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Mercantile Volleyball Championship 2018

In a bid to foster goodwill and comradeship as well as popularize the National Game among the mercantile fraternity of Sri Lanka, the Mercantile Volleyball Association (MVA) has confirmed the dates for the Mercantile Volleyball Tournament 2018. Since it’s revival in 2012, with the participation of just fifty teams, this will be the seventh consecutive…

(0)Comments | June 13, 2018 12:22 am

Samsung Electronics ranked as No.1 brand in Asia for the 7th consecutive year

Samsung Electronics topped the ‘Asia ‘s Top 1000 Brands’ leader board for the seventh year in a row, in a survey by Hong Kong-based communication marketing company, ‘Campaign Asia Pacific’ and  Nielsen. Samsung’s brand strategy that pursues “social goodness” has played a major role in the company’s product competitiveness.  Samsung Electronics ranked 17th in the…

(0)Comments | June 12, 2018 12:44 pm

Fairfield Holdings acquires controlling interest of Alethea Group

Alethea Group looks to expand scope and activities First investment in Sri Lanka by Fairfield Holdings One of the country’s oldest private educational institutions, Alethea Group divested controlling interest of its equity to Fairfield Holdings at end May 2018. The transaction was arranged and supervised by M Power Capital which was responsible for the overall…

(0)Comments | June 12, 2018 11:48 am

70 Combank branches to be kept open on June 15 – Ramazan Festival Day

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon is to keep 70 branches open for business on Friday, 15th June, a Public and Bank holiday to mark Id-Ul-Fitr – Ramazan Festival Day. Announcing the decision, the Bank said the branches scheduled to operate on that day would include the Bank’s 27 Supermarket Banking Centres and 27 ‘365-day’ branches…

(0)Comments | June 11, 2018 5:05 pm

Fintech startups – Stand a chance to be sponsored for the Fintech Hackcelerator in Singapore and the opportunity to be venture funded

Lankan Angel Network (LAN) together with KPMG and BOV Capital managed Digital Innovation Fund (DIF) is jointly running a program for the first time in order to empower local Fintech startups. HATCH, a startup incubation and acceleration platform will provide acceleration support for the local program. Its aim is to look for local innovative solutions…

(0)Comments | June 11, 2018 11:05 am

Bairaha stands out at Culinary Art Food Expo 2018

Bairaha Farms PLC, Sri Lanka’s pioneer and leading chicken processors and suppliers, marked its presence at the Culinary Art Food Expo 2018, held at the BMICH from June 1st to 3rd. The company, already having achieved a major stake in the domestic consumer market as well as supplying to hotels and restaurant in Sri Lanka,…

(0)Comments | June 9, 2018 12:11 pm

HNB marks World Environment Day with the HNB ‘Green Pledge’

– A promise by every HNB employee to factor in environmental standards and consciousness into their day’s work HNB, Sri Lanka’s premier private sector bank, will mark United Nation’s World Environment Day by recommitting to the HNB Green Pledge – a promise by every HNB employee to factor in environmental standards and consciousness into their…

(0)Comments | June 9, 2018 12:04 pm

Beauty and Brains to Represent Lanka at Miss British Empire 2018

The Miss British Empire 2018 international beauty pageant is scheduled to take place in Perth, Australia in mid-September, 2018 and a Sri Lankan beauty that also happens to be a Doctor, has already been selected by the international pageant’s organizers to represent Sri Lanka at the event. Dr. Nuwandika Lakmali Wickramarathne-Siriwardena is a Grade Medical…

(0)Comments | June 8, 2018 1:50 pm

Over 50% pass rate at CA Sri Lanka’s Executive Level March 2018 exam

The Executive Level March 2018 exam of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has registered a pass rate of over 50%. Six students of the Institute also won the merit prizes after excelling at the Executive Level I & II exam. Chamara Chandimal Wijerathna won the first in order of…

(0)Comments | June 8, 2018 10:45 am

‘Yoho Bed’ becomes Sri Lanka’s largest online hotel network’

Yoho Bed, Sri Lanka’s largest hospitality company has attained recognition through its innovative technology and rapid growth since its inception. Yoho Bed offers an alternative to the mass produced tourism and caters to the new change in the way people travel. The company makes travel accessible to everyone by offering an affordable yet, comfortable stay…

(0)Comments | June 8, 2018 10:44 am