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Solid growth in job creation in the hotel industry: everjobs.lk career report

Sri Lanka’s hotel industry is set for more growth, with direct benefit to the economy project for the coming years. The focus remains on involving the local community in building the sector as it is developed to strengthen the economy. The government has identified tourism as a sector with strong growth potential and a key…

(0)Comments | December 5, 2015 10:18 am

The Rise of Female Entrepreneurs In The Emerging Markets

Global platform explores how female innovation is driving business Men traditionally rule the business world. Particularly, when it comes to technology. However, an increasing number of women entrepreneurs are driving business innovation in the emerging markets, including Sri Lanka. While there are still gender challenges, women in the emerging markets are overcoming obstacles to break…

(0)Comments | December 1, 2015 10:38 am

Another ‘Big Season of Big Discounts’ for Combank Cardholders

As the countdown to the year-end shopping season begins, the Commercial Bank of Ceylon has once again unveiled its ‘Big Season of Big Discounts’ promotion offering attractive discounts for Credit and Debit Cardholders. This year, 64 popular retailers of clothing, lingerie, footwear, jewellery, wristwatches, perfumes and personal care products are offering discounts of 10% to…

(0)Comments | November 30, 2015 4:55 pm

Hero Cycles set to acquire Sri Lanka-based company

On a spree to expand its base and boost the ever-increasing demand for high-end bicycles, world’s largest bicycle manufacturer Hero Cycles is set to acquire a Sri Lankan bicycle manufacturing company. Sources said all the formalities were almost complete and an official announcement would be made as soon as the chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of Hero…

(0)Comments | November 17, 2015 12:06 pm

Fairway National Literary Award 2016 announces shortlist on the 27th November 2015

The shortlisted entries of the Fairway National Literary Award 2016 will be announced on the 27th of November at the Hilton Residencies, Colombo-2. Along with this announcement of the shortlisted entries for the three language categories, the distinguished and highly acclaimed panels of judges for each of the three languages will be revealed. The entries…

(0)Comments | November 13, 2015 11:42 am

WT1190F (aka SNOOPY) Splashdown today (Friday, November 13)?

An unidentified piece of space debris is expected to enter Earth’s atmosphere and land in the Indian ocean, off the southern coast of Sri Lanka today (Friday, November 13) at approximately 11.50 a.m., ending its decades-long journey in the universe. An European Space Agency (ESA) team have already positioned themselves along the southern tip of…

(0)Comments | November 13, 2015 9:47 am

#HAPPYSRILANKANS and Emojot Partnership Aims to Spread Happiness with Emotion Sensors

Two companies partner to facilitate expression of emotions in online interactions Emojot Inc. is teaming up with Sri Lankan online platform #HAPPYSRILANKANS to explore methods to increase ‘happiness’ by raising emotional awareness with the use of Emotion Sensors. ‘As a digital community brand, #HAPPYSRILANKANS promotes happy and positive aspects and news from the Sri Lankan…

(0)Comments | November 12, 2015 12:28 pm

Renuka becomes first coconut milk powder to receive SLS certification

Renuka coconut milk powder is a brand that is increasingly popular due to its high quality and consistent delivery of being one of the best products in the market today. Its quality commitment was further heightened as it was bestowed with the honour of being the only brand of coconut milk powder to be SLS…

(0)Comments | November 11, 2015 2:48 pm

MahaOrange’s first export consignment on its way to Lanka

MahaOrange, a farmers’ cooperative federal society from Nagpur, created history by exporting the first ever consignment of 26 tons of oranges to Sri Lanka from Karanja Ghadge, about 75 km Nagpur. This is the first time that orange farmers from Vidarbha have actually sent orange to another country. Till now, oranges used to be sent…

(0)Comments | November 11, 2015 12:28 pm

The Holcim Lanka inter-university concrete mix design competition 2015

University of Peradeniya wins a chance to tour LafargeHolcim plant in Malaysia & Centre of Excellence in Singapore Furthering its vision of building foundations for the future Holcim Lanka, a member of the LafargeHolcim group partnered with the University of Peradeniya, Moratuwa and Ruhuna to conduct an innovative Concrete Mix Design Competition for the University’s…

(0)Comments | November 10, 2015 12:13 pm