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Hayleys Agriculture continues to dominate National Agribusiness Awards

Wins TEN awards including SIX Golds and a National Award for exceptional contribution to the Sri Lankan agriculture industry Hayleys Agriculture – the agribusiness arm of Hayleys PLC – maintained its top position at the annual National Agribusiness Awards which was held at the BMICH recently by winning 10 awards. Sponsored by the Ministry of…

(0)Comments | August 25, 2014 9:34 pm

Amãna Bank Savings Plan – a guide to disciplined savings

Amãna Bank recently launched its flagship savings product “Savings Plan”; a unique savings scheme which allows customers to reach a target savings amount by a desired time period, helping them to develop the discipline of savings for the future. The Savings Plan is coupled with a Life Takaful insurance cover to match their target savings…

(0)Comments | August 25, 2014 9:28 pm

Rice and Curry Luncheon at its best at the Lake House Polonnaruwa

Overlooking the magnificent Parakrama Samudra or the Sea of King Parakrama, lies a quaint little hotel aptly named The Lake House. Surrounded by many historical sites from the second great Sinhala kingdom Polonnaruwa, The Lake House which was once the Queen of England Her Royal Highness Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness Prince Phillip’s holiday…

(0)Comments | August 25, 2014 9:22 pm

Unilever Sri Lanka ranked the Fourth Most Respected Entity in Sri Lanka

Emerges at the pinnacle amongst Multinational and FMCG companies  Unilever Sri Lanka Limited was ranked as Lanka Monthly Digest’s 4th most respected business entity in Sri Lanka for 2014, emerging in the top ten for the 8th consecutive year. Unilever was the highest ranked multinational company in this survey, affirming its strength as a global…

(0)Comments | August 25, 2014 2:18 pm

Hayleys Agriculture cultivates seaweed in the Mannar Basin

Provides employment opportunities to impoverished fishing families Hayleys Agriculture Holdings Limited – the agribusinessarm of the Hayleys Group – commenced operations of its dry seaweed project in the Mannar Sea Basin recently. This project, implemented in the North Western coastal area of Sri Lanka, assists local fishing families to naturally cultivate a specific type of…

(0)Comments | August 25, 2014 2:13 pm

Softlogic Finance AAA Debenture draws Rs 4Billion

Softlogic Finance PLC is pleased to announce that its AAA rated Debenture received subscriptions of over Rs 4Billion on the opening day of its Issue of Rs 1.4Billion, and the issue was closed on the same day. The instrument that has been rated AAA by Ram Ratings (Lanka) Ltd, offered 14,000,000- redeemable, guaranteed debentures to…

(0)Comments | August 22, 2014 2:22 pm

Amãna Bank once again extends support to SEF Scholarship Program

Amãna Bank made a generous contribution for the second consecutive year to the Serendib Educational Foundation (SEF) in providing financial assistance and scholarships to deserving students who are capable of pursuing their studies but are unable to do so due to financial constraints. SEF provided scholarships for more than 300 needy and talented students at…

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014 6:19 pm

Dell Supports Student Entrepreneurs through New University Programme

Dell, Sri Lanka’s leading IT solutions provider, recently launched a unique programme to inspire and support young Sri Lankan entrepreneurs. The Dell Power Pitch programme caters to university students and aims to develop a new breed of student entrepreneurs that will help drive economic development. “At Dell we truly value the spirit of entrepreneurship. Our…

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014 6:15 pm

Intel ISEF finalist Yasith Lokuge wins mBillionth award in India

Yasith Kanchana Lokuge who represented Sri Lanka at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) has won the ‘Best m-Education & Learning’ award at the mBillionth Awards South Asia 2014 at the Indian Habitat Center in New Delhi, India. Yasith was a member of the team who represented Sri Lanka for the first…

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014 6:07 pm

Lankan Angel Network and Disrupt Unlimited to increase support for Entrepreneurs

Angel investor alliance partners with Brandix-funded seed accelerator to encourage investment in innovative apparel start-ups    Bringing together organizations with the shared goal of promoting innovation, and thereby uplifting the nation, the Lankan Angel Network has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Brandix-funded Disrupt Unlimited, a seed accelerator program that helps start-ups in the…

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014 5:56 pm