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Woman-centric professional platform WERK launches as corporate partners get on board

WERK, Sri Lanka’s first online woman-centric professional network, was launched amidst much anticipation on Saturday, 15 February at Hatch in Colombo. The well-attended event brought together invitees from various stages in their respective professional lives, paving the way for...
Posted On 19 Feb 2020
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John Keells Properties partners with Union Assurance to provide life cover for TRI-ZEN customers

John Keells Properties signed a partnership agreement with Union Assurance -one of the country’s leading life insurance providers for corporates and individuals- to provide a comprehensive life insurance solution for TRI-ZEN customers. As part of this strategic alliance, TRI-ZEN...
Posted On 19 Feb 2020
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Unilever Sri Lanka introduces Plastic Free Packaging for Pears Baby Soap Cartons

Unilever Sri Lanka has developed a plastic free, environment friendly packaging for its trusted baby care soap brand – Pears Baby, taking an important step forward to help curb the amount of plastic that enters the environment. The eco-friendly packaging for Pears Baby Soap...
Posted On 19 Feb 2020
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Sampath Bank Declares a Full Cash Dividend of Rs 11.75 per share

Sampath Bank’s Board of Directors has recommended a final cash dividend of Rs 11.75 per share to be paid for the financial year ended 31st December 2019 subject to the approval of the shareholders at the Annual General Meeting to be held on 30th March 2020. The dividend payout...
Posted On 19 Feb 2020

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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Pigeon Island Tropical Wear and Blue Resources Trust Present Lecture Series, A Shark Story: The Future

Sri Lankan tropical wear brand Pigeon Island, based on marine conservation and plastic recycling, and its marine empowerment partner Blue Resources Trust launched A Shark Story: The Future, a lecture series which aims to promote marine conservation and protection. Through this...
Posted On 02 Feb 2020
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Binod Chaudhary opens first five star luxury hotel in Dubai

  Chaudhary’s foray into hospitality began with his investment into the Taj Samudra Sri Lanka Sri Lankan hospitality footprint spans 14; global footprint is 130 hotels in 87 destinations Taj Jumeirah Lake Towers becomes world’s first hotel to fly Nepalese flag permanently...
Posted On 30 Jan 2020
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Travellers salute Emirates with two awards at the 2019 ULTRAS

Emirates has picked up ‘Best Airline in the World’ and ‘Best First Class’ at the prestigious 2019 ULTRAs. Voted by the hundreds of thousands of readers of The Telegraph’s luxury travel magazines Ultratravel UK and Ultratravel Middle East, the awards are the industry hallmark of...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020

Pigeon Island Tropical Wear and Blue Resources Trust Present Lecture Series, A Shark Story: The Future

Sri Lankan tropical wear brand Pigeon Island, based on marine conservation and plastic recycling, and its marine empowerment partner Blue Resources Trust launched A Shark Story: The Future, a lecture series which aims to promote marine conservation and protection. Through this...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020

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