Business News

Leading SME lending institution, HNB PLC announced the conclusion of a capacity building programme hosted for its Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) customers in the Southern Province.

Lion Srilal Fernando, MJF has been appointed as the District Governor of Lions Clubs International District 306A1 at the 102nd International Lions Convention held in Milan recently.

Sri Lanka’s foremost cement manufacturer marked an important milestone in its ongoing journey of “Building the Nation” when Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd, also known as INSEE Cement Sri Lanka, announced the launch of the company’s first Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) based and externally assured Sustainability Report 2018 on the 23rd of July 2019 at a conference held at Taj Samudra Hotel to a large audience of journalists and corporate decision makers.

The Positive Sri Lanka initiative is generating an overwhelming response from the local business community as leading brands step forward to do their bit to restore the economy.

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has announced a limited duration reduction in the interest rates applicable to the Bank’s Home Loans along with fast-tracked approvals and discounts from selected suppliers of materials and fittings.

Ceylinco Life has launched a two-month campaign to encourage policyholders to revive lapsed policies and is offering to waive 50 per cent of the late payment fee for those who respond before end August 2019.

Sustainability has always occupied a prime position on leading chicken producer Crysbro’s list of operational priorities.

Some of the leading Chief Data and Analytics Officers from across the Asia Pacific region, including one of my colleagues, Oracle’s Han Chung Heng, Senior Vice President, Systems, in Europe Middle East Africa, Asia Pacific and Japan, will come together for a Summit (23-24 July 2019) in Singapore.

The grand finale of Inter-University Esports Championship 2019, powered by SLT’s ultra-high speed fibre and organized by Gamer.LK came to a successful conclusion recently at Stein Studios, Rathmalana.

The tech dragon Huawei is impending the release of Y9 Prime 2019, Y7 Pro 2019 (finger print) and Y5 Lite (leather back) with enhanced new features, which is dedicatedly living up the expectations of the younger generation of Sri Lanka.