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FastTrack Summer Internship Programme 2019 re-launched


Brandix Apparel Limited, Fonterra Brands Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd. and John Keells Holdings PLC held the orientation for fifteen diverse, talented interns at Hatch, Colombo, formally commencing the Fast Track Summer Internship Programme 2019.

First introduced in 2011, the ‘FastTrack’ Summer Internship Programme returned in April 2019 to provide fifteen selected undergraduates a unique opportunity to participate in a six-week internship at diverse companies spanning Sri Lanka’s largest listed conglomerate, a world-class dairy co-operative and an inspired pioneer of total apparel solutions.


Business climate improves in the wake of sovereign bonds yielding $ 2 billion

The rupee opened steady yesterday at 176.50/60 to the US dollar in the spot market resulting in slightly improving business confidence, particularly after the factoring in of sovereign  bond yields. This would positively impact the secondary marke...

Airtel Changes the Game

In a move that is set to revolutionize the telecom industry, Airtel Lanka has introduced a new product offering unlimited voice calls. With a price point of Rs 98, many industry analysts see this as something that will create real traction among teleco...

New safety and health issues emerge as the world of work changes


More than 374 million people are injured or made ill every year through work-related accidents. The ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, together with the Ministry of Labour and Trade Union Relations, Department of Labour,...

Success at Mitra Innovation’s Annual PMO Summit 2019


Mitra Innovation extended a warm ‘Thank You’ to Jeewan Gnanam - Founder and Director of Orion Development and chairman of SLASSCOM and MD Saks Analytics, Rohan Philip Buultjens - Chief Technology and Digital Officer at HNB PLC, Dulith Herat...

Pan Asia Bank advises customers to grow savings to navigate difficult times


Times of strife need strong industry leaders to shine a light and show the way and Pan Asia Bank is doing just that by demonstrating its credentials as an agile and far-sighted bank that has drawn up a clear strategy to cement its position in the indus...

Chinese journalists on Media FAM with SriLankan Airlines


The first media familiarization trip post Easter organized by SriLankan Airlines, bought in chief editors and senior journalists from leading and influential media houses in China. The media houses were LUXURYTIMES Magazine, Jiemian News,, ...

Ceylinco Healthcare Centre’s Chief Radiation Therapist undergoes training in Switzerland


Thilak De Silva, the Chief Radiation Therapist at Ceylinco Healthcare Services Limited (CHSL) recently visited Switzerland for a training programme hosted by Varian Medical Systems International AG, a global leader in Radiation Oncology.

INSEE Ecocycle extends waste management services to BOI for next 16 years


After a decade of successful operations with the Board of Investment - Sri Lanka, INSEE Ecocycle Lanka, the waste management subsidiary of INSEE Cement, the country’s premier cement manufacturer, recently signed an agreement, extending its waste ...

Lufthansa Group completes its GSA representation in Sri Lanka

The Lufthansa Group announced the appointment of United Ventures (Private) Limited as its new General Sales Agency (GSA) for Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines in Sri Lanka. In its new role as GSA United Ventures will manage on-ground s...

ComBank commences acceptance of LankaPay-JCB cards


The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has become one of the first banks in Sri Lanka to have its point-of-sale (POS) network accept LankaPay-JCB (Japan Credit Bureau) co-branded cards issued under the national card scheme programme.

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