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Sampath Bank Ranked Amongst Top 1000 World Banks 2020

Continuing to earn awards and recognition in Sri Lanka and around the world, Sampath Bank PLC was recently rated amongst the Top 1000 World Banks 2020 by the UK’s Banker magazine on the 50th anniversary of the rankings. The Banker is…

Pelwatte Dairy Partners with Leading Supermarket Chains to Offer New Product Deals

Pelwatte Dairy transforms the shopping experience with value-for-money dairy deals Pelwatte Dairy Industries – Sri Lanka’s renowned dairy producer – has extended some exciting value-for-money deals that can be availed at Sri Lanka’s leading supermarket chains this September. The home-grown…

Path breaking Huawei Golf Tournament teed off in Sri Lanka

Huawei, the leading global technology solutions provider, recently hosted the “Huawei Golf Tournament 2020” in Sri Lanka, ushering a monumental partnership with the country’s golf game. In its latest foray into sports inclusion in Sri Lanka, Huawei ran the two-day…

Ocean Lanka recognises sixty-three long-serving employees

Ocean Lanka Pvt Ltd, Sri Lanka’s largest weft knitted fabric manufacturer, recognised and rewarded a large cohort of long-serving employees at the ‘Sewa Abhiman 2020’ Loyalty Awards, where gold coins were presented to 63 employees, who completed 10 years of…

FUTURE OF THE SMARTPHONE MARKET IN SRI LANKA by Kevin Jiang

As the world integrates the ‘New Normal’ in the ecosystem, Sri Lanka’s digital framework is pacing with fresh energy and has bold plans for the future. The ‘New Normal’ has given rise to several ‘behavioral changes’ in the Sri Lankan…

“It’s not a fairy tale anymore – The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale to give access to three times more titles this year”- Andrew Yap

, Book lovers across Sri Lanka, it’s time to get ready for the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale. The Sale is coming to Sri Lanka for the 4th consecutive year, along with its popular 50%-90% discounts. What is intriguing this…

Huawei P40 Pro hailed as the latest aesthetic showpiece

Huawei P40 Pro is the latest addition to Huawei’s array of smartphones unveiled in 2020. Categorically a flagship device, P40 Pro’s design resembles the beauty and form of flowing water and its quad-curve overflow display is designed to dissolve the…

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP report suggests need for strategic investments in re-designing anti money laundering (AML) compliance programmes in banking and financial services sectors

Banks are facing increased challenges in meeting heightened regulatory expectations AML compliance is a board level issue with continuing operational challenges and investments not bearing fruit Banks are following a risk-based approach for AML compliance, but more needs to be…

Huawei P40 Pro sets a new benchmark in smartphone photography

Huawei P40 Pro is the latest flagship smartphone rolled out in Sri Lanka by Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer. The all-new Huawei P40 Pro is expected to revolutionize the smartphone photography with its Ultra Vision Leica Quad Camera setup. Camera…

JOHN KEELLS FOUNDATION PILOTS SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION AWARENESS IN HIKKADUWA!

Use of drugs by school children in both urban and rural areas of Sri Lanka has been a significant concern for well over a decade particularly because it is a sensitive age where such use can lead to long-term addictions…

INIVOS Consulting on a role to equip Sri Lanka’s enterprise sector with ERP solutions

INIVOS Consulting, the fully-fledged Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions provider has launched its assortment of solutions to Sri Lanka’s enterprise sector in a bid to provide end-to-end solutions, earmarked to make progress in the business sphere. INIVOS, an authorized partner…

Singer partners with Malaysia’s Signature Group to introduce world’s leading Kitchen solutions to Sri Lanka

Singer, Sri Lanka’s premier consumer durables retailer, has partnered with Signature Group, Malaysia’s largest Kitchen Cabinet and Wardrobe manufacturer. With this new partnership, Singer aims to begin manufacturing Signature Kitchen systems and products in Sri Lanka. This collaboration is expected…

Huawei’s Postal Repair Service boosts customer convenience

Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer has introduced an all-new Postal Repair Service in a bid to support the Huawei device holders. With this latest initiative, which is available 24/7 and 365 days, customers avail a free pickup and delivery service…

HUAWEI Assistant · TODAY Wins World-Renowned Red Dot Award 2020

Dubbed the “Oscars” of the design industry, the Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design was recently awarded to HUAWEI Assistant · TODAY. Based on Red Dot’s motto of “In search of good design and creativity”, this award is a…

Sri Lanka ‘Women-led Startups’ braving C19 now vie for next level

How good is betting on a South Asian startup incubator dojo aimed at would-be-entrepreneur females with only a burning passion for their crafts and launched in the smack middle of the gloomy pandemic? Wagered by Hatch Works, the knowledge and…

Huawei wins Two EISA awards for “Best Smartphone Camera” with the HUAWEI P40 Pro and “Best Smartwatch” for HUAWEI WATCH GT 2

Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) recently received two awards from the European Image and Sound Association (EISA), a group comprising 55 of the world’s most respected consumer electronics magazines. HUAWEI’s P40 Pro was named “EISA Smartphone Camera 2020-2021” by the…

Writings and statements of Sri Lanka’s most internationally recognized Ambassador now in a single volume

Sri Lanka Unites is the honored custodian of this comprehensive compilation of Ambassador Jayantha Dhanapala’s work December 15, 2019 saw the launch of a long awaited book sharing the life story of an internationally recognized Sri Lankan personality who was…

Huawei Y6p offering a Visionary Photography Experience

Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer, recently launched the Huawei Y6p in Sri Lanka featuring an innovative triple camera set up that revolutionizes smartphone photography, promising more stable and detailed images. Camera is a key aspect in today’s smartphones and smartphone…

Velona Protect antiviral masks endowed with maximum safety and comfort

HeiQ Viroblock technology proven to be effective against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19)* Velona, a leading brand in the hygiene and clothing segment in Sri Lanka recently introduced the Velona Protect antiviral mask manufactured with HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03 technology which is among the…

Commercial Leasing & Finance PLC records a breakout performance in 2019/20

Increases PAT by 29% and retains industry-best NPLs ‘A’ Stable rating reaffirmed by ICRA Rated amongst Top 50 Brands for 2019/20 by LMD Commercial Leasing and Finance PLC (CLC) concluded FY2019/20 on an impressive note, consistently performing well year on…

The FHA pioneers in treating Sri Lanka towards financial inclusion

By Roshan Abeygoonewardena The Finance Houses Association of Sri Lanka (FHA), as the apex body of 39 Regulated Finance Companies registered with Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), plays an important role in the finance and banking sector of Sri…

zMessenger and HUTCH rewards winners of BID2WIN competition

BID2WIN bidding competition organized by zMessenger in collaboration with HUTCH was concluded recently with an awards ceremony that rewarded the winners of several promotions conducted this year. Ashane Imantha Gunesena from Kaduwela emerged as the winner of Wagon R Car…

An eminent group urges the government to re-establish a separate Cabinet Ministry for Women and Children’s affairs

The new government has for the first time in 40 years taken the subject of women’s and children’s affairs outside the scope of a Cabinet level Ministry. This subject has been downgraded to a matter that is assigned to a…

IFS named a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Field Service Management

IFS, the global enterprise applications company was duly recognized as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Field Service Management (FSM).   IFS achieved the highest overall position for its ability to execute in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for…

SIEMENS – DIMO Consortium continues to enhance National Power Supply with CEB

SIEMENS – DIMO consortium recently signed agreement with the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) to embark on the Medium Voltage distribution sub project package 05 of the “National Transmission and Distribution Network Development and Efficiency Improvement Project” aimed at enhancing national…

Huawei ICT Certification Program Cultivates Talent Ecosystem in Asia Pacific

The tech company reveals its long-term plan to bridge the ICT talent gap and calls for a cross-sector collaboration at the Huawei Asia Pacific ICT Talent Forum 2020 Huawei Technologies recently hosted Huawei Asia Pacific ICT Talent Forum 2020 to…

