SLT Manpower Solutions has donned a new avatar and is now SLT Human Capital Solutions. HCS revealed its new corporate logo at an event in Colombo recently Read More →
Concept 2014, a menswear show featuring next season’s collection, was launched on Sunday by Fouzul Hameed at the Colombo Hilton’s Grand Ballroom. One of the highlights of the show was an auction to raise funds for the ‘My Friend’ project, contributing to the education of at least 1,000 disadvantaged children – Pix by Lasantha Kumara Read More →
DFCC Bank’s Chairman and Board of Directors last week hosted cocktails to bid farewell to outgoing CEO/Director Nihal Fonseka and welcome his successor Arjun Fernando at the Cinnamon Grand. Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal was the Chief Guest – Pix by Upul Abayasekera Read More →
Old Wesleyites along with their friends celebrated the annual dance 2013 themed ‘Galaxy of Stars’ at Waters Edge. The dance, organised by Old Wesleyites Sports Club, was spearheaded by its Chairman Maithri Vithanage along with OWSC President S. Renganathan and the dance committee – Pix by Samantha Perera Read More →
The Range Rover Evoque which won the coveted World Design Car of the Year, with its premium new look and feel was amongst the ‘Models’ on display at the HSBC Colombo Fashion Week Resort Wear Show, which was held for the second year, this time at Galle. As was the case last year, Land Rover once again came forward to partner one of the most anticipated events not just in Sri Lanka, but in the region. The Range Rover Evoque is the fashion icon of the brand and it is the most awarded vehicle to date. Pictured are some of the Guests at the show, alongside the award winning Range Rover Evoque. Read More →
The Association of Professional Bankers (APB) Sri Lanka celebrated its 25th anniversary with a series of activities including a blood donation campaign, a lecture, and a fellowship dinner held in Ratnapura recently. Deputy Solicitor General Buwaneka Aluwihare delivered the lecture while selected customers of host HNB Ratnapura were also present Read More →
An unprecedented number of foreign and local tourists are visiting the historic Hamilton Canal since it was developed. The canal – which was begun during the Dutch rule of Sri Lanka’s Maritime Provinces to transport goods and completed in 1802 under the British Colonial Government – has today become a source of sustainable livelihood for a many people in its vicinity. The newly-developed canal was opened to the public on 2 August use after being developed in an environment-friendly manner under Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa’s guidance. Until then it had been a highly polluted waterway and a source of ill-health for decades. Today nearly 8,000 people visit the canal...
Jetwing hotels around the country celebrated World Tourism Day in grand fashion, with Jetwing Vil Uyana in Sigiriya donating 30 concrete garbage disposal bins to the Dambulla Cave Temple, Jetwing Lighthouse organising a beach cleanup, and Jetwing Beach, Jetwing Blue, Jetwing Sea, Jetwing Lagoon and Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions along with the Western Province Tourist Board, Negombo Hotels Association and other authorities arranged a walk and massive ‘shramadana’ campaign with over 500 participants. A few pictures of the events are produced here. Read More →
Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) Colombo in collaboration with Sri Lanka-Japan Business Cooperation Committee and the Japan-Sri Lanka Business Cooperation Committee held a networking reception to mark the visit of a high powered Japanese business delegation led by JETRO Chairman and CEO Hiroyuki Ishige at Hilton Colombo on Monday Read More →
The annual client party and fellowship of Control Unions Inspections Ltd. was held at Cinnamon Grand recently. The event created a gathering for top management of plantations, food-processing industries, wood based industries, exporters, textile industries and agriculture industries as well as the government institutions and universities. Along with the launching of the new corporate identity of Control Union starting from 1 July 2013, the new corporate identity of Control Union was also introduced to the gathering at the event. The Chairman – Asia Region of Control Union, Dirk Teichert’s participation highlighted at the event. Control Union Inspections Ltd., a member of Control Union, presents...