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Mini-Pageant for Miss Personality for CROWN Miss Intercontinental Sri Lanka 2017

Views - 20 Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

The Mini-Pageant for Miss Personality for CROWN Miss Intercontinental Sri Lanka 2017 was held at The Blue, with title sponsor Crown Paints


‘What’s Your Fit’ campaign continues educating fashion-conscious gentlemen around the country

Views - 4 Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

Hameedia, Sri Lanka’s premier men’s wear specialist renowned for quality and style recently introduced ‘What’s Your Fit?’ campaign at the beginning of August to extend their fashion expertise to their loyal customers.


BeWaxed goes ‘Express’ with 2 new outlets in Colombo

Views - 224 Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka’s premier waxing salon BeWaxed recently opened doors to two ‘Express’ outlets in the heart of the city to cater to those quick waxing fixes.


Hameedia unveils new range of shoes

Views - 3 Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

Hameedia, Sri Lanka’s leading menswear specialist, has introduced a new collection of genuine leather mensshoes at their stores. The six new styles range from dress shoes to more casual shoes, allowing customers a choice of design that would comple


Waters Edge holds annual kid’s pool party for 2nd consecutive year

Views - 3 Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

Waters Edge Sri Lanka for the second consecutive year held their annual kid’s pool party recently. Water slides, foam bouncers, kids jet skis, water based activities, photo booths and tons of entertainment awaited kids of all ages.


Wake up blemish-free: The Body Shop introduces Tea Tree Anti-Imperfection Night Mask

Views - 5 Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

Dreaming of waking up to skin that feels smoother, healthier and fresher? Then The Body Shop’s Tea Tree Anti-Imperfection Night Mask is for you. The revolutionary product – the first and best of its kind – was launched at The Body Shop outlets


Celebrating 100th anniversary of Nikon

Views - 5 Thursday, 21 September 2017 00:00

Nikon Corporation of Japan, the manufacturer of world famous Nikon cameras, recently celebrated the completion of 100 years of superlative service to its customers world-wide. In their own inimitable way, most countries across the globe joined Nikon


SL superstars Saranga Disasekara and Diankshie Priyashad join iflix as Brand Ambassadors

Views - 7 Thursday, 21 September 2017 00:00

iflix, the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets, offering subscribers unlimited access to thousands of TV shows and movies, today welcomes Sri Lankan celebrities Saranga Disasekara and Diankshie Priyashad as brand ambassadors.


Sony introduces wide range of products for SHAKE Models and EXTRABASS Speakers in Sri Lanka

Views - 11 Thursday, 21 September 2017 00:00

Sony International (Singapore) Ltd. recently launched a range of new products for the SHAKE Models and EXTRABASS Speakers to the local market in collaboration with Singer Sri Lanka, the authorised distributors for Sony in Sri Lanka at a gala event he


Dilmah launches website on history of Ceylon Tea

Views - 12 Tuesday, 19 September 2017 00:00

A website on the history of Ceylon tea was launched by Dilmah at the Dutch Burger Union recently to mark the 150th anniversary of Ceylon Tea. Dilmah Founder Merrill J. Fernando participated in the launch


Sri Lankan Tea celebrated at Australian Federal Parliament

Views - 12 Tuesday, 19 September 2017 00:00

A 2017 Tea Party was organised in the Main Committee Room of the Australian Parliament on Wednesday 6 September.


Aitken Spence Hotels pays tribute to 150 years of Ceylon Tea

Views - 17 Tuesday, 19 September 2017 00:00

Celebrating the perennial connection between Sri Lanka and Ceylon Tea dating back to 150 years, premier hospitality chain Aitken Spence Hotels hosted a unique concept event on Thursday, 14 September at its Vauxhall Street head office, with over 300 g


Waters Edge, perfect destination for every celebration

Views - 13 Friday, 15 September 2017 00:00

Away from the hustle and the bustle of the city yet situated in the middle of a suburb and surrounded by vast bodies of water adorned with picturesque water lilies stands Waters Edge, the perfect destination for every type of event.


Destination weddings at Anantaya Resort and Spa, Chilaw

Views - 44 Friday, 15 September 2017 00:00

Surrounded by azure hues of the Indian Ocean and complete with star-class luxury as well as excellent service levels, Anantaya Resort and Spa, Chilaw has become a popular destination wedding venue within two years since inception.


Hair and beauty workshop organised by Dreamron a huge success

Views - 5 Friday, 15 September 2017 00:00

A workshop and technical session on beauty and hair, the fifth of the series organised by Dreamron, the Sri Lankan identity in the international beauty industry, was held at the Golden Mango Resort in Anuradhapura on 28 August.


Crown Miss Intercontinental Sri Lanka 2017: Get your tickets now!

