The Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade and the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka conducted for the fourth time a dialogue with the European Union Embassy and embassies of representative countries of the Union. The European Union delegation was led by H E Tun Lai Margue, Ambassador of the European Union to Sri…

Huawei, the number one growing smartphone brand in Sri Lanka, won the bronze award in the International Brand of the Year category, at the recently concluded SLIM Brand Excellence gala awards ceremony held at BMICH Colombo. Themed “‘Exhibit Your Masterpiece’” the awards ceremony recognised best brands and rewarded brand custodians in Sri Lanka. Huawei was also the only smartphone…

Volunteers from the bank’s Colombo Representative Office partner with Small Fishers Association in Kalpitiya lagoon Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)’s banking entity The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., Colombo Representative Office, planted 500 mangrove saplings as part of the bank’s “MUFG Gives Back” annual global CSR  campaign in November. On 25 November, the bank partnered…

Hirdaramani recently held their annual graduation – Achievers 2017 - to recognize and reward employees who successfully completed their Learning and Development training under the CARE (Career Awareness Resources to Excel) initiative. CARE is aimed at developing Leadership, Technical and Behavioural skills of associates across the group. The ceremony recognised the achievements across several training…

World renowned boutique property Residence by Uga Escapes’ Rare restaurant, is gearing up for a rare night of gastronomic fanfare with Chef Chris Bonello. Colombo’s leading boutique hotel, Residence by Uga Escapes’ equally unparalleled restaurant Rare, is currently prepping to welcome a night of culinary entertainment together with Chef Chris Bonello on December 08th, 09th…

Buoyed by the success of its sugar-free drink Coke Zero, Coca-Cola Sri Lanka is now set to launch Sprite Zero, the sugar-free option of one of the world's largest selling lemon-lime drink. Sprite is the market leader in the lime and lemon category in Sri Lanka and is the most preferred lemon lime brand by…

DFCC Bank recently secured USD 30 million in funding from BlueOrchard, a leading global impact investment manager, following an agreement signed between the management of both organizations. The funds will be used to increase the levels of lending that the bank offers SMEs, whilst strengthening its micro-finance portfolio. With a proven a track record of…

Amãna Takaful (ATL) recently celebrated World Fisheries Day, which fell on November 21st, by highlighting the benefits of its ‘Samudra Shakthi’ insurance cover for both small and large-scale fishermen and commercial fishing companies. ATL has a rich history that spans over 18 years, and the company has been a pioneer of the ‘Takaful Way’, offering…