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Positive Sri Lanka campaign gains momentum as leading brands come onboard with aplomb


The Positive Sri Lanka initiative is generating an overwhelming response from the local business community as leading brands step forward to do their bit to restore the economy. Launched last week, more and more businesses are coming forward to pledge their support by way of discounts for shoppers, special deals, free publicity and many other exciting promos to attract tourists to come shop, enjoy, and be entertained.

All businesses are urged to step forward and be part of this collaboration to support the country in time of need. Some of the leading brands that have come onboard this initiative in recent days are Spa Ceylon, Ministry of Crab, Vision Care, Elephant House,Read More...

Rs.88 billion disbursed as loans under ‘Enterprise Sri Lanka’ - State Minister Wickremaratne


Already over 55,000 entrepreneurs have applied for assistance under the 'Enterprise Sri Lanka' loan scheme and Rs 88 billion has been disbursed among such entrepreneurs as loans to get them started on their projects. More loan applications are expect...

Political uncertainty dampens stocks

The CSE was up for eight consecutive sessions but dipped yesterday amid an uncertain political situation in the country with no major party yet to announce a presidential candidate. Accordingly, both indices moved downwards in a noticeable manner, ie, ...

RIU concludes yet another international investor forum in the U.K


Research Intelligence Unit (RIU) successfully concluded its prestigious investor forum in the U.K. in association with the Sri Lankan High Commission in London. Under the theme of ‘Bounce Back Stronger’, it was an effort to rebuild confiden...

ComBank launches ‘Home Loans Fiesta’ with lower interest rates & discounts


The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has announced a limited duration reduction in the interest rates applicable to the Bank’s Home Loans along with fast-tracked approvals and discounts from selected suppliers of materials and fittings.The return of t...

Mobitel’s SMART SRI LANKA Hackathon 2019 creates iconic platform for the country’s young tech talent to innovate


Recognizing the importance of cutting-edge technology and the need for innovative solutions in the modern era, the ‘SMART SRI LANKA 2019’ hackathon, organized by Mobitel together with Mobitel Innovation Center was successfully held as an ov...

Ultra-high speed SLT fibre powers Inter-University Esports Championship 2019


The grand finale of Inter-University Esports Championship 2019, powered by SLT’s ultra-high speed fibre and organized by Gamer.LK came to a successful conclusion recently at Stein Studios, Rathmalana. The grand finale was held between Informatics...

FriMi by Nations Trust Bank lauded as the Best New Fin–Tech Bank in Sri Lanka

FriMi, the first digital bank in Sri Lanka was crowned for its dedication to providing leadership, excellence and innovation in Fin-Tech Banking recently.FriMi, a product of Nations Trust Bank ascended through the criteria set by the awarding giant, ...

Discussion on the constitutional powers of the President post 19A


The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will hold an informative discussion on the constitutional powers of the President post the 19th amendment to the Constitution.Chamber CEO, Ms. Dhara Wijayatilake explained why the discussion is being organized. "P...

Second Bilateral Dialogue in New Delhi


In continuation of their ongoing professional and intellectual engagement, the second round of annual bilateral dialogue between Pathfinder Foundation (PF) and National Maritime Foundation (NMF) of India was held in New Delhi recently.

Browns Hotels & Resorts awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2019


Browns Hotels & Resorts was recently honoured with the coveted 2019 Certificate of Excellence. Awarded by the world’s largest social travel website, TripAdvisor, the accolade, which honours excellence in hospitality, is given only to the top ...

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