Views - 213 Thursday, 14 September 2017 00:00

How can you miss the event of the year, when Sri Lanka’s power woman will be crowned? It’s all happening on Sunday 24 September at the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Colombo from 6:30 p.m. onwards. And you must be a part of it! Tickets are availab


Cartier ties elegance with individuality

Views - 16 Thursday, 14 September 2017 00:00

Purchasing a luxury watch has always been a unique experience, and this feeling has only heightened in modern times. While advances in technology have meant that consumers are increasingly geared towards function over aesthetic, not even the advent o


Cartier holds first exceptional watches event in Sri Lanka

Views - 20 Wednesday, 13 September 2017 00:00

On Thursday 7 September, Cartier hosted an extraordinary evening in collaboration with the Maison’s partner, Chatham Luxury. An exclusive watches selection were presented for the first time in Sri Lanka to showcase stunning works of know-how, innov


ODEL’s new ‘Botanica’ fall collection promotes synergy with nature

Views - 7 Wednesday, 13 September 2017 00:00

Nature continues to enthral fashion designers around the world, whose efforts to synergise their creations with the environment are well represented in the latest collection unveiled by ODEL to celebrate fall 2017.


Global dry shampoo brand Batiste enters Sri Lanka

Views - 24 Wednesday, 13 September 2017 00:00

Refresh your hair with a burst of fragrance and maintain a great look anytime, anywhere with Batiste Dry Shampoo.


Good Market to host a one-day Good Market event in Kandy

Views - 5 Wednesday, 13 September 2017 00:00

Good Market is a curated market place where vendors of social enterprises and responsible businesses that are good for people and the planet.


LiCC Jeans sponsors ‘Best Model’ mini pageant at Siyatha Miss World Sri Lanka 2017

Views - 27 Wednesday, 13 September 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka’s number one jewans brand, Long Island Clothing Company (LiCC Jeans) last weekend joined hands with Siyatha Miss World Sri Lanka 2017 to sponsor the popular Mini Pageant of ‘Best Model’.


Crown Paints to go beyond beauty

Views - 12 Friday, 8 September 2017 00:00

Having always believed in the value of trailblazing leadership, JAT Holdings, the licensed manufacturers and sole agent for the UK’s premium paints, collaborates with Exceptional Entertainment to aptly bring in Crown Paints as Title Sponsor for the


Chokolaate Centre Stage returns with more talented teens!

Views - 40 Friday, 8 September 2017 00:00

Established in 2006, the leading teen magazine in the country, Chokolaate Magazine has come a long way over the last few decades


An unforgettable celebration for princes and princesses at The Kingsbury

Views - 10 Friday, 8 September 2017 00:00

Celebrating important milestones of family members particularly children can leave lasting memories that will be carried throughout their lives.


Camp Kreativ 2017

Views - 5 Friday, 8 September 2017 00:00

Camp Kreativ (CK), an initiative by Power of Play (PoP), is a unique summer holiday program for kids that took place at Sooriya Music Village from 14 to 19 August. CK 2017 featured workshops in drama, dance, robotics, musical theatre, photography and


Big draw for Hameedia’s “What’s Your Fit” campaign

Views - 11 Tuesday, 5 September 2017 00:00

Hameedia, Sri Lanka’s premier menswear specialist renowned for quality and style recently introduced ‘What’s Your Fit?’ campaign to extend their fashion expertise to their loyal customers. The island-wide campaign was launched with the aim of


Star Holdings launches another Sri Lanka’s first

Views - 30 Tuesday, 5 September 2017 00:00

Star Holdings – a 100% Sri Lankan fabric care company has added another “Sri Lanka’s first” to its product portfolio which already includes innovative products like Star Dishwash Round and Starlight Detergent Powder.


‘Dengue Killer’ and ‘Maduruthala Dhoopa’ hit the market

Views - 10 Tuesday, 5 September 2017 00:00

Two fine solutions to protect yourself and your loved ones from the dengue epidemic that has hit hard in Sri Lanka bringing about the highest death rate recently have been gifted to you by Irahanda Weda Gedara.


Savings with Abans LG Inverter home appliances

Views - 10 Tuesday, 5 September 2017 00:00

Aided by the most advanced technology, LG Electronics is undoubtedly a leader in the home appliance industry, predominantly focusing on providing consumers innovative solutions that cannot be found in any other appliance. Abans, the sole agents for L


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Sustainable tourism – New profit for businesses

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

World Tourism Day has been celebrated since 1980 on 27 September, the day in which the Statutes of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) entered into force.


Do economic sanctions matter to Iran?

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Economic sanctions are not a new phenomenon to Iran. It has been 38 years since the Iranian revolution (1979) took place. Since then, the United States, European Union and some other countries have been imposing


It is an uphill task for the Govt. to attain the envisaged targets

Monday, 25 September 2017

In Part 1 of the article series on the Government’s Vision 2025 published last week, it was pointed out that the present vision document was just the fourth of such visions pronounced by the Government during the last two year period.


Women for tourism

Monday, 25 September 2017

Tourism is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing industries. In many countries it acts as an engine for development through foreign exchange earnings and the creation of direct and indirect employment.


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