Markets and Financial

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Sampath Bank Engages Sri Lankan Enterprises on Doing Business in Myanmar

With a growing interest in the Myanmar market amongst Sri Lankan businesses, Sampath Bank PLC hosted an informative seminar on doing business in Myanmar at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo, recently. His Excellency Hon. Han Thu, Ambassador of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to Sri...
Posted On 16 Jun 2018
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DFCC Bank continues to uplift and nurture Sri Lanka’s Micro, Small and Medium sector with ‘Sahaya Hamuwa’

DFCC Bank recently announced that it will continue to run its ‘Sahaya Hamuwa’ workshops in 2018, which focuses on aiding and uplifting micro, small and medium size businesses and entrepreneurs across the island. The workshops were launched last year, with the goal of increasing...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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Sales professionals from 116 organizations contesting for SLIM – NASCO Awards 2018

The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM)’s 2018 edition of the National Sales Congress (NASCO), has recorded the highest-ever participation in the history of NASCO. This year, entries over 750 have been registered for the categories from frontline staff, Executive to Territory...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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HNB inks MOU with Allianz to provide special benefits for Club and Priority Circle customers

Sri Lanka’s largest retail bank, HNB PLC announced a new partnership with Allianz Insurance Lanka Limited to provide a specially designed International HealthCare plan that offers a comprehensive pre – to – post hospitalization care to HNB Club and Priority Circle customers...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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My Emirates Pass is back for the summer giving travellers more reasons to explore the UAE

Emirates is giving customers even more reasons to explore Dubai and the United Arab Emirates with the return of its signature pass this summer.  ‘My Emirates Pass’  turns the Emirates boarding pass into an exclusive membership card, giving travellers exclusive offers and...
Posted On 04 Jun 2018
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Comilla Bungalow wins World Luxury Hotel Award

Sri Lanka’s Comilla Bungalow was recently declared the Asian Continent Winner in the “2017 Luxury Country House” category at the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards. Situated near the historic town of Wathurugama, and perched at the summit of a vast coconut estate, the Comilla...
Posted On 04 Jun 2018
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Emirates Airline Foundation recognised for its global humanitarian efforts

The Emirates Airline Foundation has been recognised by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) for its outstanding humanitarian and outreach projects and work that spans the globe. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice...
Posted On 27 May 2018
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Marine biologist from Sri Lanka wins at British Council’s first-ever Global Alumni Awards

Following prestigious national awarding ceremonies hosted by the British Ambassador/High Commissioner in more than ten countries, and high-profile digital campaigns to celebrate 63 regional finalists, and 21 regional winners, the British Council has announced the names of three...
Posted On 27 May 2018

Technology

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John Keells IT to accelerate business innovation with Microsoft

  John Keells Holdings will be the first customer in Sri Lanka to host SAP S/4HANA on Azure   Microsoft recently announced a strategic partnership with John Keells IT to accelerate John Keells Holdings’ Digital Transformation journey as well as enable them to build on this value...
Posted On 18 Jun 2018