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Sunday, October 29, 2006
Vol. 41 - No 22
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Mixed bag for SLFP-UNP pact
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A cross section of Sri Lanka’s business community, civil society and professionals was polled by The Sunday Times FT last week on the MoU between the SLFP and the UNP but the results proved contrary to what most people would have expected, analysts said.
Instant caterer with a 3-course meal?
By Duruthu Edirimuni

Imagine dishing out a three course meal in 20 minutes? Food Factory will just show you all the possibilities coming to your rescue as a professional ‘instant’ caterer.

Town that sweeps the nation - Waskaduwa
By Chathuri Dissanayake
Since the 1960s, Waskaduwa came to be popular for the many saw mills it had with which emerged as a virtual cottage industry for brooms that were distributed around the country. Though a small town located between Panadura and Kalutara, Waskaduwa’s ‘lee mudalalis’ travelled across the land with their products.
Chairman stubborn, other directors threatened
By Chathuri Dissanayake
The Sri Lanka Tea Board crisis over the controversial ‘suspension’ of its Director General H.D. Hemaratne took another serious turn last week when its beleaguered chairman B.A.C. Abeywardene slammed the media while private sector directors raised concerns over their safety amidst threats resulting from the arrogance of the latter.
Hemas Group -Thai hotel chain in the works
By Duruthu Edirimuni
Hemas Holdings, on the back of a leisure sector turnaround, boosting profits by Rs.82 million, is gearing to explore other possible hotel ventures with its partner Minor International in Thailand.
Another pyramid scam stuns Lankans
SLT not for sale
Pact hailed; eating humble pie
Test of placing the country first
Tourism team heads for WTM with ‘positive attitude’
Coping with stress at the ST Biz Club
Zam Gems double miles for Sykward members
Sellout charity banquet for the blind
China - Sri Lanka partnership in garments
Nihal in international efforts to combat fraud, corruption
Affno wins 2 Gold and overall Silver at software awards
New Life for ‘Young Entrepreneurs’ from USAID
JKH increases stake in SAGT
New Transport and Logistics Management degree
ICASL seminar on capital markets and financial reporting
Union Assurance promotes skill development among children
Sri Lankan engineers - 100 years and still strong
Sharp gains from Pelwatte Sugar due to prices’ mismatch
Sri Lanka Insurance to introduce bankassurance
Sri Lankan bank of suffocation - Right of Reply
Missing the bus for the second time - Colombo Port
CSE hosts Fund Managers Conference in Singapore
Dialog Telekom profits soar
UK’s Tesco to increase garment buying from Sri Lanka
AMW profits up, Susantha’s entry boosts company
JKH bullish on the economy amidst peace moves
Ceylinco Insurance way of reducing human- elephant conflict
Corruption and safeguards against fraud?
Time to sharpen sword of accountability
A tale of two scenarios of Sri Lanka 2020
FCCISL’s peace group hails alliance between SLFP–UNP
Exporters call for accepted system of governance
Microsoft launches premier global IT event
Romantic dinner for a special occasion
Dialog recognised for Mass Alert Early Warning Network
Floating diamonds, beer and much more in the Belgian Week
Credit card usage down due to new stamp duty
SriLankan Airlines signs deal with Pilot’s Guild
HSBC union threatens action over wage dispute
London School of Economics Professor at CIMA symposium


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