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IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Sri Lanka

The IMF team had constructive and productive discussions with the Sri Lankan authorities on economic performance and policies underpinning the first review under the IMF Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement. The people of Sri Lanka have shown remarkable resilience and the authorities have made significant progress on important reforms. Discussions will continue towards reaching a…

(0) Comments | September 27, 2023 3:30 pm


The Manhattan FISH MARKET Celebrates a Decade of Excellence in Sri Lanka, Serving Over 1 Million Guests

Announce Launch of the MFM Rewards Program to commemorate the milestone Ten days of sea-lebrations of the Award Winning ‘Fish n Chips’ for Rs. 100 The renowned award-winning restaurant chain, The Manhattan FISH MARKET with its franchisee in Sri Lanka Everbright Holdings Ltd., proudly celebrates its remarkable journey of serving excellence in the F&B industry…

(0) Comments | September 27, 2023 4:46 pm

ComBank conducts hackathon for staff to display problem-solving ingenuity

A team representing Central Accounts at the Commercial Bank of Ceylon won the inaugural hackathon organised by the Bank in collaboration with Dialog Enterprise for employees of the Bank to develop and demonstrate their ingenuity and problem-solving prowess. Team Central Accounts presented a Tableau Dashboard on ‘Impairment Analysis’ while Team Planning and Team Central System…

(0) Comments | September 27, 2023 1:48 pm

Soorya ignites New Generation Awards 2023

Sun Match Company’s flagship, ‘Soorya’, is proud to announce sponsorship of the 4th New Generation Awards 2023, an initiative dedicated to celebrating the exceptional achievements of young individuals, while recognizing their innovation, excellence and inspiring talent in various fields. Soorya has been igniting and sponsoring the awards since its inception in 2020, as a commitment…

(0) Comments | September 27, 2023 1:42 pm

Samsung X BTS SUGA: A Special Collaboration for The Freestyle

Samsung Electronics today announced that it will unveil a brand film starring BTS “SUGA” on October 5. As Samsung’s ambassador, SUGA will show how he uses The Freestyle 2nd Gen, Samsung’s latest versatile portable projector, in his own unique way. The film is to be unveiled on Samsung’s social media accounts including its Youtube channel….

(0) Comments | September 27, 2023 1:36 pm

ADL’s Journey Continues: Unveiling New Offices in Indonesia and Malaysia for Tech Excellence

Axiata Digital Labs (ADL), the renowned technology hub of Axiata Group Berhad, is proud to announce the grand opening of two new offices in Indonesia and Malaysia. These strategic expansions, respectively, mark significant milestones in the company’s journey since it’s inception in 2019. This signifies ADL’s unwavering commitment to revolutionizing the telecommunications industry and propelling…

(0) Comments | September 27, 2023 1:34 pm

Seylan Tikiri hosts ‘Tikiri Pola’ at Aralaganwila Welayaya National School to foster financial literacy in young students

Seylan Tikiri, the cherished children’s savings brand of the country, recently joined hands with Aralaganwila Welayaya National School in an effort to instil a sense of financial literacy among the young minds. On September 7th, 2023, the school premises came alive with the Seylan Tikiri Pola, an event that brought the essence of a traditional…

(0) Comments | September 27, 2023 1:30 pm

Uniting for an Inclusive Digital Future: Huawei, ASEAN Foundation, and SEAMEO Spotlight Asia-Pacific’s Emerging Tech Leaders at Seeds for the Future Summit 2023

Comprehensive collaboration between Huawei and ITU embarks on a promising journey of digital development for the region. In a collective move to fortify the digital skills pipeline, Huawei, the ASEAN Foundation, and the Southeast Asia Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) hosted the Seeds for the Future Summit 2023 on September 19, 2023. Under the theme…

(0) Comments | September 27, 2023 1:25 pm

Ministry of Gems® makes its mark in Australia and the world with credibility and quality

Ministry of Gems®, a modern gemstone company based in Australia with roots in Sri Lanka, is making a significant impact in the Australian market with its portfolio of gemstones. Based in Sydney, Australia, Ministry of Gems® is the main distributor of Australian Sapphires and Australian Opals. The company is able to offer any volume, shape,…

(0) Comments | September 27, 2023 1:18 pm

China Cultural Center in Sri Lanka Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival in Grand Style

The China Cultural Center in Sri Lanka, in collaboration with the Nanjing Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism, recently hosted a spectacular series of events to commemorate the Mid-Autumn Festival in Sri Lanka. The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival, is a cherished tradition in Chinese culture, ranking among the…

(0) Comments | September 27, 2023 1:09 pm

Pussalla diversified to organic cinnamon cultivation, processing

Pussalla, a leader in the poultry industry, after thirty years of growth and achieving total vertical integration, diversified to organic cinnamon cultivation and processing. Pussalla’s organic cinnamon is marked by a resounding success with the recent recognition from the esteemed Sri Cert Organic Certification Institute. The institute awarded organic certification status, following a rigorous evaluation…

(0) Comments | September 27, 2023 12:32 pm


Companero China is 74! – By Prof. Samitha Hettige

“Companero” means a mixture of companion & comrade in Spanish. The Chinese civilization is more than 7400 years & the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) established on October 1st 1949 shall celebrate 74th on October 1st 2023. On every occasion China honoured the other’s sect. With that China increased its own sect & the benefits…

(0) Comments | September 27, 2023 11:25 am

Sri Lanka’s Merchandise exports surpassed USD 1 billion mark in August 2023

Sri Lanka’s Export Performance in August 2023 Sri Lanka’s merchandise exports increased by 6.98 % to US$ 1,091.6 Million in August 2023 compared to July 2023 as per the provisional data released by the Sri Lanka Customs. However, it is a 10.91 % decrease when compared to the value recorded in August 2022. The decline…

(0) Comments | September 26, 2023 12:01 pm

Tea is an opportunity! – By Prof. Samitha Hettige

Western traders sailed searching for basic commodities when China reduced exports including “tea” through the ancient Silk Road. They ended up conquering lands & cultivating commercial crops as it gave high profits with low investments.  That was the beginning of western colonization which is still contributing to keep the European markets stable. However, unlike investors…

(0) Comments | September 22, 2023 10:09 am
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