Special Report

Sri Lanka Design Festival unveils theme for 2016: Transformation

/ Monday, 26 September 2016 00:01

  Q: When you say the theme for this year’s design festival is ‘Transformation’, what do you mean?  A: Well, ...


BCIS takes initiative to promote SL-Indonesia and ASEAN relations

/ Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:01

By Frances Bulathsinghala 49 years after the establishment of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the question that is s...


Reach your peak: Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala shares her story

/ Tuesday, 20 September 2016 00:01

Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala sharing her experience of the Mount Everest Expedition during an event organised by Women in Logistic and Transport (WILAT) ...


Failing forward: Voice of Honorees

/ Tuesday, 20 September 2016 00:01

By Hiruni Dabarera ​ Inspired by a Silicon Article Valley that stated failing forward meant stepping forward from a failure with a less...


IBM believes Sri Lanka is well set for cognitive computing journey

/ Monday, 19 September 2016 00:01

  By Hiyal Biyagamage Q: If you look at the general picture of the ICT industry, how has cognitive computing fared over the last few...


Sri Lanka hails engagement with UN, shares views on WGEID report

/ Monday, 19 September 2016 00:01

     Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka and Leader of the Sri Lanka Delegation Ravinatha P. Aryasinha ...


Propelling the hotel industry to be a catalyst for change

/ Wednesday, 7 September 2016 00:01

  Hilton Worldwide Vice President Operations – South East Asia and India William Costley - Picby Sameera Wijesinghe By F...


Money laundering, its impact and consequences

/ Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:01

By Bhanu Wijayaratne Money laundering, which is commonly known as washing “black money,” can be defined as the process of hiding the ...


28th Anniversary Convention of the Association of Professional Bankers – Sri Lanka

/ Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:01

The Association of Professional Bankers – Sri Lanka is currently making elaborate arrangements to hold its 28th Anniversary Convention on 10 ...


APB launches ‘Professional Banker’ quarterly magazine as an e-journal

/ Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:01

APB President Shashi Kandambi Jassim launches the e-journal whilst Publication Committee Chairman Bhanu Wijayaratne looks on   ...


Presentation made to bankers by Jayanthi and Johann

/ Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:00

Participants were treated to a first-hand account of an amazing adventure to the top of the world by the climbers Jayanthi Kuru Uthumpala...


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...


Today's Columnists

Techno City is the first step in the right direction but there is much more to be done to attain the final goal

26 September 2016

Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe signs on the digital drawing of the Techno City during its launch yesterday while Megapolis and Western Development Minister Champika Ranawaka and Science, Technology and Research Minister Susil Premajayantha ...


Collapse of Hanjin, cross border insolvency and maritime claims

26 September 2016

  The entire shipping industry witnessed the long-awaited turn in business environment with last week’s news that Hanjin Shipping, a South Korean shipping giant which is considered as the seventh largest container carrier in th...


Ten Commandments for talent developers

26 September 2016

  Talent is in high demand both locally and globally. We saw a wave of writings such as ‘Winning the War for Talent’ spreading the word. We have witnessed the dire consequences of not having the right talent in the right p...


People’s representatives as a workforce in power

23 September 2016

Awake, O sleepers, the time to do some real work has come! Admit it. The headline floored you. There you were on a Friday morning muttering “TGIF!” loudly and fervently if you’re the boss… or furtively und...


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