Former Air Force Commander Air Chief Marshall Harsha Abeywickrema assumed duties as the new Bank of Ceylon (BoC) Chairman yesterday.
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka, which operates as the shadow regulator in the absence of a proper regulator, has not been empowered to deal with the issues confronting the lubricant industry, a top official of Sri Lanka’s largest lubricant industry player stated.
The Sri Lankan gross domestic product (GDP) grew at 7.3 percent in 2013 against a previous 6.3 percent in 2012, the data released by the Census and Statistics Departmentshowed.
Last two weeks, we saw how goal setting is a powerful way of motivating people and of motivating managers. Today, the value of goal setting is so well recognized that entire management systems, like Management by Objectives (MBOs), have goal setting basics incorporated within them.
Investing in real estate has been the traditional method of securing future financial stability by increasing one’s net worth. With the advent of share trading, investments in property have been in direct competition to attract investment rupees.
Job retrenchment and streamlining of cost structures are likely to be an inevitable by-product of consolidation in the banking and finance sector, according to Association of Professional Bankers of Sri Lanka President and Sampath Bank Managing Director, Aravinda Perera.
Sri Lanka’s tourist arrivals rose 24.5 percent Yearon-Year (YoY) to 141,878 in February 2014, with India, Russia and China leading the list, data released by the country’s tourism authority showed.
Just under seven months to the incident which led to the closure of the Weliweriya glove manufacturing plant, another Hayleys group factory, Hanwella Rubber Products Ltd located in Hanwella has taken public to the streets, interestingly for the same contamination issue.
Almost everyone on the planet has been asking a question no one is yet able to answer – what happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that was on a routine flight from Kuala Lampur to Beijing.
A reserve fund can only be used for replacement and non-routine repairs of common elements and assets of the condo: for instance, replacement of roof, windows, boiler, carpets and security system. Other examples are non-routine repairs to the chiller, swimming pool and parking areas.
Following is an interview of Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) Chief Executive Felicio Ferraz appeared in the FY13 annual report of the company that was released to the Colombo Stock Exchange yesterday.
Unlike annual crops such as vegetables or field crops, the perennial nature of tree crops requires that their nutrient needs be maintained in a holistic and long-term manner. Practices such as fertilizer application, water management and pruning can affect tree nutrition status for successive years.
Professor Dave Ulrich, the most influential international thinker in HR and author of over 25 books, talks about his proposed visit to Colombo on April 30 and the key topics he plans to address in Colombo.
The Association of Professional Bankers (APB) has elected Piyal D Hennayake as its President at the AGM held recently. He succeeded Sampath Bank CEO/MD Aravinda Perera.
Lee Hedges Investment Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Lee Hedges PLC has signed an agreement with Board of Investment (BoI) for a 15-story office complex in Colombo 03 at an estimated cost of Rs.1.2 billion.
There is presently a great interest on value addition to mineral resources that could be commercially exploited in Sri Lanka. However this interest was vigorously promoted by the Geological Survey Department (present GSMB) from the early 1960s and what is new is that three minerals namely graphite and.....
In the previous section, we discussed the two restrictions imposed on the amount you can borrow. First, the initial margin, which is the initial amount you can borrow.
We saw last week that goal setting is an opportunity to focus the efforts of employees on the things that matter. A goal provides them with a direction and also allows them to prioritise their work.
Today is International Women’s Day What women do and can do: Entrepreneurship, gender equality in SL
The United Nations celebrates the 2014 International Women’s Day under the theme of ‘Equality for women is progress for all’. Ensuring gender equality matters in many ways to the development process of a country. Gender equality matters in its own right and has been recognized as.....
As we celebrate yet another International Women’s Day: Can Sri Lanka’s corporates be more gender equal?
The other day, my mobile phone rang – it was a wrong number. But as I and thousands of other Sri Lankan women discover to their dismay every day, the caller rang back – many times in fact, whispering what no woman wants to hear.
The exclusive women’s savings account, Anagi from Commercial Bank, conducted a special SMS promotion based on the theme ‘The woman who inspired me the most’ in collaboration with Wijeya Newspapers Ltd to commemorate International Women’s Day on the 8th of March 2014.
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