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The ‘Engineering Nexus’ – Galvanizing Sri Lankan tech

The inaugural Engineering Nexus meetup was hosted at the Sysco LABS engineering center recently, marking the launch of another initiative to help grow and develop the software engineering and technology development practice in Sri Lanka. Unlike other meetups, the Engineering...
Posted On 06 May 2018
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Amãna Takaful Celebrates Employee Contributions at its ‘Annual Awards’

Spearheading the Takaful concept in Sri Lanka, Amãna Takaful (ATL) held its eagerly awaited ‘Annual Awards’ to celebrate the company’s performance and to reward outstanding achievements of its dynamic employees. A gala awards ceremony was held at the Golden Rose, where more than...
Posted On 06 May 2018
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Jude Fernando to Lead the Next Phase of Janashakthi Life’s Growth

Leading Sri Lankan insurer Janashakthi Insurance PLC announced the appointment of Jude Fernando as the company’s Director / Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1st May 2018.   Having divested its General Insurance business earlier this year, Janashakthi has focused its...
Posted On 06 May 2018
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DIMO Agribusinesses opens its new office at Sapugaskanda

DIMO Agribusinesses, the agriculture arm of Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO), opened its new office located at Sapugaskanda, Makola to cater to the needs of the agricultural sector/community. The new office will be the hub for all DIMO’s agriculture-related...
Posted On 05 May 2018

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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Oman Air Launches Shape And Size Efficiency Programme

Oman Air has launched an efficiency programme, entitled Shape and Size, with the aim of achieving substantial reductions in the airline’s expenditure. The move is timed to coincide with the start of 2015 and the onset of new budgets for the year. The Shape and Size efficiency...
Posted On 09 Jan 2015
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New experiences for a refreshing Sri Lanka at Galle Face Hotel

From its rich history and grandeur down to amenities and services, dining experiences and warmhospitality, Galle Face Hotel is currently South Asia’s pre-eminent hospitality icon. The setting of its architectural excellence in the heart of Colombo offers a great view of the...
Posted On 09 Jan 2015
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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