Markets and Financial

Brandix wins highest accolade in ‘Best Liquidity & Investment Solutions’ at The Asset Triple A Awards 2020

Brandix was awarded the highest accolade under the ‘Best Liquidity & Investment Solution’ category at The Asset Triple A Awards 2020 for its global Interest Enhancement (IE) solution facilitated by HSBC. The IE solution, effective across Australia, India, Hong Kong,...
Posted On 30 Jun 2020
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HNB declared Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka for 11th occasion at Asian Banker Awards 2020

Hatton National Bank PLC (HNB) was declared the Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka at the prestigious Asian Banker Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards 2020, marking the 11th occasion that bank has emerged as winners.   The award was presented to HNB in recognition of...
Posted On 30 Jun 2020
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ComBank conducts 51st AGM on virtual platform

The 51st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, Sri Lanka’s benchmark private bank, was conducted on a virtual platform for the first time on Thursday, 25th June 2020. This was organised to maintain social distancing as necessitated by the COVID-19...
Posted On 29 Jun 2020
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Karthik Elangovan appointed Executive Director at Citizens Development Business Finance PLC

Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB) announced the appointment of Mr. Karthik Elangovan Chief Officer Corporate Affairs, as an Executive Director with effect from July 1, 2020. He is a member of the corporate management team at CDB and served as the Director/ CEO of...
Posted On 27 Jun 2020

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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Emirates offers flights for passengers to 29 cities and resumes transits through its Dubai hub

More flights for passengers will be available from 15th June between Dubai and 16 cities: Bahrain, Manchester, Zurich, Vienna, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Dublin, New York JFK, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Jakarta, Taipei, Hong Kong, Perth and Brisbane Travellers flying between...
Posted On 06 Jun 2020
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Imagination lands on emirates.com as airline keeps kids entertained during lockdown

Leisure travel is suspended and schools are out, but imagination has landed on emirates.com. The family-friendly airline has launched a special activity page on its website to keep kids entertained during the lockdown and over the summer holidays. The Emirates Fly With me Animals...
Posted On 02 Jun 2020
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Emirates sets industry-leading safety standard for customers travelling as it resumes operations

Emirates has unveiled multi-faceted measures for employee and customer care at every step of the travel journey, redefining safety and hygiene standards on board and on the ground. The new measures took effect today, with the resumption of regularly scheduled passenger flights to...
Posted On 22 May 2020
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Emirates pays warm tribute to Merrill J. Fernando on his 90th birthday

The shared passion that attracts like-minded organisations to each other was clearly articulated when Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, greeted Dilmah founder Merrill J. Fernando recently, on the occasion of the 90th birthday of the celebrated Sri Lankan...
Posted On 14 May 2020

Technology

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vivo Sri Lanka announces Y50 for mid July

Ultra large 5000mAH battery with 8GB + 128GB of RAM & ROM   The innovative smartphone manufacturer, vivo Mobile is set to release their mid range mobile device Y50, to Sri Lankan market in later this month. The device is expected to cater towards many consumer requirements on...
Posted On 03 Jul 2020