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Crysbro holds workshop to initiate new batch of small-scale farmers into poultry production

In its bid to further empower local rural farmers, Sri Lanka’s preferred poultry producer Crysbro recently held an informative workshop to educate over 60 new small-scale farmers who signed up with ’Crysbro’s coalition with the smallholder agribusiness partnership programme...
Posted On 30 May 2020
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HPB launches automated Messenger experience to aid Sri Lankans in fight against Coronavirus

Yesterday, Sri Lanka’s Health Promotion Bureau (HPB) launched an automated Messenger experience, with support from Facebook and Arimac Digital, a digital product development company, to ensure that people in Sri Lanka are kept up to date, and have access to the right information...
Posted On 30 May 2020
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Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Education enables digital and interactive classrooms with Microsoft

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: Microsoft and the Ministry of Education in Sri Lanka have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on 14 May 2020 to advance remote pedagogy during a time when the health and safety of educators and students is paramount. The agreement will enable educators...
Posted On 30 May 2020
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Debunking Nutritional Myths – What you really need to know

A healthy and a balanced diet is all the rage! The awareness of packing up the right nutrients in meals is a hot topic these days as we all search for the latest buzz on sustaining a healthy metabolism and immunity. One such nutritional resource is, margarine and fa...
Posted On 29 May 2020
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COVID-19 and the Sri Lankan Stock Market: Looking Ahead with Confidence

The Colombo Stock Exchange resumed stock market operations on 11 May 2020, following an extended closure as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this interview, Mr. Ray Abeywardena, the Chairman of CSE comprehensively discusses the efforts of the CSE amidst the COVID-19 pandemic...
Posted On 29 May 2020
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Seylan Bank supports the Nation through construction of an ICU ward at the Colombo East Base Hospital

Seylan staff contribute a days’ salary Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart, has extended its support towards constructing a fully equipped Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Colombo East Base Hospital – a major service provider in the treatment of COVID-19 patients. The new ICU...
Posted On 28 May 2020
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Sunshine Foundation for Good donates 12 ICU beds worth Rs.7 mn to aid battle against COVID-19

Sunshine Foundation for Good, the corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm of the diversified conglomerate Sunshine Holdings, recently donated 12 fully-equipped Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds worth Rs. 7 million to the Ministry of Health. Sunshine will work closely with the...
Posted On 28 May 2020
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Samsung offers the ultimate Esports encounter for gamers during stay-at-home period

Generating excitement and positivity over the last few weeks, ‘Samsung Online Esports showdown’, the ultimate gamers’ event attracted over 2,200 gamers, while the Samsung Members’ exclusive Esports event, attracted 460+ players for the play-off as part of the Esports showdown –...
Posted On 28 May 2020
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Sunshine Group ups its stake in Consumer business while delivering strong profits for FY20 amidst unprecedented challenges

FY20 Highlights Consolidated revenue of Rs.20.8 billion, a decrease of 8.0% YoY Boosts stake in Watawala Tea Ceylon to 100% PAT amounted to Rs. 1.8 billion, up 60.0% YoY, due to strong healthcare sector results Healthcare revenue up 19.7% YoY to Rs. 11.2 billion Consumer Goods...
Posted On 28 May 2020
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INSEE SANSTHA Cement Voted No. 1 People’s Housing & Construction Brand for Ninth Consecutive Year

For a record breaking of 9 consecutive years, Sri Lanka’s most-loved cement brand INSEE SANSTHA is once again voted ‘People’s Housing and Construction Brand of the Year’ at the SLIM-Nielsen Peoples Awards held this year. This win bears testament to the unwavering loyalty of Sri...
Posted On 28 May 2020
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CA Sri Lanka signs MoU with People’s Bank for special COVID-19 loan scheme for members

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with People’s Bank this week to facilitate members of the Institute to obtain a special loan of up to Rs. 20 million. The loan scheme is available for members who...
Posted On 28 May 2020
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People’s Bank joins hands with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka to introduce a special relief loan scheme for their COVID-19 affected members

People’s Bank has tied up with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) to provide a special COVID-19 relief loan scheme to members of CA Sri Lanka whose revenue has been negatively affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A Memorandum of Understanding...
Posted On 28 May 2020