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Geoffrey Bawa Awards for Architecture launched

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:01

The fourth cycle of the Geoffrey Bawa Awards for excellence in Architecture was launched on Saturday, at the relocated and reconstructed Ena De Sil...


World’s top door manufacturer appoints Alpha Industries as agent

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

From left: Alpha Industries Director Sales and Marketing Safraz Careem and Managing Director Priyanjith Weerasooria exchange agreement with KENT Do...


JAT Holding presents 4th Sri Lanka Wood International Expo 2016

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

JAT Holdings Ltd. signed contract as Main Sponsor for the 4th Sri Lanka Wood International Exhibition which is to be held on 9-11 September at BMIC...


Signature Living breaks ground on 2nd development project

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

Signature Living – a new and dynamic entrant to the real estate market recently announced the breaking of ground of their second dev...


Achilleion: World’s tallest show apartment receives massive response during first 2 weeks

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

The show apartment of Blue Mountain Apartments latest real estate development, Achilleion had an overwhelming response since it was opened for pres...


SSE-SL to hold ‘Urban Structural Dynamics’ on 25 July

/ Thursday, 21 July 2016 00:00

‘Urban structural dynamics’, an international structural engineering conclave organised by the Society of Structural Engineers Sri Lank...


Green Valley ‘township’ concept of Home Lands Skyline spells great success at the launch

/ Thursday, 21 July 2016 00:00

  Green Valley Apartments, which will be constructed according to a ‘township’ concept, was formally launched rec...


Palace in the sky in Kotte: Kings’ View Residencies launched

/ Thursday, 21 July 2016 00:00

    The skyline of the ancient kingdom of Kotte is billed to change in 2018 with the launch of Alpha Homes Ltd.’s m...


Private sector financing opportunities for clean energy projects in Sri Lanka

/ Wednesday, 20 July 2016 00:00

The Sri Lanka-Canada Business Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce in keeping with its unwavering commitment to the membership and the communi...


Water resources planning, development and management essential for sustainable climate adaptation in South Asia

/ Wednesday, 20 July 2016 00:00

  From left: Rolande Price (World Bank), Jeremy Bird (IWMI), Minister for Special Assignments Sarath Amunugama, Prof. M. Muna...


Six steps to energy sustainability and security

/ Wednesday, 20 July 2016 00:00

The International Chamber for Commerce (ICC) has produced a set of business recommendations on energy sustainability and security for G20 Energy mi...


ISO 50001 on energy management is under revision

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

Improving energy performance and reducing energy costs is one of the most important tasks that organisations throughout the world aim to achieve. I...


Walkers CML Properties launches Heritage Valley in Kandy

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

Logo of Heritage Valley - Kandy Walkers CML Properties Ltd., a subsidiary of MTD Walkers PLC, together with the Ministry of Public...


Speed Land ground breaks ‘Speed City’ in Kottawa

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

Speed Land Ltd., the newest member of Speed Group of Companies, launched its first housing development project ‘Speed City’ at...


Dubai launches new green building rating system

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

Dubai Municipality has launched a new green building rating system, Al Safat (date palm fronds in Arabic) which will be applicable to all types of ...


Sri Lanka debuts in biennial JLL Global Transparency Index 2016

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

JLL’s Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI) 2016 is out and Sri Lanka has made its debut in this highly-credible and well-known index...


Abans launches LG chillers and latest VRF technologies in Sri Lanka

/ Thursday, 14 July 2016 00:00

  The Central Air Conditioning Department of Abans PLC launched the latest LG chillers and LG VRF technologies in an impressi...


Softlogic Retail launches ‘Softlogic Prizm’, the latest Smart TV in its collection

/ Thursday, 14 July 2016 00:00

Softlogic Retail Ltd. Director Commercial Nirmalan Poothathamby, Softlogic Retail Ltd. Chief Operating Officer Kevin Chang, Softlogic Reta...


LG Electronics says Q2 profit more than doubled vs year earlier

/ Thursday, 14 July 2016 00:00

Reuters - South Korea’s LG Electronics Inc said its second-quarter operating profit likely reached a two-year high, with analysts pointing to...


Havelock City Phase 3 Residential Towers construction starts

/ Tuesday, 12 July 2016 00:03

The groundbreaking ceremony to commence the construction of the Super Structure for Havelock City Phase 3 residential towers was concluded recently...


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Kilinochchi: The forgotten city of today!

26 July 2016

I still remember travelling in an armed car on route to Kilinochchi and then taking an Air Force chopper that hugged a railway track to avoid sniper attacks way back in 2007-2009. At that time Kilinochchi was making headline news daily, given that...


Students’ troubles in universities: A question of misconceived cultural property rights?

25 July 2016

   Being the hotbed of trouble in the correct direction is a must Sri Lanka’s state-owned universities have always been hotbeds of trouble. Troubles are good for universities if they are in the right direction. U...


Freight, new price ruling

25 July 2016

Freight, new price ruling The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says the European Commission’s adoption of new pricing rules for shipping lines will modernise the industry and bring it into the 21st century. As reported in Lloyd&rsq...


Think outside the box, the way out?

23 July 2016

A classic example of our cultural predictability is explicit in the saga behind the naming of Sri Lanka’s only international airport   It will not be wrong to say that we are a country in a permanent state of crisis, but...


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