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ComBank deploys mobile units in areas under curfew to offer access to cash

  Branches in curfew-lifted areas are kept open for 3 hours The Commercial Bank of Ceylon of Ceylon has announced it is deploying its ‘Bank-on-Wheels’ Mobile ATM units in areas where curfews are in force, to provide urgently needed access to cash to members of the public. The...
Posted On 02 Apr 2020
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Huawei releases its 2019 Annual Report

Huawei revenue up 19.1% year-on-year to US $ 123 Bn in 2019  [March 31, 2020] Huawei released its 2019 Annual Report today, detailing a solid business performance. The company’s global sales revenue in 2019 rounded off at US $ 123 billion (CNY 858.8 billion), up 19.1%...
Posted On 02 Apr 2020
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Five tips for keeping your data safe this World Backup Day

By Paul Ducklin Today is World Backup Day. You knew that already, didn’t you? So you’re way ahead of us here, with your backups neatly done and safely stored away. Or perhaps not, because sorting out your backups is a bit like taking the garbage out or washing the dog – you know...
Posted On 02 Apr 2020
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It’s never too early to bring your child in to the kitchen! Make cooking a fun activity at home.

The prevailing situation around the world compelled an opportunity for everyone to shed a side from the rat race and evaluate the importance of leading a quality life. When life gives you lemons make lemonade right? Here’s an idea for all the parents who are googling ways to keep...
Posted On 02 Apr 2020

CSE offers guidance to Listed companies on hosting AGMs amidst the COVID-19 outbreak

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has continued to receive inquiries pertaining to the hosting of Annual General Meetings (AGMs) and requesting guidance to comply with the mandatory requirement within the boundaries of an excepted framework in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic....
Posted On 01 Apr 2020
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Coronavirus: Jaguar and Land Rover Deploy Global Fleet to Support Emergency Response Partners

  Jaguar and Land Rover thank all those around the world involved in the fight against coronavirus More than 160 vehicles now deployed globally to support emergency response organisations. Watch film here 57 vehicles including 27 New Defenders from the press fleet put into...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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Emirates SkyCargo calibrates cargo operations to better connect global markets

On Monday 30 March 2020, an Emirates SkyCargo flight carrying close to 500,000 Covid-19 testing kits landed at Sao Paulo airport in Brazil. The kits were moved from Guangzhou via Dubai by the air cargo carrier on the first of two such flights operated to transport supplies to Sao...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020

Market Closure from 01st April 2020

The extraordinary measures taken by the Government of Sri Lanka in order to contain the COVID-19 pandemic includes an extension of a country-wide curfew. The Government has also given specific directions with regard to social distancing and the public has been asked to stay...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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Saluting the Health Care Professionals – the frontliners at the Covid-19 Global Response

The year 2020 has forced all people living around the world with one of the biggest challenges since World War 2. This crisis of the Covid 19 pandemic, or more commonly known as the Corona Virus is a threat which is unprecedented and whilst the health impacts and casualty rates...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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Covid-19 Pandemic: Working from Home, Tips to Keep in Mind & the Tools Available

By: Dr. Nirmal De Silva The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting individuals & organizations across the globe. Over the last few days, the author of this article has been speaking to a number of Company Owners & CEO’s across Sri Lanka & Asia. It is evident from these...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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The World Health Organization and Rakuten Viber join together to fight COVID-19 misinformation

Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) and Rakuten Viber, announce a new partnership to fight misinformation around COVID-19 with an interactive multi-language chatbot available globally. The bot aims to combat fake news and false information that has been rapidly circulating...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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Corvid- 19 & SME’s: 5 Important Areas to Focus on During Tough Times

By: Dr. Nirmal De Silva It is evident that the Corvid-19 pandemic would create a significant economic impact globally. Whilst it is rather premature to predict the overall impact, one can safely conclude that the impact will last for a number of months (best case scenario) post...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020