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HNB FINANCE recognised for exceptional social content & marketing at Vega Digital Awards

‘Ape Gedara Avurudu’ platform secures Arcturus Award for Social Content & Marketing Sri Lanka’s leading financial services provider HNB FINANCE, was once again recognised for its excellence in the digital sphere when it was awarded the prestigious Arcturus Award for social content & marketing…

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New Era for Local Motor Vehicle Assembly with 2021 Budget – SLACMA

THURSDAY, 19TH NOVEMBER 2020, COLOMBO; The Sri Lanka Automotive Component Manufacturers’ Association has welcomed the 2021 Budget describing it as a ‘new era for local automotive component manufacturers’. In appreciation of the government’s efforts to encourage entrepreneurs in the automobile industry engaged in vehicle assembly using locally…

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Fairfirst Insurance putting spice farmers at ease with quick turnaround claim settlements through Weather Index Insurance

Fairfirst Insurance in collaboration with Oxfam launched a Weather Index Insurance that commits to protect Sri Lanka’s farming community, specifically the spice farmers. Insurance coverages available in the market at present do not cater to spice farmers, as such this insurance policy by Fairfirst, will be a…

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Thailand leads in race for ASEAN Digital Hub with upgraded ICT infrastructure

Thailand, which leads ASEAN in 5G rollout, is eyeing the pole position in the race for ASEAN digital hub with its initiative to boost the ICT infrastructure and ecosystem, government officials revealed at the Powering Digital Thailand 2021: Huawei Cloud & Connect event in Bangkok.

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OPPO Presents ‘Technology for Mankind – Kindness for the World’ and unveils 3+N+X strategy at OPPO INNO DAY 2020

17 Nov, 2020, Shenzhen, China : OPPO INNO DAY 2020 themed “Leap into the Future” was held in Shenzhen on the 17th of November. Against the backdrop of the Internet of Experience, OPPO put forward “Technology for Mankind, Kindness for the World” and “Virtuous Innovation”, unveiling for…

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Credibility to Disability Supporting people with disabilities to access National Vocational Qualifications

Colombo, Wednesday 18th November 2020: On this year’s World Youth Skills Day which fell on July 15th, His Excellency President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared a “Decade of Skills Development” from 2021-2030 to transform skills development for sustainable and inclusive development. In the past,…

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Standard Chartered releases first Sustainable Finance Impact Report

Colombo, November 2020 – Standard Chartered Bank recently published its first annual Sustainable Finance Impact Report highlighting the Bank’s unique contribution to tackling climate change, and financing dedicated to achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report reveals the Bank’s Sustainable Assets…

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HNB signs as settlement banking partner for LOLC Finance card transactions

Sri Lanka’s largest private sector retail bank, HNB PLC, announced a landmark partnership with the country’s largest non-banking finance institution (NBFI), LOLC Finance PLC to serve as its settlement bank for the Company’s recently established card payment services.  “HNB is proud to serve as the exclusive settlement bank…

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NDB Wealth’s Growth and Income Fund encourages investment in Stocks and Bonds

NDB Wealth, the expert wealth and financial planner provides investors with solid and sensible investment plans to help enhance their financial security. Backed by the hands on experience in the Sri Lankan capital markets, NDB Wealth Management has carefully curated their portfolio to build pillars leading to…

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People’s Bank deploys LANKAQR Payment acceptance solution at Osusala

People’s Bank joined hands with State Pharmaceuticals Corporation of Sri Lanka (SPC) to deploy People’s Bank LANKAQR Payment acceptance Solution, the pioneering initiative of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) that aims to revolutionize the payments landscape in Sri Lanka. Accordingly, LANKAQR payment facility will be…

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