Samsung unveils NX300 for speed, performance and connectivity

Published : 1:16 am  March 12, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,002 views  |  

Hyderabad, India: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, a global leader in digital media and convergence technologies, recently announced the launch of the NX300, the new flagship model in its successful NX series in Southwest Asia.  Read More →


P.B. expresses pleasure and pride over Miloda opening

Published : 12:00 am  March 7, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,727 views  |  

His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksa, the President of Sri Lanka, His Excellency the Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka, Mr. Lalith Weeratunga, Secretary to the President, Mr. Sumith Abeyasinge, Secretary to the Cabinet of Ministers, former Secretaries to the Ministry of Finance, distinguished invitees, ladies and gentlemen, my colleagues in the Ministry of Finance and the Treasury, I have the rare privilege to welcome you all to Miloda – our in-house training centre.  Read More →


Economic Ministry workshops build strong north-south ties

Published : 12:00 am  March 7, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  680 views  |  

Over 1,853 persons have been trained under the second Community Development and Livelihood Improvement Project launched under the Economic Development Ministry’s special program to strengthen mutual understanding and build friendship between the north and south. The project commenced in May 2012 under which 2,000 people were brought from the south to the north.  Read More →


Policymakers deploy new tactics to create green growth globally

Published : 12:08 am  March 6, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  593 views  |  

Capacity auctions to allocate projects becoming preferred policy mechanism Rising clean energy stars include South Africa, Morocco and Chile Offshore wind predicted to grow significantly in 2013 As governments seek to better manage their fiscal budgets, by taking control of their future renewable energy purchases, capacity auctions are becoming an increasingly preferred policy mechanism according to Ernst & Young’s latest quarterly global Renewable energy country attractiveness indices report, released last week.  Read More →


MLH goes beyond the hour to celebrate Earth Hour 2013

Published : 12:07 am  March 6, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  421 views  |  

As the largest environmental event in history, Earth Hour asked people and communities around the world to switch off their lights for one hour as a silent but powerful statement about the effects of human-accelerated climate change.  Read More →


Cinnamon Grand advises buy wisely, cook carefully and eat it all

Published : 12:05 am  March 6, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,573 views  |  

The Cinnamon Grand held a seminar on food waste management and its importance, for associates recently. Organised by the hotel’s sustainability team, the seminar focused on the current situation with regard to food waste and the future consequences, if monitoring and management is not implemented.    Read More →


next Sourcing celebrates 19 years of operation

Published : 12:01 am  March 6, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,529 views  |  

Recognises long standing team contribution in Sri Lanka and India next Sourcing, a wholly owned subsidiary of next Plc, UK, the retail clothing and accessory giant, hosted the Long Service Awards 2013 in Sri Lanka recently. The company organised an employee recognition awards program which was held at the Grand Ballroom, Hilton Colombo amidst a gathering of next team members, and was graced by Chanaka Perera, Regional Director for Sri Lanka, South India and Pakistan, Hugh McConnell, Senior Technical Manager and Wilhelm Elias, Senior Merchandise Manager.  Read More →


Lumiere opens doors to fashion orders

Published : 12:00 am  March 6, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,453 views  |  

Lumiere, the state-of-the-art knitted fabric manufacturing facility in Sri Lanka which commenced operations a few months ago, has provided a unique opportunity to all garment manufacturers serving fashion orders.  Read More →


Geocycle celebrates 10 years of excellence

Published : 12:03 am  March 5, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  1 Comment  |  2,654 views  |  

Geocycle, the waste management arm of Holcim Lanka completes 10 years in the sustainable waste management field this month. Waste management arm of Holcim Lanka, the nation’s leading supplier of cement and related products and services, Geocycle is a waste specialist, whose core business is to provide environmental responsible waste management solutions to industries.  Read More →


Samsung showcases a world of possibilities

Published : 12:00 am  March 4, 2013  |  Category: Other Sectors  |  Leave a Comment  |  356 views  |  

By Marianne David Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. last week unveiled a range of new and innovative products and services at its Southwest Asia Forum 2013 in Hyderabad, demonstrating its understanding and insights into consumer needs of the region with its new line-up of products. Designed to enable consumers to discover a world of possibilities, Samsung’s new products were unveiled last Friday to media from Southwest Asia, including the Daily FT.  Read More →


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