Häcker launches a wide Range of Kitchen Units at the year round Exhibition

Focusing “All about the family” The Häcker family keeps growing as the German-based company introduced a total of 35 new kitchens from two product lines: Classic and Systemat to their existing product options. Finco Trading, the exclusive partner for Häcker…

Complete suspension of all vehicle imports has caused great hardship to the entire industry- CMTA

The Ceylon Motor Traders Association (CMTA), the only trade association in Sri Lanka that represents automotive manufacturers through their local importers, urged the Government to provide a clear direction on the period of the vehicle import suspension and emphasized the…

Industrial Asphalts (Ceylon) PLC gets shareholders’ nod to new capital infusion

Pioneer Sri Lankan owned entity to produce specialist bituminous products in the post independent era, Colombo Stock Exchange listed Industrial Asphalts (Ceylon) PLC – IAC (Stock Code ASPH.N) got company’s shareholders’ approval to the capital raising exercise to raise over…

New Huawei and Arthur D. Little report highlights that “one size does not fit all” when it comes to digital policies and national digital transformation”

Huawei announced recently the release of a global digital economy policy study titled “Think digital. Think archetype. Your digital economy model.” The report provides a novel approach to digital transformation and provides detailed policy guidance applicable to all countries. Huawei…

SLASSCOM boosts Start-ups with OIW Accelerate 2020 program

The Sri Lanka Association for Software Services Companies (SLASSCOM), which is the national chamber for the IT/BPM industry in Sri Lanka, under the patronage of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Sri Lanka, is hosting Oslo Innovation Week Accelerate 2020 (OIW…

Enterprise Analytics ties up with Acumatica to equip SMEs with ERP Solutions

Enterprise Analytics, a leading provider of pioneering technology-based business solutions, recently partnered with Acumatica (www.acumatica.com), a leading Cloud ERP platform, to extend Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions to the growing SME sector in Sri Lanka. Both Enterprise Analytics and Acumatica…

Sahana Package from Mahindra and Ideal Finance enables affordable vehicle purchasing

Mahindra Finance, India’s leading Non-Banking Finance Company together with Ideal Finance Ltd, the finance arm of the Ideal Group, recently introduced a special COVID Sahana package to facilitate buyers of Mahindra personal and light commercial vehicles with affordable hire purchase…

Save the Waves together with MEPA takes a step further

Sponsors five beach caretakers Save the Waves foundation, a beach cleaning initiative funded and raised by Dell Technologies recently signed a MOU with Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) to sponsor five beach caretakers from low-income families. The MOU was signed…

HUTCH upgrades Colombo Customer Service Point to provide a better experience

As part of its efforts to deliver a better experience to its customers, HUTCH, Sri Lanka’s fastest growing mobile broadband service provider, recently upgraded its primary customer service point at its Bambalapitiya offices in the heart of Colombo. The ceremonious…

Dell Technologies helping users navigate the new normalcy

Unique student offers to assist the new Learn From Home model in Sri Lanka Introduces Dell Inspiron 15 5593 laptop and Dell Inspiron 14 5491 laptop and tablet mode powered with a 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processor and range of…

Simplebooks on a journey of simplifying businesses and offering unmatched services

From setting up businesses to managing finances and everything in between, Simplebooks, a leading company registrar has revolutionized the business landscape of Sri Lanka as a one-stop destination for all the finance, HR and legal needs, since its inception in…

The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Howls Online for the First Time

Looks like it’s time for Sri Lanka to howl along with their favourite Wolf. That’s right, – the Wolf will be back in Sri Lanka for the 4th consecutive year with a twist from the 1st – 4th of October…

Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing to Restart SLIM DIGIS 2.0

Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), the national body for marketing in Sri Lanka announced the SLIM DIGIS 2020, the most coveted digital awards ceremony in a revolutionary online press conference graced by a distinguished panel consisting of; Mr. Roshan…

No National Security in the absence of Child Protection

Stop Child Cruelty Trust (www.stopchildcruelty.com), an organization committed to ending cruelty to children has launched the #JUSTSAYNO National campaign of awareness videos, petition and first public live Zoom discussion via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/stopchildcruelty  will be held on 25th July 2020 from…

DIMO accelerates to a Digital Age of Customer Experience

Reassuring its commitment towards providing the Best Customer Experience, DIMO recently implemented several projects to elevate the customer experience by introducing numerous digital platforms. “DIMO made a strategic decision to enhance the company’s investment in digital transformation so that customers…

ICTA announces e-Swabhimani 2020

      Applications close on 31st July Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) the premier government institution driving the nation towards digital inclusivity, calls for applications for the e-Swabhimani 2020, the Digital Social Impact Awards, to be held…

4GB RAM + 64GB storage, Huawei Y6P powered with 5000mAh long-lasting battery

Offering an uninterrupted smartphone experience Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer, recently unveiled the all-new Huawei Y6p featuring a 5000mAh long-lasting battery that helps users get through their everyday tasks without any interruption. This resourceful addition to the entry-level Y6p proves…

“Our aim is to provide a better 4G experience” – Thirukumar Nadarasa, HUTCH CEO

With the completion of its bigger and better island wide 4G network in February this year, HUTCH is on course to enhance its brand presence and further establish itself as one of Sri Lanka’s premier telco operators with its larger…

Huawei 2020 First Half revenue up 13.1% to US $ 64 Bn

Huawei announced its business results for the first half of 2020 today. The company generated over US $ 64.2 billion (CNY 454 billion) in revenue during this period, a 13.1% increase year-on-year, with a net profit margin of 9.2%. Huawei’s…

Huawei MateBook D15 and MateBook 13 optimize productivity with a pack of innovative features

By Vidura Prabhath Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer, recently marked its footprint in the laptop arena with the launch of Huawei MateBook D15 and Matebook 13. Both the laptops are not just aesthetically designed showpieces; they offer many more to…

DIMO Agri Machinery Division together with Mahindra Tractors supports “Waga Saubhagya” and youth-led Barren Land Recultivation

With its aim to assist in the process of reviving the country’s economy, the Agri Machinery Division of DIMO together with its partner Mahindra tractors came to the fore in supporting the country’s national initiative to recultivate barren paddy lands…

Autogroup International steers into 25 years in conversion and re-manufacture of high-value American vehicles

People around the world cherish US manufactured SUV’s and Pick-up trucks for their premium look and features coupled with the ample spaciousness which is a key for travelling purposes. But most of these vehicles are unfortunately designed for left-hand driving…

HUAWEI Y6p coming at 30,499.00 LKR with 4GB RAM + 64GB Large Storage

Setting a new benchmark for entry-level smartphones, Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer, recently launched Huawei Y6p featuring 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM. Huawei Y6p is considered as the benchmark of smartphone in its price range to offer a standard 4GB…

“DIMO Agribusinesses” expands footprint in Sri Lanka with third Agri Techno Park

DIMO Agribusinesses, the agriculture arm of DIMO, officially unveiled its third Agri Techno Park in Lindula establishing its presence in the up country region. Located in the up-country wet zone on the Hatton-Nuwara Eliya main road, this 25 acre multi-purpose…

Hatch ‘Open House’ mentorship program supported 50+ startups in Sri Lanka

Hatch launched “Open House” a free mentorship program that connects mentors with startup founders to provide guidance and insight to grow their startups. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Hatch began offering its services online, one of which is the…

Newton Lanka assists Domino’s with Safe Shoppers program to set up Zero Contact Dine In

Newton Lanka, an extension of Newton TAC Malaysia recently provided Safe Shoppers tool kit for Domino’s in a bid to strengthen the Zero Contact experience for Dine-In. The campaign was launched as part of the Newton’s Safe Shoppers program considering…

