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Samson Rajarata Tiles wins at 2017 National Business Excellence Awards

Samson Rajarata Tiles (Pvt.) Ltd. was acclaimed the Winner in the Chemicals, Ceramics and Glass Manufacturing category at the recently concluded National Business Excellence Awards organized by the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (NCCSL). The NCCSL evaluates local...
Posted On 03 Jan 2018

Sunshine makes milestone deal to consolidate stake in its branded tea and plantations businesses

Home-grown diversified conglomerate, Sunshine Holdings PLC announced that it would be further consolidating its stake in Estate Management Services Limited (EMS), the holding company for Watawala Plantations PLC, Hatton Plantations PLC and Watawala Tea Ceylon Limited (WTCL) – two...
Posted On 03 Jan 2018
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UCL Logistics enters new era with focus on brokerage solutions

UCL Logistics (a member of Expolanka Holdings) recently announced the establishment of its restructured inbound ocean brokerage division to offer contemporary brokerage solutions under the existing Expolanka banner. Effective from November 2017, companywide efforts are in place...
Posted On 03 Jan 2018
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Leo Burnett bids farewell to its Managing Director Ranil de Silva: a leader, a legend and an industry mover and shaker.

Arosha Perera takes up the leadership mantle as the CEO of Leo Burnett.   Leo Burnett Sri Lanka’s iconic leader and world-renowned advertising professional Ranil de Silva, will step down from his role after serving as the agency’s Managing Director for the last 18 years. After 36...
Posted On 03 Jan 2018

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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YouTube sensations now on Emirates in-flight entertainment

This summer, Emirates’ award-winning ice entertainment system debuts two famous YouTube channels ‘Cute Girls Hairstyles’ and ‘Brooklyn & Bailey’. Known for their hairstyle tutorials, fashion and beauty vlogs, the two channels have over 5 million subscribers and over half a...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015
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Boeing Services to Support Oman Air 787 Dreamliner Introduction

Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today that Oman Air has contracted for a suite of services to support the upcoming entry into service of its 787 Dreamliners and to ensure ongoing efficiency and cost savings for its fleet. “Boeing’s industry-leading services will ensure a...
Posted On 17 Jul 2015
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Fly Mihin Lanka to Kolkata – a getaway for pilgrims of all faiths

Kolkata, or Calcutta as it was formerly known is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal and is located against the backdrop of the Hooghly River, which is better known as the ‘Ganga’. As the commercial, cultural and educational hub of East India, this exotic,...
Posted On 17 Jul 2015
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Emirates unveils Arsenal branded plane ahead of team’s pre-season trip to Singapore

Emirates, a global connector of people and passions, and official partner of Arsenal Football Club has unveiled its first plane to feature Arsenal branding as the team fly out for the start of the club’s summer tour to Singapore this week. The Gunners arrived in style on an...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015
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Technology

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“Disrupt Asia 2018” emphasizes importance of continuity in collaboration, youth participation and industry development

Highlights ICTA’s commitment to Industry Development in Sri Lanka The 2018 edition of Disrupt Asia, Sri Lanka’s Premier Start-up Conference and Innovation Festival, was successfully concluded recently at the Trace – Expert City with the participation of a large number...
Posted On 19 Sep 2018