The National Chamber of Commerce (NCC) in collaboration with the Construction Industry Development Authority (CIDA) will hold a seminar on the construction industry on Thursday, September 28, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the National Chamber Auditorium, No: 450, D R Wijewardene Mawatha, Colombo 10. The resource persons...
On the one hand CEB employees on strike are citing various demands, and on the other hand we have revelations of large scale misappropriation of CEB funds. Meanwhile, a major energy crisis is drawing closer, if the CEB is unable to meet the energy demand by 2020.Serious questions are being...
A former high-ranking HSBC Holdings Plc Executive from Britain is the first person to go to trial on charges stemming from a U.S. probe into foreign exchange rate manipulation. Selection of jurors for the trial of Mark Johnson, a 51-year-old British citizen, began in Brooklyn New York, today. Johnson, who...
After ten years as Chairman and CEO of Duane Morris LLP, John J. Soroko is stepping down. Matthew A. Taylor, 53, currently vice chairman and head of the firm’s trial practice group, will take over in January as Duane Morris’ ninth Chairman and CEO, the Philadelphia firm announced today. Soroko, 66, will become Chairman Emeritus and return...
Sept 18, 2017 (LBO) – Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has called for a re-evaluation of the regulatory and legal mechanisms around Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) as a vital first step towards their introduction into the Sri Lankan  market. “In a global context, REITs have become an integral part of the...
Market ends in green - Hiru News - Srilanka's Number One News Portal The trading at the Colombo Stock Exchange ended in green today (18) with both All Share Price Index and S&P SL20 Index recording gains. The ASPI moved up by 7.62 to 6,409.65 while S&P SL20 improved marginally by...
At present, the country’s per capita income is around USD 4,000. In order to reach the projected per capita income of USD 5,000, as envisaged in V2025, the GDP growth rate should be at least 8 percent a year in the next three years, compared with the growth rate...
  Millennium Housing Developers PLC (MHDL), Sri Lanka’s leading township developer, recently announced the successful completion of its inaugural high rise development ‘The Heights Edmonton’. “We are extremely encouraged by the success and we are actively planning for five new projects in the ‘Vertical Living’ segment as we explore avenues to unlock and...
Home is now a loft in a converted bank next to the Basilica in the old city.   Shanil Perera is from Sri Lanka, but he spent some of his childhood in Pakistan. His father was in the garment industry and the family moved around, so by the time he was...
A high-level delegation from the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry visited Sri Lanka recently to explore business opportunity in Sri Lanka.  They were hosted by the Sri Lanka-Pakistan Business Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce. ... Read More
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