Markets and Financial

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Softlogic Life in Partnership with Dialog to disrupt the Insurance Landscape

Introduces Revolutionary ‘Life Insurance’ plan for Per Day Insurance Softlogic Life in partnership with Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier telecommunication services provider, announced the launch of a new and innovative ‘Life Insurance’ plan under the Per Day Insurance...
Posted On 21 Oct 2017
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Softlogic Finance expands branch network with opening of 34th branch in Kotahena

Continuing on its journey to better serve a growing base of valued customers, Softlogic Finance PLC announced the further expansion of its branch network with the opening of its 34th fully-fledged new branch in Kotahena. Situated at No. 244. George R De Silva Mawatha, Colombo 13,...
Posted On 21 Oct 2017
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COMBANK enables point-of-sale use in Sri Lanka for UnionPay cards

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has enabled point-of-sale (POS) usage for UnionPay cards, making it possible for cardholders of the world`s largest card base in circulation to pay for purchases at local retailers with these cards. This will benefit visiting leisure and business...
Posted On 21 Oct 2017
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HNB consolidates partnership with UnionPay International with new agreement on ATM acceptance

Building on an agreement signed last February, Sri Lanka’s most innovative bank, HNB PLC, announced a follow-up partnership with UnionPay International to enable ATM acceptance of UnionPay cards. UnionPay is currently the largest bankcard scheme in terms of cards issued in the...
Posted On 21 Oct 2017

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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Etihad Airways Partners with Alibaba’s Tmall and Alitrip to Launch Five Specially Branded Aircraft for the Tmall 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

Beijing, China – Etihad Airways and Alibaba’s Tmall and Alitrip will today debut a specially branded aircraft livery for the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival 2017. Five aircraft emblazoned with this special 11.11 exterior will depart from Abu Dhabi travelling to four destinations...
Posted On 21 Oct 2017
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World’s tallest model apartment makes way for Achilleion

Sri Lanka’s foremost real estate giant, Blue Mountain, has announced 2nd November 2017 as the last day for prospective customers to view the majestic model apartment at Achilleion to experience 7-star luxury at its best. After the date, the model apartment will make way for the...
Posted On 21 Oct 2017
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Cozy, chic and tempting, “THE CAULDRON” Brews Good Food and Good Times

All good things combine at THE CAULDRON, the shiny new coffee house that opened doors in Stratford Avenue, Colombo 6 recently. Happy chatter blended with the aroma of coffee and delicious food make up the atmosphere. Run by husband and wife duo Dushanthi Wimaladasa and Tharanga...
Posted On 19 Oct 2017

Galle Face Hotel Hosts Christmas Cake Mixing Event

The Galle Face Hotel recently celebrated the start of the Christmas season by hosting their first cake-mixing event after the restoration project, which was attended by loyal guests, social dignitaries and team members of the hotel. The cake mixing event kicked off at sunset,...
Posted On 19 Oct 2017

Technology

LAUGFS IT Wins High Honours at the NBQSA 2017

Setting the benchmark high for ICT product innovation within the organization and the corporate arena in Sri Lanka,

Mobitel Launches South Asia’s first NB-IoT Network at Techno 2017 in Sri Lanka

Mobitel, Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Service Provider showcased the nascent NB-IoT technology (Narrow Band Internet

Huawei rewards winners of Cricket Promo Draw

Huawei, the leading smartphone brand in Sri Lanka recently rewarded the winners of the Cricket Promo Raffle Draw.

Digital Disruption: IQ leads the charge in Sri Lanka

For the first time in Sri Lanka, Innovation Quotient -IQ- is bridging the gap between human insight, applied