Business http://www.sumercopywriting.com/taxonomy/term/3/all en Galle Metropolitan mCentre relocated http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/10/04/business/galle-metropolitan-mcentre-relocated <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/31-Galle.jpg?itok=EL2--ntU"><a href="/2020/10/04/business/galle-metropolitan-mcentre-relocated"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/31-Galle.jpg?itok=EL2--ntU" width="270" height="155" alt="" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Metropolitan Group recently relocated its mCentre retail showroom in Galle, to offer an enhanced and convenient user experience for its rapidly growing customer base. Located at Wakwella Road, Galle, the new spacious showroom provides customer support, sales and services along with parking facilities for added convenience. Here officials at the opening of the new showroom. Pic: Sulochana Gamage</p> </div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_1"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> <script type="text/javascript"> <!--//--><![CDATA[//><!-- if(window.da2a)da2a.script_load(); //--><!]]> </script> Sat, 03 Oct 2020 11:49:25 +0000 pushpika 40389 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Aitken Spence Hotels reopens Heritance Tea Factory http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/10/04/business/aitken-spence-hotels-reopens-heritance-tea-factory <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/31-Aitken.jpg?itok=q6ojM2pX"><a href="/2020/10/04/business/aitken-spence-hotels-reopens-heritance-tea-factory"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/31-Aitken.jpg?itok=q6ojM2pX" width="270" height="155" alt="Guests tasting tea." /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Aitken Spence Hotels welcomes back guests to its hillside property Heritance Tea Factory, a one of its kind hotel in Nuwara Eliya.</p> <p>Promising panoramas from the highest elevation in Sri Lanka, Heritance Tea Factory is a hillside sanctuary that guests can escape to break away from the mundane.</p> <p>The hallmark concept of a 19th century tea factory converted to a resort is reflected throughout the stay with the quaint décor and cozy ambience.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_2"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Sat, 03 Oct 2020 11:48:37 +0000 pushpika 40388 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Nations Trust Bank goes green with e-Leaflets http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/10/04/business/nations-trust-bank-goes-green-e-leaflets <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/31-Nations.jpg?itok=SXctttpb"><a href="/2020/10/04/business/nations-trust-bank-goes-green-e-leaflets"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/31-Nations.jpg?itok=SXctttpb" width="270" height="155" alt="Hemantha Gunetilleke, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Nations Trust Bank at the official launch of Nations e-Leaflet" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Nations Trust Bank is proud to announce the network-wide rollout of “Nations e-Leaflets”.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_3"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Sat, 03 Oct 2020 11:47:42 +0000 pushpika 40387 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com CHSGA appoints new office-bearers http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/10/04/business/chsga-appoints-new-office-bearers <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/31-CHSGA.jpg?itok=oxyZMiEh"><a href="/2020/10/04/business/chsga-appoints-new-office-bearers"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/31-CHSGA.jpg?itok=oxyZMiEh" width="270" height="155" alt="Executive Committee of CHSGA 2021 with keynote speaker Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva, and guest of honour Ms Kimali Fernando, Chairperson, Sri Lanka Tourism.. " /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The 49th Annual General Meeting of the Ceylon Hotel School Graduates Association (CHSGA) took place at the Taj Samudra Hotel recently.</p> <p>The Secretary to the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation Services S. Hettiarachchi was the chief guest, Mrs. Kimali Fernando, Chairperson of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) and the Sri Lanka Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management (SLITHM) was the guest of honour and Army Chief Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva was the keynote speaker.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_4"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Sat, 03 Oct 2020 11:46:51 +0000 pushpika 40386 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Singer Sri Lanka earns mantle as No. 1 Computer seller http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/10/04/business/singer-sri-lanka-earns-mantle-no-1-computer-seller <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/29-Singer.jpg?itok=rxg5cLPz"><a href="/2020/10/04/business/singer-sri-lanka-earns-mantle-no-1-computer-seller"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/29-Singer.jpg?itok=rxg5cLPz" width="270" height="155" alt="The laptop and desktop segment stands to grow exponentially as consumers gear towards lifestyle changes due to Covid-19 implications." /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Singer has earned the mantle as the No. 1 computer seller in the country according to an International Data Corporation (IDC) Report released recently.