Monday, January 16, 2017

Business

Business

Volkswagen has agreed a draft $4.3bn (£3.5bn) settlement with US authorities over the emissions-rigging scandal. The German car maker also said it would plead guilty...

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake has been selected as the Finance Minister of 2016 for Asia-Pacific by the ‘The Banker’ magazine. The London-based publication has...

Sri Lanka is keen to establish a tripartite arrangement for trade and investment with India and Singapore, its Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Harsha...

With a view to provide the middle and upper middle income groups with ‘affordable luxury at a prime location,” Access Engineering announced that it...

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake last week said that Resident visas will be granted to foreign individuals who bring substantial sums of foreign exchange into...

Building on the immense success of last year’s inaugural Single Country Exhibition, the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) in partnership with the Pakistan...

There will be only a moderate pick up in global economic growth during 2017, the World Bank has predicted. Its Global Economic Prospects report is...

One of Sri Lanka’s leading providers of enterprise solutions for the Asia Pacific Region, Duo Software (Pvt) Ltd., has been awarded ‘Gold Award’ under...

HNB recently announced the launch of its Custody and Trustee services business, another first amongst the local private commercial banks in the country. The...

The Sri Lanka – Italy Business Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will launch the fourth batch of its successful Italian language course...

MullenLowe Sri Lanka, the local office of the MullenLowe network - a member of the Interpublic Group (IPG), will formally unveil its ultra-modern office...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Academy recently signed an agreement to offer online training courses and accreditation...

OPEC made an early New Year’s resolution when it promised the world that it will get thin – or more accurately that it will...

Unemployment in Italy rose to 11.9 percent in November 2016, the highest level since June 2015, the Italian Institute of Statistics (ISTAT) reported on...

India’s automobile sales fell the most in 16 years last month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s unprecedented clampdown on cash prompted consumers to delay...

Yahoo Inc said Monday that it would rename itself Altaba Inc and Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer would step down from the board after...

Vietnamese garment and textile enterprises have received enough orders to keep them busy through the first quarter of 2017, said Le Tien Truong, general...

Evidence is emerging that the sharp drop in the pound is boosting UK exports, economists say. In November, the volume of goods exported rose...

Honda Motor Co. is recalling 772,000 additional Honda and Acura vehicles in the U.S. for defective front passenger seat air bag inflators made by...

The Chevrolet Bolt EV won Car of the Year, and the Honda Ridgeline became Truck of the Year in the North American International Auto...

Jeep Sri Lanka frequently organizes outdoor adventure activities for their loyal customers who loves to go anywhere, do anything. Adventure is a part of...

Cinnamon Grand, Cinnamon Lakeside and Cinnamon Red have adapted the latest digital revolution, Flixel for their marketing campaign – a first for hotels in...

Despite the closure of the runway during the daytime hours from January 6 to April 6, 2017, SriLankan Airlines through a statement last week...

New year, new adventures. Emirates is making it even more attractive for globalistas travelling from Sri Lanka to say “hello” to new destinations and...

Shangri-La Hotels   and Resorts announced the appointment of Timothy Wright, as Vice President and General Manager and Chris McFall, as Director of Sales and...

Wimukthi Galahitiyawa is no ordinary adman. He is an award-winning entrepreneur, a strategist and an innovator with a passion to make brands look better...

Leading swimwear manufacturer Linea Aqua (Pvt) Ltd announced its latest landmark accomplishment in the field of environmental sustainability through obtaining WaterNeutral Certification for its...

One day Workshop on Export Procedures and Documentation will be conducted on Wednesday 18 January  2017  from 9.00  a.m to 4.30 p.m  at the...

Having a baby is a beautiful experience which is met with a lot of mixed emotions. As a new mother, you may have many...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe ceremonially opened the MAS Fabric Park in Giriulla last week creating three thousand new job opportunities. The total investment of...

Sri Lankan officials began work on formulating one of the strongest ever national business delegations to be flown to Iran at short notice last...

Under the Citi–CCC Rural Economic Empowerment Programme, Hatton National Bank provided loan facilities to a group of micro scale businessmen in the Urubokke area...

Social enterprises are businesses that address social, environmental problems while generating income and employment. They differ from other businesses as instead of channelling profits...

The shares of Melstacorp Limited (CODE: MELS) commenced trading on the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) last week. The shares, which were listed by introduction...

Chitra is a language teacher at the high school near her home. She is well loved by her students. But, her classroom is different...

Oil fell from the highest level since July 2015 as the dollar strengthened while doubts persisted about the ability of OPEC and its partners...

India can be among the top three countries in the world when it comes to science and technology by 2030, but it can only...

Banks are in a quandary whether to start moving their operations out of the UK as the formal process of Brexit nears, according to...

China will quicken reform next year in a coordinated manner and with a focus on key areas, said a statement released Friday after the...

Accelerating its digitalization drive, People’s Bank launched its Self Banking Center with CDM/ATM/Kiosks in seven locations in Colombo district. The facility will empower customers...

Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) has reported a throughput of 2 million for the 12 months ending December 31, 2016, achieving impressive YoY growth...

Teejay, South Asia’s leading fabric manufacturer, has taken the lead in producing green fabric for some of their key customers.  The company who was...

At least 16 needy rural families will receive houses through a donation made by luxury condominium builder Indocean Developers to the ‘Semata Sevana’ (Shelter...

In one of the first signs that India’s crackdown on tax evaders is helping swell the government’s coffers, it this week lowered its borrowing...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe last week laid the foundation stone for the Volkswagen assembly plant in Kuliyapitiya. The facility is slated for completion in...

Ford Motor Co last week scrapped a planned Mexican car factory and added 700 jobs in Michigan following criticism by Donald Trump, as the...

Drivers expect their cars and smartphones to seamlessly work together. Both Apple and Google offer their respective services for connecting phones to a car’s...

Patrons of People’s Hospital at Mahabage can now make medical appointments from the comfort of their home or on the go with Doc990. People’s...

In the face of devastating crop losses in excess of an estimated Rs. 15 billion in 2016, the Planters Association of Ceylon (PA) released...

The Monetary Policy Roadmap 2017 released by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) this week provides an encouraging outlook for the Sri Lankan...

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