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HNB FINANCE celebrates World Children’s Day under stringent health guidelines

Leading integrated financial services provider HNB FINANCE PLC, celebrated children’s day 2020 with a steady focus on identifying and nurturing positive habits and creative expression in children getting educated in rural schools in the country. Sponsored under the company’s popular ‘Yaalu Lama Ithurum Ginuma’, the series of events took place under the…

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Seylan Bank relocates Kurunegala Branch

With the aim of providing the highest quality of service to their customers, Seylan Bank relocated the Kurunegala Branch to a more convenient location at No: 87, Colombo Road, Kurunegala. Equipped to offer a more streamlined banking experience, the new fully-fledged branch opened its doors on the 23rd of November, 2020. 

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Sampath Bank improves ranking to 4th place in Business Today Top 30

Colombo, November 25th, 2020: Sampath Bank PLC recently announced that it has improved its position in the Business Today Top 30 for the year 2019-2020, reaffirming its status as one of Sri Lanka’s best performing companies. The Bank rose one spot in this year’s ranking to reach 4th place among Sri Lanka’s…

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Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs: COVID-19 crisis could set-back a generation of women in business

New Zealand, Australia, Thailand, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong SAR, Philippines and Indonesia make the list of the top 20 economies globally offering the most supportive entrepreneurial conditions for women SINGAPORE – November 25, 2020 – Women across the world have been disproportionally impacted by…

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Xiaomi becomes the second largest smartphone brand in Sri Lanka

Climbs to #2 position after a successful lineup of products in the country Colombo, SRI LANKA, 23 November 2020 — Xiaomi, global technology leader, today announced that it has become the second largest smartphone brand in Sri Lanka, as per leading market research firm, IDC’s latest Worldwide Quarterly…

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The need to champion affordable luxury living for all

(Guest Column by Rohan Parikh, Managing Director, Iconic Developments Pvt Ltd) Rohan Parikh, Managing Director, Iconic Developments Pvt Ltd Luxury is not just cars or international holidays, today it has evolved to include a luxurious lifestyle,…

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European ride-hail Bolt to Sri Lanka

Announces commitment to affordable trips and happy drivers Bolt, the leading European transportation platform committed to make urban travel easier, quicker and more reliable; announced its entry to the Sri Lankan market, with a pilot launch of its service in Colombo, on November 25, 2020 with over…

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Sri Lanka Tourism Alliance and the Good Life X Announces Grants for Tourism Resilience

50,000 EUR available to SMEs committed to sustainability, resilience and innovation. With Sri Lanka’s tourism industry grappling to stay afloat amidst the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are scrambling to find ways to remain competitive and resilient. Assisting the…

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Realme dares to leap into the Sri Lankan youth market with cutting edge devices

Colombo, November 24th, 2020 – realme, the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brand, launched its products in Sri Lanka on the 23rd of November. The virtual launch event took place with the participation of Chanux bro and realme Sri Lanka team where benchmark, trendsetting realme products were introduced to…

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Sovereign Bond Opportunity is “too good to miss” says new Chairman of Ceylon Asset Management

The new Chairman of Ceylon Asset Management (CAM), Mr. Malaka Bandara highlighted “this is a rare opportunity to invest in SL Sovereign Bonds at discounted prices” after a Moody’s rating report overreaction to downgrade Sri Lanka to Caa1 in September (Source: Moody’s Investor Service, 28th September 2020)….

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