Views - 748 Monday, 12 March 2018 00:00
Sri Lanka Inc recently made a compelling case to woo more portfolio and direct investments from companies and funds based in Singapore.
Views - 58 Monday, 12 March 2018 00:00
The Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), the pioneer in providing British Higher Education in Sri Lanka, will be holding ‘SHE CAN – inspired women, inspire women’, at the Orchid Room of the BMICH on 15 March from 6.00 p.m.
Views - 148 Monday, 12 March 2018 00:00
Taking the world theme ‘Press for Progress’ into action, the Women’s Chamber of Industry and Commerce is commemorating International Women’s Day 2018
Views - 267 Monday, 12 March 2018 00:00
This year’s International Women’s Day theme ‘Press for Progress’ is a timely reminder to celebrate achievements to date and renew efforts moving forward.
Views - 56 Monday, 12 March 2018 00:00
President Maithripala Sirisena extended an invitation to women in the country to come forward as a powerful force to stop the deteriorating human values, and build a nation that values peace and where all the people could live in brotherhood and harm
Views - 70 Monday, 12 March 2018 00:00
Etihad Airlines Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal General Manager Dougie Douglas made a fervent appeal on the behalf of non-governmental organisation Women in Need (WIN) at the recent Annual General Meeting of SKAL International Colombo.
Views - 55 Friday, 9 March 2018 00:00
Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao yesterday marked International Women’s Day by reaffirming
Views - 249 Friday, 9 March 2018 00:00
As Sri Lanka posts one of the lowest female workforce participation rates of any comparable country, Australian High
Views - 240 Friday, 9 March 2018 00:00
At a time when women’s voices are rising around the world, International Women’s Day was commemorated globally
Views - 49 Thursday, 8 March 2018 00:00
International Women’s Day is always an important marker in my calendar and this year’s theme #PressForProgress couldn’t be more exciting. Starting today, 8 March, we at the World Bank are embarking on a year-long effort to rally the government
Views - 445 Thursday, 8 March 2018 00:00
Chief guest Prof. MaithreeWickremesinghe says people think that gender equality means women’s equality but it doesn’t, it’s so much more By Shannon Jayawardena The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) together with IFC, a member of the World Bank Grou
Views - 24 Friday, 2 March 2018 00:00
It used to be trendy for Chinese to dress in clothes of foreign brands, but now China is helping shape the latest trends in the fabric and apparel world.
Views - 55 Friday, 2 March 2018 00:00
Chinese authorities had issued more than 20,000 pollutant emission permits by the end of 2017, an official from the Ministry of Environmental Protection said.
Views - 48 Friday, 2 March 2018 00:00
China has been the world leader in applications for patent for invention for seven consecutive years, said Wan Gang, President of the China Association for Science and Technology.
Views - 61 Friday, 2 March 2018 00:00
A special issue of peer-reviewed journal Human Gene Therapy was published on Friday, documenting China’s progress, opportunities and challenges in its biomedical research.
Views - 151 Friday, 2 March 2018 00:00
“Rural deliveries in China aren’t easy,” says Yang Guoping, a village postman in Hanggai Township, Anji County, east China’s Zhejiang Province, since 1992. He rises early
Views - 44 Wednesday, 28 February 2018 00:00
In early 1988, a group of enthusiastic senior bankers saw the need to form an association to promote
Views - 119 Wednesday, 28 February 2018 00:00
Incumbent APB President Koliya Senarath Bandara was appointed as the 20th General Manager/Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Ceylon
Views - 32 Wednesday, 28 February 2018 00:00
The Association of Professional Bankers – Sri Lanka (APB) embarked on a CSR project, consequent to the floods and landslides which occurred last year
Views - 48 Wednesday, 28 February 2018 00:00
APB recently organised an evening seminar on liberalisation of foreign exchange transactions based on the recently issued Foreign Exchange Act No. 12 of 2017.
Views - 411 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
Views - 179 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
Views - 413 Wednesday, 21 February 2018 00:00
A force to be reckoned with, Yasas Hewage, the Director of Pro Am Serendib, which is the organiser of the Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia IRONMAN
Views - 45 Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:00
NDB Araliya is a unique financial proposition that will focus on developing a woman’s life not only in terms of financial wellbeing but also in developing her skills, health and intellectuality whilst giving her the strength, security and confidenc
Views - 110 Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:00
RIYADH, AFP: Women in Saudi Arabia can now open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative, as the kingdom pushes to expand a fast-growing private sector. The policy change, announced by the Saudi government on Thursday,
Views - 95 Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:00
The Youth to Nation Foundation (YNF), the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of Ceylon Guardian, conducted a workshop in Hambantota on Monday 12 February to impart training on manufacturing footwear. The program was attended by 32 women from t
Views - 118 Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:00
Throughout the centuries, a plethora of cultural and social taboos have been associated with menstruating girls and women, as well as menstrual health. In many parts of the world, women are still not allowed to leave the confines of their homes while
Views - 278 Thursday, 15 February 2018 00:03
Sri Lanka has witnessed unprecedented growth and development over the recent past as evidenced by rising income levels which stood at $ 3,759.20 by the end of 2017. While the economic impacts of this remarkable growth trajectory are clearly defined,
Views - 45 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00
ABU DHABI, (Xinhua) -- China’s ICONIQ Motors is promoting its latest electric vehicle (EV) model ’’SEVEN’’ in the ongoing Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week
Views - 31 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00
AMMAN, (Xinhua) -- Jordan and China signed a deal on Monday for cooperation in the field of aviation services.
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Minister for Ports and Shipping Mahinda Samarasinghe informed the press in August that Cabinet has approved the development of East Container Terminal (ECT) of Colombo Port by the Ports Authority. According to approval: nPorts Authority would develop
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Penchant for playing with fire President Gamaralalage Sirisena has always had a penchant for playing with fire. He did fire-play at the local government elections when he made a disastrous U-turn and went round country blasting the party and its lea
Monday, 17 September 2018
Several Western analysts have carried out a relentless media campaign in keeping with their own geopolitical agenda, to suggest that China was luring Sri Lanka into a carefully engineered debt trap.
Monday, 17 September 2018
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, speaking recently at the World Economic Forum in Vietnam, denied that Sri Lanka was in danger of spiralling into a debt trap from excessive Chinese borrowings