg resigned from their posts as party leaders following their abysmal ...
2 July 2016
“Do you know, Prime Minister? The city is a funny place. If you spill the beans you open up a whole can of worms. I mean, how can you let sleeping dogs lie if you let the cat out of the bag? Bring in a new broom and if you’re not very...
2 July 2016
German troops When the German Army burst into Poland on the first day of September 1939 it became evident to the world that before their anxious eyes was unfolding a superlative performance by an army, with a completely new approa...
1 July 2016
Given the governance issues in the NBFIs, the regulator’s initiative to assist commercial banks and NBFIs to achieve the highest standards of personal and organisational performance by conducting regular bank directors’ symposiums to e...
1 July 2016
Very soon it will be tennis at Wimbledon. We will be watching the scintillating long rallies. The ball whizzing back and forth from one side to the other. Whilst ruminating about watching some good tennis, an interesting thought crossed my mind. T...
Sri Lanka has taken ‘giant leaps’ not ‘baby steps’ so far to achieve reconciliation: Mangala tells UNHRC
China’s Li won’t allow ‘rollercoaster’ markets after Brexit
No sign of Brexit hit to emerging market asset flows, says IIF
Sri Lanka has come a long way in a short time
Female entrepreneurs outperform male peers in job creation
Hayleys Puritas Sath Diyawara recognised at Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards 2016
Venture Engine draws to a successful close
‘Sampath Saviya’ honoured at Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards 2016