Some emails or letters invite you to sign up and enjoy membership to this magazine or to that credit card. This just happened to me recently where my entire family received letters from our bank soliciting us to sign up for its prestige credit card that ‘gives double the benefits’.
Transport, energy, information and communication technology and water infrastructure enable a state to grow its economy and improve the quality of life of its citizens. Infrastructure acts as the backbone of growth and social wellbeing
It has been said that with the rising incidences of chronic kidney diseases in the agricultural areas of the island, the Sri Lankan government is taking measures to control the indiscriminate usage of chemical fertilizer and agrochemicals by the farmers.
We live on the World Wide Web as much as we do in real life. Every individual with access to a computer and Internet is likely to spend a considerable amount of time on it, either in pursuit of a hobby, reading, researching or simply in search of entertainment.
UNFCC –COP 19 from 11 -22 in Warsaw Poland is attended by representatives of nearly 200 governments and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon addressed the plenary sessions on......
Being an island nation, Sri Lanka is blessed with enormous ocean resources, and related opportunities, that can be utilized for the country s economic development. There is a wide array of ocean resources, which include both biological and non-biological components.
In Sri Lanka, ‘Cess’ is the name given to a special tax imposed on sales, where the revenue is earmarked for a specific fund with a particular economic purpose. But the government has stymied export promotion and local value addition by ‘stealing’ the Cess. Budget 2014 is poised to further the malpractice.
Oh no, not another article on innovation! Haven’t we heard enough from everyone who claims to be someone, when on stage? Please also don’t feed us another dose of anecdotes extolling how Southwest Airlines, Ritz Carlton or Walt Disney excel at it! No, I won’t.
The main focus of the 2014 budget has been to maintain the growth momentum and stability of the economy as requested by the majority of the public, Finance and Planning Ministry Deputy Secretary to Treasury Dr. S. Batagoda said.
An appeal to the executive, business and academia, who saw light at the end of the tunnel.
Dhammika Perera didn’t become one of Sri Lanka’s richest people by luck. It was actually by design.
Back in 1999, when he was 32, he developed a 20-year plan for his fledgling businesses with the help of a mentor.
They are no longer manning desks in plush offices but are in front of computers located in kitchens, store spaces, living rooms and bedrooms. They work hard but also have time to spend with the children and take care of family chores.
A premier accounting institute in Sri Lanka held its 34th National conference recently. In the weeks ahead and during, amidst wide publicity, the two day event, screamed: ‘Innovation’.
Bangladesh has had its share of stock market booms and busts. Following a bull run during most of 2010, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) crashed in early December 2010 and by March 2011 the index had fallen by half from its all-time high.
Having dual citizenship status is literally having the best of both worlds. Many Sri Lankans who hold dual citizenship had a sense of superiority. They can enjoy all the benefits and facilities enjoyed by any Sri Lankan and also entitled to all the benefits and facilities of their adopted country.
Following is a speech delivered by Chaudhary Group, Nepal Chairman Binod K. Chaudhary at Commonwealth Business Forum 2013 on ‘The Commonwealth, Indian Ocean, Pacific at SAARC: Building New Partnerships.
Global warming and climate change are aspects of our environment that cannot be easily or quickly discounted.
We have seemingly negatively effected our environment by a cycle of harmful processes that now seem to be feeding upon themselves to exponentially increase the damage to our ecosystem.
We have always heard how important it is to have female representation in politics. Having given the world its first female prime minister, we have perhaps initiated a path for women in politics much earlier than others.
Succession planning is a process for identifying and developing internal people with the potential to fill key leadership positions in the company. Succession planning increases the availability of experienced and capable employees that are ready to assume key leadership roles as they become available.
When the first trains in almost two and a half decades started running through this war-ravaged town in Sri Lanka in mid-September, Sinngamuththu Jesudasan could not resist the temptation to go and have a look – repeatedly.
Sri Lanka is in the midst of hosting the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and President Mahinda Rajapaksa is about to assume the position of Chair-in-Office for the next two years.
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