Markets and Financial

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Colombo welcomes new generation Corporate Communications Agency – News Publisher

News Publisher, a modern era Corporate Communications Agency, driven by industry veterans who have mastered the pros of an agency offering, officially launched in January 2019 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Offering a host of expertise to further industry marketing, elevating local...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019
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Capital TRUST Holdings Limited Sri Lanka recognised amongst ‘Asia’s Greatest Brands 2018’

Capital TRUST Holdings Limited has received the ‘Asia’s Greatest Brands 2018’Award in the ‘Diversified’ category. Further, Tushan Wickramasinghe, Chairman/CEO, Capital TRUST Holdings Limited has received the ‘Asia’s Greatest Leaders 2018’ Award. The awards were presented at the...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019
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A controlling mindset and limited ambition hinder flow of private equity to local businesses – Dr. Rasitha Wickramasinghe, STAX Colombo

Dr. Rasitha Wickramasinghe, of STAX Colombo, discusses private equity (PE), due diligence and challenges faced by Sri Lankan corporates in attracting PE funding. Q: Private equity is not very common in Sri Lanka, could you explain how a fund works? A: A private equity firm (or PE...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019
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SLIM Nielsen Peoples’ Awards – where the choices of the people are all that matter: Interview with the President and Vice President of SLIM

Following the announcement of the launch of the SLIM Nielsen Peoples’ Awards program for the 13th consecutive year, the President of SLIM, Mr. Pradeep Edward and the Vice President, Mr. Roshan Fernando shared with us the history, purpose and process of the only awards campaign in...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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Oman Air Offers jaw-dropping rates to Germany

The national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, Oman Air is offering incredible discounts on Business Class and Economy Class, for flights to Frankfurt, Munich and Berlin. The offer is applicable for bookings made from 28 – 30 January 2015 and is valid for travel from 28 January...
Posted On 28 Jan 2015
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Vocational Training in the North of Sri Lanka (VTN) project collaborates with Jetwing Hotels to increase employment in Hospitality for youth in the North

Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH – Vocational Training in the North of Sri Lanka (VTN) project recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Vocational Training Authority (VTA) and Jetwing Hotels, Sri Lanka’s premier hospitality brand to...
Posted On 23 Jan 2015
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Delayed Departure For Flight WY131 At Paris Charles De Gaulle

A minor incident on the runway at Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport has resulted in the late departure of Oman Air flight WY131, Paris to Muscat, on Thursday 15th January 2015. The occurrence took place at on Thursday evening as the Airbus A330-300 was taxiing from the runway to...
Posted On 21 Jan 2015
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findmyfare.comMakes Travel Easy with new ‘Fly Now Pay Monthly’ Solution

Sri Lanka’s only online solutions provider for all your travel needs, findmyfare.com has created yet another innovation that is simple in its premise but significant in its promise. The ‘Fly Now Pay Monthly’ EMI (Equivalent Monthly Instalment) solution, gives you the chance to...
Posted On 17 Jan 2015
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Technology

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Best Practices for Maintaining Cybersecurity for Your New Remote Workforce

By Mary Jo Schrade, Assistant General Counsel, Regional Lead, Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit Asia With the widespread threat of COVID-19 around the world, many employees are now working from home and organizations are rushing to embrace technology to allow remote collaboration....
Posted On 05 Apr 2020