</p> <p>Singer began catering to consumers’ computing needs during the start of the new millennium in early 2000.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_5"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Sat, 03 Oct 2020 11:43:35 +0000 pushpika 40383 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Huge increase in CDS account openings since digitalisation http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/10/04/business/huge-increase-cds-account-openings-digitalisation <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has recorded consistent gains in the All Share Price Index of 31% and S &amp; P Index of 27% since reopening on May 11, 2020, a media release from the CSE stated.</p> <p>Sri Lanka is one of the markets that has recovered the fastest from the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic in comparison to countries in the Asia Pacific region recording positive price returns in US Dollar terms.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_6"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Sat, 03 Oct 2020 11:42:46 +0000 pushpika 40382 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com HNB Finance Avurudu digital games winners receive prizes http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/10/04/business/hnb-finance-avurudu-digital-games-winners-receive-prizes <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/29-HNB.jpg?itok=TtyIzVlV"><a href="/2020/10/04/business/hnb-finance-avurudu-digital-games-winners-receive-prizes"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/29-HNB.jpg?itok=TtyIzVlV" width="270" height="155" alt="A winner receives her prize." /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>HNB Finance PLC, rewarded the winners of their interactive ‘Ape Gedara Avurudu’ digital portal, launched in celebration of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, recently.</p> <p>The Ape Gedara Avurudu platform was launched to lift the spirits of and give all Sri Lankans the opportunity to compete in traditional Avurudu folk games and rasa pena contests, while they were confined to their homes due to the pandemic-induced, country-wide lockdown.</p> <p>The pandemic shed light on numerous spheres of society’s needs, particularly the need for rapid digital adoption.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_7"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Sat, 03 Oct 2020 11:42:03 +0000 pushpika 40380 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com SLTC teams up with FITIS as corporate partner http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/10/04/business/sltc-teams-fitis-corporate-partner <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/29-SLTC.jpg?itok=OXMAfzm8"><a href="/2020/10/04/business/sltc-teams-fitis-corporate-partner"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/29-SLTC.jpg?itok=OXMAfzm8" width="270" height="155" alt="At the presentation of the cheque: From left : Aruna Alwis, CEO FITIS, Dr. Prasad Samarasinghe, Senior Vice Chairman FITIS, Abbas Kamrudeen, Chairman FITIS, Ranjith G. Rubasinghe, CEO, SLTC, Nuwan Dishan, Lead Corporate Education and Dr. Dhammika Elkaduwa, Head of School of Computing and IT." /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC) joined hands with the Federation of Information Technology Industry (FITIS) as Corporate Partner to broaden its collaborative and industrial reach.</p> <p>With the objective of producing industry ready graduates with the right set of skills matching the industry job profiles, this partnership will certainly add value in moulding the academic delivery with industry inputs.</p> <p>The sponsorship cheque was presented to FITIS Chairman Abbas Kamrudeen by Founder President and CEO of SLTC Ranjith G. Rubasinghe recently.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_8"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Sat, 03 Oct 2020 11:39:44 +0000 pushpika 40379 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Marina Square launches new website http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/10/04/business/marina-square-launches-new-website <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Marina Square - Uptown Colombo recently launched a completely revamped website, providing an extensive interactive content. The information is presented in an easy to navigate manner and illustrated through life-like, architecturally accurate 3D images, giving the customers a ‘preview’ of what to expect from the Marina Square Development.