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Seasonal shopping

/ Saturday, 18 December 2010 00:40

BMICH X'mas Shopping Festival is now on at the Sirimavo Bandaranike Memorial Hall starting yesterday. The festival showcases clothes, jewellery, s...


Ladies night

/ Saturday, 18 December 2010 00:01

The Ladies Night at Ceylon Continental with Kadapatha ensured an enjoyable night for all with competitions and giveaways as well as a host of other ac...


TISL welcomes new Executive Director

/ Friday, 17 December 2010 00:01

Transparency International Sri Lanka’s new Executive Director Dr. Wijaya Jayatilaka was welcomed at a simple but fashionable ceremony held at HN...


Alpha Orient Lanka celebrates in style

/ Thursday, 16 December 2010 00:01

Alpha Orient Lanka hosted a cocktail party recently for all its premier partners in appreciation of their valued contribution during the year. The fun...


Cinnamon Lakeside hosts sensational celebration

/ Wednesday, 15 December 2010 00:01

Cinnamon Lakeside did itself proud when General Manager Neroy Marso hosted the hotel’s year-end cocktail at a stunning outdoor venue in the hote...


Time to shine!

/ Tuesday, 14 December 2010 00:01

The international gem, mineral and jewellery trade show ‘Jewels 2010’ hosted a fashion show showcasing some of the industry’s glitte...


SCB celebrates

/ Monday, 13 December 2010 00:01

Standard Chartered Bank hosted a celebratory end-of-year dinner for clients at Kings Court, Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel – Pix by Upul Abayasekara ...


Lanka's Glitter on Show

/ Saturday, 11 December 2010 00:01

The much looked forward for Jewels Sri Lanka 2010, international gem, mineral and jewelers trade show kicked off at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial...


CRIB turns 20

/ Friday, 10 December 2010 00:01

The Credit Information Bureau of Sri Lanka (CRIB) celebrated its 20th anniversary in style recently at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel. Central Bank Governor...


Black Tie Bash!

/ Thursday, 9 December 2010 01:11

The 12th Annual Black Tie Dinner of the Institute of Hospitality, Sri Lanka Chapter spearheaded by its Chairman Roshan Perera was held on Wednesday ni...


City talk in Colombo

/ Wednesday, 8 December 2010 00:01

Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa delivered the seventh Annual Sujata Jayawardena Memorial Oration recently titled ‘Development Plan for the ...


Christmas Season ahoy!

/ Tuesday, 7 December 2010 00:20

The Red Lantern Vigil, a celebration of Victorian tradition was hosted by Galle Face Hotel to welcome the Christmas season. A procession of invitees a...


SLIM Ball

/ Monday, 6 December 2010 00:01

SLIM Ball 2010 was held at the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel recently. Members of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) and their guests participated ...


Celebrating craft

/ Saturday, 4 December 2010 00:01

The Ministry of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development organised a ‘Handicrafts Marketing Village’ at the Janakala Kendra...


A Grand Party!

/ Friday, 3 December 2010 00:34

Cinnamon Grand General Manager Rohan Karr kicked off the Christmas season in grand style as he hosted his annual GM’s Cocktail on 26 November. T...


Ceybank Surakum gilt edge fund launch

/ Thursday, 2 December 2010 01:30

Ceybank Asset Managemnt Ltd., the largest unit trust Fund Manager on Monday launched its latest gilt-edge Fund the “Ceybank Surakum” which...


National Chamber of Exporters AGM

/ Thursday, 2 December 2010 01:26

The National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka (NCE) held its 16th Annual General Meeting last week with IMF Sri Lanka Resident Representative Dr. Kos...


CFAs to the fore

/ Wednesday, 1 December 2010 00:01

The CFA Sri Lanka Charter Awards and Oration 2010 held at the Taj Samudra recently felicitated charter holders and finalists for their achievements. T...


TVS King turns 1

/ Wednesday, 1 December 2010 00:01

TVS King last week celebrated its first anniversary in Sri Lanka by rewarding top performing dealers.  Pix by Indraratne Balasuriya ...


Taj toasts travel trade

/ Tuesday, 30 November 2010 00:01

Taj Hotels Sri Lanka comprising three properties – Taj Samudra, Colombo, Vivanta by Taj, Bentota and Taj Airport Garden, Seeduwa last week threw...


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