Markets and Financial

Unilever Continues to Empower Teams with Emerging Technologies

Unilever Sri Lanka rolled out VEGA, a Robotics Process Automation (RPA) based intelligent report generation tool recently. This is part of a renewed effort by the company to leverage technology and empower teams with the right tools that will help them reduce their involvement...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019
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Allianz Lanka Recognized for Management Excellence at Great Manager Awards

Allianz Insurance Lanka Limited (Allianz Lanka) was recognized yet again as a “Company with Great Managers” at the Great Manager Awards (2018), held recently at The Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo. The event also saw six managers from Allianz Lanka walking away with Great Manager...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019
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IFS Net Revenue Soars Beyond $600m in 2018 on Skyrocketing Cloud and License Sales

12th March, Colombo: Global software firm IFS has closed the 2018 fiscal year with record-making growth that has seen it outpace its peers by a factor of three.   The company announced that Net Revenue was up 23% YoY. Cloud and SaaS Revenue increased +300% YoY. License revenue...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019
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Munchee wins People’s vote as the Export Brand of the Year

Munchee, the flagship brand of Ceylon Biscuits Limited, has won the prestigious “People’s Export Brand of the Year” award at the recently concluded SLIM-Nielsen People’s Awards 2019. Annually highlighting and recognizing the profound impact on all Sri...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

Sri Lanka Ports Authority to partnership with Ironman 70.3 in Colombo

Sri Lanka Ports Authority is pleased to announce its partnership with the Ironman 70.3, one of a series of long-distance triathlon races, going to be held in Colombo on next Sunday (24 February) for the second consecutive year. Around 739 athletes from 58 countries will swim,...
Posted On 21 Feb 2019
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Spreading Love and Supporting Livelihoods: Emirates SkyCargo adds capacity for Valentine’s Day

  Air cargo carrier operates nine special flower charters covering five continents in February to meet additional demand First direct flowers charters for Emirates SkyCargo from Nairobi to Sydney and from Quito to Los Angeles Over 50,000 tonnes of flowers exported by carrier in...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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Emirates signs deal for 40 A330-900s, 30 A350-900s

Airbus and Emirates reach agreement on A380 contract – with the airline to receive 14 more A380s by end 2021, bringing its total A380 order book to 123 units Emirates airline today announced an order for 40 A330-900 aircraft, and 30 A350-900 aircraft, in a heads of agreement...
Posted On 17 Feb 2019
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Nearly quarter of a million passengers pampered at Emirates Lounge at BIA in six years

More than six years after it welcomed its first passenger, the Emirates Lounge at Sri Lanka’s Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) continues to validate the airline’s mantra for First and Business Class travel: a truly premium experience even before an aircraft is boarded....
Posted On 17 Feb 2019

Technology

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32MP Selfie Champion HUAWEI P30 Lite enters Sri Lanka

HUAWEI P30 Lite, the latest addition to the family of HUAWEI smartphones, was introduced to the Sri Lankan market recently at an exclusive media event held at Huawei Customer Solutions Innovation and Integration Experience Centre in Sri Lanka. The smartphone stands out with its...
Posted On 21 Mar 2019