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Under pressure: Halting the hazard of hypertension

This month’s World Hypertension Day drew people’s attention to an issue which is often ignored by those caught up in the daily rigors of work. The World Health Organization reports that the number of people with hypertension worldwide is estimated at over one billion. This is why a firm understanding of…

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The Loft Mirissa Clinches Five Star Award for Best Leisure Development in Sri Lanka

The Loft Mirissa, one of Sri Lanka’s modern architectural marvels, recently bagged the prestigious Five Star Award for the Best Leisure Development in Sri Lanka under the renowned Asia Pacific Property Awards. Provident Capital’s maiden project solidified its worth, recognized by leading experts around the globe for…

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Secure yourself from potential cyber threats this World Cup

With the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 having kicked off in England, Sophos the global leader in network and endpoint security, today reminded cricket fans of how cybercriminals have been using people’s interest in the sport to launch cyber attacks. Cricket has been targeted before by…

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In the new ‘autonomous era’, the successful CIO is the one most adaptable to change.

How to become agents of change in four simple steps Authors: Marco Casole, Senior Director, Cloud Insight, Oracle EMEA, Sebastian Kacary, Senior Director, Cloud Insight, Oracle EMEA, Koichi Tabeta, Director, Cloud Insight, Oracle Japan; Hugues Moulin, Director, Cloud Insight, Oracle EMEA Automation and artificial…

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Crysbro outgrower links grant poultry farmers greater benefit, reduced risk

7 June, 2019: For cherished Sri Lankan chicken producer Crysbro, the concept of doing good business no longer solely revolves around delivering a product which can be used as a vehicle to drive profit. After 47 years, the company, which is locally renowned for the high quality…

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Voices on Resilience – Tools for building a better future

IYAP’s Peace Ambassador Leadership Program (PALP), supported by the Active citizen, British Council Sri Lanka, conducted a Stakeholder Consultation for Community Resilience program amongst religious leaders, dignitaries, parents and our members in Galle to address the issues that, we as a community are currently facing, and how we can hope to address…

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HNB partners with IFS to issue exclusive co-branded credit cards

Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank, HNB PLC partnered with multinational enterprise software company IFS Sri Lanka to issue co-branded Visa Credit Cards which are anchored to a slew of exclusive incentives and benefits to its clientele and staff. The partnership which was sealed in the presence of…

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DFCC Bank holds serene Poson Bhakthi Gee 2019

16th June 2019 Colombo: Sharing the peace and joy of Poson Poya, DFCC Bank’s staff organized a Poson Bhakthi Gee 2019 on 13th June at the DFCC Head-Office Auditorium with the participation of Board of Directors,CEO, Senior Management, Staff and their families. Poson Poya celebrates the arrival…

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Episode One Australia Team up with Double Entry Sri Lanka to Provide Superior Accounting Services to Australia.

Colombo, Monday 17th June 2019: Episode One Pty Ltd, a registered tax agent and consultant based in Australia recently teamed up with Double Entry (Pvt) Ltd, a reputed accounting firm in Sri Lanka to provide back-office accountancy and tax related services to companies based down under. The agreement was signed between…

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Hemas Hospital Wattala helps open new day care centre at Colombo North Teaching Hospital

12 June, 2019: Premier healthcare provider Hemas Hospital Wattala, as part of its enduring policy of aiding and empowering its many stakeholders, recently facilitated the opening of a preschool and day care centre at the Colombo North Teaching Hospital (CNTH) in Ragama. The new preschool and day care centre is…

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