Markets and Financial

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Hameedia commits to empower the nation’s youth at this year’s NYMUN workshops as the event’s Official Clothing Partner

Hameedia, Sri Lanka’s leading menswear specialist recently stepped forward as the Official Clothing Partner of the National Youth Model United Nations (NYMUN) 2018. In an effort to empower the nation’s younger generations, Hameedia hosted personal development and grooming...
Posted On 08 Oct 2018
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ICRA Lanka reaffirms – SL – A+ Rating with a Stable Outlook for JAT Holdings

ICRA Lanka Limited, a subsidiary of ICRA Limited, group company of Moody’s Investors Service, has reaffirmed the issuer rating of [SL] A+ with a stable outlook for JAT Holdings (Pvt) Ltd. JAT Holdings, one of Sri Lanka’s most successful and diversified conglomerates, celebrates...
Posted On 08 Oct 2018
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Elephant House takes ‘PlasticCycle’ project to the next phase

“PlasticCycle” project has recycled over 10 metric tons of plastic waste and now extends to the Southern Expressway — Sri Lanka’s legendary consumer food brand – Elephant House, together with Walkers Tours, the Road Development Authority and Beira Enviro...
Posted On 08 Oct 2018
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Royal Fernwood Porcelain Seals Silver at NCE Export Awards 2018

  Wins this prestigious accolade for the second consecutive year   Royal Fernwood Porcelain Limited, a large-scale manufacturer of high quality white and decorated porcelain tableware and figurine ornaments that enjoys a global reputation in the porcelain tableware industry as a...
Posted On 08 Oct 2018

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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Sir Tim Clark named Aviation and Transport Business Leader of the Year at the Gulf Business Awards 2018

Sir Tim Clark has been named “Aviation and Transport Business Leader of the Year” at the Gulf Business Awards 2018, held last night in Dubai. The regional accolade recognised Sir Tim for his contribution to the aviation sector over the past 12 months, as well as his dedication...
Posted On 11 Sep 2018
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Emirates Takes Home a Double Win at Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards

The airline was voted ‘Best Business Airline’ and ‘Best Airline – Long-Haul Holiday’ by Conde Nast Traveller readers Emirates celebrated a double win this week at the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards, after being named ‘Best Business Airline’ and ‘Best Airline –...
Posted On 11 Sep 2018
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Emirates heralds September with special fares from Colombo

Emirates has unveiled a series of limited-time special fares from Colombo, making travelling the world and collecting beautiful experiences more affordable. Covering Europe, Africa and the USA, these special fares are for bookings made before 14th September 2018, for travel...
Posted On 09 Sep 2018
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Ronan Keating at Chena Huts by Uga Escapes

While Boyzone’s concert was building hype and highlight around the music enthusiasts of the country, the band member Ronan Keating has decided to enjoy the serenity of the island prior to the big event in Colombo. Ronan Keating has referred to Chena Huts by Uga Escapes as...
Posted On 09 Sep 2018

Technology

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Facebook’s #SheMeansBusiness ties up with Sri Lanka’s #Suhuruliya

To train rural women in digital skills Jaffna, in Sri Lanka’s picturesque north, today saw Facebook teaming up with the #Suhuruliya initiative to promote economic empowerment of women in Sri Lanka. As part of this partnership, Facebook’s globally renowned #SheMeansBusiness...
Posted On 16 Oct 2018