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Striking a better balance in the workplace: Hayleys completes Gender Equality employee workshop

In an effort to drive support for Gender Equality in the workplace, iconic Sri Lankan multinational, Hayleys PLC, hosted an employee workshop along the theme: #BalanceForBetter with a view to sharing knowledge and ideas around the establishment of a workplace environment capable...
Posted On 21 May 2019
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ComBank wins ACEF ‘Social Media Brand of the Year’ award for 2nd year running

Shares prestigious global accolade with Switzerland Tourism at awards event in Mumbai The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has been adjudged the ‘Social Media Brand of the Year 2019’ for the second consecutive year at the 8th Global Customer Engagement Forum & Awards in Mumbai,...
Posted On 21 May 2019
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HNB Group records a PBT of Rs 3.4 Bn in 1Q 2019

  ▪     Core Banking generates Rs 13 Bn in NII as compared with Rs 10.6 Bn last year ▪     Effective tax rate increases to 58.6% as compared with 43.6% last year Amidst challenging market conditions, Hatton National Bank posted a profit before tax of Rs 3.3 Bn and a profit after...
Posted On 15 May 2019
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DFCC maintains profitability under volatile market conditions

DFCC’s Total Assets grew by LKR 15,652 million to LKR 390,560 million DFCC recorded Tier 1 and total capital adequacy ratios of 10.34% and 15.45% respectively DFCC’s Core Business recorded a PAT increase of 9%.   Profitability Core business of DFCC Bank posted a profit before tax...
Posted On 15 May 2019

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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Emirates inspires you to ‘Be there’

Emirates, a global connector of people, passions and places, has launched ‘Be There’, a global campaign that celebrates curiosity, wanderlust, and the adventure that comes with travel. For this digital and social media campaign, Emirates has turned to its own “globalistas” – the...
Posted On 26 May 2015
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Emirates expands its mobile footprint, launches an Android app

On the heels of the successful launch of its Apple Watch app, Emirates has announced the debut of the Emirates App for Android, the world’s largest mobile platform. With more than one hundred thousand monthly users of its iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch apps, Emirates is ramping up...
Posted On 19 May 2015
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Fly Mihin Lanka to Jakarta and Medan and enjoy an incredible holiday

Jakarta is a thriving metropolis, filled with a variety of sights, sounds and attractions. The city is the capital of Indonesia and is home to over 300 ethnic groups who speak 200 different languages and represent different cultures and religious traditions. Located on the...
Posted On 19 May 2015
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The Calamander Group states new boutique hotel calling itself ‘Calamander Bay’ in Trincomalee is nothing to do with the Group

Following the opening and marketing of a new boutique hotel in Trincomalee calling itself ‘Calamander Bay’, The Calamander Group has clarified that this new hotel and its owners have nothing to do with the Group.  A spokesman for Calamander stated: “The Calamander Group has no...
Posted On 14 May 2015
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Technology

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vivo Sri Lanka announces Y50 for mid July

Ultra large 5000mAH battery with 8GB + 128GB of RAM & ROM   The innovative smartphone manufacturer, vivo Mobile is set to release their mid range mobile device Y50, to Sri Lankan market in later this month. The device is expected to cater towards many consumer requirements on...
Posted On 03 Jul 2020