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Twitter, Edelman and Google have topped the list of best companies to work for based on culture and values according to a new report.

The list of 25 companies, compiled by job site Glassdoor, was based on US employee feedback shared over the past 12 months, and included themes of having a supportive, team-oriented atmosphere, a family-like environment and genuinely standing behind company values.

Twitter took the top spot with a 4.5 out of 5 rating for culture and values. PR agency, Edelman, ranked number two with a 4.4 rating, followed by Google (4.4). Rounding out the top five were Riverbed Technology (4.3) and Facebook (4.3).

Apple, Nike and the Walt Disney Company (15th, 16th and 17th respectively) also feature in the list.

The report used data based on companies with at least 100 reviews shared on Glassdoor.


For the first time in Sri Lanka Hashra (Pvt) Ltd has recently introduced wide range of power and money saving electrical equipments to the local market, including extension leads and energy saving power meter, design in Uk under the brand name of 'MASDA'.

Commercial Credit and Finance PLC (CCF) today announced its acquisition of 55, 037,154 Ordinary Voting Shares of Trade Finance and Investments PLC (TFI) at a price of Rs. 28/- per share.

Impressive growth of 62% smartphone shipments YOY with total consumer device shipment of 64.21 million.

Oman Air has further expanded the choice and convenience that it offers customers by enhancing the range of booking options on its newly-designed website at, and by making its web check-in service even easier to use.

Large crowds converged on the stall of the Commercial Bank of Ceylon at the ‘Kedella’ – Art of Living exhibition which concluded at the BMICH on Sunday, 3rd August.

Mountaineer Elmo Francis who recently voyaged to climb Mt Everest was successful in achieving four altitude records for Sri Lanka. Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s only licensed commercial bank which is disengaged from any interest based transaction, partnered the local mountaineer on this record breaking expedition.

The National Mobile Service Provider Mobitel recently unveiled the newly refurbished prenatal and postnatal units of the Nawagaththegama Regional Hospital, along with the special labour ward which received a new facelift courtesy of Mobitel.

“Hi Hutch”, a one stop, fun activation portal for diverse VAS innovation and activations, now grants Hutch pre paid and post paid customers access to a dynamic and interactive new world of discovery and convenience.

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has won double honours for its commitment to the community from the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Asia Council, which has presented Sri Lanka’s largest private bank with two prestigious international awards.