Markets and Financial

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ComBank helps Green Leaf suppliers of Wewelwatta improve financial literacy

A group of Green leaf suppliers in the Wewelwatta area in Ratnapura were recently hosted to a Financial Literacy Programme conducted by the Commercial Bank of Ceylon, in collaboration with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. The programme was part of a series of such events conducted...
Posted On 24 Aug 2019
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People’s Bank takes Palmtop Banking island-wide

Over a decade on since the launch of revolutionary services, People’s Bank is now implementing over 750 new Palmtop machines into service. Chiefly aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises and sole proprietors, the service affords customers the ability to make deposits, apply...
Posted On 24 Aug 2019
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SLIM Sets the Stage for a Memorable Effie Gala Night This Year

Amidst the challenging and tough environmental conditions, the 11th Edition of the Sri Lankan Effie Awards which was launched in late May 2019 received an impressive 86 entries in July 2019, with the participation of more than 20 leading advertising agencies in the country, the...
Posted On 24 Aug 2019
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Prima KottuMee ‘Hot N Spicy Kricket’ Promotion Concludes on a High Note

Prima KottuMee recently concluded the ‘Hot N Spicy Kricket’ promotion for the year 2019. This year the promotion was in play for not one, but two whole months in order to award the brand’s loyal customers. Beginning on the 1st of June and ending on the 31st of July, the promotion...
Posted On 24 Aug 2019

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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TBO Holidays launches TBO Air in Sri Lanka to facilitate fast-paced and seamless travel plan solutions for travel agents

Travel Bridge, a subsidiary of Expolanka Holdings and the sole representative for TBO Holidays in Sri Lanka, enables this launch in Sri Lanka Since its inception in 2006, TBO Group has been assisting travel agents worldwide to streamline their booking processes through the TBO...
Posted On 24 Aug 2019
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BMICH Welcomes 35 Indian MICE Travel Agents on Venue Tour

BMICH welcomed a team of 35 MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) travel agents from India recently who visited Sri Lanka.  The visit was to ascertain and familiarize themselves with the facilities offered by BMICH for conferences, destination weddings and...
Posted On 12 Aug 2019
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Emirates brings spirit of Eid to all its customers

Emirates is bringing the generosity and spirit of Eid Al Adha to all its customers with a special inflight offering from the 11th to the 14th of August. Eid Al Adha is one of the most significant dates in the Islamic calendar, and one of the holiest celebrations. The name...
Posted On 08 Aug 2019
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Emirates Skywards rolls out new partnership and special offers

Members of Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, can use travel and shopping spends from their summer holiday this year to earn more Skywards Miles that can get them closer to their next dream getaway. Miles earned through Emirates...
Posted On 26 Jul 2019

Technology

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Instagram bug could have allowed anyone to take over your account

By Paul Ducklin As you would be aware, Laxman Muthiyah is the famous bug-hunter who uncovered not only a data deletion flaw but also a data disclosure bug on Facebook. The first bug meant he could have zapped all your photos without knowing your password. The second meant that he...
Posted On 24 Aug 2019