Views - 293 Wednesday, 20 September 2017 00:00
Experts believe that rapidly-expanding business dynamics call for crucial restructuring of corporate branding strategy and insisted that brands in the new millennium will need to be responsible and responsive to consumers and other stakeholders.
Views - 194 Monday, 18 September 2017 00:00
The BOI celebrated the advent of its 40th year on Friday with a high-energy, colourful event that paid tribute to the country’s investors and employees.
Views - 376 Friday, 15 September 2017 00:00
Chinese investment in Sri Lanka has grown significantly in the last five years but it continues to remain low as a share of GDP and in comparison to other countries in the region.
Views - 115 Friday, 15 September 2017 00:00
HONG KONG (Reuters): After ports and industrial parks, the dealmakers leading China’s trillion-dollar push to build a modern Silk Road are turning to the financial sector, targeting Europe’s banks, insurers and asset managers to tap funds and exp
Views - 67 Friday, 15 September 2017 00:00
SHANGHAI (Reuters): China will blacklist entities which violate tougher new rules about investing overseas, part of a wider crackdown on risky investments outside China’s borders, the state-run China Daily newspaper said on Thursday, citing a senio
Views - 1044 Thursday, 14 September 2017 00:00
Representatives of key industries yesterday presented their main proposals for consideration at the 2018 pre- Budget forum organised by the Daily FT and the Colombo University MBA Alumni Association with Standard Chartered Bank as the Strategic Partn
Views - 1520 Monday, 11 September 2017 00:00
A new income tax law, to be effective from 1 April 2018, was passed in Parliament last week. KPMG has published a Tax Alert based on the Bill and Committee Stage amendments made available. Revisions from the original Bill (tabled in June) have been h
Views - 317 Wednesday, 6 September 2017 00:00
It is with utmost humility and resolve that I accept the trust you have placed in me as your International President.
Views - 544 Wednesday, 6 September 2017 00:00
The field of software, which is currently “eating the world”, is the great equaliser in terms of affording tech entrepreneurs the chance to reach global success in spite of the country they operate from, stated WSO2 Founder, CEO and Chief Archite
Views - 211 Wednesday, 6 September 2017 00:00
Helidarawwa (The Exposure), a book written by Dr. Nalaka Godahewa discussing the current social, economical and political environment of the country, was launched on 1 September at the Sri Sambuddha Jayanthi Auditorium under the patronage of former P
Views - 207 Wednesday, 6 September 2017 00:00
Unilever Sri Lanka together with the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Sri Lanka hosted a discussion on public-private sector partnerships to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the Hilton, Colombo, recently.
Views - 31 Tuesday, 5 September 2017 00:00
Following are the remarks by Ministry of Foreign Affairs Secretary Prasad Kariyawasam at the Panel on Peace in the Indian Ocean Region Indian Ocean Conference 2017 on 1 September
Views - 162 Tuesday, 5 September 2017 00:00
The second Indian Ocean Conference, which recently concluded in Colombo, brought together the stakeholders of this region together on one platform so that there is discussion and collaboration on how to achieve peace, progress and prosperity. This is
Views - 42 Tuesday, 5 September 2017 00:00
Following is the address by Minister of Foreign Affairs Tilak Marapana at the Indian Ocean Conference 2017
Views - 8 Monday, 4 September 2017 00:00
First of all, in case you are wondering why Singapore is represented here, I just need to situate Singapore as the Southern-most tip of continental Asia, one and a half degrees north of equator. And if you try to connect the Indian Ocean to the Pacif
Views - 26 Monday, 4 September 2017 00:00
President Maithripala Sirisena says that the Indian Ocean Region must be transformed into a maritime zone of peace, to become a hub which functions for the advancement of the entire humankind.
Views - 40 Monday, 4 September 2017 00:00
It gives me great pleasure to be here for the second Indian Ocean Conference. I was unable to attend the first conference last year, and was therefore looking forward to be amidst you today.
Views - 19 Monday, 4 September 2017 00:00
I want to acknowledge the India Foundation, and its partners in Singapore and Sri Lanka, for their leadership in organising this conference.