Huawei Ken Hu: Driving Equity and Quality in Education with Technology

Huawei’s Deputy Chairman Ken Hu outlined its vision and action plan for education under its digital inclusion initiative TECH4ALL at the Global Education Webinar entitled “Driving Equity and Quality with Technology”, emphasizing that “connecting schools and skills development are two…

Huawei ranks #6 among world’s most innovative companies 2020

Global leading ICT infrastructure provider Huawei has ranked No. 6 in BCG’s recent released list of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in 2020, moved up by 42 places. This is the highest ranking for the tech giant since it first…

Huawei soars in brand value, goes up in BrandZ World’s Most Valuable Brands rankings

Underpinned by an unrelenting drive for innovation, Huawei makes the top 50 for the fifth consecutive year Huawei is steadfast in its commitment to innovation and driving value for global consumers. In the latest BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Brands…

HUAWEI’S FIND APPS SEARCH WIDGET IS YOUR GATEWAY TO A MILLION APPS

New search tool powered by the Petal Search engine has been created in partnership with global search engine leaders to offer Huawei users an innovative and diverse search experience Huawei, the global leading technology company, have announced the availability of…

Ocean Lanka Prepares to Combat COVID-19 with Its All Natural Anti-bacterial Face Mask

Ocean Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd., Sri Lanka’s largest weft knitted fabric manufacturer is currently conducting third party trials for its very own all natural anti-bacterial face mask. The company has announced that it is adjusting its manufacturing process to help alleviate…

SLASSCOM successfully concluded its first digital AGM

Sri Lanka Association of Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM), the Knowledge and Innovation Chamber, held its first digital Annual General Meeting on 30th June 2020, powered by Microsoft Teams. During the AGM, SLASSCOM elected its new Chairman, Board of Directors…

Huawei launches multiple smart devices in Sri Lanka at mega online launch

Including the most awaited Y6p with 4 GB RAM + 64GB storage Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer recently launched multiple smart devices namely Huawei Y6p, Y5p, Huawei MatePad T 8, Huawei MateBook 13 and MateBook D 15 at the first…

“The Role of Mobile Services in Shaping the Telco Industry’- Yasiru Abeygunawardana

Mobile-telco industry is a vastly evolving field with new technologies emerging to challenge the ongoing trends. Mobile network providers have a key role to play in aligning with new technologies to deliver value added service offerings. In terms of voice,…

CBSL’s COVID-19 Relief Measures

How are we helping the Country, Economy and YOU? This press statement aims to create public awareness about the operational and policy measures undertaken by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka thus far during 2020, to support the economy, the…

නිවසේ සිට ආරක්ෂිතව ඉගෙනුම් කටයුතු වල නිරත වීමට සිංගර් ෆැෂන් ඇකඩමිය විසින් E-learning පහසුකම් හඳුන්වා දෙයි

දේශීය විලාසිතා නිර්මාණකරණ ක්ෂේත්‍රය තුළ වූ කුසලතා වර්ධනය කිරීම උදෙසා කැපවෙමින් ක්‍රියා කරන සිංගර් හි අනුබද්ධිත ආයතනයක් වන සිංගර් ෆැෂන්  ඇකඩමිය වසර 60 කට අධික ප්‍රෞඪ ඉතිහාසයකට උරුමකම් කියන කීර්තිමත් ආයතනයකි. ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ විලාසිතා නිර්මාණකරණ අධ්‍යාපනයේ නවොත්පාදකයා ලෙස නම් දරා…

Exquisite Handcrafted certified jewelry from Ark Gems Ceylon

Offering sophisticated jewelry solutions to meet international standards Ark Gems Ceylon, a unique handcrafted jewelry store was launched in Sri Lanka offering customized jewelry solutions to the local and international markets. Inspired by the passion to create attractive and timeless…

Huawei to launch Huawei Y6p in Sri Lanka featuring 4GB RAM + 64GB of storage

By Vidura Prabhath Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer, will be rolling out the all-new Huawei Y6p in Sri Lanka this month.  This entry-level smartphone is speculated to come with a flagship rivalling 4GB RAM + 64GB of storage. With features…

Ocean Lanka Joins Government’s Fight Against COVID-19

Ocean Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd., Sri Lanka’s largest weft knitted fabric manufacturer donated Rs. 1 million to the ‘Itukama’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund at the Presidential Secretariat recently. Further, 5,000 yardsof protective face mask material and 9,000 yards of…

Huawei’s mega online event to feature launch of Huawei Y6p with 4GB RAM + 64GB storage

Tune in to Huawei Online Launch and win amazing gifts Five Huawei devices are set for their debut in Sri Lanka at one of the biggest online launch events of the year, in June 2020. Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer…

Hutch cliQ now on 4G !

Hutch Telecommunications, Sri Lanka’s preferred choice for mobile broadband services has enhanced its  popular cliQ app enabling all its 078 & 072 subscribers to enjoy unlimited Internet experience on its nationwide Bigger and Better 4G network. 072 subscribers have been…

Huawei Nova 7i and Huawei FreeBuds 3 combination offers more space for Entertainment and Productivity

Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer, constantly equips its product portfolio with highly efficient and productive devices. Huawei Nova 7i and Huawei FreeBuds 3 are two such devices which revolutionized the Sri Lankan market recently. Nova 7i is a stylish mid-ranger…

Combining Technology and Fashion, vivo V19 Offers Indus-try-Leading Selfie Capabilities and Stunning Design

vivo’s best-in-class stylish selfie flagship is designed to complement the lifestyles of young and fashion-savvy consumers vivo today revealed the new V19 in Sri Lanka featuring a dual front 32MP + 8MP super wide-angle camera, and super AMOLED FHD+ iView…

Kids unleash their creative coding skills at the SLASSCOM TechKids first ever online coding competition

Coding is a form of creative expression. The recently held SLASSCOM TechKids Online Coding competition is a prime example of that. Since the start of the lockdown, more and more kids have been hooked to their digital devices, not for…

Durdans Eye Care Unit Equipped with latest Technology of ZEISS OPMI Lumera 700

Continuing its journey of introducing latest technologies to the local healthcare sector, DIMO Medical Engineering team successfully completed installation of world-class ZEISS OPMI Lumera 700 surgical microscope at Durdans Hospital Colombo, to further strengthen facilities at the eye care unit…

Singer Fashion Academy introduces E-learning platform riding on the new normalcy

Encourages valued participants to continue learning in the safety of their homes Towering 60 years of service excellence in the field of fashion, Singer Fashion Academy over the years has bestowed a world of opportunities for individuals to turn their…

EFIC Celebrates 40 years of pioneering Multi-lingual Education in Sri Lanka

September 2020 intake to be announced by the French International School of Colombo École Française Internationale De Colombo (EFIC), also known as the French International School of Colombo celebrated a milestone of 40 years in providing exceptional education opportunities in…

Foreign Ministry helps local exporters in overcoming impact of COVID-19

Ministry of Foreign Relations states that the comprehensive measures taken by the ministry, in close coordination with the key Government Economic Agencies and the private sector to address and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 particularly on Sri Lankan exports, has…

MAGA-ECL JV completes new Faculty of Technology of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura ahead-of-schedule

The new Faculty of Technology of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJ), was ceremoniously inaugurated on 08 June 2020 by Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. This new complex is part of a large education and technology zone…

COVID-19 Isolation and Treatment Units Established At Key Hospitals with Unicef Support

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) supported the Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medical Services (MOH) in refurbishing COVID-19 isolation units at three specialist Hospitals in the country, as part of its on-going efforts in responding to the pandemic. The…

Huawei Service Mid-year Fiesta launched

Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer, launched ‘’Huawei Service Mid-year Fiesta’’ to be held   from 1st June till 31st July 2020. Huawei offers special discounts for smartphone repairs and also complimentary gifts throughout the fiesta to encourage users who are eagerly…

