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Mahesh Wijewardene succeeds Asoka Pieris as CEO of Singer

Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC announced that Mahesh Wijewardene has succeeded Asoka Pieris as the Chief Executive Officer effective from 1st November 2018. Mahesh was appointed COO of the Company in July this year and has been at Singer for 22 years.  He was appointed as an Alternate...
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JLL comments on the Western Region Megapolis Masterplan’s sustainability and progress

In its monthly Compass bulletin, real estate consultancy Jones Lang Lasalle examined the relevance of the Western Region Megapolis Masterplan to Sri Lanka’s ambitions of improving citizen wealth and rapid economic growth. The statement also questioned the sporadic nature of the...
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Daraz announces 11.11 – World’s Biggest Sale Day, coming to Sri Lanka for the first time on November 11th

Leading e-commerce company, Daraz, is bringing 11.11, the ‘World’s Biggest Sale Day’, to Sri Lanka for the first time. The one-day sale is sponsored by Reckitt Benckiser, Unilever, Anchor, Samsung, Avirate, Browns and Co and Nivea – as well as Rakuten Viber as the messaging...
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Inaugural Foxhouze Architecture Xtudio conference paves the way for valuable industry dialogue

Foxhouze Architecture Xtudio, an innovatory and crucial architecture and construction industry conference, was held on Monday, 29 October at the Grand Ballroom, Hilton Colombo. Promoted by Foxhouze, the event was presented by Forum of The World Creative Industry, with the intent...
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SLIM holds Certification Ceremony in a splendid manner

Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) held its Certification Ceremony on September 29 at BMICH on a grand scale. Awards were conferred on students who successfully completed SLIM programmes which included the Preliminary Certificate in Marketing (PCM), Certificate in...
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ComBank heralds season of good cheer with triple bonanza for cardholders

Over 2000 merchant outlets; discounts up to 50% Commercial Bank cardholders are in for their usual treat this festive season with the Bank offering a triple bonanza of discounts at popular hotels; leading clothing, jewellery, footwear, accessories and lifestyle retail outlets;...
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HUAWEI Seeds for the Future 2018 empowers the Sri Lankan Youth

Sri Lankan ICT industry empowered through HUAWEI Seeds for the Future Program for the 3rd consecutive year Huawei Seeds For the Future Program Plan – 2018 was ceremoniously launched at an event recently held at Huawei Sri Lanka CSIC. The event was delegated by the Former...
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PropertyGuru Doubles Down on Southeast Asia with S$200M Funding Round

Group bolsters its regional leadership with the new funding and full consolidation of Vietnam’s No. 1 property portal, Batdongsan.com.vn PropertyGuru Group (‘PropertyGuru’ or ‘the Group’), Asia’s leading property technology group, today announced that it has secured S$200...
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DFCC Performs Creditably Despite Headwinds

  22% Growth in Net Interest Income Improvement in interest margin Year on Year growth of 17% in total assets Loan portfolio growth of 20% year on year Recognised as one of the Top 10 Most Admired Companies in Sri Lanka in 2018   Profitability The DFCC Group, consists of...
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MBA Concludes 35th Inter-Firm Team Badminton Championship 2018

McLarens Crowned Overall Champions   The 35th MBA Inter-Firm Team Badminton Championship 2018 was worked off at the Mercantile Badminton Courts over a period of 6 weeks recently. Organized by the Mercantile Badminton Association, the tournament saw the participation of more 237...
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Vision Care opens its 51st branch in Ambalangoda

Vision Care, the pioneering eye care company in Sri Lanka recently opened its 51st branch in Ambalangoda, to provide residents of the popular seaside town with access to its full range of high-quality eye care products and services. Attending the inauguration of the new branch...
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LAUGFS Southern Petroleum Unveils Iconic Solar Powered Fuel Station in Pepiliyana

LAUGFS Southern Petroleum, in collaboration with Lanka IOC (LIOC), recently unveiled Sri Lanka’s first ever model fuel filling station with solar roofing at Pepiliyana, marking the 20th addition to the LAUGFS network of fuel filling stations. This is also the 8th addition to the...
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