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_9"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Sat, 03 Oct 2020 11:38:25 +0000 pushpika 40378 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com “Banking sector will be in stress” http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/10/04/business/%E2%80%9Cbanking-sector-will-be-stress%E2%80%9D <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/28-Banking.jpg?itok=KY7C1q2C"><a href="/2020/10/04/business/%E2%80%9Cbanking-sector-will-be-stress%E2%80%9D"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/28-Banking.jpg?itok=KY7C1q2C" width="270" height="155" alt="Lakshman Silva" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The banking sector will continue to be in stress for some time due to the impact of the Easter Sunday attacks and the global pandemic which has suppressed business appetite across the board, DFCC Bank CEO Lakshman Silva told the media at a ceremony to mark the bank’s 65th anniversary last week.</p> <p>He said the non-performing loan (NPL) ration of the banking sector would increase due to the repercussions of the current crisis which has taken a toll on all sectors particularly the SMEs.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_10"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Sat, 03 Oct 2020 11:37:43 +0000 pushpika 40376 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Abans to sell stake in Finance arm to Softlogic Capital http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/10/04/business/abans-sell-stake-finance-arm-softlogic-capital <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Abans PLC, the controlling shareholder of Abans Finance PLC, will sell its stake in the finance company to Softlogic Capital PLC, the holding company of Softlogic Finance PLC. The Boards of Abans PLC and Softlogic Capital PLC approved the proposed transaction last week.</p> <p>Abans Finance PLC was set up as a registered finance and leasing company in 2006. The company currently operates across the island through a network of branches and customer service centres. Softlogic Finance PLC was established as a registered Finance and Leasing company in 1999.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_11"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Sat, 03 Oct 2020 11:35:56 +0000 pushpika 40375 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com 99X Technology Chandrasekara wins gold chess championship http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/10/04/business/99x-technology-chandrasekara-wins-gold-chess-championship <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/27-99X.jpg?itok=dRAjR7t9"><a href="/2020/10/04/business/99x-technology-chandrasekara-wins-gold-chess-championship"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/27-99X.jpg?itok=dRAjR7t9" width="270" height="155" alt="99X Technology Application Security Engineer Pranieth Chandrasekara (left) receives the trophy from Chess Federation of Sri Lanka Treasurer Irosh Jayasinghe." /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>In a first for 99X Technology, Application Security Engineer Pranieth Chandrasekara won gold at the 9th Mercantile and Government Service International Rating Chess Championship 2020 recently., It was organised by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_12"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Sat, 03 Oct 2020 11:35:17 +0000 pushpika 40374 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Sri Lanka Economic Summit from Dec 1-2 http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/10/04/business/sri-lanka-economic-summit-dec-1-2 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will organise the 20th Sri Lanka Economic Summit (SLES) on December 1 and 2 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo.</p> <p>This will be the 20th consecutive year the Chamber is organising this economic event. The theme this year is ‘Roadmap for Take-Off: Driving a People-Centric Economic Revival’.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_13"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Sat, 03 Oct 2020 11:34:11 +0000 pushpika 40373 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Moody’s ratings unwarranted - Finance Ministry http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/10/04/business/moody%E2%80%99s-ratings-unwarranted-finance-ministry <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Responding to the recent downgrading of Sri Lanka’s ratings by Moody’s the Finance Ministry issuing a media release on Tuesday stated the observation by the rating agency was unwarranted at a time when the budget for 2021 is to be presented by the government which would lay out the policy framework in the medium term.</p> <p>The rating agency downgraded Sri Lanka’s long term foreign currency issuer and senior unsecured ratings to Caa1 from B2. However, the outlook remained stable according to the rating agency.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_14"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Sat, 03 Oct 2020 11:33:15 +0000 pushpika 40372 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Everyone knows HR http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/10/04/business/everyone-knows-hr <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/26-Everyone.jpg?itok=c84uHxfd"><a href="/2020/10/04/business/everyone-knows-hr"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/10/03/26-Everyone.jpg?itok=c84uHxfd" width="270" height="155" alt="" /></a></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_15"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Sat, 03 Oct 2020 11:29:51 +0000 pushpika 40371 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com 成版人性视频app-亚洲做性视频在线观看