Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Business

Business

Most young entrepreneurs get lost in the wave because they lack proper mentoring which is the backbone to steering a business to sustainability and...

The Ministry of Transport and Aviation has published the tender for the second space and the date of submission is the 19th of April,...

AIA Group Limited, the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group, announced today the signing of a multi-year agreement with David Beckham, under...

The cancellation of the 5% commission given to travel agents for SriLankan air tickets, which was to come to effect from April 1, had...

The Invest Sri Lanka Investor Forum hosted in Sydney last week by the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) in association with the Securities and Exchange...

What happens when everything falls apart and you lose it all? These very successful entrepreneurs who have all started from scratch more than once,...

Founder and Chairperson of Women in Management (WIM), Dr. Sulochana Segera spoke to the Nation regarding the motivations behind the upcoming Top 50 Professional...

The US and UK are banning laptops from cabin baggage on flights from certain countries in the Middle East and North Africa, as well...

LOLC won the hearts of the people when it was crowned the “Financial Services Provider of the Year 2017” at the SLIM-Nielsen People’s Awards...

Economic and political cycles have a habit of being out of sync. Just ask George Bush senior, who lost the presidential election in 1992...

He said that where the plantation industry was concerned, Sri Lanka needs to look at countries like Malaysia and learn from them to ‘take...

Over 300 employees working at the World Duty Free (WDF) at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayaka have been told to ‘close shop and...

Being an entrepreneur by itself is a hard task. It involves taking risks, decisions and keeping a level-head at all times. Yuzra Aziz-Eliyas, affectionately...

Last April, Etihad Airways, the flag-carrier of the emirate of Abu Dhabi, claimed that 2015 had been its fifth consecutive year in the black,...

Jaguar Land Rover UK’s largest automotive manufacturer continues its long-standing partnership with Colombo Fashion Week (CFW) in its Summer edition. Jaguar is one of the...

The Colombo Stock Exchange in association with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan High Commission in Australia and with...

RIL Property Limited (RIL), a developer, owner and operator of commercial office space in Colombo received in-principle approval from the Colombo Stock Exchange for...

AIA Group announced last week that its Group Chief Executive and President, Mark Tucker, has informed the board of directors of the Company of...

Strengthening its product portfolio, the Insurance arm of the LOLC Group, LOLC Insurance launched two new products under its two entities, LOLC General Insurance...

As children we were told that we would never amount to anything if we were lazy and that hard work was the key to...

An international photographic and video exhibition giving the biggest ever prize money in that category either in Sri Lanka or in the Asian region...

Between 4500 to 5000 travel agents will go out of business if the national carrier decides to go ahead with their proposed zero commission...

Apparel exporters have urged that the country should move towards becoming a sourcing hub with regard to the apparel export industry and in the...

The Colombo Stock Exchange last week came under a shock when business magnate Nimal Perera, stepped down from the boards of several key companies. The...

The  MBA  in Entrepreneurship batch of 2017 of the University of Moratuwa will be organizing a special workshop, Diriya Niyamuwo, to help Sri Lanka’s...

Colombo’s once static skyline is now in the midst of a vast transformational process and at the forefront of this immense development is Shangri-La,...

Drones are often perceived by the general public as hovering playthings that take photographs. Some even term them a ‘nuisance’ due to the negative...

(C0ntinued from last week) In this Q&A, David Newhouse a senior economist with the World Bank takes questions on how poverty is measured and why...

The leaders driving innovation in Sri Lanka’s top firms will share expert insights and practical lessons at the upcoming ‘Future of Business’ Innovation Strategy...

HR practitioners representing firms from diverse sectors will present their expert insights on how to manage talent in order to become an innovation driven...

During his meeting with Sri Lankan Ambassador Amunugama, the Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce in Bremen, Harald Emigholz, has assured that the German...

A technical seminar was conducted on “Water, Wastewater and Reuse” by the Indo Austrian Multinational VA Tech Wabag Ltd at the JAIC Hilton. In...

Are you fed up with offers that say “Interest Free” and then have hidden terms and conditions that include the interest component with the...

Celebrating this International Women’s Day and paying tribute to the graceful spirit of womanhood, HNB Assurance PLC (HNBA) and its fully owned subsidiary HNB...

“The Wedding Show in Australia 2017”, the exclusive Bridal exhibition organized by Asia Exhibition and Conventions (Pvt) Ltd in association with the experts and...

AIA Sri Lanka recorded a consolidated revenue growth of 20 per cent to Rs.14,633 million during the financial year 2016, from the figure reported...

The three main foreign income earners for the country – the estate workers, certain garment factory workers and migrant workers especially to the Middle...

Full impact of the implementation of the budget proposal to restrict credit to new cars (50% LTV) and three-wheelers (25% LTV) will only be...

Leaders from the South Asian capital market were united in their call for improved integration of regional markets as they shared their views on...

Masako Wakamiya is making the news for an app she created to show people the correct way to place their traditional doll displays ahead...

CREATIVE CONSERVATION With Women’s Day just around the corner the Nation spoke to a responsible social enterprise that is dedicated to saving the planet and...

At a marketing seminar with a previous boss, I shuffled my way into the row of seats directly behind her for one of our...

Over the past several years, innovations in information and communication technologies have fundamentally changed the nature of work. This has created new opportunities in digital...

The handover ceremony of 20 houses, constructed by Rhino Roofing Products Ltd. for 20 families affected  by the landslide at Aranayake Samasara-Kanda, took place...

Credit Cards can be a vital tool in managing one’s personal financials and its popularity has grown tremendously in recent times aided by attractive...

AIA Sri Lanka has declared a dividend of 9.46% per cent for its policyholders. This is yet another year of AIA delivering impressive dividend...

Sancharaka Udawa in May facilitates a platform for small and medium service providers in tourism to meet their customers The seventh edition of ‘Sancharaka Udawa’...

Creating history in Sri Lanka’s handicrafts sector, an unprecedented number of Lankan craftsmen are to be felicitated at Shilpa Abhimani National Handicrafts Awards Ceremony...

In 1987, the lottery that was introduced to the market as “Saturday Fortune” gained such popularity that it was also made available on Wednesdays. At...

SriLankan Airlines has commenced the induction of the first of its latest Airbus aircraft. The A320neo which arrived last week was the first of the...

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