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The changing faces of fiscal policy and possibilities

/ Monday, 29 May 2017 00:01

By Patrick de Silva So Asia-Pacific’s Best Finance Minister 2016 was sent on a different assignment, and the reigns of the exchequer now li...


Members ‘meetup’ by TMC Colombo a great success

/ Monday, 22 May 2017 00:01

Over 75 members and guests were treated to a great evening of friendship and camaraderie at the Marco Polo Excel World, Darley Road which ...


edotco pioneers innovative bamboo telecom tower in Bangladesh

/ Thursday, 18 May 2017 00:00

The edotco Group recently became the first tower company to utilise bamboo in the construction of a telecoms tower, which was installed on a roofto...


CEA visits INSEE Cement to learn from waste management practices

/ Thursday, 18 May 2017 00:00

  As the country’s leading cement manufacturer, and the most popular choice among home builders, INSEE Cement plays an ...


FAO calls for urgent action to stop destruction of Asia’s forests; hails Sri Lanka’s efforts

/ Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:00

The destruction of forests in many Asian countries continues apace, raising fears that one of the world’s key Sustainable Development Goals m...


Sri Lanka’s forest-based strategy to combat threat of climate change

/ Monday, 15 May 2017 10:31

UN Resident Coordinator Una McCauley hands over the first copy of the National REDD+ Strategy document to President Maithripala Sirisena ...


US will lose jobs if it quits Paris climate deal: UN

/ Monday, 15 May 2017 00:05

World is entering age of solar and wind: Solheim US withdrawal would mean losing jobs and leadership UN talks to China, EU, I...


Wildlife and Nature Protection Society Monthly Lecture on 18 May

/ Monday, 15 May 2017 00:03

Top photographer Mendis Wickremesinghe to share insights to ‘Capturing Wildlife – with the Eye and the Heart!’ The...


Minister Premajayantha calls for cross-border cooperation to finance e-waste management in developing countries

/ Monday, 15 May 2017 00:01

Minister of Science, Technology and Research of Sri Lanka Minister Susil Premajayantha has emphasised the importance of setting up cross-b...


About TMC

/ Monday, 8 May 2017 00:05

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch is a forum dedicated ...


TMC celebrates Sinhala and Tamil Avurudu

/ Monday, 8 May 2017 00:01

The Sinhala and Tamil Avurudu celebrations organised by the Management Club – Kalutara, was held at the Ramadia Ran Mal Holiday Resort (Avuru...


The other side of teamwork: Do we need a revamp?

/ Monday, 8 May 2017 00:00

By Murali Prakash Is ‘team-work’ the right word and way to go or is it more ‘Oneness’. The word and the notion/connotatio...


Stop treating oceans as “waste swimming pool”: FAO Chief

/ Thursday, 27 April 2017 03:00

OSLO (Reuters): The world must stop treating the oceans as a “waste swimming pool” for pollution, a senior UN official said at the rece...


2017 already marked by climate extremes: UN

/ Thursday, 27 April 2017 00:00

    AFP: Extreme weather and climate conditions, including Arctic “heatwaves”, are continuing this y...


Climate literacy in Sri Lanka’s development pathway

/ Thursday, 27 April 2017 00:00

  With the electoral manifesto of current president Maithripala Sirisena, which promised the formulation of a national policy...


WFP seeks $ 7.2 m to provide relief to Sri Lanka’s drought-hit 1 m people

/ Thursday, 27 April 2017 00:00

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) says almost 900,000 people in hard-hit areas of Sri Lanka are faced with serious food insecurity and ma...


10 tips to hiring and keeping top employees

/ Monday, 24 April 2017 00:17

All of a company’s employees add value and contribute to its success – some in a small way, others in large measure. Because sound recr...


Fairway Waste Management on mission to transform Colombo into waste-free clean city

/ Monday, 24 April 2017 00:15

In the aftermath of the recent unfortunate incident in Meethotamulla, the ‘Waste Free-Clean City project in Karadiyana, which has been awarde...


‘Your right to know’: Guest speaker at the next Members Meet, Sankitha Gunaratne

/ Monday, 24 April 2017 00:13

Sankitha Gunaratne will speak on an interesting topic: ‘Right to Information’. It will be an interesting program for those who are awar...


Event calendar: TMC Colombo 2017

/ Monday, 24 April 2017 00:11

The ‘Management Club Colombo’ facilitating networking and career development amongst the management fraternity will be engaged in the f...


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Shipping and ports: At the cross roads of national interest

29 May 2017

Newly appointed Ports and Shipping Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe being congratulated by his predecessor Arjuna Ranatunga when the former assumed duties early last week following the mini reshuffle of the Cabinet - Pic by Lasantha Kumara Sh...


New Finance Minister has a Herculean task ahead; he will win only if he moves with foresight

29 May 2017

New Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera officially assuming duties at the ministry  – Pic by Pradeep Pathirana   Promise to continue with economic reform program The new Minister of Finance, Mangala Sa...


India’s new plan for TN fishermen could end row with Sri Lanka over fishing

27 May 2017

  India’s new INR 16,210 million ($ 250.9 million) plan to enable Tamil Nadu fishermen to exit fishing in the Palk Bay in three years from this year could end its decades-long row with Sri Lanka over poaching in Sri Lan...


Mayday! Mayhem in the making?

26 May 2017

By the time you read this, you would have perused many pieces, no doubt, on the precarious state of the nation of late. The painful memories of April-May – Meethotamulla pitfall and the proposed appointment of a military panjandrum to curb, ...


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