Special Report

A holistic approach towards mobile security

/ Friday, 26 August 2016 00:02

From left: WSO2 Sri Lanka Ltd Director - API Architecture Sumedha Rubasinghe, WSO2 Sri Lanka Ltd Mobile Architecture Former Director Sinna...


Malik optimistic of Govt. ushering in inclusive growth despite challenges

/ Wednesday, 24 August 2016 00:05

Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama last night reiterated that the Government was c...


Expert shortage hampers Japanese financials in blockchain race

/ Wednesday, 24 August 2016 00:01

TOKYO (Reuters): Japanese financial firms risk falling behind on the world stage as efforts to adopt blockchain technology that promises t...


To starve the beast of finance, fintech needs regulatory support: James Saft

/ Wednesday, 24 August 2016 00:01

Reuters: The telephone, the semiconductor and the internet: all have come and been adapted and failed to make finance any more efficient. So much...


Banks sign up to blockchain trial for processing currency trades

/ Wednesday, 24 August 2016 00:01

Reuters: A venture backed by eight major banks and financial institutions has begun beta testing a peer-to-peer network that aims to use blockchain...


Britain counting on fintech for banking revolution

/ Wednesday, 24 August 2016 00:01

LONDON (Reuters): British banks will from 2018 have to share customers’ data with third parties who can then show how much could be saved by ...


Singapore to update electronic payment regulations in fintech drive

/ Wednesday, 24 August 2016 00:00

SINGAPORE (Reuters): Singapore will make regulatory changes to facilitate the use of electronic payments, the central bank said on Friday,...


To become logistics hub, SL needs to develop human capital: Maritime professionals

/ Monday, 22 August 2016 00:01

By Himal Kotelawala If Sri Lanka is to achieve its goal of becoming a global logistics and maritime hub, the Government must in...


Key insights into cyber battle to save the financial world

/ Thursday, 18 August 2016 00:00

    At the Session 03 Panel from left Asia Policy Partners LLC, Hong Kong Managing Partner Michael R K Mudd, Microsoft Sri L...


Ajit Gunewardene shares JKH mantra for tourism HR crisis

/ Tuesday, 16 August 2016 00:08

Suggests people factor to differentiate and brand Sri Lanka tourism Says SL tourism needs private sector driven tr...


Human resource challenges for tourism industry and way forward

/ Tuesday, 16 August 2016 00:07

By Charumini de Silva The first ever Sri Lanka Human Capital Summit organised by the Association of Human Resource Professionals of Sri Lanka and...


SL needs a holistic approach to overcome chicken and egg situation

/ Tuesday, 16 August 2016 00:06

Hilton VP stresses on getting the right mix of investment to develop a sustainable industry Points out the industry had failed to prom...


SLITHM Chief suggests adding service charge to basic remuneration

/ Tuesday, 16 August 2016 00:04

Criticises lack of hard-core L&D facilities provided to hospitality trade SLITHM pushing its limits to cater to 70% of the hu...


Stakeholders need to work out long-term sustainable plan, stresses Abbas Esufually

/ Tuesday, 16 August 2016 00:03

Insists stakeholders look at larger catchment area for recruitment Anantara boasts 30% female representation in hotel trade H...


Shangri-La shares success story of turning local talent world-class

/ Tuesday, 16 August 2016 00:02

Shangri-La Hambantota boasts 60% headcount from Southern Province  Says next step of training is on individual customis...


Embrace change for better returns says Louis T Collection CEO

/ Tuesday, 16 August 2016 00:01

New change will have a huge positive impact on industry Urges private sector to focus on people, training, technology to combat global...


Bridging the gap between cyber security and human capital

/ Monday, 15 August 2016 00:01

By Hiyal Biyagamage Human resource or human capital is the greatest asset of an organisation but over the last few years, lack ...


Tackling the insider threat

/ Friday, 12 August 2016 00:01

Daily FT-CICRA Holdings fourth annual Cyber Security Summit's inaugural session sets the stage for sharing of new knowledge a...


Closing session of Human Capital Summit will bring together key business leaders

/ Friday, 12 August 2016 00:00

The closing session of the Sri Lanka Human Capital Summit from 5-6:30 p.m. today will include a key panel discussion titled form Strategy to Action...


Harin optimistic about Sri Lanka’s digital initiatives, says 2017 will be crucial

/ Friday, 12 August 2016 00:00

Chief guest Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure Minister Harin Fernando addresses the Summit   Telecommunic...


Today's Columnists

Banality of evil

27 August 2016

Namal Rajapaksa, Member of Parliament, the eldest son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, was interviewed recently on television. By and large the tone of the lengthy interview, nearly two hours in duration, was defensive, an attempt at validat...


Fast-track reforms to address skill gaps

26 August 2016

 The Sri Lanka Human Capital Summit (HCS) served as a platform for a dialogue between policymakers, business leaders, industry experts and global thought leaders. The conference also served as a platform to identify solutions to bridge the sk...


An old presidential ethic, or a new political culture?

26 August 2016

  THE X FILES – the more some things change, the more they remain the same… You could think we would know better by now not to make future heroes out of former zeroes. We have had our idolatrous fingers burned by ...


Post-Paada Yathra – Punditry and Polemics

26 August 2016

 Confusing friend and foe with right and wrong is an occupational hazard of partisan commentators. Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka is no exception to the rule. Despite the voluntary stepping on a discursive banana skin, his latest essay ‘Politic...


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