Views - 68 Monday, 4 September 2017 00:00
Just a few hundred metres from Temple Trees, is an Ocean that is destined to define the future of the world. Sri Lanka, located enviably in the centre of the Indian Ocean is well poised to play a significant role in determining this future.
Views - 793 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 00:00
Technology and innovation guru Scott Bales says CIOs and CTOs will play the most critical role in banks in the future, replacing CEOs By Charumini de Silva With technological change accelerating at an exp
Views - 765 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 00:00
300 CEOs and 1,000 professionals captivated by service guru’s philosophy Kaufman says uplifting service a proven path to biz success SLIM, the national body for marketing in Sri Lanka, no
Views - 1960 Wednesday, 9 August 2017 00:00
By Anura Gunasekera In 1866, when Scotsman James Taylor planted 19 acres of Field no. 7 on Loolecondera Estate, Hewaheta, with a few tea seedlings, he would not have dreamt that he was also sowing the seed for an economic and social revoluti
Views - 2573 Wednesday, 26 July 2017 00:15
Central Bank Chief urges private sector to take strength from improving fundamentals than too much focus on negatives Lists what questions businesses should ask themselves and partner the future upside S
Views - 2882 Wednesday, 26 July 2017 00:02
State Minister of Finance Eran Wickramaratne yesterday sent an emphatic message to the private sector plagued with worry over politics, asserting that the coalition Government would serve the full term and beyond with progressive po
Views - 2272 Wednesday, 26 July 2017 00:02
By Charumini de Silva Acknowledging that the Government has strong fundamentals in place, Public Enterprises Development Minister Kabir Hashim yesterday insisted the next step was to make Sri Lanka the most competitive market for everyone to co
Views - 1963 Wednesday, 26 July 2017 00:02
National Policies and Economic Affairs Deputy Minister Dr. Harsha de Silva yesterday declared that the rapid export orientation of the economy was critical for the future success of Sri Lanka as the country has fallen behind conside
Views - 1676 Wednesday, 26 July 2017 00:01
Sri Lankan ranks 90 on global innovation index Ecosystem already in place but disjointed Supra-ministerial approach recommended Technological innovation recommended for growth in fashion ind
Views - 1375 Wednesday, 26 July 2017 00:01
By Madushka Balasuriya Domestic regulatory reforms, focused and strategic trade policies, increased Government engagement with the private sector and greater expertise in trade negotiations are the needs of the hour if Sri Lanka is to better it
Views - 1347 Tuesday, 25 July 2017 00:05
The Government has formulated a Trade Policy Framework, Anti-Dumping Bill and a Trade Adjustment Package for local industrialists to upgrade their businesses and grab the new business opportunities which will facilitate the successful negotiation
Views - 1422 Monday, 24 July 2017 00:05
The third ‘CMA Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards – 2017’ awards presentation ceremony was held on 17 July at Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo in line with CMA National Management Accounting Conference under the theme of ‘
Thursday, 21 September 2017
The general public is concerned about the high level of interest rates prevailing in the recent past. Interest rates influences the day-to-day life of ordinary people as it is the benchmark for all economic decisions.
Thursday, 21 September 2017
As a nation we are perhaps positioned within a time period where we need our population to act with purpose rather than with discord. We currently appear to find solace in distress and appear to be a nation in waiting for trouble with all the news al
Thursday, 21 September 2017
Future electricity supply to the country is sitting on a time bomb. Since latter part of 2016, expected rainfall failed to arrive and the rainfall in 2017 was worse. Meanwhile 3x300 MW capacity Norochcholai power plant’s generators failed to operat
Thursday, 21 September 2017
The Internet of Things, or IoT, is the next technological revolutionpoised to change the way we, and everything around us, communicate and interact. Management consultant company McKinsey forecasts that IoT will generate up to $11trillion a year in e
Experts make case for why branding is essential for biz success
BOI celebrates 40 years of excellence with tribute to JR, investors and workers
China to blacklist firms violating overseas investment rules
After roads and railways, China’s Silk Road dealmakers eye financial firms