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CEA and Coca Cola forge PPP for real time water quality monitoring system in the Kelani River

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

The Kelani River is an important source of drinking water, which provides 70% of the drinking water needs to the Metro Colombo area. The river also...


Over 40 multinationals rally behind plan to recycle 70% of plastic packaging globally

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

Over 40 industry leaders from the global plastics value chain have on Monday in Davos, Switzerland rallied behind a new plan to tackle plastics was...


Emirates introduces sustainable blankets made from 100% recycled plastic bottles

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

Emirates has introduced new sustainable blankets made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. The soft and warm blankets are made using ecoTHREAD paten...


China’s exports fall for second year as US trade war fears mount

/ Monday, 16 January 2017 01:14

China’s massive export engine sputtered for the second year in a row in 2016, with shipments falling in the face of persistently weak global ...


Trump adviser: TPP ‘dead’, will move quickly on bilateral trade deals

/ Monday, 16 January 2017 01:12

WASHINGTON (Reuters): President-elect Donald Trump will not revive his predecessor’s stalled Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal in any form...


New Zealand PM says looking for UK trade deal soon after Brexit

/ Monday, 16 January 2017 01:11

LONDON (Reuters): New Zealand will seek to agree a free trade deal with Britain as soon as possible after Brexit, Prime Minister Bill English said ...


Just the facts; Japan seeks way out of Trump’s bad books on trade

/ Monday, 16 January 2017 01:10

TOKYO (Reuters): Armed with fact sheets on jobs created and investments made in America, Japan aims to give Donald Trump a crash course on its cont...


Australia says TPP not dead, despite Trump opposition

/ Monday, 16 January 2017 01:08

Sydney (Reuters): Australia has declared the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) not dead ahead of key trade talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo ...


US moves to lift 20-year trade embargo against Sudan

/ Monday, 16 January 2017 01:08

WASHINGTON (Reuters): The Obama administration took steps on Friday to lift a 20-year-old trade embargo against Sudan, unfreeze assets and remove f...


Role of women in Sri Lanka and globally

/ Monday, 16 January 2017 00:09

By Shenali D. Waduge Eastern civilisations always gave priority to women. She was the head of the home. She was the matriarch. The importance of ...


Murali Prakash appointed President of The Management Club

/ Monday, 16 January 2017 00:07

  The AGM of the Board of Management was held on 10 January 2017 at the Galadari Hotel.  Murali Prakash took over the ...


Members of TMC Board of Management 2017/2018

/ Monday, 16 January 2017 00:06

Seated from left: Charmaine Vanderhoeven, Errol Smith, Nasser Majeed, Murali Prakash (President) Fayaz Saleem, Yoshan Fernando, Jazaya Ha...


British retailer Next cuts 2016/17 profit guidance, warns on 2018

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

Reuters - British clothing retailer Next has  cut profit guidance for its current financial year and warned on the outlook for the next, highl...


Ocean Lanka, pioneering fabric provider to apparel industry commemorates 20 years of success

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

Ocean Lanka Managing Director Dr. Austin Au flanked by the 13 employees, felicitated for completing 20 years of outstanding service to mark the 20t...


Chamber of Garment Exporters AGM on Wednesday

/ Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

The Sri Lanka Chamber of Garment Exporters (SLCGE) will hold the ‘Post Business Session’ of its 23rd Annual General Meeting on Wednesda...


‘Towards a greener tomorrow’: Phoenix Industries sustainability initiative

/ Wednesday, 4 January 2017 00:00

  From left: Representatives of Phoenix Industries, Manager Sustainability Dinushika Gunaratne, Managing Director Suren Abeywickrema, ...


Nature: The decisive solution for the climate change crisis

/ Wednesday, 4 January 2017 00:00

By Ann Moey Near the Sundarbans, home to the largest mangrove forest in the world, Promila makes her living by making mats out of a grass-like we...


Management lessons from President-elect Trump

/ Monday, 2 January 2017 01:08

US President-elect Donald Trump By Shenali D. Waduge When Donald Trump became the Republican pick to stand against veteran polit...


New Year message from TMC

/ Monday, 2 January 2017 01:07

Following is a joint New Year message from TMC President Emeritus, President Board of Management of TMC, chairmen of TMC clubs and ETD to all their...


ETD plans for future

/ Monday, 2 January 2017 01:05

We need to change how we treat anyone with a disability. Today there are more people living with special needs than at any other time. We all need ...


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Sri Lanka ready to ride the global tourism trends in 2017?

24 January 2017

Strictly from a demand perspective, whilst Sri Lanka crossed the two million visitor arrivals, from a supply chain terrain, new properties coming into fray with brands like Anantara, RIU, Movenpick and very soon Shangri-La is encouraging for Sri L...


Too clever by three quarters on bonds

24 January 2017

‘Monk’s petition on eve of bond debate in House’ was the caption of a front page story in the Sunday Times of 22 January. The UNP has sent their emissary to Hulftsdorp together with footnotes. There is a palpable air of duplicity...


Steamrolling of Central Bank by Minister of Finance: An unsavoury development?

23 January 2017

An unsavoury rift between the Central Bank and Minister of Finance A growing rift between Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and the senior management of the Central Bank is surfacing now, worrying both financial markets and prospective fo...


Sustainability: How that translates to agriculture

23 January 2017

Once cultivated, traditional paddy that is grown organically will establish its own markets based on the consumer demand   For the longest time the word “sustainable agriculture” was a catch phrase only. I...


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