Colombo (News1st) –  12 Sri Lankan migrant workers who had faced various work-related difficulties in Somaliland, returned to the island earlier this morning. Somaliland is a self-declared state internationally recognised as an autonomous region of Somalia. Deputy General Manager of the Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau, Keerthi Muthukumarana said the...
The Ministry of Transport announces that leave of all the Railway workers has been cancelled ahead of a planned strike by Railway Technical Services’ Union. The Deputy Minister of Transport, Ashok Abeysinghe confirmed the leave cancellation. The Railway Technical Services’ Union says they will launch a strike from 4 pm today...
Daily Mirror Hilton Colombo Participates in Hilton's Largest Annual Global Career Initiative 350 youth each year to the hotel, 'Reaching out' was our approach for Careers@hilton 2018. In commemoration of 30 years of excellence in hospitality in Sri Lanka, Hilton Colombo is committed to reach out to a minimum of 3000...
When Whole Foods opened it’s 72,000-square foot, two-story food emporium in Kakaako last week, it brought its typical array of organic apples, artisanal cheeses and and quinoa sold in bulk. There are two restaurant spaces with two dozen beers on tap. And, perhaps most important for the local economy, the...
At school, there was a boy in class whose father was an executive at British Telecom (BT). I still remember his boasts of how the privatisation of the state telecoms arm in 1984 paid for a family skiing holiday. When the company announced last week that more than 10,000 jobs...
Mr. Pradeep Edward – President SLIM addressing the gathering The Sri Lanka institute of Marketing (SLIM), the apexMarketingbodyin the country, is gearing up for one of its biggest highlights of this year. SLIM announced the launch of their programme ‘John Mattone in Sri Lanka’ recently. The Knowledge Forum will be...
Hasitha Liyanage, Snr. Director Technology and Architecture at Sysco LABS introduced the ‘Island of Ingenuity – Sri Lanka Knowledge Services’ brand, launched recently to position Sri Lanka as an investment destination for tech companies looking to expand globally The inaugural Engineering Nexus meetup was hosted at the Sysco LABS engineering...
President says thousands of young professionals went to Gulf PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday said Pakistan over the past few years had taken numerous important steps for development of skills in its youth and cited  Prime Minister’s Youth Skill Development Programme as being one such case. “I am pleased...
Trade in Asia has been growing at a consistently fast clip since 2017 but could be disrupted if disputes escalate, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao said Thursday as the regional lender began its annual meeting. Asked at a news conference about friction between the US and China over their...
BAGAN DATUK: Bagan Datuk is set to become Malaysia’s latest automotive hub, with an investment of RM500 million that is set to create 4,000 jobs. Announcing the project here today, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the Tan Chong Automotive and Commercial Vehicle Hub, spanning 138.7...
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