Markets and Financial

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Alumex celebrates big wins at CA Sri Lanka Annual Report Awards and SAFA Best Presented Annual Report Awards

Sri Lanka’s largest aluminium extrusion manufacturer, Alumex PLC, is celebrating big wins this year after being conferred top honours by two of the most notable corporate awarding bodies in the region. Alumex was recognised once again for its Annual Report, winning the Silver...
Posted On 03 Jan 2020
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ComBank closes 2019 with 865 ATMs, and 268th branch in Madampe

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon, the private bank with the largest branch and ATM network operation in the country, recently opened a branch in Madampe in the Puttalam District, bringing its branch count in Sri Lanka to 268 and its ATM count to 865 terminals at the close of 2019....
Posted On 27 Dec 2019
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Driving growth at the frontlines: Airtel Sales team wins at SLIM NASCO 2019

Airtel Lanka’s continuous investments in training and skills development led to two of their best sales team members winning Gold and Bronze Awards at the recently concluded SLIM NASCO Awards 2019. Airtel Lanka, Senior Territory Executive, Bishrul Suhaib was presented with the...
Posted On 23 Dec 2019
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CDB Wins Gold at the National Business Excellence Awards for the 04th Consecutive Year

Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB) triumphed with gold at the national business excellence awards in the non-banking financial institutions’ sector for the 04th consecutive year, further establishing its commitment towards business excellence and...
Posted On 23 Dec 2019

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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Hemas Travels opens in Kandy

Hemas Travels (Pvt) Ltd, one of Sri Lanka’s leading outbound, IATA-approved travel agencies which has been in operation since 1979, recently opened its first-ever branch out of Colombo, in Kandy. Strategically located at 53, Kings Street, (close to the Dalada Maligawa), the new...
Posted On 10 Dec 2017
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It’s a WRAP at Café Mocha!

In a world where life is a rat race, a good cup of coffee has gradually evolved into a vital part of our lives. Everyone from workaholics to students and even the artistic ones often look to a finely brewed cup of coffee to provide them with a boost of energy to either kick start...
Posted On 10 Dec 2017
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PickMe uses its local intelligence to introduce a unique pricing structure for three-wheelers

Reduces fares by 6% to Rs.33 per KM, reiterates commitment to deliver excellence for customers    In a strategic move to bring greater benefits for drivers and patrons, homegrown taxi hailing service PickMe reduced its three-wheeler fares to Rs.33 per kilometer, from a previous...
Posted On 08 Dec 2017
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Edelweiss/SWISS to open a new direct flight between Zurich (Switzerland) and Colombo

Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure airline and sister company of Swiss International Air Lines, is further expanding its route network to Asia. From 3rd November 2018 the airline will offer seasonal flights between Zurich and Colombo. An Edelweiss Airbus A340-300 will fly...
Posted On 07 Dec 2017

Technology

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IFS recognized as a Top Export Corporate Brand by Brands Annual

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, was recently recognized in the top five Export Corporate Brands for IT Services in the latest edition of the Brands Annual magazine. IFS secured this achievement on the back of outstanding financial performance and delivering...
Posted On 12 Jul 2020