Markets and Financial

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Samsung Electronics Remains Top Brand in Asia for Eighth Consecutive Year

Samsung Electronics has been named the best brand in Asia in 2019 for the eighth year in a row, according to results from ‘Asia’s Top 1000 Brands’ annual online survey conducted by Campaign Asia-Pacific in collaboration with Nielsen. The ranking – which aggregates views from...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019
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ComBank expands its co-branded Loyalty Debit Card programme with JAT Holdings

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon Plc, Sri Lanka’s market leader in Credit and Debit Card cumulative point-of-sale usage, has extended the reach of its hybrid card functionality by partnering with JAT Holdings to introduce a loyalty debit card programme for the latter’s SAYERLACK...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019

HRP concludes high-level seminar on People Leaders’ role in a National Crisis

  Keynote address delivered by Sri Lanka Army Commander, Lt. General Mahesh Senanayake National security and national economy utmost priority moving forward HR professionals must focus on implementation of best practices around security Sri Lankan Human Resource Professionals...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019
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HNB partners with IFS to issue exclusive co-branded credit cards

Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank, HNB PLC partnered with multinational enterprise software company IFS Sri Lanka to issue co-branded Visa Credit Cards which are anchored to a slew of exclusive incentives and benefits to its clientele and staff. The partnership which was...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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Emirates’ First Class suite makes its debut in Durban

Emirates has introduced its First-Class cabin in Durban, in conjunction with the airline’s seasonal frequency increase of four additional flights a week, bringing the airline’s award-winning, luxury travel experience to the coastal South African city. During the seasonal increase...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019
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Business Tycoon Li Ka-Shing opens first Buddhist Art Museum in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Business tycoon and philanthropist Li Ka-Shing, Former Chairman of CK Hutchison Holdings, which is the primary shareholder of Hutchison Telecommunications Lanka (HTLL), recently opened a multi-million dollar Buddhist Art Museum in Hong Kong. The Museum sits in the  Tsz...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019
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SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, COLOMBO TO REOPEN

The Shangri-La Group is grateful to the local authorities and the global community for their outpouring of support and messages of commendations received these past seven weeks. The group remains deeply appreciative of the selfless service and courageous spirit demonstrated by...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019
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Industry Veteran Samantha Gunarathne appointed COO of Elyon Hotels

Sri Lanka’s niche hotel operator, Elyon Hotels appointed industry veteran Samantha Gunarathne as its new Chief Operating Officer recently. Elyon Hotels & Management Co, though a relatively new entrant in the country’s hospitality sphere, has a thorough understanding of the...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019