COVID-19 මෙරටින් තුරන් කිරීමේ සටනට ජෝන් කීල්ස් සමූහයේ සහය

ප්‍රජාවන් සහ අනෙකුත් පාර්ශවකරුවන් කෙරෙහි ඇති කැපවීම සහ ආයතනික වගකීම ඉටු කිරීමට, ජෝන් කීල්ස් සමූහය එහි ආයතනික සමාජ වගකීම් අංශය ඔස්සේ, ශ්‍රී ලංකාවෙන් COVID-19 තුරන් කිරීමේ වැඩපිළිවෙළෙහි ක්‍රියාකාරී සාමාජිකයෙක් වශයෙන් කටයුතු කරන ලදී.  වසංගතයේ ව්‍යාප්තියත් සමග,  ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ විශාලතම පෞද්ගලික…

Huawei introduces AI technology to help Sri Lankan Medical Professionals to Better Fight against COVID-19 Pandemic

Huawei the leading global ICT solutions provider, has further extended the support to Sri Lanka’s fight against COVID-19 pandemic via launching AI-Assisted Automatic and Quick Diagnosis technology platform to frontline medical professionals. This AI-assisted system empowered by Huawei’s Cloud technology,…

vivo V19 to feature ‘Super night Selfies’ Benchmark Selfie camera that adjusts to different lightening scenarios

The innovative smartphone manufacturer, vivo Mobile is set to release V19, a flagship device that would feature yet another best-in-class selfie camera. The vivo V19 will once again set a new benchmark in selfie cameras where the device is deemed…

VMware Sharpens Focus on Asia’s Emerging Digital Economies with Appointment of New Regional Head for Nascent Markets and Vietnam

Appointment strengthens VMware’s ability to deliver innovations that accelerate the cloud and digital transformation journeys for organizations in the dynamic and fast-growing region VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today announced the appointment of Nitin Ahuja…

Pelwatte strives to cater local consumer demand for dairy products despite Covid-19 challenges

Despite the challenges of the Covid-19 in terms of the consumer demand management, the local dairy industry leader, Pelwatte, has taken measures to ensure that the local consumers are provided with uninterrupted access to the brand, through an established delivery…

IT Gallery assists BIA in COVID 19 prevention efforts

IT Gallery Computers Private Limited, Sri Lanka together with Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co. Ltd, China, recently donated a Hikvision Temperature Screening Thermographic camera to the Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd in an effort to help identify people…

පැල්වත්ත සමාගම, කොවිඩ් -19 අභියෝග හමුවේ දේශීය කිරි ඉල්ලුම සපුරාලීමට පියවර ගනියි

ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ දේශීය කිරි නිෂ්පාදනයේ ප්‍රමුඛයා වන පැල්වත්ත සමාගම, කොවිඩ්-19 හේතුවෙන් මතුව ඇති අභියෝග මධ්‍යයේ වුව ද, දේශීය පාරිභෝගිකයින් හට සිය නිෂ්පාදන අඛණ්ඩව සමීප කරලීම සහතික කිරීමට  පියවර ගෙන තිබේ. පැල්වත්ත නිෂ්පාදන සඳහා ඇති අඛණ්ඩ පාරිභෝගික ඉල්ලුම සපුරාලීමේ අරමුණින් යුතුව,‍ බෙදා…

vivo, වෙළෙඳ පොළ ප්‍රවණතා අපේක්ෂා කරමින් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ පශ්චාත් කොවිඩ්-19 සටනට සැරසෙයි

ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ස්මාර්ට් ජංගම දුරකතන අතරෙහි නවතම ගෝලීය සන්නාමය වන vivo, කොවිඩ් -19 ගෝලීය වසංගතය හා එමගින් සිදු වන ආර්ථික හානිවලින් ජය ගැනීමේ සටනට සාර්ථක ලෙසින් එක්වන බව පාරිභෝගිකයන් වෙත සහතික වෙයි. ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ පශ්චාත් කොවිඩ්-19 තත්ත්වය තුළ, ස්මාර්ට් ජංගම…

vivo hopes for an upward market trend post Covid-19 recovery in Sri Lanka

Aims to tap untapped market of Sri Lanka through innovation and understanding consumer’s need vivo, the innovative global smartphone brand is gearing up to look beyond the impact of COVID-19 in Sri Lanka and to ensure that they join the…

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…

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…

Saaraketha Lifestyle, the hailing of a new world order post COVID – 19

When Sri Lanka entered a sudden lockdown, in response to the global COVID – 19 pandemic, Saaraketha, Sri Lanka’s largest retailer and exporter of certified fresh organic produce and ethically sourced sustainables, was one of the very first to respond…

Huawei enters laptop segment launching Huawei MateBook D 15 in Sri Lanka

Introduces “Huawei Share” enhancing user experience and productivity Huawei, announced the introduction of Huawei MateBook D 15, the latest addition to Huawei’s product portfolio in Sri Lanka. The Huawei MateBook D 15 laptop has a stylish and a minimalist design…

Five Reasons Why You Should Choose the HUAWEI nova 7i

Coming in at less than 55000.00 LKR, the newly launched HUAWEI nova 7i packs a serious punch. Equipped with a 48MP AI-powered all-scenario quad camera with industry-leading 7nm Kirin 810 chipset, customers can get flagship feature, for a budget price….

Gearing up for the New Working Environment

No one could have predicted the COVID-19 crisis or the measures that would be necessary to effectively combat such a threat. Fortunately, due to its very nature, the IT-BPM sector already had some WFH protocols in place making it easier…

Velona Cuddles Delivers Diaper Essentials Through PickMe

Velona Cuddles, the leading Diaper brand in Sri Lanka has commenced delivering its products through PickMe in order to serve its customers during this COVID 19 emergency. The ongoing curfew period in the country not only brought logistics services to…

Sri Lanka to accelerate fintech through HatchX

Despite the volatile condition in the country and the world due to the pandemic, Sri Lanka’s first fintech accelerator program launched virtually on April 23rd 2020. This is also the first virtual accelerator to be launched in the South Asian…

Stafford and Inventive Polymers donates Face Shields to PHI Union & IDH

The sole authorized distributor of Honda in Sri Lanka; Stafford         Motors has joined with its subsidiary, Inventive Polymers Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, to donate face shields to support the national initiative to overcome the Covid-19 crisis. Stafford Group, as a well…

HUTCH launches Digital Vesak Deemana

Encourages all Sri Lankan’s to reflect and engage in religious observances from home Committing to ‘giving’ in its true spirit, HUTCH will be launching its trademark Digital “Vesak Deemana” for the 6th consecutive year in light of the Vesak festival…

Huawei pledges ICT support for Sri Lanka to fight against COVID-19

Huawei, the global leading ICT solution provider, stepped up efforts and pledged support to Sri Lanka to fight against the Corona Virus epidemic through a donation of a range of cutting-edge ICT solutions. Accordingly, 5 Sets of Huawei high definition…

Huawei Media Pad T5 and Free Buds 3 Facilitate Work From Home Plus Seamless Entertainment

BRIEF TO PR WIRE Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer, exhibits an innovative product portfolio from smartphones to Media Pads, Wearables, Earbuds, software and tools that cater to multi-faceted needs of the modern era. Huawei Media Pad T5 and Free Buds…

Pelwatte pledges best preventive protocols while milk processing during COVID 19

Pelwatte Dairy Industries, Sri Lanka’s leading local dairy processing company has taken all the necessary steps to ensure the best practices for health and prevention protocols are followed during the dairy processing. The company, which has continued with uninterrupted dairy…

Huawei Facilitates End-Users Through ‘’Together 2020 Warm Action’’

Timely Service Offerings to Ensure Continuity of Smartphone Repairs Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer, recently launched ‘’Together 2020 Warm Action’’ campaign that commenced on 17th March 2020 and continues till 31st May 2020. Setting up key after sales services and…

eMarketingEye Outlines Digital Insights that Help Hospitality Industry Overcome COVID-19 Impact

