Finetech Consultancy receives two National ICT Awards

Finetech Consultancy Ltd. bagged two coveted awards at the prestigious ‘National ICT Awards – NBQSA2019’ held recently. A Bronze award for OverC: workflow management system and a merit award for Timespot: leave and attendance application system were the two awards respectively. The annual event is held to recognise outstanding achievements…

Ceylon Chamber publishes Directory of Members

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce has released a new and updated Directory of Members. The directory is a comprehensive guide consisting of the contact details and business activities of 630 member companies of the Ceylon Chamber. These are further categorised as exporters, importers, manufacturers, service providers, agent’s representatives, traders, suppliers…

For freer and fairer polls

The recently-concluded Presidential Election rightly earned many bouquets for being a peaceful poll. But election monitors had pointed out gaps in the local legal system they called to be bridged to strengthen the Elections Commission (EC). It is important these recommendations are considered before a parliamentary poll. One key requirement…

Outdoor catering and event mastery with ‘Flavours Your Way’ by Platinum One Suites

Platinum One Suites, the luxury apart-hotel in Colombo, is bringing its delightful gastronomic creations beyond the walls of the property with its outdoor catering service aptly called ‘Flavours Your Way’. Whether hosting a lavish event, wedding reception, birthday or anniversary party, a large-scale conference or banquet, office meeting or a…

KPMG insurance conference on tax and accounting issues

The KPMG Academy has organised a conference on insurance with Partner Audit Suren Rajakarier, Principal Tax and Regulatory Suresh Perera and Director Audit Raditha Alahakoon, making presentations followed by a panel discussion with HNB Assurance Managing Director Deepthi Lokuarachchi, and Softlogic Life Insurance Chief Financial Officer Nuwan Withanage. The conference…

Ceylinco Life launches ‘Pension Saver’ Retirement cum Life Protection Plan

A new Retirement cum Life Protection Plan that offers a Premium Assurance Benefit, Loyalty Rewards, and a monthly pension after maturity has been launched by Ceylinco Life to stimulate early investment in retirement. The objective of this product branded ‘Pension Saver’ is to enable adults between the ages of 25…

Oman’s SalamAir to fly to Colombo four times a week

Oman’s fastest-growing value-for-money airline, SalamAir, has announced a four times a week direct flight service from Colombo to Muscat yesterday. The Muscat-Colombo direct route marks SalamAir’s first entry into the Sri Lankan market. The airline now flies to seven destination in the subcontinent, including Colombo, Dhaka, Kathmandu, Karachi, Multan, Sialkot…

Bond yields increase for third consecutive day

The upward momentum in secondary market bond yields continued yesterday on the back of persistent selling interest. The yields on the liquid maturities of 2023s (i.e.15.07.23, 01.09.23 and 15.12.23), 2024s (i.e. 15.03.24, 15.06.24 and 15.09.24), 01.08.26 and 15.10.27 were seen hitting intraday highs of 9.22%, 9.35%, 9.45%, 9.55%, 9.60%, 9.62%,…

Rodesha Group Chairman Rohan Fernando honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of the Rodesha Group of Companies, which comprises Rodesha Enterprises Ltd, Rodesha International, Rodesha Marketing, Ranmal-Ramadia Holiday Resorts and Rodesha Agro Lanka, Rohan Fernando, was honoured with Lifetime Achievement and Emerging Holiday Resort in Sri Lanka awards at the recently concluded South Asian Partnership Business…