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Chokolaate MDFD Opens for Aspiring Young Designers

For more than a decade Sri Lanka’s only teen magazine Chokolaate has created platforms for aspiring young designers to showcase their design acumen through the Mother-Daughter Fashion Designer Contest. In its 11th consecutive year Chokolaate MDFD opens applications for all young design enthusiasts to create ensembles for…

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Hajar Alafifi assumes duties as Chairperson of Unilever Sri Lanka

With effect from 1st February 2020, Hajar Alafifi assumed duties as Chairperson of Unilever Sri Lanka and joins the Unilever South Asia Leadership Team. Taking the helm from her predecessor, Carl Cruz who has been appointed as Managing Director, Unilever West Africa Multi Country Operation (MCO) – Ghana and Nigeria.

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HNB continues path to excellence with two awards at International Finance Awards 2019

Best Retail BankBest Micro Finance Bank Sri Lanka’s most innovative private sector bank HNB PLC, once again consolidated its reputation for banking excellence when it bagged the Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka and Best Micro Finance Bank in Sri Lanka Awards for the second consecutive year…

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Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon, Plasticcycle & MEPA launch projects to preserve the Hikkaduwa Reef

Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon (Hikka Tranz) together with the Marine Environmental Protection Authority (MEPA) and Plasticcycle – the Social Entrepreneurship project of John Keells Group, launched an initiative on the 30th of January 2020 to maintain a stretch of beach along the resort premises. This initiative looks…

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Suwanda Industries, Manufacturer of Cycle Pure Agarpatti, Goes Carbon Neutral

Suwanda Industries (Pvt) Ltd – the Sri Lankan manufacturer of the world’s largest incense stick brand, Cycle Pure Agarbathi, and also the value addition arm of the world’s largest exporter of incense and fragrance products, N. Ranga Rao & Sons (NRRS), became the first company in its industry in Sri Lanka…

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Stax creates roadmap to fixing bad air quality

In November 2019, the US embassy’s Air Quality monitor in Colombo registered a value of 167, whereas the accepted value of air quality stands at 50. Even though the figures fluctuate as of February 2020, the current air quality index is yet at 97 – almost twice the recommended figure. While…

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Huawei named one of top 10 most valuable brands by Brand Finance

Huawei enters top 10 list for the first time in history Huawei, innovative smartphone manufacturer, recently announced that Brand Finance, a leading brand valuation and strategy consultancy headquartered in UK, has named Huawei one of the top 10 most valuable brands for the year…

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IFS strengthens South Asian management team

IFS Announces the appointment of four key profiles in February 2020 to drive customer success in the region IFS, the global enterprise applications company, is expanding its business operations in South Asia including Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan. A leading provider of…

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Softlogic Information Technologies conducts workshop on latest VMware Solutions and Cloud Platforms

Softlogic Information Technologies together with VMware organized a workshop on VMware virtualization and Application security recently at Mövenpick Hotel, Colombo. The event brought to light the latest solutions offered from VMware in managing computing space with security and infrastructure whilst creating awareness on VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF)….

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ATL Insurance and Assetline Leasing joint promotion rewards winners

Amana Takaful PLC (ATL) and Assetline Leasing successfully carried out an exclusive promotion for customers of both companies. The promotion helped the two companies to create awareness of their products and services to each other’s customers while also providing them with the chance to conveniently obtain a…

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