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Sri Lanka is ready for entrepót trade

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

  EDB organises the Entrepót Traders’ Forum  The EDB conducted a Forum on Entrepót Trade with...


ITC and NIOE collaborate to provide e-learning course to SMEs

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

The National Institute of Exports (NIOE), a subsidiary of the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka (NCE), conducts professional courses in th...


Export Development Board holds 11th Exporters’ Forum

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

The Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade in collaboration with the Export Development Board (EDB) organised the 11th Exporter...


Taj Samudra Colombo emerges winners at Bocuse d’ Or Sri Lanka 2017 with ‘Best Dilmah Tea-Inspired Dish’

/ Thursday, 20 July 2017 00:02

Taj Samudra Colombo emerged victorious at the Bocuse d’ Or Sri Lanka 2017 competition held recently. The winning concoction was the ‘Be...


The story of a Bocuse d’Or Sri Lanka Gold Medallist: From unemployed to culinary role model in 8 months

/ Thursday, 20 July 2017 00:02

Every individual has inherent ability regardless of their circumstances; poverty is debilitating, but not disabling, physical disability i...


McCormick to buy Reckitt’s food unit for more than $4 b

/ Thursday, 20 July 2017 00:02

Reuters: McCormick & Co Inc is set to buy the food business of British consumer goods conglomerate Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc for more than $4...


Cracking the recipe for success with Sri Lanka’s first Dairy Solutions Kitchen!

/ Thursday, 20 July 2017 00:02

Anchor Food Professionals Head Kumar De Silva divulges how a customer-centric attitude and high quality dairy ingredients are changing the game for...


Unabated climate change would reverse hard-earned development gains in Asia

/ Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

MANILA, PHILIPPINES: Unabated climate change would bring devastating consequences to countries in Asia and the Pacific, which could severely affec...


Serendib Flour Mills takes yet another step towards nurturing the environment

/ Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

  Delivers its first state-of-the-art tanker silo to Diana Biscuits  ​Serendib Flour Mills (SFML) recently deliv...


Green financing making huge strides: UN report

/ Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

NEW YORK: The G20 and other countries have taken huge strides over the last year towards mobilising public resources and private capital needed to ...


Top four ways to shrink your carbon footprint are often overlooked

/ Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

AFP: Researchers in Sweden have identified the top four things people can do to reduce their carbon footprint, but warned on Tuesday these steps ar...


Past President TMC/BOM appointed CEO People’s Insurance

/ Monday, 17 July 2017 00:12

The Board of Management of The Management Club, together with the members of TMC, congratulates Past President Deepal Abeysekera on his new appoint...


‘Attitude’: 6th in Smart Manager Series

/ Monday, 17 July 2017 00:12

TMC in association with Russell Kerkoven held its sixth program in the Smart Manager Series on Wednesday, 5 July at the Galadari Hotel. A ...


Rewind for winning communication: A gap analysis!

/ Monday, 17 July 2017 00:12

By Murali Prakash Can the brain be trained?  Yes, it can. That’s neuroplasticity – the ability of the human brain t...


About TMC

/ Monday, 17 July 2017 00:12

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


Sri Lanka exports to rise after regaining GSP+ status: Oxford Biz Group

/ Wednesday, 12 July 2017 09:50

  The recent decision by the EU to once again cover Sri Lanka under its tariff exemption scheme, designed to assist developin...


DSI partners with Star Points to launch unique loyalty program

/ Wednesday, 12 July 2017 09:49

From left: Dialog Axiata PLC New Business Development Manager Chandana Paththinige, Dialog Axiata PLC New Business Development Head of Group Busine...


Using design to reinvent Lankan leather and footwear industry

/ Wednesday, 12 July 2017 09:49

     With all industries being pushed to reinvent and transform to meet a future that does not play by the old rules...


The world’s invisible water crisis

/ Monday, 10 July 2017 00:12

By Madushka Balasuriya ​What is the biggest crisis facing the world today? War? Famine? Global warming? A sound case could be made for ea...


Green Energy Champion 2017 campaign launched

/ Wednesday, 5 July 2017 00:00

  Rs. 10 m for equipment and training for the best renewable energy idea in Sri Lanka Deadline for Green Energy ideas 18 ...


Today's Columnists

Should the BOI be shut down?

28 July 2017

Justice Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe very boldly stated at the Sri Lanka Economic Summit on Wednesday that the Board of Investment should be shut down. The BOI is the PM’s brainchild and an offshoot of the GCEC.  Wijeyadasa went...


Quotas with ‘zipping’ for women in local government

28 July 2017

The other day I met a woman who is a card-carrying member of a major political party. She is the president of the midwives association in her area. She exuded leadership. She has so much to share with her community about health, lifestyles and oth...


The delicious ironies of idiotic democracy

28 July 2017

Life, as a musically-inclined poet of a previous age once essayed, is what happens when you are planning to do something else. Well, the same may be said for the intentions of Good Governance: that the best-laid plans of mice and men gang aft agle...


‘Into Africa’ – from troubled continent to a land of opportunities

28 July 2017

It was the continent that made headlines for all the wrong reasons: the great famine in Ethiopia and HIV pandemic in 1980s, the Rwandan genocide in 1990s, and the Somalian civil war in 2000’s grabbed headlines. By mid-2000 some of the Afric...


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