Markets and Financial

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What Does the 4th Industrial Revolution Mean for the Financial Services Industry in Sri Lanka?

Microsoft’s Asia Digital Transformation Survey (2017), involving 1,494 business leaders in 13 Asia Pacific markets, found that 81% of Financial Services Industry (FSI) leaders believe they need to transform to a digital business to enable future growth. They also believe that big...
Posted On 17 Nov 2017

Poultry producers welcome maize import liberalization; increased production, revenues, exports anticipated

The recent budget proposal to allow feed millers to import maize under a special limited quota to meet the shortfall in the local supply was hailed by poultry producers as a strongly positive measure that will support greater efficiency within the domestic industry, ultimately...
Posted On 17 Nov 2017
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Carbon Consulting Company CEO Joins the International Climate Reality Leadership Corps

As the world continues to see stronger storms, faster spread of wildfires, and water levels rise, one organization is taking action and inviting world thought leaders into the conversation to start creating change – The Climate Reality Project. Founded by former US Vice...
Posted On 17 Nov 2017
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Space Italia and Space Office Launched in Colombo 05

Space Italia and Space Office opened its doors to the general public with a high profile event graced by H. E. Paolo Andrea Bartorelli, Italian Ambassador in Sri Lanka, who was the Chief Guest for the occasion, and many other dignitaries. The event was also represented by Jacopo...
Posted On 17 Nov 2017

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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Stay connected on over 100 Emirates aircraft

Wi-Fi connectivity at no or nominal cost on nearly half of Emirates’ fleet and on all of its A380s; personal mobile phone service on 75% of its fleet, in addition to in-seat email, telephone and SMS services on every aircraft. Emirates now offers free* Wi-Fi on 106 of its...
Posted On 31 Mar 2015
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The Eden Resort & Spa awarded TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice for 2015

The Eden Resort & Spa was named as one of TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Hotels for 2015, amongst 25 listed in Sri Lanka alone. This award, now puts The Eden on the map, amongst 8,151 hotels, B&Bs and inns around the world, which received the prestigious Travellers’...
Posted On 31 Mar 2015
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VIPs Guests Join Oman Air’s Inaugural Flight To Singapore

Celebrations Include Limited-Time Promotional Fares Between Muscat And Singapore   VIP guests joined Oman Air’s inaugural flight from Muscat to Singapore on 29th March 2014. The new route has been designed to meet strong demand for services between the two countries, and offers...
Posted On 30 Mar 2015
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Korea Air Awards For Excellent Travel Agent 2015

Korean Air had their annual awards ceremony for 2014 at Jaic Hilton Colombo on 04th Mar 2015. The award winning agents were Hemas Travels – Gold Award / Classic Travels – Silver Award / Traveller Global – Bronze Award / and the merit award winners – World Air / Mackinnons...
Posted On 28 Mar 2015
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Technology

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Disrupt Asia 2018

Disrupt Asia 2018, the third edition of Sri Lanka’s Premier Start-up Conference and Innovation Festival, took place on 11 August at the Trace – Expert City from 4 p.m. to midnight. This is the third edition of this event and was the most looked forward to event in the start-up...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018