As the world races to curb the spread of the deadly COVID-19 disease, eMarketingEye (www.emarketingeye.com), the award-winning Digital Marketing Agency has taken progressive steps to assist Sri Lanka’s struggling Hospitality industry by sharing a detailed analysis and strategy paper on…

Kala Pola 2020: A celebration of Sri Lankan Art and Artists

Kala Pola 2020, the 27th edition of Sri Lanka’s annual open-air art fair, turned Green Path in Colombo into a riot of colour, shining a spotlight on local visual artists with a variety of art ranging from breath-taking paintings and…

HUTCH together with Department of Posts Sri Lanka extends support during COVID 19

Signs partnership to deliver recharge cards island wide In collaboration with the Ministry of Information and Mass Media and Ministry of Higher Education, Technology and Innovation on a special request made by the Presidential Task Force established to combat COVID…

Pelwatte conducts manifold CSR projects to counter COVID19 crisis

Home delivery during curfew and donations for the front liners Pelwatte, the leading local dairy manufacturer, has initiated several CSR and consumer reach projects that conjuncts the company as a strong stakeholder in the Sri Lankan government’s initiative to sustain…

Experience how Huawei Tech Devices pave way for a Healthy Life

Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer, recently unveiled an array of Health and Fitness products ensuring a more convenient and comprehensive way of looking after health and fitness. Huawei Watch GT2, Huawei Band 4 and Huawei Band 4E help simplify life,…

vivo donates LKR 1 million worth surgical masks to the Sri Lankan Ministry of Health

In response to the current COVID-19 outbreak, vivo, the global smartphone brand donated LKR 1 million worth surgical masks to the Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka. The donation which is a part of the vivo’s CSR initiative #vivocares, included 15,000…

Economic fallout of COVID-19

Struggling for day-to-day survival: A group of fish sellers on business during the ‘lockdown’ to Covid 19 in Sri Lanka  – Pic by Kithsiri de mel While the government’s response to COVID-19 may have shielded Sri Lanka from a major loss…

2020 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Sri Lanka) gala night in Colombo will take place in November

NOMINATIONS ARE EXTENDED TO AUGUST DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC Online submissions of entries are open until Friday, 21 August 2020 Precautionary health measures to be conducted before and during awards night In light of the ongoing global health crisis, the…

සබරගමුව විශ්ව විද්‍යාලයේ ආදි විද්‍යාර්ථින්ගේ එකමුතුව IDH රෝහලට වෛද්‍ය උපකරණ පරිත්‍යාග කරයි

කෝවිඩ් 19 වසංගතයෙන් රට මුදා ගැනීම සඳහා වෛද්‍යවරුන් හා සෞඛ්‍ය කාර්ය මණ්ඩල දරන වෑයමට සහයක් වශයෙන්, ශ්‍රී ලංකා සබරගමුව විශ්ව විද්‍යාලයේ ආදි විද්‍යාර්ථින්ගේ එකමුතුව විසින් රු. 200 000 කට අධික වටිනාකමින් යුතු වෛද්‍ය උපකරණ හා ද්‍රව්‍ය තොගයක්, පසුගියදා ජාතික බෝවන…

Maliban supports IDH Hospital during battle against COVID-19

In aim to contribute towards the combat of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Maliban Biscuits recently donated special cold storage facilities and highly essential medical equipment to treat infected patients, at the National Institute of Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH). The donation…

Payments through OIAs suspended for 3 months

The government has taken steps to suspend Sri Lankan residents from making payments through Outdraw Investment Accounts (OIA) for overseas investments for a period of three months. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, in his capacity as the Minister of Finance, Economic…

Hutch Pays Heed to Customer Feedback offering 100% Anytime Data

In a significant announcement made today, Hutch has started offering its subscribers 100% Anytime Data packages without any night time quotas. Customers will no longer have to wait till midnight to access their night time quotas and be worried of…

UN foresees global economy to contract 0.9% in 2020

UN (AP) – The global economy could shrink almost 1% this year due to the new coronavirus, a sharp reversal from the pre-pandemic forecast of 2.5% growth, the United Nations said Wednesday. The U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs…

World Bank Fast-Tracks $128 Million COVID-19 Support for Sri Lanka

WASHINGTON, — The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors Thursday (02) approved the $128.6 million Sri Lanka COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project to help the country prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen its…

Inflation declines to 5.4% in March 2020

Sri Lanka’s inflation, as measured by the change in the Colombo Consumers’ Price Index (CCPI), declined to 5.4% in March 2020 from 6.2% in February 2020, the Central Bank reported. This was due to the decline in the prices of…

Coronavirus the worst global crisis since WW II, says UN chief

The coronavirus pandemic is the worst global crisis since World War II, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday, expressing concern that it could trigger conflicts around the world. Guterres said that the scale of the crisis was due to “a…

East Asia and Pacific: Countries Must Act Now to Mitigate Economic Shock of COVID-19

The virus that triggered a supply shock in China has now caused a global shock. Developing economies in East Asia and the Pacific (EAP), recovering from trade tensions and struggling with COVID-19, now face the prospect of a global financial shock…

Huawei revenue up 19.1% year-on-year to US $ 123 Bn in 2019

Huawei announces solid business performance and commitment to creating greater value for customers and society Huawei released its 2019 Annual Report today, detailing a solid business performance. The company’s global sales revenue in 2019 rounded off at US $ 123…

A Whitepaper on Power of Digital Transformation

TM Forum and Huawei Technologies holding a live webinar on 26th March 2020 titled “Whitepaper Launch – Unleash the Power of Digital Transformation”. The webinar reverts on Digital Transformation of Telco’s two key business processes based on eTOM model: (1)…

Nova 7i’s AI Quad Cameras Help Unleash Your Inner Photographer

Huawei recently introduced Nova 7i, the mid-range smartphone that incorporates flagship features in a robust design. Nova 7i became an instant hit among Sri Lankan consumers due to its outstanding features offered at an unbelievable price. Among the myriad of…

Hutch offers free daily relief reload of Rs. 15 to all its subscribers to help in mitigating the COVID 19 risk

Keeping true to its long devotion to the best interests of their customers, HUTCH has today introduced another key initiative ensuring continuity and access to telecommunication services at a time when the country is grappling with the COVID -19 crisis….

Shipping industry urges G20 to keep freight flowing as virus hits supply chains

Ships and their crews must be able to trade freely with minimal port restrictions to ensure supply lines don’t freeze up while the coronavirus shuts down much of the globe, shipping and port officials said on Tuesday.After draconian steps to…

Sri Lanka President pledges US$5mn to Modi’s South Asia Coronavirus fund

Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has pledged 5 million US dollars to a South Asian emergency fund for anti-Coroanvirus activities, his office said. Prime Minister Modi had proposed the fund during a conference call with regional leaders on March 15….

