EY educates Licensed Finance Companies on proposed new direction on credit risk management

Ernst & Young (EY) Sri Lanka successfully carried out an informative full-day training session for all Licensed Finance Companies on ‘The proposed new directive on Credit Risk Management for Licensed Finance companies’ issued by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL). The event was held at the Movenpick Hotel Colombo…

StartupX Foundry shines with a Silver at NBQSA 2019

Maturify, a product incubated by start-up accelerator StartupX Foundry, swept up a Silver in its inaugural year of participation at the National ICT Awards (NBQSA) 2019. The intelligent knowledge management platform was awarded in the Professional Services Solutions in Business Services category. “This recognition at NBQSA is a great milestone…

LECO widens customer service capabilities via myLECO app and Call Centre

Lanka Electricity Company Ltd. (LECO) by enhancing its customer service standards in line with modern mobile phone communication technology, unveiled myLECO app and LECO 24 hour – Call Centre. LECO customers within stipulated business peripheries can now connect with LECO at any time and obtain services after downloading these apps…

Unconventional Guests of Honour

MullenLowe Sri Lanka, the premier strategic communications and advertising agency, recently launched its sister agency LoweLintas. The two agencies, along with three specialist divisions form the MullenLowe Sri Lanka Group, are located in close proximity to each other, operating from premises at Austin Place and Kynsey Road respectively. The MullenLowe…

President outlines policy priorities

Newly-sworn-in President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday, in his first address to the nation, outlined his policies, which centred on efficiency to drive economic growth, a non-aligned foreign policy, priority for national security and minority inclusivity to build a prosperous Sri Lanka. Speaking at the historic Ruwanwelisaya under the shadow of King…

What causes dizziness? An overview of common balance disorders

Dizziness is a common symptom that affects many people in our country; it has been reported to be the one of the most common complaints in patients 75 years of age or older. Dizziness, however, is a common term used to describe multiple sensations (sense of spinning known as vertigo,…

Silicon Valley startup Guild expands to Europe and Asia to change the odds for female entrepreneurs

A new entrepreneurship academy program paired with artificial intelligence and 1:1 meetings is building a global community to close the gender gap in entrepreneurship. On 19 November, during Global Entrepreneurship Week, the digital networking platform for offline and online connections Guild is opening their doors to Europe and Asia! Building…

NDB NEOS becomes first paperless banking branch at One Galle Face

NDB Bank recently opened their 112th branch and second NDB NEOS branch at One Galle Face, Colombo. The branch was opened by NDB Director/Group CEO Dimantha Seneviratne. The bank’s phygital proposition branded as NDB NEOS adds value to the customer’s banking journey by ensuring human interaction for a personalised service…