ASEAN in 2018: Strength in economic diversity ...

The saying ‘there is strength in diversity’ often comes up when people talk ab...


Japan’s Indo-Pacific strategy: The importance of Sri ...

Reacting to an increasingly assertive China, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has looked...


Colombo’s wetlands float to top of flood prevention p ...

Thomson Reuters Foundation: On the surface, Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo looks like a...


The ‘real’ truth about investments ...

Everyone wants definitive answers or the ‘the truth’. This is especially the c...


Plain packaging, a not so plain problem ...

Sri Lanka’s Cabinet recently voted to introduce standard or plain packaging to tobac...


The hidden side of cigarette pricing ...

The media in Sri Lanka has often misrepresented the cigarette industry and cigarette taxes...


Sri Lanka can create jobs, boost exports, by moving bra ...

Many advanced nations from Singapore to the US have open policies that allow people to mig...


SL–China relations: The Great Silk Road needs to pick ...

It was good news for the country on Monday when China approved a US $ 1 billion loan to re...


Creating a better global trade system ...

I would like to thank Derrick Olsen for the kind introduction and thank WorldOregon for ho...


Financial institutions are very traditional in the way ...

The financial sector is under increasing pressure from many stakeholders to manage the reg...


Asia needs to adapt swiftly to rapidly aging population ...

The world is experiencing an unprecedented demographic transition – it is getting ol...


Cost of low-skilled migration to Saudi Arabia, South Ko ...

The high cost of securing employment abroad is a barrier to cross-border labour mobility f...


Role of stress test in risk management ...

Over a period of time, with proliferation of internal operational data and external data b...


Why trade arrangements are important for Sri Lanka ...

Despite all the negative rhetoric about trade agreements, trade arrangements encourage the...


Navigating the shift to a clean energy future ...

The relative abundance and modular nature of solar and wind are driving the shift to renew...


Lessons to learn from wildlife conservation in India ...

Recently, I visited one of the most visited national parks in India, famed for its vast nu...


Key metrics are critically important when measuring suc ...

Leaders often can encounter ‘information overload’ in their work. They know th...


The reality of investment risk ...

When it comes to risk, here’s a reality check: All investments carry some degree of ...


Measuring rice yield from the sky ...

Nearly 70 percent of the world’s poor live in rural areas and rely on agriculture fo...


Mounting debt threatens Sustainable Development Goals ...

In 2015, 193 countries adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as an overarchi...


SL urgently needs professional real estate marketing: e ...

It is an established fact that the real estate industry makes an important contribution to...


Why governance standards becoming No. 1 yardstick for e ...

To begin, after the financial crisis, the regulators and funds came up with a new bunch of...


Time for a sea change in India-China relations ...

Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has advanced its ‘Act Ea...


Lack of fuel subsidies could hasten Asian crude demand ...

The term “demand destruction” is again entering the lexicon of the current cru...


Strategy should always be coupled with tactics to achie ...

Many people use strategies and tactics interchangeably but anyone with military experience...


Building the future of HR for the Avocado Toast generat ...

When people in Asia Pacific want to buy a pair of shoes, book a holiday abroad or catch up...


AIIB’s creative spirit: Experiments in infrastructure ...

Mid-January 2018 marked the second anniversary of the founding of the China-led Asian Infr...


Business should not be limited to making boatloads of m ...

Prof. Dave Ulrich is the Rensis Likert Professor at the Ross School of Business, Universit...


Urbanisation – A strategy to increase GDP ...

A book titled ‘Economic Policy in Sri Lanka – Issues and Debates’, edite...


Building a more English-literate Sri Lanka: the Need to ...

Lack of English proficiency is a key constraint affecting the employability of the Sri Lan...


POPULAR POSTS

Dayasiri received Rs.1mn ...

According to a further report (B report)...
Thursday, 24 May 2018 19:02
48
26200

Mangala knows I can, that...

Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajap...
Monday, 21 May 2018 12:03
45
21556

I received Rs. 1 mn chequ...

While admitting that he did receive a Rs...
Friday, 25 May 2018 14:18
70
18146

Cricketer Dhananjaya’s ...

Sri Lankan national cricket team member ...
Thursday, 24 May 2018 22:25
25
17830

I received Rs. 1 mn chequ...

While admitting that he did receive a Rs...
Friday, 25 May 2018 14:18
70
18146

Dayasiri received Rs.1mn ...

According to a further report (B report)...
Thursday, 24 May 2018 19:02
48
26200

Mangala knows I can, that...

Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajap...
Monday, 21 May 2018 12:03
45
21556

Rajapaksas trying to thro...

Taking a swipe at former President Mahin...
Sunday, 20 May 2018 16:33
40
7733

Gota's economic policy sa...

International Trade and Development Stra...
Tuesday, 22 May 2018 18:45
35
7190