Sri Lanka’s Commercial Bank says ready to help customers worst hit by COVID-19

Commercial Bank of Ceylon, Sri Lanka’s largest private lender is ready to support borrowers whose cashflows would be hit in a worse than average disruption from the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, a top official said. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had called on…

SL Cricket gives Rs. 25 m to Govt.’s fight against COVID-19

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has decided to grant Rs. 25 million to the Government to help its efforts toward combating the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant will be handed over to the Government immediately. Sri Lanka Cricket said, whilst understanding the…

Billionaire Dhammika Perera donates Rs.70mn to combat COVID-19

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 coronavirus cases continues to rise, something else is starting to happen around the world – entrepreneurs, businesses and multimillionaire philanthropists are pledging their support. Sri Lankan Billionaire Dhammika Perera has also joined this battle…

HUTCH supports the Government in Encouraging Work from Home introducing a number of Special Initiatives

The Government has recognized the importance of isolating the population to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus by driving Work from Home initiatives. In a special statement made today Hutch is pleased to announce that it has joined in…

Understanding Market Halts

Halting trading of the market due to an extreme decline in a particular index during the day, as a result of the share prices falling rapidly, is a measure that is implemented by stock markets around the world. Trading Halts triggered by circuit breakers,…

Headstart opens up access to Guru.lk platform to combat schools lockdown due to COVID-19

Offers Sri Lanka’s largest resource of digital learning content to educational institutions including private tuition houses Sri Lanka’s largest digital learning content platform Guru.lk has announced it is offering access to its vast resource of digitised material to schools and…

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“Online Shopping to Thrive Under Huawei AppGallery’’, Kavan Marambe – Daraz

Online shopping has become a global trend and an integral part of many people’s lives. Both sellers and customers have identified it to be very convenient, as it provides the luxury of ordering items to one’s doorstep and running an…

The new benchmark in midrange smartphones: Nova 7i now in Sri Lanka

Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer, recently introduced Huawei Nova 7i adding yet another feature packed device to the Nova line of smartphones that offer more value for a convenient price. Like all other Nova smartphones, Nova 7i is stunning to…

Huawei, Deloitte collaborate on whitepaper for combating COVID-19 with 5G

In collaboration with Huawei, Deloitte has published a new whitepaper discussing how key features of 5G can synergize with other technologies to enhance the effectiveness of pandemic prevention and treatment, as well as drive the digital transformation of healthcare systems…

SIEMENS – DIMO Consortium to Enhance National Power Supply with CEB

DIMO together with SIEMENS, a global technological and electrical solutions provider, recently signed a contract with Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) to embark the package 04 Lot A phase of the “National Transmission and Distribution Network Development and Efficiency Improvement Project”…

HUTCH gears up to “Be. Anywhere.” offering inclusive connectivity island wide

HUTCH organized an engaging event to unveil its fresh value proposition “Be. Anywhere.” before its staff recently. The fully fledged – coverage campaign translated on how HUTCH has now emerged as a Bigger and Better network provider offering inclusive connectivity…

Velona Cuddles Wins Big at SLT Zero One Awards

Velona Cuddles, the leading Diaper brand in Sri Lanka, won the ‘Best use of Mobile Award’ in the retail sector at the recently concluded SLT Zero One Awards. In addition, Velona Cuddles also won the 1st runner-up award for the…

eMarketingEye dominates SLT Zero One Awards by winning top awards including “Overall Best Digital Media Agency”

eMarketingEye (www.emarketingeye.com), the award-winning Digital Marketing Agency and a pioneer in the Asian region specializing in the Hospitality industry, took home most of the top awards including the coveted “Overall Best Digital Media Agency”, “Best Digital Media Agency for Travel/Leisure…

“SINGER” Peoples No. 1 Brand of the Year for 14th consecutive year

Also wins the Consumer Durables Brand of the year The people of Sri Lanka have once again voted for the country’s premier consumer durables retailer “Singer”, as the “Peoples Brand of the Year” for the 14th consecutive time at the…

4th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Sri Lanka) searches for the best of South Asia’s island markets

A Triumphant Return of The Region’s Most Prestigious Real Estate Awards in Colombo Long awaited black-tie event and awards ceremony to be held in Colombo on 17 July 2020, with public nominations open until 1 May New edition will also…

A “Slow Boat” around Sri Lanka launches

In an all new, exciting edition of the Slow Boat series, Chandan Lahiri from India and Timm Kruse from Germany will paddle their watercraft around the coast of Sri Lanka. The expedition will begin on the 8th March 2020 from…

Google’s Women Will to host ‘SheLeads’ for the second consecutive year

As part of a broader mission to promote Gender Equality; Google’s Women Will Program and Google Business Community – Sri Lanka (GBG Colombo), together with Hatch Works, is hosting ‘’SheLeads’’, an event celebrating the International Women’s Day on 21st  March…

DIMO delivers first all-new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Single Cab

Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO), the only Authorized General Distributor for Mercedes-Benz in Sri Lanka, officially unveiled the all-new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Single Cab recently. The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, the global bestseller, innovation leader and namesake for an entire versatile class…

AXIATA Digital Labs Embarks on a Successful Journey as Digital Service Provider

Celebrates a year of success AXIATA Digital Labs (ADL), a subsidiary of the AXIATA Group, Berhad, Malaysia has emerged as a ground breaking digital start-up providing optimal digital solutions, primarily to AXIATA Group. ADL was launched on the 1st of…

Huawei Y7P brings Unmatched Superiority in Mid-range Smartphones

Huawei, innovative smartphone manufacturer, recently unveiled their novel addition to the much acclaimed Y series, the Huawei Y7P, to general enthusiasm. Alongside the flagship features with an outstanding camera quality, impressive storage capabilities and an ethereal design, Huawei Y7P has…

Power Woman – All Set for Sri Lanka’s largest Women’s Day Celebration in 2020

Festival at Avenra Garden Hotel on 8th March 2020 from 10 a.m. onwards She could be your mom, sister, girlfriend, fiancé, wife, boss, peer, friend, or any combination of the above. International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8th with…

DIMO facilitates Ettampitiya Safe Water Supply Project

Industrial Engineering Team of DIMO facilitated the Ettampitiya safe Water supply project by executing the entire Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) scope of work for providing safe drinking water to the people living in Badulla district. This is one of the…

Velona Cuddles Launches Sri Lanka’s First Diaper Subscription App

Velona Cuddles, the leading baby diaper brand in Sri Lanka, recently introduced their all new diaper subscription app. This app was released to the valuable clientele as a solution for a problem that many parents with infants and toddlers face….

Huawei signs MOU with Sri Lanka’s Moratuwa University to enhance ICT Knowledge Transfer

Huawei Sri Lanka and University of Moratuwa (UOM) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enable the educated and talented youth in Sri Lanka to further enhance their skills in the ICT domain and to be competitive in the…

Ceylinco Life extends ‘Family Savari’ with carnival in Kurunegala for 1,600 people

More than 1,600 people from all over Sri Lanka’s Wayamba Province come together recently in a first-of-its-kind congregation that had one dominant objective – unbridled family fun – literally at the expense of Ceylinco Life, the country’s biggest life insurer….

Hayleys Plantations celebrates employees with Best Tea Plucker Competition 2020

Celebrating the hard work and dedication of its most valuable employees in the tea sector, Hayleys Plantatis hosted the inaugural Best Tea Plucker Competition at the Radella Estate in Nanuoya recently. Talawakelle Tea Estates’, Palani Selvi from the Bearwell Estate…

Huawei Offers Superior Services through Its Nationwide Services Centers for Huawei Y7P

Huawei, innovative smartphone manufacturer, recently unveiled its all-new introduction to the array of Huawei Y series smartphones, the Huawei Y7P. An instant success, Huawei Y7P has been recognized by professionals as being an innovative, aesthetically pleasing and high performance device…

ASEAN digital innovation ecosystem welcomes all market players: AEC Deputy Secretary-General at Huawei conference

The success of ASEAN’s digital transformation need the support of the private sector and market players like Huawei in building an innovation ecosystem and addressing issues related to big idea and data privacy, said Dr. Aladdin D. Rillo, Deputy Secretary-General…

Why We Drink Our Own Champagne By Sal Laher, Chief Digital & Information Officer, IFS

Both service providers as well as their customers rely on technology to help their operations and business growth. Technology can be used to break down regional barriers, and to enhance the ability to operate as one global team. Many service…

Sancharaka Udawa’ to play pivotal role in boosting tourism industry

Annual travel and tourism expo schedules 10th edition for May The Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) announced today that the 10th edition of the Sancharaka Udawa -Sri Lanka’s only travel and tourism exhibition- will be held this…

Healthy Living assured with ‘Union Lifestyle Bonus’ Wellness Promotion

Encouraging life insurance policyholders to enjoy life and lead healthier lifestyles, the innovative Union Assurance’s ‘Union Lifestyle Bonus’ offers an impressive range of wellness–related discounts. Nurturing the wellbeing of life insurance policyholders, the Union Lifestyle Bonus campaign offers invaluable discounts…

