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Emirates Group announces half-year performance for 2019-20, with AED 1.2 billion profit, 7.9% increase in passengers carried to Dubai

Group: Revenue down 2% to AED 53.3 billion (US$ 14.5 billion), and profit of AED 1.2 billion (US$ 320 million), up 8%. Results impacted by Dubai International Airport (DXB) runway closure, decline in fuel cost, unfavourable currency movements, and bankruptcy of Thomas Cook....
Posted On 07 Nov 2019

Takeda’s Dengue Vaccine Candidate Demonstrates Protection in Children Ages Four to 16 Years, Regardless of Previous Dengue Exposure

−       New England Journal of Medicine publishes primary endpoint analysis from ongoing Phase 3 study of Takeda’s dengue vaccine candidate −       Over 20,000 study participants in dengue-endemic areas in Latin America and Asia received two doses of Takeda’s dengue vaccine...
Posted On 07 Nov 2019
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HNB announces launch of newly relocated customer centre at Orion City Tower

Working to meet rising demand for convenient and effective banking solutions among a growing base of digitally savvy customer base, Sri Lanka’s leading bank in the field of technological innovation, HNB PLC announced the launch of its newly re-located customer centre to the...
Posted On 07 Nov 2019
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Pelwatte Dairy Gold Sponsor for Culinary Art and Food Expo 2019

Pelwatte Dairy Industries Ltd, Sri Lanka’s 100% local dairy manufacturer extended its support to the Culinary Art and Food Expo 2019 (CAFÉ 2019) for the second consecutive year as Gold Sponsor of the event. CAFÉ 2019 was held from the 21st – 23rd October at the BMICH under the...
Posted On 07 Nov 2019
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Softlogic Finance appoints Aaron Russell-Davison new Chairman

Softlogic Finance PLC one of the country’s leading financial services firms, has formally appointed Mr Aaron Russell-Davison as its new Chairman, effective from 24 October 2019. He succeeds Mr Ashok Pathirage who resigned as Chairman of the Board of the Company after...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019
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People’s Bank opens school banking unit with a CDM at Dharmaraja College – Kandy

People’s Bank, with the aim of enabling students to experience digital banking, unveiled a school banking unit at Dharmaraja College, Kandy, recently, which consists of an NFC enabled Cash Deposit Machine as well. Present on the occasion were Mr. Jagath Karunaratne, Mr. K. M. R....
Posted On 06 Nov 2019
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Sunquick National Beach Volleyball Championship 2019 to be held in December at Negombo Beach

Sunquick, the world renowned fruit drink has once again come together with the Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation to conduct the Annual Sunquick National Beach Volleyball Championship for year 2019. Sunquick has been a supporter of the national game for many years, conducting the...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019
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Dipped Products Group Posts Rs. 15.3 Bn Revenue in 1H 2019/20

Hayleys Group’s subsidiary Dipped Products PLC (DPL), a leader in the global hand protection glove market, reported Rs. 15.3 billion Group turnover for the six months ending September 2019.The Hand Protection sector contributed Rs 8.6 billion to the Group’s top line. The Dipped...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019

Launching of “ SLT 01Awards for Digital Excellence”-Phase III

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) the national ICT and digital solutions provider was proud to launch the 3rd edition of the “SLT 01 Awards for Digital Excellence”. This ceremony took place at the “SLT Digitastic”-Digital Lifestyle Expo, Hall B, BMICH. This year, the company will be...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019
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Few more days for the World’s Biggest Online Sale

The Daraz 11.11. sale will go live at midnight on 11th November, bringing the best discounts and deals of the year for online shoppers. Ranging from categories like Fashion, Electronics, Mobile Phones and Accessories, Lifestyle and FMCG, the sale will bring special discounts up...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019
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MillenniumIT ESP partners with the STEMUp Educational Foundation to introduce a machine learning AI capacity building movement

Machine Learning for Kids – An initiative between MillenniumIT ESP and STEMUp Introducing a machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) capacity building movement, at a national level   Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday 22 October 2019:  MillenniumIT ESP – Sri Lanka’s leading...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019
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ComBank & Hayleys Agriculture support SMEs with new leasing promo

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon and Hayleys Agriculture Holdings Ltd., two leaders in their respective fields, have come together once again to offer entrepreneurs in the agriculture sector an opportunity to purchase new equipment or upgrade existing machinery. A joint promotion by...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019