Markets and Financial

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Janashakthi Insurance announces new Chairman, Board Members

Janashakthi Insurance PLC announced the appointment of renowned business leader Prakash Schaffter as its Executive Chairman. Mr. Schaffter, who has three decades of experience in the Insurance industry, had led Janashakthi as its Managing Director since 2006. This announcement...
Posted On 24 Nov 2018
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SLT Group 2018 3Q,YTD profits up by 23%. EBITDA up by 16%

The National Telecommunication service provider, Sri Lanka Telecom (PLC) released its Company and Group financial results for the 9 months ending 30th September 2018 today. The Group comprises of the holding company Sri Lanka Telecom (PLC) and its eight subsidiaries including...
Posted On 23 Nov 2018
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SampathCards Keeps on Giving All Through the Year

Adds to the Festive Spirit with Up To 50% off at over 1,500 Partner Outlets Island Wide SampathCards, the card that keeps on giving, has dialed up the festivities this holiday season with an even more amazing mix of discounts and privileges. Sampath Mastercard, Visa Credit...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018

Transact Lanka Announces Appointment of New Chairman

Transact Lanka Pvt Ltd (TLPL), developers of the acclaimed cashless mobile payment system ‘ROKA’ announced the appointment of Simon Lourensz as the new Chairman of the Board. Simon will overlook ROKA’s core operations in Sri Lanka and the Maldives in addition to its worldwide...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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Customise your travel with Makeyourtrip.com

Sri Lanka’s first online platform to build, customize & price overseas holiday packages   Sri Lanka recently witnessed the launch of Makeyourtrip.com, the first-ever online platform that helps Sri Lankans build, customise, edit and price their travel itineraries, based on...
Posted On 06 Aug 2017
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Emirates highlights female role models in aviation with simulator challenge

Airline supports the Dreams Soar global mission through two female aviators Championing the importance of women’s contributions to the growth and development of aviation, Emirates recently hosted Shaesta Waiz for a Boeing 777 simulator challenge in its home base of Dubai. Waiz is...
Posted On 05 Aug 2017
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Barra-licious: Galle Face Hotel executes signature seafood dishes with Round Island Barramundi

The Galle Face Hotel’s seafood restaurant ‘Sea Spray’ is debuting a delicious new menu that features Round Island’s premium quality barramundi as a signature dish. This sustainable and commercially farmed produce has a distinctive taste and will star in a new menu developed by...
Posted On 30 Jul 2017

Bring your wedding dreams to life with Citrus at Thambapanni Wedding Fair 2017

All set for Citrus Leisure to partake in the magnificent wedding exposition to sizzle the southern region – Thambapanni Wedding Fair 2017, at the Galle Town Hall on 14th, 15th and 16th of this month. Drop in to the Citrus #20 stall and book your ideal wedding venue. Being...
Posted On 30 Jul 2017

Technology

High awareness, low use of e-commerce in Sri Lanka

LACK OF AWARENESS AND TRUST ARE KEY BARRIERS TO CONVERSION OF USERS TO PLACING ORDERS AND MAKING PAYMENTS ONLINE. BASED ON THE AFTERACCESS SURVEYS RECENTLY LAUNCHED IN SRI LANKA BY REGIONAL ICT POLICY THINK-TANK, LIRNEASIA. Sri Lankans have high awareness of e-commerce platforms...
Posted On 24 May 2019