Embracing new technology is paramount for Sri Lanka and HMS is taking the lead

By Ransika De Silva, Director / Founder of PayMaster Technology has expanded its roots to the field of Finance with promising signs of a cashless world. An often-heard term, Fintech has taken the center-stage for financial services with many companies…

“Huawei Mobile Service and Huawei App Gallery plays a critical role in stiffening Data and Privacy”- Cyber Security Specialist, Asela Waidyalankara

Cyber security is a major concern in this tech era where people are too overwhelmed with technology to the extent that they tend to feel safer in the face of technology. Emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain, and Quantum…

Huawei Announces a Range of New 5G Products in Barcelona, Accelerating All-Scenario Seamless AI Life Strategy

Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) recently hosted a virtual launch in Barcelona, Spain, during which it announced a series of new 5G products and a strategy that demonstrate the full capabilities of its all-scenario ecosystem. The key products announced include,…

Sri Lanka Corporate Health and Productivity Awards 2020: Drives Change by Upholding Health and Wellness Practices

‘’Sri Lanka Corporate Health and Productivity Awards 2020’’ conducted by the Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE) in collaboration with Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) was held recently at BMICH. H.E Akira Sugiyama, Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka attended…

‘Union Lifestyle Bonus’

Ensuring customers remain connected and abreast with technology, the innovative ‘Union Lifestyle Bonus’ promotional campaign launched by Union Assurance offers policyholders amazing tech deals. John Keells Office Automation (JKOA), the market leader in office automation solutions, with a product portfolio…

DIMO rewarded for the transparent disclosure of its commitment towards the nation’s sustainability

Sri Lanka’s leading conglomerate Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) was once more rewarded immensely at the annual ACCA Sri Lanka Awards for Sustainability Reporting 2019 which was held recently at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo. While being the Overall…

“Huawei App Gallery: Center-stage for Emerging App Developers” – Dhanika Perera- Bhasha

As a country which produces highly talented individuals across numerous fields, Sri Lanka experienced a digital boom in recent years with many budding entrepreneurs and startups moving in to ICT and IT service businesses. Over the last decade, many digitalization…

HUTCH announces completion of its island-wide network coverage expansion and 4G roll-out

Unveiling a pivotal achievement post its strategic acquisition of Etisalat Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., in 2018, Hutchison Telecommunications Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, today announced the successful completion of the merger between the two networks and smooth migration of customers from multiple systems…

‘Power Woman’ from Rotary Negombo set for 8th March with drawing over 5,000 Women

Women from 70 Rotary Clubs across the country to join International Women’s Day Mega Event at Negombo Nearly 83 years old, one of the leading charity clubs in the country – Rotary Club of Negombo has planned to organize a…

Huawei launches TECH4ALL in Sri Lanka

Huawei, leading global information and communications technology solution provider, recently launched company’s new initiative, Tech4ALL in Sri Lanka, to promote the digital inclusion for both individuals and small businesses by focusing efforts on connectivity, applications and skills. TECH4ALL is Huawei’s…

Kala Pola 2020

Kala Pola 2020, the 27th edition of Sri Lanka’s annual open-air art fair, turned Green Path in Colombo into a riot of colour, shining a spotlight on a variety of local visual artists. Presented by The George Keyt Foundation in…

VMware Sharpens Focus on Sri Lanka and Nascent Markets with Appointment of New Regional Head of Channels

New appointment will further accelerate cloud and digital transformation journeys for customers in  fast-growing, dynamic markets in Asia including Sri Lanka Move complements VMware’s strengthened focus on supporting business transformation amidst region’s fast developing digital economy VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW),…

Unique 2.29 Offers from Singer: 15% off and 29 months interest free

Singer, country’s premier consumer durables retailer has announced attractive discounts for credit card holders this February to mark 2.29. With the theme of additional savings on additional day, Singer is pleased to offer 15% flat discount for credit card holders…

Students of IIT dazzle with Talents at Stage Craft 2020 held at Nelum Pokuna

Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), the pioneer in British higher education in Sri Lanka and the country’s premier IT and Business campus, successfully organised Stage Craft 2020, the latest edition of the highly-anticipated annual talent show put together by the…

Singer Fashion Academy Empowers All Aspirant Fashion Designers to Reach International Standards

The global fashion industry is one of the most vital and rapidly-growing industries that dates back to our evolution. Behind the glamourous catwalks, there exists sourcing and manufacturing processes, working tirelessly to bring clothing to the masses. With civilization arrived…

“Cheers to Jazz” A festive evening for jazz lovers

On 29th February, Saturday, Colombo’s popular jazz singer Gananath Dasanayaka with his band En Route will set the mood for an evening of good jazz at the OWSC in an atmosphere set for wining and dining. ‘Cheers to Jazz’ will…

Rediscover Sri Lanka’s beauty with ‘Union Lifestyle Bonus’ Hotel Deals

Rediscover Sri Lanka’s beauty and relish an affordable vacation with ‘Union Lifestyle Bonus’ promotional hotel deals, enabling Union Assurance Life Insurance policyholders an opportunity to enjoy their life. Many who yearn to travel and relish vacation time can now do…

More than 875 International, Domestic exhibitors at the biggest wood industry show INDIAWOOD 2020

The 11th edition of INDIAWOOD, organised by NürnbergMesse, is the region’s biggest knowledge sharing show for furniture manufacturing machinery, raw materials, panels, hardware, components and accessories. It will be held from February 27-March 2, 2020at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bengaluru,…

Huawei launches Y7P to the Sri Lankan smartphone market

Huawei, innovative smartphone manufacturer, recently unveiled their much-awaited new addition to the Y series: the Huawei Y7P. The specialty of this launch was that the Huawei Y7P is the first device to be launched with Huawei AppGallery, Huawei’s newly launched…

DIMO’s “Life to Reef” Season 3 Concludes Successfully

Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO), recently concluded the third phase of “Life to Reef”, an initiative to restore and preserve corals in the world-famous Bonavista reef in Rumassala, further expanding the area of restoration by 0.75 acres totalling the…

SUN FM proudly presents Boyce Avenue Live in Colombo in Association with HUTCH

Hutch, Sri Lanka’s preferred choice for mobile broadband services, collaborated as the presenting partner with Sun FM to bring forth the much awaited “Boyce Avenue Live in Colombo” concert at the Taj Samudra South Lawn recently. The evening was serenaded…

Huawei Nova 5T Launched In New Color Variant

Bringing harmony and tranquility, Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer, has introduced a new color gradient of Crush Green to the current smartphone sensation, Huawei Nova 5T. One of the latest additions and taking the Nova family by storm, Huawei Nova…

Singer Partners with Cake Specialist Dushanthi Madanayake to enhance User Experience

Singer, country’s premier consumer durables retailer recently partnered with cake specialist, Dushanthi Madanayake in an attempt to provide an all-new user experience for food enthusiasts who are passionate about baking products and equipment. As an exclusive partner, Dushanthi will be…

Huawei predicts 10 emerging trends in telecom energy in the next 5 years

Recently, Huawei releases the 10 emerging trends in telecom energy in 2025, aiming to providing a reference for operators on site infrastructure construction. 5G is coming. Telecom networks need to undergo these three significant changes: introduce new spectrums and technologies,…

DIMO hosts The Mercedes-AMG e-Driving Experience

Giving the New Year a touch of Mercedes-Benz Luxury Experience, Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) hosted The Mercedes-AMG e-Driving Experience. This invite-only event for their valuable customers was held recently at DIMO 800, The Mercedes-Benz Center of Excellence. The e-racing…

COYLE with JETRO gears up to announce winners of Sri Lanka Corporate Health and Productivity Awards 2020

The ‘Sri Lanka Corporate Health and Productivity Awards 2020’ organised by the Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE) together with Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is set to unfold on 25 February at the Lotus Room, BMICH from 4:30 p.m….

