Markets and Financial

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ComBank pioneers Credit Card settlement via Internet Payment Gateway

Breaks new ground enabling Credit Cardholders to settle balances with any local Debit or Credit card The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has introduced another first in online banking in Sri Lanka, making it possible for the Bank’s Credit Card holders to settle outstanding card...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018
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Janashakthi Life Continues to Deliver Steady Growth in Q3

Janashakthi Insurance PLC (Janashakthi) continued on its growth journey, registering a Gross Written Premium (GWP) of Rs.2.2 billion as at 30th September, 2018. The Insurer ended the period under review with post-tax profits of Rs.7.4 billion, including the gains from the sale of...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018
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Ceylinco Life appoints new Chairman and MD in smooth transition at the top

R. Renganathan succeeds Godwin Perera and passes MD’s baton to Thushara Ranasinghe Ceylinco Life Insurance Limited (Ceylinco Life) has announced the appointment of Mr R. Renganathan, the Company’s Managing Director/CEO, as Executive Chairman effective 14th November 2018, and the...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018
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next Sourcing recognizes key employees at “Long Service Awards 2018”

next Sourcing, a fully-owned subsidiary of the retail clothing and accessory giant next Plc – UK, celebrated the long-standing employment of a large group of the company’s employees at the Long Service Awards 2018. The event at the Park Street Mews was attended by the top...
Posted On 15 Nov 2018

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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TRILLIUM HOTELS UNVEILS SIGNATURE MENU

  Gourmet choices from Wagyu to Norwegian salmon, duck and caviar Adds Trillium Deli into the Group’s F&B portfolio November 13th 2018 Colombo Sri Lanka:  The newly opened luxury boutique city hotel Trillium Hotels at Torrington Avenue, Colombo 07 unveiled its signature menu...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018
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ADITYA WINS 2019 CONDE NAST JOHANSENS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

First and only Sri Lankan property in Asia to win Award for Best Luxury Value Award recognises world class excellence in hospitality offerings   The all-suite luxury boutique resort Aditya, which has reiterated an impressive presence in the country’s luxury boutique resort...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018
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Emirates unveils world’s first integrated “biometric path”, raising the bar for airport customer experience

  Use of biometric technology across multiple points from check-in to boarding is first in the world in terms of its integration across airport stakeholders Advanced stage of implementation with testing programme already “live”, and pilot trials involving passengers to follow In...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018
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Emirates’ Game Changer First Class Suite to debut on Vienna route

Emirates’ latest Boeing 777-300ER aircraft fitted with the ‘Game Changer’ First Class product will operate between Dubai and Vienna on a daily basis from 1 December 2018. Austria will be one of the first few countries in the world to be served by Emirates’ Boeing 777...
Posted On 12 Nov 2018

Technology

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Huawei Lanka IT Congress pledge commitment to uplift SL’s Enterprise Digital Transformation

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology solution provider, recently hosted first ever Huawei IT congress in Sri Lanka themed ‘Huawei Lanka IT Congress 2018 – Intelligent IT Inspires Digital Future’. The event showcased Huawei’s commitment to partners...
Posted On 15 Nov 2018