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TikTok updates account enforcement system to support creators

TikTok is an entertainment platform powered by the creativity, self-expression, and heart that creators put into making authentic content. In order to support creators on the platform, TikTok announced an updated system for account enforcement, which aims to facilitate a smoother experience on TikTok while creating content. TikTok’s Community Guidelines establish and explain the behaviours…

(0) Comments | February 6, 2023 2:06 pm

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Emirates ‘puts the love on top’ this Valentine’s Day

Love is a many-splendored thing at Emirates this February 14, as passengers are set to enjoy sweet treats onboard, a range of love-themed decadent desserts in the lounges, exquisite rosé champagne, tempting gift-giving offers, and an array of romantic movies and music. This February, love is in the air on ice as Emirates passengers can immerse themselves…

(0) Comments | February 6, 2023 3:48 pm

Hemas Piyawara Celebrates Impactful 20 Years – Launches Coffee Table Book

The Hemas Outreach Foundation (HOF) launched a coffee table book in celebration of 20 years of its flagship project, Piyawara, a national initiative focusing on Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) in Sri Lanka by nurturing young children with good care, in order to provide a solid foundation for a lifelong journey. The coffee table…

(0) Comments | February 6, 2023 2:37 pm

Publicis Groupe Sri Lanka’s Athula Kathriarachchi only Sri Lankan to join Spikes Asia 2023 Jury

Athula Kathriarachchi, Senior Creative Director at Publicis Groupe Sri Lanka has been selected to join the most prestigious awarding body for creative excellence, Spikes Asia 2023 as a member of one of the jury panels. Athula completes a world-class collective of 110 regional industry experts from the APAC region at Spikes Asia, the region’s oldest…

(0) Comments | February 6, 2023 2:34 pm

The A to Z of Galaxy Unpacked 2023: Unveiling the Latest Era of Samsung Galaxy Innovation

Every year at Galaxy Unpacked, Samsung Electronics unveils a new era of mobile innovation — and this year was no exception. Together in person for the first time in three years, Samsung unveiled at its latest Unpacked event in San Francisco its exciting new range of additions to the Galaxy family — including the Galaxy…

(0) Comments | February 6, 2023 2:31 pm

“Going Red for Real: Fems Challenges Menstruation Taboos with Bold TV Campaign”

Committed to removing the stigma around menstruation, the latest Fems TVC uses red colour to depict period blood for the first time ever in the advertising of the sanitary napkin category in Sri Lanka. A leading feminine hygiene care brand owned by Hemas Consumer Brands, Fems is establishing a benchmark for others in the category…

(0) Comments | February 6, 2023 2:04 pm

Norlanka Manufacturing Trincomalee awarded the prestigious LEED Gold Certification

Norlanka Manufacturing Trincomalee was recently awarded the prestigious LEED Gold Certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Norlanka, one of Sri Lanka’s largest sustainable exporters of baby and kidswear, has an extensive ESG (Environmental/Social/Governance) strategy and understands the responsibility it has concerning the future of a sustainable apparel industry. Therefore, ethical sourcing, in particular working…

(0) Comments | February 6, 2023 2:00 pm

Managing Director of Celcius Solutions wins Dynamic Entrepreneur of the Year

Kamal Dole, the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Celcius Solutions (PVT) Ltd. was recently awarded with the Dynamic Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the CEO Awards 2022. Launched by the CEO Magazine of Sri Lanka, the CEO Awards is a platform to recognize top performing leaders and achievers in 12 distinguished categories which are…

(0) Comments | February 6, 2023 1:56 pm

Kala Pola 2023 Open-Air Art Fair celebrates 30 years of promoting visual art in Sri Lanka

Kala Pola, Sri Lanka’s annual open-air art fair, will celebrate 30 years of enhancing livelihoods of Sri Lankan artists in an enthralling atmosphere along Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, also known as Green Path, on 19th February 2023. As Sri Lanka’s pioneering and best-known visual art fair inspired by the world-famous outdoor art fairs in Montmartre Paris…

(0) Comments | February 6, 2023 1:49 pm

This Independence Day, Envision a Perfect World

Have you ever wondered what a perfect world might look like? Utopia – defined as an imagined place in which everything is perfect – would be a world of perfect happiness, health, equality and abundance. This Independence Day, Ayesha Ratnayake launches her latest book – a book that envisions such a Utopia. The Utopia Playbook…

(0) Comments | February 6, 2023 1:22 pm

HealthRecon Connect global delivery center in Colombo reunites after three years

Presence in 6 countries, centers in 3 cities, provides technology-enabled RCM solutions to US healthcare providers The 1300 strong team at HealthRecon Connect’s global delivery center in Colombo, part of a three-city global team which provides technology-enabled Revenue Cycle Management solutions to healthcare providers in the USA, reunited its team in Colombo in a much-needed…

(0) Comments | February 6, 2023 11:24 am

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Beijing balloon: Sri Lankan lessons for Secretary Blinken – By Prof. Samitha Hettige

Mercia Rubber Products, Colombo 02 was founded by the late Sam Wijesekera in 1910. During the British Raj on one occasion the Galle Face hotel had not allowed the late Muhammad Macan-Markar of Galle to enter the hotel as he was clad in a sarong. That day Mr. Macan-Markar had decided to build a building…

(0) Comments | February 6, 2023 1:46 pm

SL records highest ever export earnings in 2022

Highlights Earnings from exports remained resilient during 2022 recording the highest ever exports, while expenditure on imports declined significantly in 2022, compared to 2021. Merchandise trade deficit recorded the lowest in 2022, since 2010. Foreign investments in the government securities market and Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) recorded a notable net inflow during 2022 compared to…

(0) Comments | February 1, 2023 2:05 pm

Business Sentiment – Status Quo Welcomes the New Year

The mercury refuses to budge in the midst of a growing number of economic sensitivities In its mid-January Global Economic Prospects publication, the World Bank revised its forecast for Sri Lanka’s economic contraction in 2022 to 9.2 percent and projected that the nation will face another year of negative growth estimated at 4.2 percent in…

(0) Comments | February 1, 2023 8:27 am
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