Business News

Sri Lanka’s most innovative taxi hailing software provider PickMe, has announced a partnership with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and the newly-established Center for Data Science (DataSEARCH) at the University of Moratuwa which resulted from a mutual interest in strengthening and extending the capacity of research and development needed to foster a culture of technological innovation and entrepreneurship.

Even as Sri Lanka’s construction sector continues to enjoy an unprecedented level of growth and development – rising to a rate of 9.3% Year-on-Year in the second quarter of 2017, the construction industry itself is finding it increasingly difficult to find labour – skilled or unskilled – to meet the rapidly increasing demand for high quality residential and commercial space.

Huawei, the number one growing smartphone brand in Sri Lanka conducted exclusive Tech Service Days across the island spanning a three month period.

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC has been recognised as the ‘Best Digital Bank’ in Sri Lanka and has been presented the award for the ‘Best Mobile Banking Application’ by the prestigious London-based ‘World Finance’ magazine celebrating achievement, innovation and brilliance at its annual awards for 2017.

GroupM Sri Lanka became the country’s most awarded media agency in 2017, successfully adding another two medals to its collection at the Campaign Asia Agency of the Year Awards in Mumbai on 5 December 2017.

Emirates and flydubai will offer travellers even more connectivity and flight options in 2018, with new codeshare flights planned to Krakow in Poland from 8 April, and Catania in Italy from 13 June.

Guests were treated to a spectacular display of lights, decorations and fabulous array of foods from all over the world.

Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel has entered into a partnership with HMD Global to launch a special seasonal campaign to promote the latest Nokia Android devices.

Unilevers iconic brand Lux, which has been a household name for generations and has a 75 year old presence in Sri Lanka, with a range of beauty soap and the latest 8 hour long lasting fragrance of Magical Spell body wash, has now introduced a premium, perfumed soap, “The Lux Perfumed Bar Collection” to local users.

Commencing the New Year with exciting news for its customers, Mobitel has renewed its popular ‘Cash Bonanza’ programme for Year 2018.