Markets and Financial

CIPM SL Postpones World HR Congress to Q1 2021

CIPM – the Nation’s leader in human resource management announced that the “World HR Congress 2020″, the world’s largest HR conclave which was to be held in July 2020 in Colombo has been postponed to Q1 of 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Exact dates of the...
Posted On 20 May 2020
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Huawei: A Year and Beyond

Huawei held its 17th annual Global Analyst Summit in Shenzhen, both onsite and online. At the event, Huawei was joined by over 2,000 analysts, key opinion leaders, and media representatives from a range of industries, including telecoms, the Internet, and finance. Together, they...
Posted On 20 May 2020
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HNB Group posts Rs 3.3 Bn PAT for Q1 2020

•             Bank PAT Rs 2.6 Bn •             Deposits grow by Rs 31 Bn to Rs 841 Bn •             Rolls out relief measures in line with CBSL guidelines Hatton National Bank PLC (HNB) posted a Profit After Tax (PAT) of Rs 2.6 Bn for Q1 2020, representing an increase of Rs 607...
Posted On 19 May 2020
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ComBank brings secure IPG convenience to Wisdom Business Academy and Asian International Academy

Two more leading educational institutions in Sri Lanka have appointed the Commercial Bank of Ceylon as their Internet Payment Gateway (IPG) service provider, enabling both foreign and local students to securely pay their fees online via the respective websites of the...
Posted On 19 May 2020

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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Emirates SkyCargo supports Sri Lankan exporters’ supply chain

Transports nearly 100 tonnes of fish, fruit and vegetables in second half of April to markets in Europe, Middle East & Asia Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has helped Sri Lankan exporters despatch nearly 100 tonnes of local produce to markets in Europe,...
Posted On 28 Apr 2020
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Emirates reaffirms customer commitment with ramp up of refunds capability

Emirates has ramped up its capability to process refunds, reaffirming its commitment to customers and travel trade partners impacted by travel disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. With nearly half a million refund requests pending to manage, the airline has taken...
Posted On 26 Apr 2020
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Emirates steps up safety measures for customers and employees at the airport and on board

Emirates is stepping up precautionary measures at the airport and on board to ensure the health and safety of its employees and customers. All cabin crew, boarding agents and ground staff in direct contact with passengers will now don personal protective equipment (PPE) which...
Posted On 23 Apr 2020
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Emirates becomes first airline to conduct on-site rapid COVID-19 tests for passengers

Emirates in coordination with Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will be introducing additional precautions. Passengers on today’s flight to Tunisia were all tested for COVID-19 before departing from Dubai. Emirates is the first airline to conduct on-site rapid COVID-19 tests for...
Posted On 18 Apr 2020

Technology

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Microsoft partners with Sri Lanka’s first Education Institute dedicated to the field of applied AI, AI Academy

With the need for a one-stop connectivity and collaborative technology becoming increasingly mainstream, Microsoft today announced a strategic partnership with AI Academy to empower students and business professionals to digitalize, innovate and transform in the domain of...
Posted On 22 May 2020