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Sampath Bank Becomes First Bank to Accept Alipay Payments in Sri Lanka

  Local Merchants Can Now Tap Into Incoming Chinese Tourists and Their Spending Power   Sampath Bank, one of Sri Lanka’s most innovative banks, has become the first bank in the country to partner with Alipay, the world’s largest online and offline payment platform operated...
Posted On 18 Feb 2018
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Exide Rewards Loyalty

Browns Exide, the market leader in the Automotive Battery industry in Sri Lanka, together with RADCO and Browns Deals, recently introduced their latest innovative service – Exide Rewards to the customers of Browns Batteries. The initial batch of the Exide Rewards loyalty...
Posted On 18 Feb 2018
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COMBANK sets new digital banking record with Rs 663 bn.in transactions in 2017

A whopping Rs 662.95 Billion was transacted through digital banking channels alone, by customers of the Commercial Bank of Ceylon in 2017. This is the highest value the Bank has handled digitally in a single year since the launch of its Mobile and Online Banking platforms, which...
Posted On 18 Feb 2018
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HUAWEI rises to 25th spot on Brand Finance Global 500 2018

Brand Finance, the global authoritative consulting agency, released its ranking of the most valuable brands around the world in 2018. HUAWEI ranked twenty-fifth on Brand Finance Global 500 2018 with a value of 38.046 billion dollars, and its brand value increased by more than...
Posted On 18 Feb 2018

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort is recognised in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Hot List

Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort has been recognised in Condé Nast Traveler US’s prestigious 2017 Hot List as one of the best new hotels in the world, as well as one of the hottest new openings in Sri Lanka. This is the fourth significant international award the resort has...
Posted On 27 Apr 2017
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Emirates SkyCargo keeps perishables fresh with Emirates SkyFresh

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has launched Emirates SkyFresh – a suite of solutions that help maintain the freshness of perishables and fresh consumables during transportation. Emirates SkyFresh brings together Emirates SkyCargo’s state of the art...
Posted On 26 Apr 2017
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Oman Air launches new daily flight between Muscat and Manchester

Oman Air will start its new daily flight between Muscat and Manchesterfrom May 1, 2017; the latest move in the airline’s ambitious and dynamic programme of fleet and network expansion. The daily service from Oman Air will be operated by an A330 -200 and is in addition to the...
Posted On 26 Apr 2017
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Rustic yet royal design elements define Sigiriya Jungles

Sigiriya Jungles revolutionized the luxury resort segment when it opened its doors for business. A breath of fresh air in terms of architecture and ethos, the deluxe Sri Lankan-styled resort offered a unique value proposition to guests who were seeking a resort with a difference....
Posted On 26 Apr 2017
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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