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Wijaya Products secures double accolades at SLIM Nielsen People’s Awards

Views - 0 Wednesday, 21 March 2018 08:59

Re-establishing the fame of Sri Lanka’s spices, which for centuries has been the trademark of the island across the world, Wijaya Products reaffirmed its brand in the local market at the recently concluded SLIM Nielsen People’s Awards by winning

Elephant House Cream Soda scores big at SLIM-Nielsen People’s Awards

Views - 0 Wednesday, 21 March 2018 08:58

Elephant House Cream Soda has once more been recognised as Sri Lanka’s most popular beverage brand at the SLIM-Nielsen People’s Awards, which held its 12th edition recently. It is also especially noteworthy that this was the 12th consecutive win

Sri Lanka reaffirms Watawala Tea as ‘Most Popular Hot Beverage Brand’ of the country

Views - 3 Wednesday, 21 March 2018 08:00

Consumers of the nation have spoken yet again; Sri Lanka’s number one tea brand, Watawala Tea, was awarded the coveted ‘Most Popular Hot Beverage Brand of the Year’ for the second consecutive year recently at the SLIM Nielsen People’s Awards,

French flair and authentic Bangladeshi at The Kingsbury

Views - 2 Wednesday, 21 March 2018 08:00

From 21 March, The Kingsbury gives you the opportunity to savour the wonderful flavours of two contrasting yet flavourful cuisines, at Harbour Court International Cuisine Restaurant and The Grill.

Solar Alliance can bring about solutions to create greener, cleaner, healthy world: President

Views - 17 Monday, 12 March 2018 00:00

President Maithripala Sirisena expressed confidence that the International Solar Alliance (ISA) would showcase the power of the countries in this Alliance to bring about solutions to create a greener, cleaner and healthy environment for people of thi

Marine Environment Council holds first meeting under President’s patronage

Views - 5 Monday, 12 March 2018 00:00

Steps have been taken to set up a Marine Environment Council comprising academics and activists in all sectors of the society to advice on the new dimensions of protection of the marine environment.

About TMC

Views - 6 Monday, 12 March 2018 00:00

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

Anver Dole appointed as Emeritus President of IMSL

Views - 12 Monday, 12 March 2018 00:00

The Board of Management of the TMC and its members congratulate Anver Dole who has been appointed to the prestigious position of Emeritus President of the Institute of Management of Sri Lanka (IMSL) by the new Council under the leadership of Professo

Blue Ocean Strategy: Creating your own market

Views - 30 Monday, 12 March 2018 00:00

What if there was a way you could take your business outside the confines of competition and create your own market space? What if you were able to set the pace and create unique products, while also profiting from lucrative new markets?

Smart Manager series of 12 modules completed

Views - 5 Monday, 12 March 2018 00:00

The entire series was developed and delivered by a renowned trainer – Russel Kerkoven. The objective of this unique series was to provide affordable training to employees of the small and medium business sector who would otherwise not have the oppo

Smart Manager Series final program: Self-esteem and building self-confidence

Views - 5 Monday, 12 March 2018 00:00

On 28 February the Smart Manager Program came to a close. This program running over one year touched on several subjects including Communication Skills and Attitude.

The lip service of a polythene ban

Views - 375 Tuesday, 27 February 2018 00:00

By: Piyumani Ranasinghe The ban on polythene that is equal to or less than 20 microns, in September 2017, was a point of debate, of course, at the time it was implemented by the Government. Besides the question of its efficacious enforcement, one can

Way beyond the JICA Technical Cooperation Project on water quality monitoring

Views - 18 Tuesday, 27 February 2018 00:00

The final workshop on the project for monitoring the water quality of the major water bodies held on 22 February at the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment. The officials of the same Ministry, Ministry of industry and commerce, Central

World Vision Lanka signs MOU with government agencies to provide water to Sarasalai North

Views - 25 Tuesday, 27 February 2018 00:00

The signing of a Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a pipe-borne water provision project took place in Jaffna recently. The MoU was signed by the District Secretariat of Jaffna, the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) Jaffna

Bridging the gaps in research, policy and industry

Views - 141 Tuesday, 27 February 2018 00:00

By Shanika Sriyananda If any government focuses only on environment, or economy, or society at the expense of the others, it would create unbalance, unstable and unsustainable power suit, a top US scientist said. “Any kind of sustainable power suit

The Management Club membership is open to corporates who wish to join the club

Views - 7 Monday, 26 February 2018 00:00

Eligibility for corporate membership with TMC

About TMC

Views - 5 Monday, 26 February 2018 00:00

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

Members Speak on 22 March to focus on ‘Commercial performance and branding’

Views - 7 Monday, 26 February 2018 00:00

Graham Marshall will speak on the importance of brands and the brand management process in improving the commercial performance of organisations.

