Markets and Financial


Western Union Money Transfers Now Live from Sri Lanka to the World via MMBL Money Master

International Workers or Expatriates in Sri Lanka Can Now Send Western Union International Transfers via MMBL Money Master Branches   Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, and MMBL Money Master, Sri Lanka’s pioneering money transfer service and...
Posted On 24 Feb 2019

Sampath Bank Successfully Raises Rs.7 Billion Through Basel III Compliant Debenture

Sampath Bank announced that its third BASEL III compliant Debenture issue, to raise Rs.7 billion, had been oversubscribed within a few hours of its opening on 20th February 2019. Having pioneered Basel III compliant debentures in the Sri Lankan market in 2017, the sum raised by...
Posted On 24 Feb 2019

‘Now is the time to buy’ is the chorus of property experts at the Lanka Property Show 2019

Sri Lanka’s flagship real estate event of the year, the Lanka Property Show 2019 was concluded successfully, drawing praise from both exhibitors and visitors. The event, which was organized by Sri Lanka’s number one property web portal, is the largest...
Posted On 23 Feb 2019

Championing a culture of consideration

How global sports retailer Decathlon places people at the heart of its operation   With Sri Lanka as a base for their manufacturing facilities for over a decade, renowned global sports designer, manufacturer & retailer Decathlon, set up its first local store in Battaramulla,...
Posted On 22 Feb 2019



Mercedes-Benz VITO Premium Vans to strengthen the Sri Lankan tourism industry

The Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle team of Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) recently handed over the keys to a fleet of three premium Mercedes-Benz VITO vans purchased by the Management of Aitken Spence Travels. Considering the rapid development and increasing demand...
Posted On 27 Aug 2017

The Steuart unveils its much awaited new menu

17 exciting new dishes to take you on a culinary adventure around the world! The Steuart & Co – the exclusive pub and restaurant of The Steuart by Citrus recently unveiled an exciting new menu with 17 exclusive dishes for a whole new experience. Catering mainly to western...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017

Mount Lavinia Hotels award winning chefs partner with Michelin Star Chef Tom Aikens to host an evening of gastronomical delights

Mount Lavinia Hotel held an exclusive evening featuring the hotel’s award-winning chefs partnering with Michelin Star Chef Tom Aikens in preparing a special dinner for a crème de la crème list of guests. The exclusive dinner was hosted by Mount Lavinia Hotel to celebrate the...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017

Oman Air and Industrial Optimizers sign an agreement

Oman Air and Industrial Optimizers have signed an agreement concerning. The MP2 AeroFleetAssigner optimizer, including the functionality for scheduling and Network analysis. “We are very happy with this agreement and excited to work with Oman Air, an airline that is renowned for...
Posted On 23 Aug 2017



Instagram bug could have allowed anyone to take over your account

By Paul Ducklin As you would be aware, Laxman Muthiyah is the famous bug-hunter who uncovered not only a data deletion flaw but also a data disclosure bug on Facebook. The first bug meant he could have zapped all your photos without knowing your password. The second meant that he...
Posted On 24 Aug 2019