Markets and Financial

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Championing a culture of consideration

How global sports retailer Decathlon places people at the heart of its operation   With Sri Lanka as a base for their manufacturing facilities for over a decade, renowned global sports designer, manufacturer & retailer Decathlon, set up its first local store in Battaramulla,...
Posted On 22 Feb 2019
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Major recognition for DI at Footwear and Leather Fair 2019

– Ceylon Leather Products Limited wins 3 major Design prizes and 12 certificates – A leader in Sri Lanka’s leather footwear and accessories sector, Ceylon Leather Products Limited, also known as DI, has been recognized with multiple awards at the recently...
Posted On 22 Feb 2019
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Sri Lanka Apparel Exporters Association hosts 36th Annual General Meeting

The Sri Lanka Apparel Exporters Association (SLAEA)recently concluded their 36th Annual General Meetingon the22nd ofJanuary 2018 at the Oak Room of the Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo. This year featured some new appointments, namely,Mr. Rehan Lakhani, Chairman of Original...
Posted On 22 Feb 2019
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DFCC Continues with stable growth despite challenges

The DFCC Group is a diversified financial organisation involved in commercial banking, development banking, investment banking, wealth management, information technology, industrial park management and consultancy businesses.   Profitability DFCC Bank, the largest entity within...
Posted On 22 Feb 2019

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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Emirates to launch new service to Porto

Four times weekly service Porto will become Emirates’ second destination in Portugal Travellers in northern Portugal will have direct access to Emirates’ global network via Dubai Emirates has announced it will launch a four times weekly service between Portugal’s second largest...
Posted On 22 Feb 2019

Sri Lanka Ports Authority to partnership with Ironman 70.3 in Colombo

Sri Lanka Ports Authority is pleased to announce its partnership with the Ironman 70.3, one of a series of long-distance triathlon races, going to be held in Colombo on next Sunday (24 February) for the second consecutive year. Around 739 athletes from 58 countries will swim,...
Posted On 21 Feb 2019
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Spreading Love and Supporting Livelihoods: Emirates SkyCargo adds capacity for Valentine’s Day

  Air cargo carrier operates nine special flower charters covering five continents in February to meet additional demand First direct flowers charters for Emirates SkyCargo from Nairobi to Sydney and from Quito to Los Angeles Over 50,000 tonnes of flowers exported by carrier in...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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Emirates signs deal for 40 A330-900s, 30 A350-900s

Airbus and Emirates reach agreement on A380 contract – with the airline to receive 14 more A380s by end 2021, bringing its total A380 order book to 123 units Emirates airline today announced an order for 40 A330-900 aircraft, and 30 A350-900 aircraft, in a heads of agreement...
Posted On 17 Feb 2019

Technology

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SLT annual report recognized by SAFA Best Presented Annual Report Awards 2018

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the national ICT solutions provider in the country was recognized once again at the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) Best Presented Annual Report Awards and SAARC Anniversary Awards for Corporate Governance Disclosures 2017, for the company’s...
Posted On 22 Feb 2019