Markets and Financial

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Mobitel wins 3 Golds & 2 Silver awards at the ACEF Global Customer Engagement Forum Awards in India

Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel, walked away with five highly coveted awards at the prestigious ACEF Global Customer Engagement Forum, which took place recently at the Westin Hotel in Mumbai, India. The eminent panel of judges at the ACEF awards...
Posted On 24 May 2019
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INSEE Cement, Sri Lanka appoints Nandana Ekanayake as the Chairman of its Board of Directors

Sri Lanka’s foremost producer of cement, Siam City Cement (Lanka) Limited (SCCCL), known as INSEE Cement, announced changes to the composition of the Company’s Board of Directors on Friday, 15th May, 2019. Nandana Ekanayake was appointed as the new Chairman of the board of...
Posted On 24 May 2019
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Unilever clinches ‘Best Multinational in Sri Lanka’ title by LMD Brands Annual

Unilever Sri Lanka, the manufacturer of the country’s most favorite consumer goods brands was recently crowned as the Best Multinational in Sri Lanka by LMD Brands Annual. As a publication of Media Services, LMD Brands Annual presents and profiles Sri Lanka’s leading brands and...
Posted On 24 May 2019
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Vision Care opens its most recent outlet in Matale

Vision Care inaugurated its 53rd outlet in Matale recently, in the presence of, Dr.R.D.K Rajapaksha – Consultant Eye surgeon, Dr.A.B. Kiridana – Consultant E.N.T surgeon and Dr.Asela Dissanayake – Regional Director of Health Services, along with the Vision Care...
Posted On 24 May 2019

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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FitsAir successfully soars with the ATR 72-200

A clear, bright and sunny sky eagerly awaited as FitsAir’s ATR 72-200 aircraft departed Bandaranaike International Airport on its proving flight on the 5th of April 2019. Operated for the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAASL), the aircraft began its journey at 1450 hours...
Posted On 07 May 2019
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Calorie Counter – The first Health Food Restaurant in Sri Lanka to have a fully automated HACCP system

Sri Lanka’s pioneering health food restaurant chain Calorie Counter signed an agreement with Swiss Advantage Systems (Pvt) Ltd to implement the PEx Software™ – a fully automated Food Safety Management System with the view of obtaining HACCP certification for all their...
Posted On 03 May 2019
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Emirates named Best Airline Worldwide, sweeps up five awards at Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2019

The airline was also crowned Airline with the Best First Class, Airline with the Best Economy Class, Airline with the Best Frequent Flyer Program and Best Airport Lounge in the Middle East Emirates continued its winning streak when it took top honours by sweeping five awards at...
Posted On 03 May 2019
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Experience Dubai in a different light this summer with My Emirates Pass

-          Emirates’ signature pass returns for the summer, offering discounts and special offers across  more than 500 locations in the UAE Emirates customers can unlock the best Dubai has to offer for less this summer with the return of My Emirates Pass – an offer that turns an...
Posted On 01 May 2019

Technology

High awareness, low use of e-commerce in Sri Lanka

LACK OF AWARENESS AND TRUST ARE KEY BARRIERS TO CONVERSION OF USERS TO PLACING ORDERS AND MAKING PAYMENTS ONLINE. BASED ON THE AFTERACCESS SURVEYS RECENTLY LAUNCHED IN SRI LANKA BY REGIONAL ICT POLICY THINK-TANK, LIRNEASIA. Sri Lankans have high awareness of e-commerce platforms...
Posted On 24 May 2019