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HNB launches ‘Connect’

Views - 197 Friday, 16 March 2018 00:00


MCB Bank hosts key clients

Views - 152 Thursday, 15 March 2018 00:00

MCB Bank hosted a dinner for its key customers to commemorate the visit of MCB Bank President/CEO Imran Maqbool to Sri Lanka. The event was held recently at The Kingsbury Colombo. Country General Manager Aali Shafi, other senior officials and key cus


Sampath Bank Corporate Credit Department annual get together

Views - 181 Wednesday, 14 March 2018 00:00

The annual get together of Sampath Bank Corporate Credit Department was held at Flag & Whistle Restaurant recently


The Mall at One Galle Face celebrates project milestone

Views - 231 Tuesday, 13 March 2018 00:00

The Mall at One Galle Face celebrated a project milestone of partnering with its Anchor Tenants with a signing ceremony at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo recently, which introduced the city’s premier luxury lifestyle destination. The signing ceremony wa


ICS Sri Lanka 24th annual award ceremony

Views - 181 Monday, 12 March 2018 00:00

The 24th annual award ceremony of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (UK) Sri Lanka Branch (ICS) was held at Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo recently.


Thailand Week Trade Fair at BMICH

Views - 89 Saturday, 10 March 2018 00:00

Thailand Week Trade Fair was inaugurated yesterday at the BMICH by Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama along with Ambassador of Thailand to Sri Lanka Chulamanee Chartsuwan, Thai Trade Centre Director Jittim


Kedella 2018 at BMICH

Views - 202 Saturday, 10 March 2018 00:00

The most exclusive home-related exhibition of the year 2018 Kedella exhibition, which commenced yesterday, is on this weekend at the Sirimavo Exhibition Hall, BMICH. The exhibition focuses on house designing and construction, interior designing, hou


Annual gathering of ex-bankers of Commercial Bank

Views - 165 Friday, 9 March 2018 00:00

The annual gathering of ex-bankers of Commercial Bank


SLAMERP AGM & 31st anniversary celebrations

Views - 187 Thursday, 8 March 2018 00:00

The Annual General Meeting and 31st anniversary celebration of the Sri Lanka Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber Products (SLAMERP) was held at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, recently. -Pix by Indraratne Balasuriya


Jazzy celebration of US-SL diplomatic ties

Views - 162 Wednesday, 7 March 2018 00:00

Celebrating 70 years of US and Sri Lanka diplomatic relations, a Jazz Sextet Concert featuring Wycliffe Gordon


HNB rewards bank staff at glittering Stars Night 2018

Views - 261 Tuesday, 6 March 2018 00:00

Celebrating another year of remarkable growth, Sri Lanka’s premier retail sector bank, HNB PLC hosted ‘Stars Night 2018’, a glamorous awards ceremony to recognize exceptional performances by its Retail and SME sales teams for the past year.


CA Sri Lanka inducts Jagath Perera as President

Views - 95 Monday, 5 March 2018 00:21

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) ceremonially inducted Jagath Perera as the 24th President of the Association recently at the grand Ballroom, Hilton Colombo, in the presence of a distinguished gathering which include


Medicare health exhibition now on

Views - 59 Saturday, 3 March 2018 00:04

The Medicare health exhibition is being held at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Hall from 2-4 March. Being held for the ninth consecutive year, the exhibition will showcase the latest technology available for disease diagnosis, preventi


Academy for Administrative Professionals Graduation and Award Ceremony

Views - 141 Friday, 2 March 2018 00:00

The Academy for Administrative Professionals Graduation and Award Ceremony was held at Galadari Hotel for the 13th


National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka holds 59th AGM

Views - 102 Friday, 2 March 2018 00:00

The 59th Annual General Meeting of the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka was held at The Kingsbury recently.


Shower of blessings for Navam Perahera

Views - 56 Thursday, 1 March 2018 00:00

Drummers, dancers and performers don traditional costumes and regalia in preparation for the annual Gangaramaya Navam Perahera today (1 March). The Navam Perahera, first celebrated in 1979, takes place over two days under the auspices of the Gangaram


Macksons Care Annual Get Together 2017

Views - 149 Wednesday, 28 February 2018 00:00

Macksons Care Annual Get Together 2017 was held at the Mandarina Hotel Colombo recently. Macksons Holdings


Kala Pola 2018

Views - 292 Tuesday, 27 February 2018 00:00

The George Keyt Foundation in association with John Keells Holdings presented the Silver Anniversary Edition of Sri Lanka’s acclaimed open-air art fair, Kala Pola, which was held last Sunday (25 February) along Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo


Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo concludes on a high

Views - 204 Monday, 26 February 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo commenced at 6.15a.m. yesterday with 880 participants from 63 countries taking on the challenge.


Axis Bank Annual Get Together with FI Partners

Views - 199 Wednesday, 21 February 2018 00:00

Axis Bank, Sri Lanka, conducted an Annual Get Together with the FI Partner Banks of Sri Lanka recently at the Taj Samudra


SLASSCOM People Summit 2018 kicks off today

Views - 261 Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:13

The knowledge and innovation chamber SLASSCOM-organised People Summit 2018 under the theme ‘Transforming the way we think, work and connect’ will take place today at the Lotus Ballroom, Shangri-La Colombo, from 10.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m., preceded


AMCHAM hosts networking event

Views - 317 Monday, 19 February 2018 00:00

The American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) New Year Cocktail and Networking Event 2018 was held at the Cinnamon Grand


Wedding Show 2018

Views - 111 Saturday, 17 February 2018 00:56

The Wedding Show 2018 exhibition was launched at the BMICH on Friday. The exhibition which includes wedding costumes, wedding planning, and photography will be held today (17) and tomorrow (18) as well


BOC Premier Customer Appreciation Dinner

Views - 240 Friday, 16 February 2018 00:00

The BOC Premier Customer Appreciation Dinner was held at the Shangri-la Hotel Colombo recently


Sampath Las Vegas Nite

Views - 434 Thursday, 15 February 2018 00:00

Sampath Nite, the annual dinner dance of Sampath Bank, was held at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Centre recently. This year’s event was a dazzling affair set in Las Vegas, with over 1,000 guests, members of the Sampath Team and the


The Sound of Music is buzzing in Colombo

Views - 180 Wednesday, 14 February 2018 00:00


Mainland China opens doors in Colombo

Views - 169 Wednesday, 14 February 2018 00:00

South Asia’s leading Pan Asian restaurant chain, Mainland China, was opened in Colombo recently at a well-attended


Sri Lanka’s first-ever international kart race – X30 Asia Cup

Views - 73 Tuesday, 13 February 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s first-ever international kart race X30 Asia Cup flagged off at the Sri Lanka Karting Circuit (SLKC) in Bandaragama on 13 and 14 January. This enthralling start to Asia’s karting season featured a number of Asia’s best drivers and wi


Getting ready for the polls

Views - 21 Saturday, 10 February 2018 00:17

Thousands of public servants including police and Election Commission officials yesterday were seen at work around the country readying for the Local Government elections today


GRI celebrates opening of world-class tyre factory

Views - 202 Friday, 9 February 2018 00:00

Global Rubber Industries (GRI) recently opened a world-class advanced specialty tyre factory in Badalgama and held a cocktail


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