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Tuskers Looking For Improved Effort In Second Leg

The Sri Lanka Tuskers are looking to improve on their disappointing performance in the first leg when they begin their second leg of the  Asia Sevens Series in South Korea this weekend. The team welcomed back experienced campaigners Danushka Ranjan and Chanaka Chandimal who have both recovered from injury. The duo replaced Kavindu Perera and [...]

AG And Former GA Summoned Over Saudi Tsunami Housing Scheme

by Indika Sri Aravinda The Attorney General and former Government Agent of Ampara have been summoned by President Maithripala Sirisena this week to discuss the controversial Saudi sponsored tsunami housing project. Some 500 houses built for tsunami affected families have still remained unoccupied in Ampara owing to a legal battle. The houses have been uninhabitable [...]

Sri Lanka Considers Listing Of Major State Firms

Sri Lanka is considering listing two state-owned banks and an insurance company next year, by selling stakes of at least 10 percent in each, government, regulatory and exchange officials told Reuters on Wednesday. Bank of Ceylon, the largest lender in the island nation, People’s Bank, and Sri Lanka Insurance are all earmarked for possible sales, [...]

England under-prepared for ‘greatest challenge’ – Strauss

Holes in England’s batting leave Joe Root facing “the biggest challenge an England captain will ever have” in attempting to win the Ashes in Australia, according to Andrew Strauss. Strauss, the last England captain to lead his country to success in Australia in 2010-11 and currently director of England cricket, believes Root has “a great [...]

New Sri Lanka Map With Port City To Be Presented Next Year

A new Sri Lanka map, which will include the Port City, is to be presented next year. The Survey Department said that the new map has been completed and will be presented next year. The new map includes the changes to Colombo with the construction of the Port City, Surveyor General P. M. P. Udayakantha [...]

Ogilvy PR Sri Lanka Wins Top Asia Pacific Award For Right To Information Campaign

Ogilvy Public Relations Sri Lanka succeeded in finishing ahead of 1,200 of the best award entries from across the Asia Pacific region at the SABRE APAC Awards held in Hong Kong recently. The agency’s ‘Uncover the Truth’ campaign for Sri Lanka’s Right to Information Act won two Certificates of Excellence, a Gold Award in the [...]

Spectrum – Powering Corporate Team Leaders And Executives Through Effective Communication

A unique training and development programme themed as “ Power of Effective Communication and High Impact Presentations” has been designed and will be launched on 27th September, from 9 am for a full day, at Cinnamon Lakeside, by Spectrum Trainers & Corporate Consultants. Spectrum is dedicated to nurturing, transforming and empowering Corporate Team Leaders and [...]

MAS Active Clinch Men’s Volleyball Championship

MAS Active Leisureline – Katunayake clinched the Mercantile Men’s Volleyball Superleague Title when the beat TeeJay Lanka 25-23,25-21,20-25, 25-20 in the finals. In the Women’s Superleague final, MAS Holdings eased past Brandix Fast Fashion Mirigama 25-8, 25-7, 25-10 to secure the title. In the championship events, David Pieris Motor Co overcame a gallant Crystal Martin [...]

TBWA\Sri Lanka – The Only Awarded Sri Lankan Agency At AD STARS

TBWA\Sri Lanka continued its winning streak and was once again the only agency to be awarded metal at the prestigious AD STARS 2017 annual advertising festival, which took place in Busan, Korea recently. TBWA\Sri Lanka, recognized with 1 Silver and 5 Bronze awards placed Sri Lanka on the global map, competing against 18,063 entries from [...]

Sri Lanka Accused Of Intimidating Members Of Civil Society

Sri Lanka has been accused of intimidating members of civil society, in a report released last week by UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Andrew Gilmour. The report notes that the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in his address to the Human Rights Council on March 22, 2017, had stressed that he was disturbed to [...]

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