Softlogic Information Technologies together with Syntrex brings EDB Open Source Data Management Platform

Softlogic Information Technologies, one of the leading software and hardware solutions providers in the country together with Syntrex Global Technologies, recently introduced a new open source software, EnterpriseDB (EDB), a database platform developed by Enterprise Postgress Company. As the EDB…

eMarketingEye celebrates 13 years of leadership as Sri Lanka’s premier digital marketing agency

eMarketingEye (www.emarketingeye.com), the award-winning Digital Marketing Agency and a pioneer in the Asian region specializing in the Hospitality industry, celebrated its 13th anniversary recently bringing an eventful 12 months to a close. During the 13th year of operations, eMarketingEye achieved…

Explore the World with ‘Union Lifestyle Bonus’ Travel Deals

Travelling and exploring the world is a dream for many. With Union Assurance’s ‘Union Lifestyle Bonus’ campaign, policy holders can now enjoy a range of amazing travel discounts to visit your dream destinations. Travel is about having unforgettable adventures and…

Softlogic Information Technologies conducts workshop on latest VMware Solutions and Cloud Platforms

Softlogic Information Technologies together with VMware organized a workshop on VMware virtualization and Application security recently at Mövenpick Hotel, Colombo. The event brought to light the latest solutions offered from VMware in managing computing space with security and infrastructure whilst…

Huawei named one of top 10 most valuable brands by Brand Finance

Huawei, innovative smartphone manufacturer, recently announced that Brand Finance, a leading brand valuation and strategy consultancy headquartered in UK, has named Huawei one of the top 10 most valuable brands for the year 2020. In the recently published Brand Finance…

IFS strengthens South Asian management team

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, is expanding its business operations in South Asia including Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan. A leading provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), and Field Service Management (FSM) solutions, IFS serves…

“Huawei Health App Paves the Way for a Wholesome Lifestyle”- Dr. Pandula Basnayake

Huawei, innovative smartphone manufacturer, has always delivered its consumers with the best tools to give them a superior smartphone experience. Huawei Health is the official Huawei app provided to monitor health and physical activity. The app lets the user keep…

ஹிக்கடுவை பவளப் பாறைகளை பாதுகாப்பதற்கான திட்டங்களை ஹிக்கா ட்ரான்ஸ் பை சினமன், பிளாஸ்டிசைக்கிள் மற்றும் MEPA அறிமுகம்

கடல் சுற்றுச் சூழல் பாதுகாப்பு அதிகாரசபையுடனும் (MEPA)ஜோன் கீல்ஸ் குழுமத்தின் சமூக தொழில்முயற்சி திட்டத்துடனும் இணைந்து ஹிக்கா ட்ரான்ஸ் பை சினமன், உல்லாச விடுதியை தொடுத்த கடற்கரை பகுதியை பராமரிப்பதற்கான ஒரு முயற்சியினை ஜனவரி மாதம் 30ம் திகதி, 2020 இல் அறிமுகப்படுத்தியது. இம் முயற்சியானது சிறப்பாக வடிவமைக்கப்பட்ட பிளாஸ்டிக் சேகரிப்பு தொட்டிகளை வைப்பதையும் கடல்…

DIMO celebrates a nation with a rich history

Sri Lanka’s history is one which is rich with notable individuals who have done great contributions to our country. Their commitment and the passion to revolutionize technology and engineering is deeply rooted in Sri Lanka; a nation with a collection…

Strong customer sentiment drives 99X Technology’s top-line in 2019

Software product engineering specialist 99X Technology saw top-line performance growth of 50% year-on-year for the financial year ended 31 December 2019, a strong close to a year that saw organisational growth across the board. The top-line increase is mainly attributed…

Style up your fitness with the new HUAWEI WATCH FIT

Reframe your fitness, health and style with the latest smart sports watch from Huawei Huawei recently announced the launch of its latest fitness watch, HUAWEI WATCH FIT. Huawei’s first ever smart sports watch with a rounded rectangular face, the HUAWEI…

SLIM NASCO – Sri Lanka’s most anticipated sales awards calls entries for year 2020

SLIM NASCO Awards 2020, Sri Lanka’s premier national sales awards ceremony held in recognition of the outstanding performances of sales professionals gets underway for the 20th time. The organizers of the SLIM NASCO, the most anticipated corporate event in Sri…

Huawei: Creating New Value with Synergy Across Five Tech Domains

HUAWEI CONNECT 2020 opened was held recently in Shanghai. HUAWEI CONNECT is an annual flagship event hosted by Huawei for the global ICT industry. It is a platform where Huawei discloses its major strategies. In 2016, Huawei envisioned an intelligent…

Huawei mega online launch event embraced by a massive audience

Huawei, the global smartphone brand unveiled latest tech gadgets at the mega online launch event that featured three of its top of the line wearables-Huawei Watch FIT, Huawei Freebuds 3i and Huawei Watch GT2e. The second mega event of the…

ආසියානු සංවර්ධන බැංකුවේ මුල්‍ය ශක්තියෙන් ප්‍රථම Microgrid ව්‍යාපෘතිය LECO, මොරටුව විශ්ව විද්‍යාලය, ඩීමෝ සහ DHYBRID සමග එක්ව දියත් කරයි

ලංකා විදුලි පුද්ගලික සමාගම  (LECO), මොරටුව විශ්ව විද්‍යාලය හා  එක්ව, ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ප්‍රථම  Microgrid  නියමු ව්‍යාපෘතිය පසුගියදා දියත් කරන ලදී. මෙම ව්‍යාපෘතිය සඳහා ආසියානු සංවර්ධන බැංකුව ඇමෙරිකානු ඩොලර් මිලියන 1.8 ක මූල්‍යාධාර ලබා දී ඇති අතර,  මේ සඳහා ඩීමෝ සමාගම…

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බිග් බෑඩ් වුල්ෆ්, වෙනස්ම ආගමනයක් සනිටුහන් කරමින් අඛණ්ඩ සිවුවැනි වරටත්, මෙවර ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට  සපැමිණෙයි. මෙවර ඔන්ලයින් අවකාශය මගින් පැවැත්වෙන ප්‍රදර්ශනය The Readers Portal ඔස්සේ  ඔක්තෝබර් මස, 1 වැනිදා සිට 4 වැනිදා දක්වා පැවැත්වීමට නියමිතය. ඒ පිළිබඳ දැනුම් දීම නිමිත්තෙන් පසුගියදා…

Axiata Digital Labs is the Exclusive Innovation Partnership for 2020 National IT Conference

Axiata Digital Labs announced recently that they have entered into a partnership with the Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) as a sponsor of the National IT Conference 2020 (NITC 2020). With this partnership, Axiata Digital Labs will become the…

Driving Value through mastering Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP) post pandemic

By Rajith Perera, Partner/Principal, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Ernst & Young, Sri Lanka COVID-19 pandemic represents the biggest test of the financial stability to the financial services sector. Pandemic constitutes unprecedented local as well as global macro-economic stress leading to…

vivo නවතම Y20 ස්මාර්ට් ජංගම දුරකථනය එළඹෙන ඔක්තෝම්බරයේ දී එළි දැක්වේ

vivo Y20  සුවිසල් 5000mAh බැටරියකින් බල ගැන්වේ. (13MP+2MP+2MP) AI Triple Macro Camera සංයුතියෙන් සමන්විතය. vivo Y20 හී පරිශීලක පහසුව වඩාත් උසස් කරවන තත්පරයකට අඩු කාලයකින් ස්මාර්ට් දුරකතනයේ අගුළු හරින Side-mounted fingerprint scanner වැනි විශේෂාංග රැසක් ඇතුළත් වේ. ප්‍රමුඛ පෙළේ ගෝලීය…