“SUNFO Global Village” Ceremony

Thursday, 16 February 2017 23:38
Sri Lanka –United Nations Friendship Organisation (SUNFO) has launched “SUNFO Global Village” concept in the year 2000 during the beginning of Millennium Development Goals MDG Era.(2000-2015). A special ceremony has arranged by SUNFO at BMICH, Colombo on Saturday 18 February, 2017 to introduce new developments of the SUNFO Global village…

‘2017: The Year of the Connected Customer’

Saturday, 11 February 2017 19:44
Brian Donn, APAC VP of CX for Oracle We are now squarely in the age of the Customer. Customers are more empowered and choose how and where they want to engage the brands they buy products or services from. As we move into 2017, now more than ever, customers are…
Nearly a century after it was theorized, Harvard scientists report they have succeeded in creating the rarest material on the planet, which could eventually develop into one of its most valuable. Thomas D. Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences Isaac Silvera and postdoctoral fellow Ranga Dias have long sought the…
Mastercard announced a partnership with InterContinental Hotels & Resorts that seeks to cater to the needs of Affluent cardholders in Asia Pacific by encouraging them to re-connect with their family. As part of the Kids Dining Perks promotion, every child below the age of 12 can now enjoy complimentary dining…
Scenario Modeling - agility and dynamism for coping with the global economy APAC is a very diverse and dynamic region both culturally and economically. The powerhouses of China and India are globally recognized as exporters of both goods and services, and other countries within the region have large populations of…
Teams from 21 nations compete in Colombo The world’s most talented Baristas converged on Colombo from 18 to 20 July to showcase their skills at one of the most prestigious events in its field, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf World Barista Competition 2016. Hosted in Sri Lanka for the…
Total number of enslaved in South Asia estimated at 22.3 million people, 48.6% of global total India and Pakistan alone account for over 44.74% of total global enslaved population and have highest prevalence of modern slavery in Asia 28% more people across the world are trapped in modern slavery than…

Global Leadership Youth Summit

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 16:12
Gearing today’s leaders for tomorrow’s challenges There is an idea that some are born leaders. That there are a select few who lead, and the rest of us follow. This idea destroys the value of individuals and limits what they can do to the box of followers. Now imagine a…

The future of Asia’s cities

Monday, 25 January 2016 14:12
Asia will become a smart city hotspot in 2016 as more government services are connected to the cloud, writes Leighton Phillips, Director of the Influencer Sales Group for Intel Asia Pacific and Japan. The development of smart cities in Asia will be one of the most important trends of 2016.…
The Australian dollar and the Canadian dollar remained under pressure Wednesday in Asia as a rout in oil prices continued to weigh on commodity-linked currencies. The euro and the yen, meanwhile, gained as investors unwound their commodity-currency positions that had been funded by the low-interest-rate currencies. Crude-oil prices were near…