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Prime Group Sets Benchmark For Real Estate Industry with Credit Rating of A- Stable

Commences operations at Head office, Flagship project Prime Grand – Ward Place and all other Construction Sites   21 May, 2020: Property magnet Prime Group makes history as the first institution in the Sri Lankan real estate industry to receive a prestigious issuer rating of Stable…

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Coats Digital, Res.Q and Serai unveil strategic collaboration to digitize apparel industry

Apparel industry faces dramatic decline in sales across the board *Digitisation key to boosting efficiency and reducing costs for businesses to survive Thursday, 21st May 2020, Colombo: Coats Digital, Res.Q and Serai Limited by HSBC are delighted to announce a strategic collaboration that will help…

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In Collaboration with Leading Telcos, Experian Helps Thousands of COVID-19 impacted Consumers in Asia to Stay Connected

Experian is working with existing telco partners across Asian markets to allow them to rapidly provide assistance to their subscribers to minimise financial or movement control impacts of the COVID–19 outbreak – by offering temporary increased credit limits, reduced fees and through relaxing the eligibility criteria to allow more subscribers to be…

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Huawei Launches ASEAN Academy to Empower Digital Talent and Nurture Digital Ecosystem

Huawei Malaysia introduced the Huawei ASEAN Academy, a dedicated training module set to empower digital talent in the region. In its commitment, Huawei aims to nurture 50,000 talents over the next five years, spread across various businesses and technology sectors. The academy will provide more than 3,000 ICT courses involving 100 skilled…

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Hayleys Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC shines at Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards 2019

First-ever virtually hosted ceremony hosted from SingaporePresented with 2 silver awards recognising exceptional annual reporting  Setting another unprecedented benchmark in the tea industry, Hayleys Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC (TTEL) was presented with two Silver Awards at the recently concluded Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (ASRA) 2019.

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Finally, a mask that unmasks all masks

Not too long ago, the redness of blood was the easy and most frequently alluded to commonality by good hearted people decrying violence and destruction based on color, race, ethnicity, religious preference and creed. It still is, but there’s another ‘commoner’ fast catching up; The facemask. You can thank Covid-19 for…

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HNB FINANCE poised for resilient growth with successful completion of CSE listing

19 May 2020: HNB FINANCE Limited. (CSE: HNBF), a leading Sri Lankan financial services provider, announced that the company’s shares are now listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange under the Diri-Savi Board. The first to be listed in over two years, HNB FINANCE’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) via an Offer for…

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Huawei: A Year and Beyond

Huawei held its 17th annual Global Analyst Summit in Shenzhen, both onsite and online. At the event, Huawei was joined by over 2,000 analysts, key opinion leaders, and media representatives from a range of industries, including telecoms, the Internet, and finance. Together, they discussed how the industry can work together to…

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HNB Group posts Rs 3.3 Bn PAT for Q1 2020

Bank PAT Rs 2.6 Bn •             Deposits grow by Rs 31 Bn to Rs 841 Bn •             Rolls out relief measures in line with CBSL guidelines Hatton National Bank PLC (HNB) posted a Profit After Tax (PAT) of Rs 2.6 Bn…

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Sri Lanka’s IT-BPM Industry: A Beacon of Resilience in the Face of COVID-19

“Drifting the curve” is the SLASSCOM industry strategy for building momentum to come out of the “corner” (current situation) stronger. When race car drivers approach a bend on the track, unlike ordinary drivers who slow down, they accelerate. This is known as “drifting the curve.” It’s all about how much momentum…

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