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Sunday, October 01, 2006
Vol. 41 - No 18
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Hayleys improving local image
By Natasha Gunaratne
The Hayleys Group, more successful overseas than in Sri Lanka, is undergoing a re-branding process and giving its company logo a makeover, aimed at improving and enhancing its local status and its share value.
No way with Norway
A Norwegian oil deal with Sri Lanka is ending up with three different view points amongst government authorities and the Norwegians, lucratively, up on the deal.
Indian doctors not keen to leave Apollo
By Duruthu Edirimuni
Analysts said, the 350-room hospital's earnings have been relatively disappointing since its inception and its premium pricing strategy and service charges targeting the high-end customer have not found favour with the local market .
Drinking is only for the man!
By Chathuri Dissanayake
According to an archaic law it looks as if all the pubs, bars and night clubs in reputed hotels around the country are breaking the law. (No one is complaining though!)
SIU closure unconnected
The Central Bank said last week that there was no connection to the scrapping of the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) and the Central Bank Governor, accused of links to the controversial GoldQuest scam.
Banks publish names of abandoned accounts
By Lakwimashi Perera
Commercial banks last week began publishing the names of all those who fall into the category of “abandoned” or “dead” bank accounts, in line with the requirements of the Banking Act.
Stone age laws and habits
Governance and achievements -village leadership lessons
Over 30 ‘deposit-taking’ firms probed by the CB
Using coconut oil to churn out bio diesel
SriLankan Airlines’ Collective Agreement with largest employee union
Monetary Board ups repo/reverse interest rates
CPC drops fuel prices for first time in 3-years
Feel for your country
Aitken Spence’s key management team
Sri Lankan bank of suffocation? - Letter
Ceylinco offers free breast care consultations
Low wages, falling profits at Lankan garment factories
Call for a vibrant natural rubber policy
SLT looking at Maldives for submarine cable
AVIVA to set up UK finance sections here
Orange Electric expands operations in Maldives
ACX International’s new office
Alpha Orient Lanka recognizes ‘hero’ employees
KODAK’s new revolution in digital printing
Good governance? Ouch my foot!
Harry’s gains beyond most local dreams of avarice
Brandix Lanka moving in on the Indian opportunity
Investors’ upbeat on tourism
ICICI wants more branches
Unilever optimistic but urges consistent economic policies
Innovative magazine for curious kids


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