Premier blue chip John Keells Holdings (JKH) yesterday announced the much hyped Glennie Street project to the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) officially, of which the company kept mum even in its latest annual report.
Country’s importers renewed their call to bring back the Gold Card System where selected importers could enjoy preferential treatment when clearing their cargo, doing away with the existing system where all importers are treated alike.
Amana Bank opened its 22nd branch on July 1 in Puttalam, thereby expanding its services to the residents of the locality and nearby towns such as Kalpitiya, Norochcholai, Palavi, Karative and Madurankuliya.
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has appointed People’s Leasing and Finance PLC as Managing Agents of Central Investments and Finance PLC.
Southeast Asian nations urged Indonesia yesterday quickly to ratify a treaty aimed at preventing fires in its giant rainforests that regularly inflict choking smog on its neighbours.
In a bid to expand healthcare facilities, Nawaloka Hospitals PLC (NHL) will be investing Rs.575 million on setting up a chain of peripheral hospitals, starting from a hospital in Negombo, a stock market filing stated.
Softlogic Holdings PLC’s auto subsidiary Future Automobiles (Pvt) Ltd, sole distributor for Ford Motor Company in Sri Lanka, is to set up a Rs.200 million sales and service facility in Pelawatta, an official stated.
Aitken Spence PLC which has strong presence in tourism and ports & logistics sectors both in Sri Lanka and outside, is planning to invest approximately US$ 30 million in the construction and management of Heritage Grove, a high-end retirement community on 30 acres of land in Negombo.
Colombo – June 11th, 2013: Softlogic, a leading communication services provider in Sri Lanka, today announced that it has been appointed as an authorized distributor for BlackBerry® smartphones in Sri Lanka.
With the IT-BPO industry exhibiting a high paced growth in Sri Lanka to becoming a billion dollar industry by 2016 and presently being among the top 20 outsourcing destinations globally, Colombo Camp Community, backed up and principally sponsored by 99X Technology
Hutch is excited to be entering into an exclusive partnership with Nimbuzz a widely used social messaging app effective June 17th 2013.
SriLankan Airlines opened an office in Melbourne recently, considering Australia’s emerging potential in the air travel business.
Hutch in partnership with Cargills Food City has rolled out an exclusive promotion for the Month of June to reward its loyal customers. This allows both pre-and post-paid customers of Hutch to win Cargills vouchers worth of Rs. 10,000 every day.
Sri Lanka’s top conglomerate, John Keells Holdings (JKH), will sign a US $ 640 million deal to establish an integrated hotel complex in the capital of Colombo, three sources told Reuters yesterday.
Dinesh Weerakkody will launch his fourth volume titled ‘In the Best Interest of my Country’ on July 3, at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.
Three-wheeler major Bajaj Auto unveiled its new re-compact passenger vehicles in the petrol, CNG and LPG variants, which aim to replace the company’s existing range.
Central Bank has told commercial banks to cut the interest rate charged on credit card advances by 4 percentage points in a bid to reduce other lending rates, the Deputy Governor said yesterday.
Nestlé Lanka PLC’s Bandula Egodage has been appointed as the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Export Development Board (EDB) of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, ministry officials stated.
An Australian firm is looking to make an initial US$ 150 million investment in Sri Lanka’s mineral sands prospects in the near future, according to Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Robyn Mudie.
Sri Lanka’s Hemas Holdings PLC, a family-run conglomerate with a strong presence in FMCG and healthcare sectors has embarked on to develop 3 new hotel properties in partnership with Thai-based Minor Group, a top official of the firm said.
The high-street fashion label Avirate will be joining a large and diverse portal of online retailers in Australia effective as of May 22, 2013 with its brand new Australia website.
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