Special Report

Sri Lanka Investment Summit in Hong Kong a big draw

/ Monday, 24 April 2017 00:01

The Sri Lanka Investment Summit, organised by the influential Finance Asia magazine, was successfully held in Hong Kong recently in partne...


Sri Lanka debate: Seeking to be the centre of Asia

/ Monday, 17 April 2017 00:00

  The island’s geographical position has always given it a natural advantage as a trading centre. Now the country is keen to...


Dr. Shashi Tharoor talks India way for Sri Lanka

/ Friday, 7 April 2017 00:00

  Geographical proximity must become a reason for closeness rather than controversy The past must remind us not of r...


BMICH remembers its founder on International Women’s Day

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:09

Enthusiastic participants at BMICH’s International Women’s Day program   The S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike N...


HNB salutes indomitable spirit and dedication of ‘women power’

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:03

HNB's female workforce at Head Office celebrating International Women’s Day Sri Lanka’s leading private sector com...


LAUGFS Eco Sri Launches ‘YOU’ in celebration of International Women’s Day

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:01

  In view of International Women’s Day 2017 the program ‘YOU’ was organised by LAUGFS Eco Sri Ltd., in reco...


Niroshan on Govt.’s growth, transparency and visionary policies at CSE Sydney forum

/ Wednesday, 22 March 2017 00:01

National Policies and Economic Affairs State Minister Niroshan Perera on Monday, while speaking at the Invest Sri Lanka forum in Sydney organised b...


Sri Lankan insurance industry yet to realise full potential

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

  By Gayan Rajakaruna and Hiruni Perera The insurance industry in Sri Lanka is still at early stage of the lifecy...


Women entrepreneurs empowered by Coca-Cola prove they are ‘Bold for Change’

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

  Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Ltd. organised an internal event for its executive staff on 8 March. At this inspirational e...


Celebrating International Women’s Day at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort and Spa

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

  In an increasingly competitive global marketplace, attracting and retaining the right kind of talent is central to a compan...


7 Star Women: Empowering you for tomorrow

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

  Serendib Flour Mills recently partnered with Women in Management, to host a customised training session for small-scale...


Cultivating the capital market

/ Monday, 20 March 2017 00:01

By Charumini de Silva Capital Market Conference 2017 came alive with straight talk and futuristic observations on the Sri Lankan economy, with th...


People’s Bank celebrates International Women’s Day

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

A special ceremony was organised recently by People’s Bank to commemorate International Women’s Day.  The event, which was held ...


Mount Lavinia Railway Station ‘Ladies Waiting Room’ gets new face lift

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

  MLH hands over refurbished facilities to the public to mark Women’s Day  Women across the world are celebr...


Citi Sri Lanka celebrates International Women’s Day showcasing that ‘It Takes All of Us’

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Citi colleagues around the world participated in a company-wide global commemoration of International Women’s Day (IWD), an important celebra...


Airtel women inspired to ‘Be Bold for Change’

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, recently implemented s...


‘We Can Do IT’ – Women’s Day forum by London Stock Exchange Group

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

With a focus on gender equality and female empowerment, London Stock Exchange Group hosted a Women’s Day forum (8 March) titled ‘We Can...


Unilever Sri Lanka’s ‘Project Saubhagya’ celebrates 14 years of empowering rural women entrepreneurs

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

 R.N. Ranjani (third from left), the Saubhagya entrepreneur who received the grand prize at the Diriya Pranama Awards on stage with the event&...


CMA to celebrate International Women’s Day by grant of 100 scholarships to women

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

IFAC President Olivia Kirtley (2014-2016) presents the final certificate to S. Thushinthya a passed finalist of CMA in the presence of IFAC Executi...


WISTA Sri Lanka felicitates 1st batch of women crane operators in South Asian region

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

In commemorating International Women’s Day which fell on 8 March, Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Sri La...


Today's Columnists

Can ‘Fonny’ fix faulty governance?

29 April 2017

  According to the loquacious logician of the ‘Yahapalana’ Government, Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne, the President has requested Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka to quit his ministerial portfolio to b...


Wickremesinghe’s political biography, an informative and inspirational read

29 April 2017

 President Maithripala Sirisena receiving the first copy of the biography of Ranil Wickremesinghe from author Dinesh Weerakkody at its launch recently at the BMICH as Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe looks on     ...


Govt. needs to move on post-GSP+ to excite the electorate

28 April 2017

The GSP+ going through is no doubt a big victory for Sri Lanka given the many challenges the Government has been facing in the last few months and the negativity surrounding it. The Prime Minister needs to be congratulated for his efforts to resto...


The Executive Presidency: Who wants it abolished and why?

28 April 2017

Right of reply to Shyamon Jayasinghe   In public as in private life, it is important to know when someone is attempting to scam you. The question then is “what’s his game?” or, as the famous line in British j...


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