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Brand new EMBA from PIM

/ Thursday, 22 September 2016 00:00

PIM Director Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri addressing the gathering        The Postgraduate Institut...


Saegis Campus ties up with Deakin University

/ Thursday, 22 September 2016 00:00

Saegis University Campus, a sister institution of Sakya Education Group recently joined hands with Australia’s Deakin University to bring wor...


CIM Sri Lanka partners with British School of Commerce

/ Thursday, 22 September 2016 00:00

CIM Sri Lanka Chairman Sanjika Perera with British School of Commerce Marketing Manager Nayani Gunathilaka      ...


UNFPA Sri Lanka continues multi-stakeholder engagements to develop provincial-level youth policies 

/ Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:01

Northern Province Chief Minister C. V. Vigneswaran delivering the keynote address at the event   Students fr...


Strategy required to guide youth to take up productive employment

/ Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:01

Most employers say they cannot find school leavers to train for industry. This is a big issue for most industries, especially for tourism and const...


SAITM students urge Government to uphold their right to education

/ Friday, 9 September 2016 00:01

From left: Piranaby Varathan, Varuni Greru, Judith Peiris, Chaturanga Sanjeewa, Dilshan Fernando, Tharindu Ruwanpathirana and Dilshan Samp...


Global Past Pupils Associations – Uduvil Girls’ College issue join statement over recent protests

/ Friday, 9 September 2016 00:01

Old Girl’s Associations of the Uduvil Girl’s College, Jaffna has issued a statement in response to the recent crisis and protests in th...


CMI Sri Lanka’s Quiz Challenge 2016 grand success

/ Wednesday, 10 August 2016 00:10

Presenting the trophy to the winning team by British Council Country Director and CMI UK Sri Lanka Branch Vice Patron Keith Davies and CMI...


Aitken Spence winners at CA Sri Lanka’s Quiz Night

/ Wednesday, 10 August 2016 00:02

16 teams of professionals including Chartered Accountants representing some of the country’s leading organisations came together to put their...


Akbar Brothers wins IFS Mind Masters Quiz Sri Lanka competition 2016

/ Wednesday, 10 August 2016 00:00

From left: IFS President/CEO Jayantha De Silva, who presented the winners of IFS Mind Masters Winners 2016 air tickets and cash prizes, with quiz t...


IPM Sri Lanka and Holcim Lanka jointly conduct management program

/ Wednesday, 10 August 2016 00:00

Holcim Lanka’s Roshika Perera receiving the batch top award from Rohitha Amarapala with Prasad Piyadigama, Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri and Maliy...


Sampath Bank conducts 4th ‘Pahe Sishyathwa’ seminar

/ Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

  Sampath Bank continued its ‘Pahe Sishyathwa’ initiative with the successful completion of its fourth seminar fo...


Janashakthi Insurance: Empowering children to achieve excellence at Grade 5 Scholarship Exams

/ Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

Janashakthi Insurance PLC, in a continued commitment to light the lamp of knowledge across the nation, announced the second phase of its annual Gra...


Jaffna Central celebrates 200 years

/ Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

  By S.S. Sivakumar  Jaffna Central College (JCC) was founded on 1 August 1816 by Rev. James Lynch, the leader of the ...


Sri Lanka Insurance Suba Pathum provides 300 annual schols worth Rs. 18 m to top students

/ Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

  The SLI Life Suba Pathum National Scholarship Scheme has benefited over 300 students each year from the time it was launche...


China awards 15 scholarships for Sri Lankan students

/ Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

     The Chinese Government awarded 15 scholarships for Sri Lankan students at a special ceremony at the Chinese Emb...


Aspiration Education annual exhibition on 9-10 July at Hilton

/ Thursday, 7 July 2016 00:00

  Aspirations Education (AE) is an establishment which offers a comprehensive service to all students who seek their assistan...


Kelani Cables win National HR Excellence Silver Award at National HR Conference 2016

/ Thursday, 7 July 2016 00:00

Kelani Cables Director/CEO Mahinda Saranapala with his team. From left: HR Manager Gihan Widanagama, HR Executive Shamira Perera, Manager ...


160 bright Sri Lankan students receive prestigious Jinnah Scholarship Awards for 2016

/ Friday, 10 June 2016 00:00

Minister Rauf Hakeem, Minister Fouzi and Pakistan HC Syed Shakeel Hussain in a group photo with students          ...


Adam Investments Awards Scholarship Program

/ Friday, 10 June 2016 00:00

  Adam Investments PLC, in celebration of completing two years of listing on the Colombo Stock Exchange, aw...


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STP In action: Philippines tourism

27 September 2016

Given the celebration of tourism week, it is interesting to study the different practices of countries in driving tourism strategy. One case study which emerged showing a destination which drove the basics of business - Segmentation, Targeting and...


Top 5 new racists in Sri Lanka

27 September 2016

Lankan politicians believe they deserve to be treated as royalty simply because they got the people’s vote   When asked from Morgan Freeman (not Nelson Mandela) “how are we going to get rid of racism?” he ans...


Tourism: Thailand vs. Sri Lanka

27 September 2016

China is a growth market for us; Thailand gets eight million tourists from China and it is still growing. We must learn from the Thai experience     Thailand gets 25 million tourists a year. Sri Lanka gets close t...


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 ...


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