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Guarantee on pawning loans credit positive for banks: Moody’s

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Moody’s Investor Services said the credit guarantee scheme on pawning loans proposed by the Central Bank (CB) would have a positive impact on banks’ credit ratings.

Swiss firm plans steel shapes manufacturing plant in SL

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Montanstahl AG, a Swiss-based stainless steel shapes manufacturer, is looking to establish a ‘green-field’ project in Sri Lanka, which will be a 100 percent export-oriented firm.

Mobitel Business Solutions launches Ultrasonic Fuel Sensor for the first time in Sri Lanka

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Mobitel Business Solutions, a division of the National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel Pvt Ltd, under its ‘mAutomotive’ initiative launches the Ultrasonic Fuel Sensor, a state-of-the-art technology that is expected to revolutionize the monitoring mechanism for fuel consumption of vehicles in the most reliable and efficient manner for the first time in Sri Lanka.

Swiss based firm to set up steel shapes manufacturing plant

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Montanstahl AG, a Swiss based stainless steel shapes manufacturer is looking to establish a “green-field” project in Sri Lanka, which will be a 100-pct export oriented firm

amanté recognizes best dealers for 2013

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Sri Lanka’s premium lingerie brand, amanté, recently awarded its top dealers amongst its 50 strong outlets island wide for their sales contribution to the brand.  The GLITZ/NOLIMIT chain was awarded the amanté Best Dealer for 2013, with two outlets with in the chain awarded first and third place in sales performance.

Natural rubber — Plans for the future

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Natural rubber today accounts for something like a third of the world’s production of all rubbers and nearly 85 percent of the output comes from Southeast Asia. Technical and economic problems that have manifested themselves in the past in relation to production and marketing of.....

Socialist Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka - Is it socialist?

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Presently there is a substantial discourse on whether the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is waning in its commitment to the institutions of democracy. This insight explores a different question, is it waning its commitments to social institutions?

Millennium IT bags FITIS Cricket Championship 2014

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Millennium IT, a key player in the IT/BPO services in Sri Lanka won the championship trophy at the recently concluded FITIS cricket carnival 2014 held at P Sara grounds.

Getting a project done in time: Managing people, time and results

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In any organisation, only two aspects of work exist—on-going operations and projects. The on-going operations constitute an organisation’s repetitive activities, such as accounting, marketing, HR, production, etc. The projects are the unique, temporary endeavours with each having a specific beginning and end.

Economically neglected Vanni ‑ Tamil Tigers’ main stronghold

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There were a number of mistakes made by the previous governments  during the 30- year old civil war fought in the North of Sri Lanka form 1978 that  ended in  2009.This war was  aggravated after the July 1983 riots where a  large  number of Tamils from all walks of life were killed and maimed or........

55 words or 10 phrases customers rarely hear!

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As a student of hospitality, I was constantly reminded that in a well-run hotel, the ‘manager must be present’, available and in evidence. He or she should be out on the floor greeting guests and putting a face on hotel operations whilst staying connected, committed and.....

Rs.172mn fraud at Sierra Cables

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A fraud amounting to approximately Rs.172 million has been detected at Sierra Cables PLC, a unit of Sierra Holdings, the company informed the Colombo Stock Exchange yesterday

Rubber for latex and wood: a long-term option

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It is unlikely that the rubber plantations, currently going through difficult times with profitability per hectare markedly eroded due to rapidly declining selling price of rubber and spiralling costs of production due to rising wages of tappers, will bounce back in the near future.

Faulty Towers the dining experience returns to Sri Lanka

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This internationally successful homage to the BBC’s most popular sitcom returns to Mount Lavinia Hotel with Dialog being the platinum sponsor, following a sold-out debut season last year.

SG Holdings Global announces Rs.10.70 per share mandatory offer on Expolanka

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SG Holdings Global Plc Ltd, the overseas arm of SG Holdings of Japan which bought 30 percent stake in Expolanka Holdings PLC in a Rs.6.2 billion deal last Friday, has made a mandatory offer to acquire remaining Expolanka shares at Rs.10.70 per share

Inspirational quotes on investing in stock market

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Are you an enthusiastic investor? Are you looking for a winning investment strategy? If yes, you will find today’s article useful. Today, we will be sharing with our readers some financial advice picked from the most successful investors and fund managers in the world.

Behavioural interviewing – Key to selecting winning team

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The key to the success of the behavioural interview is in the preparation. Prior to conducting the interview, the recruiter will need to do some homework. Having a thorough understanding of the company culture and organisational environment is.....

Strategic Development Act: Is it a success or should it be reviewed?

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All governments have attached high priority to foreign direct investment (FDI) since the 1970s. It is important to understand why this has been the case and pose the question whether the Strategic Development Act (SDA) contributes to creating an investor-friendly environment.

Need-based entrepreneurship – Turning ideas into business

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Need-based entrepreneurship has always been around – for those who are savvy enough to understand the need and do something about it. There have been successful female entrepreneurs who have built and continue to build businesses on needs they themselves have experienced.

Holcim Lanka’s Sanstha Cement Builds New Strength with an Aggressive Brand Building Campaign

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‘Sanstha Cement’ holds the pride and privilege of being the preferred concrete brand of builders. Communicating the brands key outstanding attributes to the Sri Lankan construction stakeholders, Holcim Lanka embarks on a multimedia campaign.

Findmyfare and American Express partners to reward Cardmembers with super savings

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Enjoy a holiday in your favourite resort without hesitation or check into the best business hotel in the world, American Express and findmyfare have partnered to offer a fantastic promotion to American Express Cardmembers from 01st to 30th May 2014. 

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