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Five star quality: National Bocuse d’Or chefs compete using fresh Round Island Barramundi

Oceanpick, Sri Lanka’s producer of oceanic barramundi; supported Sri Lankan chefs as their Seafood Sponsor when they entered the Bocuse d’Or competition, a biennial global culinary competition and a title coveted by chefs around the world. Oceanpick’s operations in Trincomalee...
Posted On 08 Aug 2017
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Huawei Southern-East Asia Names New President

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has appointed Mr. James Wu as the new President of Southern-East Asia Region. James Wu is responsible for managing company’s strategy and directions, as well as developing new businesses...
Posted On 08 Aug 2017
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The British Council and Apex Business Academy expand into new premises in Matara

The British Council in Sri Lanka expanded its Partner Teaching Centre in Matara recently. The institution is partnering with the Apex Business Academy in order to offer a range of teaching services that will facilitate students to discover the English language in new and diverse...
Posted On 07 Aug 2017
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Seylan Group shows strong 1H performance with 32% growth

Seylan Bank and its Group reported a strong growth momentum with its performance for the six months ended 30 June 2017. Seylan group recorded a net profit after tax of Rs. 2,310 Million for the period which is an increase of 32% compared to the prior year corresponding period.  ...
Posted On 07 Aug 2017
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COMBANK cardholders to enjoy massive discounts and attractive 0% interest offers

Commercial Bank’s credit and debit card holders can stay at fancy hotels, purchase lifestyle electronic products, watch movies and enjoy online deals all at discounted rates offered throughout August and also enjoy 0% interest offers from over 150 merchants island wide throughout...
Posted On 07 Aug 2017
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HNB takes top honours at CMA Integrated Reporting Awards 2017

Sri Lanka’s best performing private sector commercial bank, HNB, won significant recognition at the recently concluded Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards 2017, winning an award for the Ten Best Integrated Reports. Organised by the Institute of Certified Management...
Posted On 07 Aug 2017
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Australian purchases in the stock market hits an all-time high

Foreign inflows to the stock market originating from Australia indicate a figure of Rs. 626.4 million year-to-date, which is an all-time record for foreign purchases from Australia in a calendar year. The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) in association with the Securities and...
Posted On 07 Aug 2017
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Singer Computer Academy holds first graduation marking enhanced ICT knowledge

The Singer Computer Academy, among the main academies of Singer Business School, backed by Sri Lanka’s most diversified company – the Singer Group, held its inaugural graduation recently.   Students who completed their ‘Skills Proficiency Awards in Basic IT for Office...
Posted On 07 Aug 2017
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Once again, NOLIMIT is among the top 25 Best Companies to Work for in Sri Lanka

The leading fashion retail chain in Sri Lanka, NOLIMIT was listed in the top 25 best companies to work for in Sri Lanka for the second consecutive year, by the Great Place to Work® Institute at the recently held gala awards ceremony. The 2017 study conducted in partnership with...
Posted On 07 Aug 2017
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Sanasa Insurance, the happiest business with its unique ‘Sanasa Movement’

Created by the society, with the society, and for the society, ‘Sanasa movement’ is truly the largest and one-of-its-kind in the country with an ever-increasing membership. The Sanasa movement membership comprises of around 20pct of the country’s total population. It’s an...
Posted On 07 Aug 2017
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Mastercard Invites Cardholders to Explore the World with Emirates

Mastercard announced its partnership with Emirates to offer additional savings on economy and business class tickets. Cardholders can avail a discount of up to 8% on return economy fares and up to 10% on return business class fares when purchasing tickets on emirates.com/lk using...
Posted On 07 Aug 2017

Veteran stories from 150 years of Pure Ceylon Tea: Jayantissa Ratwatte

Having traveled the plantations extensively with some of his kinsmen who were already in the tea industry as a school boy during the 1950s, Jayantissa Ratwatte was a frequent visitor to the island’s hill country tea plantations and so the transition from books to tea was quite an...
Posted On 07 Aug 2017