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South Asia Textiles awarded Gold at the National Business Excellence Awards 2018

South Asia Textiles Limited, a leading Sri Lankan textile manufacturer specialized in producing exceptional quality weft knitted fabric, recently announced that the company was the recipient of the Gold award in “Manufacturing – Apparel, Textile and Leather Products Sector”...
Posted On 11 Jan 2019
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Commercial Bank becomes PCI-DSS certified

Global Payment Security Specialist SISA, deems Bank’s payment systems and cardholder data to be secure The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has obtained the prestigious Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) certification from SISA Payment Security Specialists, the...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing announces SLIM Digi Awards 2018

Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing has announced their first digital marketing awards ceremony titled SLIM Digis 2018.  The event is aimed at celebrating Sri Lanka’s best digital marketing work, innovation and talent, as well as recognize the region’s growing influence on the...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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CBL wins a Gold at International Convention on Quality Control Circles in Singapore

Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL), one of Sri Lanka’s largest FMCG conglomerates, was recently awarded a prestigious Gold at the 43rd International Convention on Quality Control Circles (ICQCC) in Singapore. Hosted at the Resorts World Sentosa Convention Centre, ICQCC 2018 was...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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Emirates takes home five awards in one week ending with big win at the ULTRAs as “Best Airline in the World”

Emirates made a clean sweep this week with award wins across multiple countries – from Russia and Belgium to the UAE – a testament to the airline’s consistent delivery of industry-leading travel experiences for its diverse customer base, and its commitment to investing in...
Posted On 25 Nov 2018
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Emirates Bags Three Industry Accolades from FTE Asia Awards and Airlineratings.com

  Airline’s game-changing First Class Private Suites top ‘Up in the Air’ category; Virtual Reality (VR) seat selection technology nominated for ‘On the Ground’ category at FTE Asia Awards Emirates named ‘Best Long Haul Airline – Middle East and Africa’ and wins ‘Best...
Posted On 19 Nov 2018
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Emirates Group announces half-year performance for 2018-19

  Group: Revenue up 10% to AED 54.4 billion (US$ 14.8 billion), and profit of AED 1.1 billion (US$ 296 million), down 53%. Results impacted by significant increase in fuel cost, unfavourable currency movements, and one-time transaction in dnata. Emirates: Revenue up 10% to AED...
Posted On 17 Nov 2018
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TRILLIUM HOTELS UNVEILS SIGNATURE MENU

  Gourmet choices from Wagyu to Norwegian salmon, duck and caviar Adds Trillium Deli into the Group’s F&B portfolio November 13th 2018 Colombo Sri Lanka:  The newly opened luxury boutique city hotel Trillium Hotels at Torrington Avenue, Colombo 07 unveiled its signature menu...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018

Technology

SLT Training Centre and students recognized at City & Guilds Learning Excellence Awards 2018

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) Training Centre, the training arm of the national ICT solutions provider in the country, affiliated with City & Guilds UK, together with several of its lecturers and students were recognized at the inaugural City & Guilds Learning Excellence Awards...
Posted On 18 Jan 2019