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Softlogic Life crowned as Sri Lanka’s number one insurance company at National Business Excellence Awards 2017

Sri Lanka’s fastest growing and most innovative life insurer Softlogic Life has made their presence felt among the top corporate establishments of the country yet again at the National Business Excellence Awards (NBEA)2017, dominating the prestigious awards ceremony with three...
Posted On 19 Dec 2017
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COMBANK tops private banks in Interbrand’s inaugural ranking of country’s best brands

Reaffirms its status as the largest private bank in Sri Lanka The Commercial Bank of Ceylon was the highest-ranked private bank in the inaugural ‘Best Sri Lankan Brands 2017’ ranking announced recently by Interbrand, and was placed fourth overall among the country’s top brands....
Posted On 19 Dec 2017
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Eminent Capital Market and Financial Sector Minds Power Change, Spark Solutions at Asia Securities’ Investment Conference

Sri Lanka’s leading independent equity brokerage firm Asia Securities recently hosted its Inaugural Financial Sector Investment Conference. Titled “Shifting Gears: But Which Way?” the Asia Securities Financial Sector Investor Conference marked the 7th event under the “Wealth...
Posted On 19 Dec 2017
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DSI Mega 2017 Shopping Festival opens doors for Seasonal shopaholics

The ultimate shopping festival, the DSI Mega 2017, was declared open on the 16th    of December, 2017 at the head office complex of D. Samson and Sons (Pvt) Ltd, at No. 257, High Level Road, Nawinna, Maharagama. The shopping festival offers something for everyone in the spirit of...
Posted On 19 Dec 2017

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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Saving lives at 35,000ft in the air

Emirates invests more than US$6 million on equipment and thousands of hours in the training of crew for first-aid and emergency medical care It is impossible to put a price tag on saving a life. Should a medical emergency occur on board a flight, attention is provided immediately...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015
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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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Technology

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Facebook’s #SheMeansBusiness ties up with Sri Lanka’s #Suhuruliya

To train rural women in digital skills Jaffna, in Sri Lanka’s picturesque north, today saw Facebook teaming up with the #Suhuruliya initiative to promote economic empowerment of women in Sri Lanka. As part of this partnership, Facebook’s globally renowned #SheMeansBusiness...
Posted On 16 Oct 2018