Markets and Financial

Softlogic Restaurants ranked among Asia’s Best Workplaces in 2019 list

Softlogic Restaurants Pvt Ltd., part of the Softlogic group of companies, and the Master Franchisee in Sri Lanka for global brands Burger King, Baskin-Robbins and Délifrance, has been ranked among the Best Workplaces in Asia 2019 in the Small & Medium Category by Great Place...
Posted On 09 May 2019
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DFCC’s Rights Issue Concluded

DFCC Bank concluded its Rights Issue with subscriptions reaching over 43% of the total LKR 7.6 Billion on offer. This Rights Issue was the culmination of DFCC’s capital raising programme for this year and came on the heels of a LKR 10 Billion debenture issue, which was...
Posted On 09 May 2019
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Sampath Bank wins 3 awards at Infosys Finacle Client Innovation Awards 2019

Sampath Bank PLC’s constant drive to innovate was recognized once again when it picked up 3 awards at the Infosys Finacle Client Innovation Awards 2019held in India recently. Three revolutionary products of Sampath Bank, namely Slip-less Banking, iGift mobile app, and Digital...
Posted On 09 May 2019
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Zilingo looks to Sri Lanka as part of key growth strategy after having just raised US$226M in Series D Funding

Asia’s fastest growing marketplace Zilingo has raised US$226M in its recent Series D financing, bringing the total funds raised by the company to US$308M. The company now looks to Sri Lanka as well as other key Asian markets as part of its growth strategy to expand its B2B...
Posted On 09 May 2019

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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IFS recognized as a Top Export Corporate Brand by Brands Annual

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, was recently recognized in the top five Export Corporate Brands for IT Services in the latest edition of the Brands Annual magazine. IFS secured this achievement on the back of outstanding financial performance and delivering...
Posted On 12 Jul 2020