Thursday, October 19, 2017

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By Fred McMahon As Sri Lanka celebrates the enormous benefits brought forward by four decades of the open economy, Advocata Institute looks back at...

Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Network Operator enhanced its 4G LTE network coverage by innovatively deploying its existing 900MHz spectrum. This initiative...

The Ministry of Finance last week called for proposals from all stakeholders including the public to be included in the Budget – 2018, to...

Colombo. Monday 25 September 2017. Well-known trainers Sanjeev Jayaratnam and Kumar de Silva are back once again with their signature motivational, skills development, and...

In the auto repair industry, a field where 99% of employees are men, David Pieris Group of Companies has begun making inroads to change...

ECONOMYNEXT – The prolonged drought that has gripped Sri Lanka has worsened food insecurity, with more people going hungry and indebtedness rising for lack...

Forty-one highfliers of the Advisor Force of HNB Assurance PLC (HNBA) qualified to participateat the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) conference, in Florida, USA...

RED FM, the English radio station of Sky media Networks announced the appointment of Riyaz (Shaq) Shah Jahan as its new Channel Head effective...

Jayantha Fernando is an Internet Law and policy expert who has pioneered ICT Legal policy reform and helped the establishment of Internet governance processes...
The overlooked barrier in women’s economic empowerment

Unpaid Care Work There is broad consensus that women’s empowerment underpins the success of the new 2030 Agenda for Development (also known as the Sustainable...

Sri Lanka’s exceptional economic growth over the past decade has attracted both local and foreign businesses to expand their operations within the South Asian...

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) entered into a partnership with the Global Compact Network Sri Lanka (UNGC) last week to collaborate on national...

STAX Inc., a global strategy consulting firm, has been working in collaboration with International Enterprise Singapore (IE) for over two years to inform Singaporean...

Moody’s Analytics last week said that Sri Lanka’s newly revised Inland Revenue Act will augment the country’s very low level of government revenues. In a...

ECONOMYNEXT - Withholding tax will have to be deducted from listed corporate bonds which are in existence, a tax official said, raising concerns over...

Tharanga Vithanage, Head of Sales and Marketing, Hyundai Lanka was recognized amongst Asia’s Top 50 Brand Leaders at the 8th CMO Asia Awards for...

Facebook has apparently begun testing a feature that would make it easier to watch videos on the go. According to TechCrunch the social network...

Hitachi moves from Challengers Quadrant to Leaders Quadrant; Evaluation based on ability to execute and completeness of vision Thursday 10 August 2017. Hitachi Data Systems...

Colombo. Tuesday 12 September 2017. JAT Technologies invites you to open your senses to a mind blowing Audio Visual and ELV (Extra Low Voltage...

Last week, Nike announced the launch of its Makers’ Experience, an invite-only, limited-time event where people can design a pair of shoes and have...

A delegation led by Professor Paul Mather, Head of La Trobe Business School (LBS), La Trobe University (LTU), Australia, visited Colombo recently to open...

Following last year’s success with the Kids Fun Baking event, an initiative that was put together by Singer Sri Lanka and Beko, was held...

South Asian Technologies (Pvt) Ltd. (SAT), a leading distributor of ICT products, announced its appointment as a National Value Added Distributor for Carbon Black,...

Sri Lanka’s number One Jeans Brand, Long Island Clothing Company (LiCC Jeans) last weekend joined hands with Siyatha Miss World Sri Lanka 2017 to...

Several luxury automakers recently announced plans to increase production of hybrid and electric cars, or even electrify their entire lineups. But those plans will...

Barn finds are a strange thing. The idea that some beautiful or rare car can simply be locked away and forgotten about seems unthinkable...

Rolls-Royce set a new record for most powerful aircraft engine gearbox on Monday, as its Power Gearbox (PGB) intended for the upcoming UltraFan engine...

With its Chevrolet Bolt EV, General Motors opted to go big on battery capacity but keep the car small and relatively affordable. And the...

The Ceylon Index Fund (CIF) that invests in blue chip, liquid companies listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has emerged as the top...

Sustainability is a key driver of corporate success and no longer a buzz word, says Eardley Perera, Chairman of the Panel of Evaluators of...

The 27th edition of the FACETS International Gem & Jewellery Exhibition began on August 31, 2017 with a grand inauguration ceremony at the BMICH. Gracing...

ECONOMYNEXT – Foreign and domestic institutional investors have been facing significant barriers to investment in Renewable Energy (RE) in Sri Lanka, which aims to...

The 3W Group (Third Wave Group), is celebrating 20 years driving innovation and change in the corporate and retail sectors in Sri Lanka and...

You’d be forgiven for thinking Android One was dead and gone. Google’s initiative to bring stock Android to emerging nations through cheap, local handsets...

Today Microsoft announced the availability of different colors of its Surface Laptop in 20 more countries, but that’s not the biggest news. Tucked in...

You’ve probably seen more than one homemade Facebook video that uses a popular song to spice up an otherwise plain clip. How many graduation...

WhatsApp wasn’t kidding when said it wanted businesses to offer more than support via chat. The Facebook-owned service is testing tools that let companies...

Google has teamed up with podcast Song Exploder in order to give users a new way to hear music. The podcast features musicians who...

The Thai Food Festival is back for the 3rd consecutive year from 14th-24th of September 7.00 – 11.00 p.m! Cinnamon Lakeside’s premier Thai restaurant...

Udara Iddamalgoda Marketing Manager Dreamron & Dr. Priyanka Perera Chairman Dreamron Group of Companies A workshop and technical session on beauty and hair, the...

With Sri Lanka’s gastronomy landscape evolving at a phenomenal rate, the country’s first-ever Balkan restaurant – Mitsi’s Delicacies – is set to reveal more...

The Nissan Leaf does pretty well for the automaker. It’s one of the best selling EVs ever and today the company introduced a redesigned...

We might finally get to see how the Trump administration has tweaked the Obama-era self-driving vehicle guidelines next week. According to Reuters, the Department...

On Monday, at the Mazda Tech Forum in Frankfurt, Germany. Wheels reports that a Mazda executive confirmed to the press that Mazda is continuing...

Motorcycle enthusist got a rare treat at David Pieris Motor Company (DPMC) lounge  during the Colombo Motor show 2017. On display was the widest ...

Nations Trust Bank PLC strongly believes that change is needed within the organization and the financial services sector as a whole for it to...

ECONOMYNEXT- Sri Lanka’s tax free listed bonds issued in the past are likely to be treated the same way until they are redeemed, according...

Sri Lanka has started infusing locally milled rice to the markets and has also inked an agreement with Indian private suppliers for immediate rice...

The 20th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka – Singapore Business Council (SLSBC) of The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce was held recently at...

Sri Lanka – Maldives Business Council (SLMBC) of The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce held its 9th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday 25 August...

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