Views - 192 Monday, 28 May 2018 00:00
Financial institutions around the globe are taking proactive steps to address Environmental and Social (E&S) risks within their business operations.
Views - 83 Monday, 28 May 2018 00:00
A few pioneering, foresighted bankers laid the foundation as sponsors and founder members of the Association of Professional Bankers – Sri Lanka (APB) and held its inaugural meeting in Colombo on 20 July 1988.
Views - 205 Monday, 28 May 2018 00:00
The Association of Professional Bankers – Sri Lanka (APB) held a Bankers Evening Forum on Thursday, 17 May.
Views - 286 Monday, 28 May 2018 00:00
Association of Professional Bankers of Sri Lanka (APBSL) at its 29th Annual General Meeting held on 21 March, elected its new Council for the year 2018/2019.
Views - 755 Thursday, 24 May 2018 12:00
At the 2018 World Conference in Atlanta attended by around 1,500 of IFS customers and partners, Sri Lanka’s talent was on centre stage. Almost all keynotes figured qualified Sri Lankans whilst several Lankan experts were part of resources for knowl
Views - 536 Thursday, 24 May 2018 00:00
IFS Managing Director Middle East, Africa and South Asia Luis Ortega says Sri Lanka as an innovation hub is fundamental for the success of the leading Sweden-based global enterprise applications company. In an interview with the Daily FT on the sidel
Views - 678 Thursday, 24 May 2018 00:00
By Nisthar Cassim IFS, a leading global enterprise applications company, is committed to further expand investments in Sri Lanka, which plays a critical role in its growing international success.
Views - 293 Thursday, 24 May 2018 00:00
Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan pledges support to jointly build the Belt and Road with Sri Lanka, thereby boost mutually-beneficial socio-economic development Following is the keynote delivered by Ambassador of China Cheng Xueyuan yesterday at a sym
Views - 414 Tuesday, 22 May 2018 00:00
Yal-Payanam (Journey to Jaffna) was meant to promote national unity and reconciliation
Views - 317 Monday, 21 May 2018 00:10
Sri Lanka’s first integrated entrepreneurship platform, Venture Frontier Lanka, in association with the Daily FT and Ovibees Ventures, recently held a CEO’s Breakfast Forum on ‘Transforming Sri Lanka with private sector leadership and entrepren
Views - 418 Monday, 21 May 2018 00:00
Sri Lanka’s supply of entrepreneurs is relatively short, and it’s only hindering the economic growth of the country.
Views - 175 Monday, 21 May 2018 00:00
Several private sector leaders present at the Venture Frontier Lanka-Daily FT forum, ‘Transforming Sri Lanka with private sector leadership and entrepreneurship’, shared their own insights on how important entrepreneurship was for Sri Lanka and w
Views - 84 Tuesday, 15 May 2018 00:00
Softlogic Information Technologies Ltd., one of the country’s leading software and hardware solutions providers and a subsidiary of Softlogic Holdings PLC, has partnered with JP-IK, a global pioneer in ICT-based education, to create, integrate and
Views - 144 Tuesday, 15 May 2018 00:00
Pix and text by Shanika Sriyananda The interactive board which has replaced the aged-old blackboard in the class has made the science subject for Grade 11-D students of Taxila Central College, Horana, more interesting. Clear pictures related to the
Views - 154 Thursday, 10 May 2018 00:00
By Charnika Imbulana in London The 2018 Commonwealth Women’s Forum (CFW) was the second to be held, also as a lead up to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) ‘18 in London. The first ever CFW was held in Malta in 2015, as a run u
Views - 66 Thursday, 10 May 2018 00:00
What was most spoken of and repeatedly informed at CHOGM 2018 in London was the fact that youth comprise 60% of the Commonwealth population. It is indeed a fact to take note of. If we are to emphasise that further, in other words the youth comprise 1
Views - 600 Wednesday, 9 May 2018 00:00
As Sri Lanka seeks to develop and promote its vital tourism product, industry experts are calling on the authorities not to kill the goose that lays the golden eggs.
Views - 214 Tuesday, 1 May 2018 00:00
By Susil Sirivardana Members of his core group keep on returning to President Ranasinghe Premadasa’s voluminous legacy. It bears continuous re-visitation and reinterpretation. Today we reflect on a familiar institutional sutra. His regular and comm
Views - 70 Tuesday, 24 April 2018 00:00
The Commonwealth arrived in London with an estimated 5,000 delegates from every continent attending for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), bringing their cultures, languages, perspectives and range of colourful flags that represent
Views - 118 Tuesday, 24 April 2018 00:00
Charnika Imbulana reporting from London The Cholmondeley Room and Terrace at the House of Lords was the picturesque venue for the evening reception hosted by the Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) President Lord Howell of Guildford, PC to mark the occ
Views - 86 Tuesday, 24 April 2018 00:00
Another key outcome at the CHOGM was, in response to the risks to growth presented by rising protectionism, leaders at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) expressed their strong support for the multilateral trading system and adopted
Views - 84 Friday, 20 April 2018 00:00
Queen Elizabeth II formally declared open the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at Buckingham
Views - 302 Friday, 20 April 2018 00:00
The leaders of the Commonwealth’s 53 member countries who gathered in the UK for the first time in over 20 years
Views - 65 Thursday, 19 April 2018 00:50
President Maithripala Sirisena said that a country’s sustainable future must be built on the foundation of self-discipline and equity, and referred to the learning from Buddhist traditions prevalent in Sri Lanka, on the three types of human conflic
Views - 121 Thursday, 19 April 2018 00:00
All roads will lead to Buckingham Palace today with Queen Elizabeth II set to welcome the 53 Heads of State at the formal opening of the 25th Commonwealth Head of Meeting 2018, scheduled to be held in London and Windsor.
Views - 256 Wednesday, 18 April 2018 01:58
Gender gaps hold the world back. Focusing on giving equal status to women, Google commenced a ‘Women Will’ programas a global initiative to help bridge the gender gap and empowerwomen worldwide, by focusing their resources, time and technology to
Views - 77 Wednesday, 18 April 2018 01:56
In pursuing WiLAT Sri Lanka’s mission to empower women in Logistics and Transport, at the fourth year anniversary celebrations of UN Women, the ‘HeForShe’ movement was partnered to provide an opportunity and framework for corporates to demonstr
Views - 75 Wednesday, 11 April 2018 00:00
A seminar on ‘Women as Change Agents’, organised by the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS) last week
Views - 101 Wednesday, 11 April 2018 00:00
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beirut organised an event to celebrate the International Women’s Day, which was held at the Preres Unis School
Views - 72 Wednesday, 11 April 2018 00:00
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - About 1,500 large British companies that failed to meet a government deadline
Monday, 20 August 2018
According to a media report released by President’s Media Division, a committee of experts has been appointed by the President to examine and report on ‘the practical impact and use of the proposed officer policy guidelines and recommendations on
Monday, 20 August 2018
Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) of the banking sector have been increasing in the recent past. Gross NPA ratio reached about 3.3% as at end of May2018 recording an increase of about 0.8% over the past five months.
Saturday, 18 August 2018
Muttuvel Karunanidhi, known to the Tamil-speaking world as “Kalaignar” (artiste), passed away at the age of 94 in Chennai on 7 August. Karunanidhi had been Chief Minister of India’s Tamil Nadu state for a total of 19 years. He was Chief Ministe
Saturday, 18 August 2018
Bangladesh has traditionally been hospitable to Sri Lankan entrepreneurs and fortunately, the traditional friendliness has not given way to arrogance with the country’s growing prosperity. This was acknowledged at a meeting of Sri Lankan entreprene
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