Proxies of former regime haunt Central Bank
Bond scams from 2005 to 2014 swept under the
The Rajapaksa regime, allegedly involved in large
scale Treasury Bond scams, are using the present Central Bank Bond
fiasco to sweep under the carpet mega fraudulent Bond transactions
carried out from 2005 to 2014, a senior economic analyst said.
Construction costs hit investor confidence
The rapid rise in construction costs is
adversely affecting investor confidence and making Sri Lanka
uncompetitive in the region, Director General, Construction Industry
Development Authority (CIDA), Architect H.K. Balachandra told a
seminar on the ‘Construction industry and the way forward’ organised
by the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka last week.
Chevron Corporation, USA, third in Fortune 500 listing
Chevron Corporation, USA, made news recently
with high rankings in both the Fortune 500 listings of the world's
biggest companies and Business Insider's rating of "the best
companies to work for in America."
ComBank, Euromoney's Best Bank in SL
Euromoney, widely considered as one of the
world's leading financial magazines, has adjudged Commercial Bank of
Ceylon PLC as the Best Bank in Sri Lanka in 2015 at the magazine's
Asia Awards for Excellence presented recently in Hong Kong.
Culinary Art taken to great heights
Culinary Art has gone from strength to strength
since its launch to become the country's largest food and trade
exhibition today and an event of repute in the Asia Pacific region,
Chairman, Chefs Guild of Lanka,
Life Insurance Advisors National Forum
The 2015 National Forum for Life Insurance
Advisors (NAFLIA) will be held on Tuesday, August 4 at the BMICH.
Themed 'A Day All Sri Lankans are Insured,' the conference will
attract the best life insurance advisors,
'Over regulation blocked growth'
The Insurance Board of Sri Lanka (IBSL) hosted
the 10th annual conference of the Asian Forum of Insurance
Regulators (AFIR) in Colombo last week. This is the first time Sri
Lanka hosted the forum.