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Engage or stagnate (or perish): A final call to the private sector

/ Thursday, 25 August 2016 00:00

By Hourglass Every literate citizen in the country should be aware by now that the Government has made it a policy priority to accelerate the lib...


Ceylon Chamber lines up top trade experts to speak on FTAs

/ Thursday, 25 August 2016 00:00

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will conduct a seminar titled ‘Free Trade Agreements: What to Look out for and How to Benefit from Them,&rsquo...


WTO chief won’t debate Trump, but rallies support for trade

/ Thursday, 25 August 2016 00:00

GENEVA  (Reuters): The head of the World Trade Organization said he would not get into an argument with U.S. presidential candidate Donald Tru...


Verite Research discussion on FTAs today

/ Thursday, 25 August 2016 00:00

A VeriteResearch organised discussion on FTAs titled ‘A Ship Without Sails: Trade Access Without Competitiveness’ will be held on 25 Au...


Tokyo Cement, Blue Resources Trust, SL Navy Diving Unit partner to monitor coral reefs

/ Wednesday, 24 August 2016 00:01

Coral reefs are among the most diverse natural ecosystems on earth. Despite encompassing less than 1% of the oceans, they are home to a qu...


Art helps environment: EU and UNOPS partner to mobilise youth on environment protection

/ Wednesday, 24 August 2016 00:01

WED 2016-Mannar -Waste-to-Art competition 4     Batticaloa-UNOPS, FAO & Agriculture Department coopera...


Coco Veranda crowned again in annual Barista Championship

/ Friday, 5 August 2016 00:00

  A deliciously brewed coffee, lovingly presented. One would either admire the creation, enjoy the aroma and roll the tongue in tastin...


TenderFresh launches ‘Tender Rice Meal’ promotion at Rs. 490

/ Friday, 5 August 2016 00:00

TenderFresh, the renowned household Singaporean franchisee launches it ‘Tender Rice Meal’ promotion from 1 August. Diners are ...


The Kingsbury fires up ‘The Grill’

/ Friday, 5 August 2016 00:00

BBQ Combos​ BBQ ribs​ Surf & turf The Kingsbury unveiled its latest delightful surprise, ‘The Gril...


Chilean Chef to spice up Colombo Gourmet Week on 26 August

/ Friday, 5 August 2016 00:00

Chef Maricela Hernandez Herrera’s work as a Chef has been wide and diverse having lived 13 years outside of her country. Her passion is to in...


McDonald’s to remove corn syrup from buns, curbs antibiotics in chicken

/ Friday, 5 August 2016 00:00

Reuters: McDonald’s Corp will replace corn syrup in hamburger buns with sugar this month and has removed antibiotics that are import...


Textured Jersey signs MoU with SLITA to improve textile sector in Sri Lanka

/ Thursday, 4 August 2016 00:00

Textured Jersey Lanka Ltd. (TJ) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Sri Lanka Institute of Textile & Apparel (SLITA) to prov...


Designers in demand for the business world

/ Thursday, 4 August 2016 00:00

AOD answers the business world’s demand for more qualified designers by presenting school-leavers with direct entryways into stable design ca...


Avic Astoria: Journey towards building modern residential complex

/ Tuesday, 2 August 2016 00:03

The condominium development site at R.A. De Mel Mawatha will be open to residents as Astoria in 2017. Overlooking the Indian Ocean, Astoria consist...


The Flemington luxury condominiums launched in Rajagiriya

/ Monday, 1 August 2016 00:00

By Shannine Daniel  Melbourne based Property developer EliSh Development Ltd, recently unveiled their plans of constructing the lux...


MKM Luxe leaves mark at Hotel Show

/ Monday, 1 August 2016 00:00

Dr. Manmohan Singh Makhni and the team at MKM Luxe at the MKM Luxe stall Celebrating the launch of their premier showroom in Colombo, MKM L...


Schindler Elevators chosen for ZMAX Fairway Colombo Hotel Project

/ Monday, 1 August 2016 00:00

The Fairway Holdings Group a home-grown corporate, operates in a plethora industries ranging from real estate, manufacturing, trading operations, p...


Target premium office space, JLL tells SL developers

/ Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

By Madushka Balasuriya Jones Lang LaSalle is the second largest real estate brokerage firm in the world, and the largest facilities and property ...


Home Lands Skyline commences piling work at Treasure Trove

/ Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

Driving down Cotta Road, one would fail to see the once familiar landmark of Treasure House. The building is no more. It has been completely demoli...


‘Construction Expo 2016’ opens today!

/ Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

  The Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB) together with presidential award winner Lanka Exhibitions and Conference Services w...


Today's Columnists

SLFP: A war within

25 August 2016

    As the Government of ‘national unity’ celebrated the completion of its first year in office last week, President Maithripala Sirisena was grappling with a problem that preceded his presidency.  For ...


“Current SLFP leadership doesn’t know Bandaranaike philosophy”

25 August 2016

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party is today controlled by people who do not understand the ‘Bandaranaike philosophy,’ otherwise they would never ally with the United National Party, said Joint Opposition bigwig MP Dullas Alahapperuma, in an i...


A new trade policy for Sri Lanka

24 August 2016

  If the outlined measures are implemented, two prominent sectors will be opened up to international competition: shipping and tea    Sri Lanka desperately needs a new global economic strategy as part of a br...


Gem and jewellery industry: Criticality of a paradigm shift

24 August 2016

  The sapphire pendant in the movie Titanic had an impact on subsequent sapphire sales   Sri Lanka is renowned worldwide for fine gemstones ever since the very early days of international shipping routes and trade...


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