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Toyota empowers youth with Hino Skills Contest 2017

~ Holds Seminars on Defensive Driving Techniques Toyota Lanka (Private) Limited, the National Distributor for Toyota and Hino vehicles in Sri Lanka, recently held the second consecutive Hino National Skills Contest to enhance and uplift the skills of Hino Service Technicians within the company’s ranks. Under the wings of Toyota Lanka (Private) Limited, the Hino…

(0)Comments | February 1, 2018 10:57 pm

Munchee the only South Asian biscuit manufacturer to win highest ‘AA’ Certification by British Retail Consortium

Munchee, the flagship brand of Sri Lanka’s leading biscuit manufacturer Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL), was recently awarded with the prestigious AA (Double A) Certification by the internationally renowned British Retail Consortium (BRC). CBL is the only biscuit manufacturing company in South Asian region to win BRC’s AA certification. QA Manager of CBL Ms. Shyama Rajapakse…

(0)Comments | February 1, 2018 5:20 pm

Fonterra Sri Lanka’s Vidya Sivaraja steps up to lead dairy co-op’s Malaysia and Singapore business

Vidya Sivaraja is not just about challenging boundaries – she has unequivocally shattered them.   Currently Fonterra Sri Lanka’s General Manager of Marketing, Vidya was recently appointed Managing Director of the Malaysia and Singapore business, effective 1st February 2018.   It is the first time a Sri Lankan has led one of the global dairy co-operative’s country markets.   Sunil Sethi,…

(0)Comments | February 1, 2018 3:36 pm

First suburban apartment complex registered under Bim Saviya

Suncity Property Developers, a Colombo-based boutique real estate developer, announced on Friday (12) that its 13th residential development project—Suncity Tower Moratuwa, designed by Bandusena Associates—had been the first apartment complex to be registered under the national land title registration programme, Bim Saviya. The announcement reflects a shift from deed to title registrations, allowing landowners to…

(0)Comments | February 1, 2018 12:52 pm

HNB transforms employee experience with hSenid

Hatton National Bank, Sri Lanka’s most innovative bank, partners with hSenid to transform HR service delivery and employee experience. A premier Bank in the country with the largest branch network, and over 4300 employees, HNB has now streamlined and centralised their HR processes with PeoplesHR, Sri Lanka’s first cloud HRIS solution. With its presence in…

(0)Comments | February 1, 2018 10:51 am

Iconic Galaxy says buyers need to home-in now before the VAT effect

Is it a good time to buy a house? This is the perennial question on the minds of homebuyers. But this question assumes significance as Sri Lanka moves to a new tax regime in relation to condominiums where a 15% Value Added Tax on apartment purchases would come into effect from April 1. Leading real…

(0)Comments | February 1, 2018 10:43 am

PAYable launches new corporate facility

Commercially launched just 2 years ago, PAYable has established itself as the service provider of choice for cashless transaction solutions. Having ended 2017 on a high, with over Rs. 1.5 Bn worth of transactions processed, PAYable kicked off 2018 with a relocation to a new facility in the heart of Colombo. Located on the 4th…

(0)Comments | February 1, 2018 10:33 am

Website launched to celebrate Kala Pola’s silver jubilee

In commemoration of the 25th anniversary this year of Kala Pola, The John Keells Foundation together with The George Keyt Foundation launched the official website for Kala Pola – Sri Lanka’s annual open air art fair. The website offers visitors an insight into the history of Kala Pola, the life of George Keyt and other…

(0)Comments | January 30, 2018 4:18 pm

SLIM holds inauguration ceremony for first CIM Intake of 2018

SLIM is the first and longest-serving CIM study centre in Sri Lanka accredited by CIM UK The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), the renowned National Marketing body and premier Institute for Marketing education in Sri Lanka, is dedicated to constantly furthering the boundaries of Marketing philosophy in the country. The Chartered Institute of Marketing…

(0)Comments | January 30, 2018 4:14 pm

‘Corn-fed chicken: A ‘golden’ source of vitamin A for healthy bones and skin’ – Food Safety Expert Dr. Krishanthi Premaratne

According to sensory evaluations, colour and appearance are two key characteristics that influence the consumer preference for food. All over the world golden yolk eggs are most preferred, as the colour is synonymous with good health and high nutritious value. Similarly, golden yellow chicken meat is deemed healthier and of premium quality by the discerning…

(0)Comments | January 30, 2018 4:09 pm