How a good work atmosphere leads to more success

Views - 7 Monday, 26 February 2018 00:00

It’s simple: if you have a great workplace, people will perform better and customer service will be better.

February Members Speak: Tackling the white elephant in the room

Views - 7 Monday, 26 February 2018 00:00

The Management Club Board of Management Immediate Past President Nasser Majeed was the speaker at the Members Speak Program, which was held on 22 February at Hotel Galadari.

Sri Lanka participates at Biofach 2018 International Exhibition in Germany

Views - 16 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

The Biofach – Vivaness is the world’s leading trade fair for organic food in the world and Vivaness, the largest international trade

Munchee, only South Asian biscuit manufacturer to win highest ‘AA’ Certification by British Retail C

Views - 17 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

Munchee, the flagship brand of Sri Lanka’s leading biscuit manufacturer Ceylon Biscuits Ltd. (CBL), was recently awarded

Saudi Arabia temporarily bans poultry imports from India over bird flu

Views - 11 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has temporarily banned imports of live birds, hatching eggs and chicks from India after

Keells launches new brand and store design by Whippet

Views - 32 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

Sri Lankan supermarket chain Keells has unveiled a new brand identity and store concept in Colombo, developed by design and brand agency Whippet.

‘Aloe Koma’ herbal cool drink from Ira Handa Weda Gedara

Views - 31 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

Replete with nutritional elements espousing herbal value, tracking down to heavenly magnificence, aloe vera sap-based Aloe Koma herbal soft drink

Colombo Supper Club to present pop up restaurant by British Chef Emily Dobbs

Views - 30 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

The Colombo Supper Club will be starting a pop up restaurant which will be run by British Chef Emily Dobbs of Weligama.

Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort marks World Wetlands Day with mangrove and rainforest tree plan

Views - 34 Tuesday, 6 February 2018 00:00

In commemoration of World Wetlands Day, Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort marked the occasion with a tree planting initiative that further strengthens their passionate commitment to sustainability while promoting the importance of wetlands and its

World Wetlands Day 2018 celebrated under patronage of President

Views - 16 Tuesday, 6 February 2018 00:00

The national program for World Wetlands Day (WWD) was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at Battaramulla, ‘Apegma’ premises. World Wetlands Day is celebrated annually by the countries which are signatories to the World Ram

Can Colombo reinvent itself as a Wetland City?

Views - 10 Tuesday, 6 February 2018 00:00

Wildlife has reclaimed this space, and Diyasaru is home to some 80 species of birds, 25 species of butterflies, a host of other animals including otters, shy fishing cats, and two estuarine crocodiles, who are sometimes spotted feasting on fish. The

Coral reefs get sick from plastic waste: Study

Views - 18 Friday, 2 February 2018 00:00

OSLO (Reuters): Billions of bits of plastic waste are entangled in corals and sickening reefs from Thailand to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, scientists said on Thursday.

Today's Columnists

Putin, Mahinda and Gotabaya

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

I have to say that I am very happy indeed about the resounding victory scored by President Putin. If not for him, there would be no multi-polarity in the world; no chance of a global equilibrium; no ally for the rising economic power of China which w

President’s backflip toward Rajapaksa camp summons Ranil’s reserves to meet the challenge

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, is hard put to it in meeting the very strenuously intricate challenge foisted upon him by his partner in the Yahapalanaya Government – President Maithripala Sirisena. Inasmuch as Mahinda Rajapaksa

The world moves forward and we move backwards

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Communal riots emerged once again. It will emerge over and over again since we, those who govern and those who are governed, over and over again prove that we do not learn from the past mistakes. My first experience of communal riots was black July 1

Drop the guns, ‘Hit Refresh’

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

‘Drop the guns’ is my addition based on his own analysis, but ‘Hit Refresh’ is Satya Nadella’s main title of the quite praiseworthy book with a vision for everyone, not only in the technology field, but also in other areas of knowledge and

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