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Resilient Sunshine sustains ‘new normal’ challenges to up 2Q revenue by 16%

1HFY21 Highlights Consolidated revenue of Rs. 11 billion, an increase of 9.3 % YoY PAT amounted to Rs. 1.3 billion, an increase of 34.8% YoY Healthcare revenue up 10% YoY to Rs. 5.8 billion Consumer revenue contracted 0.4% YoY to Rs. 2.8 billion Agri…

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Ocean Lanka Enters into Partnership with Cotton made in Africa (CmiA)

Ocean Lanka Pvt Ltd, Sri Lanka’s largest weft knitted fabric manufacturer, announced that it has entered into a partnership with Cotton made in Africa (CmiA), one of the world’s leading standards for sustainably produced cotton. The recent partnership will see Ocean Lanka further increasing its sustainable…

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Huawei's Ryan Ding: Maximizing Wireless Network Value for a Golden Decade of 5G

At the 2020 Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF), Huawei’s Executive Director and President of the Carrier Business Group Ryan Ding gave his keynote speech “Maximizing Wireless Network Value for a Golden Decade of 5G”. Ding said that the coming decade will be a golden…

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Vision Care focuses on regular eye testing to mark “World Diabetes Day”

14th November 2020, Colombo: Vision Care, Sri Lanka’s pioneering eye care service provider, is marking World Diabetes Day by bringing attention to the importance of regular eye testing to avoid various eye complications caused by diabetes and safeguard one’s existing vision. People with diabetes have an increased risk of…

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SLCPI takes proactive measures to ensure timely access to NCD medication in Sri Lanka

13th November 2020: In lieu of World Diabetes Day, the Sri Lanka Chamber of the Pharmaceutical Industry (SLCPI) announced their support towards efforts aimed at controlling the spread of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in the country. While reiterating their commitment towards ensuring an uninterrupted supply of NCD medications, members also encouraged all Sri Lankans…

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DFCC Bank offers customers a seamless Digital experience in Banking

12 November 2020, Colombo: DFCC Bank, one of the fastest growing commercial banks in Sri Lanka, continues to reaffirm their promise to customers of being the bank for everyone by revolutionizing the banking experience of its customers, through digital transformations that has placed the Bank ahead of…

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OPPO Launches Quality Campaign to Raise Awareness

10 Nov, 2020, Colombo, Sri Lanka : Global forerunner in innovative, affordable mobile devices and accessories, OPPO has launched a Quality Campaign to raise awareness in the month of November about the different aspects that contribute to making OPPO handsets and other devices unique. The campaign launched…

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HNB Group posts Rs. 8.8Bn in PAT during first nine months of 2020

Bank PAT of Rs. 7.7Bn Deposit growth of over Rs. 112Bn Demonstrates stability and resilience with capital and liquidity well above statutory minimum levels Over Rs. 24Bn in working capital loans under Saubhagya scheme as a D-SIB USD 60 Mn long term funding from PROPARCO France, to…

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COVID 19 and Diabetes: a lethal partnership? How do we overcome this? – By Dr. Kayathri Periasamy

With the latest wave of COVID-19 infections sweeping steadily across Sri Lanka, attention has been directed towards persons with uncontrolled, pre-existing conditions, particularly diabetes; as a sect most vulnerable to get severely ill or die because of complications caused by the virus. This has shed light on another growing concern among…

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