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Jun 02, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s foreign policy think tank Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute has signed a memorandum of understanding with the MJF Group to establish a Global Economy Programme to focus on international trade, foreign investment, and tourism.
Oct 10, 2016 (LBO) – Expo Freight says it has achieved a significant milestone in cross border trade in the Indian subcontinent after a shipment for Marks & Spencer crossed over seamlessly to India from Bangladesh, following a trading agreement.
EFL celebrated a significant milestone in cross border trade in the Indian subcontinent when its shipment for Marks & Spencer crossed over seamlessly to India from Bangladesh. This marked the first occasion a truck carrying cargo was allowed to cross over to India from Bangladesh without requiring the consignment to be unloaded and transferred to another truck at the border as has been the practice.
(PRESS RELEASE) – EFL celebrated a significant milestone in cross border trade in the Indian subcontinent when its shipment for Marks & Spencer crossed over seamlessly to India from Bangladesh. This marked the first occasion a truck carrying cargo was allowed to cross over to India from Bangladesh without requiring the consignment to be unloaded and transferred to another truck at the border as has been the practice.
The Travel & Leisure Industry and the Event Production business saw the birth of a new phenomenon, when Classic Travel partnered with Showbiz veteran Imran Saibo of Funtime, to launch Classic Funtime.
(PRESS RELEASE) – EFL announced the appointment of key personnel to the company’s headquarters in Colombo with S. Senthilnathan being promoted to CEO while former DSV Regional Director Peter M Larsen assumed the role of COO.
EFL announced the appointment of key personnel to the company’s headquarters in Colombo with S. Senthilnathan being promoted to CEO while former DSV Regional Director Peter M Larsen assumed the role of COO.
Sept 10, 2016 (LBO) – The filing for bankruptcy by South Korean container shipper Hanjin Shipping will have an indirect impact on Sri Lanka with reduced space for cargo originating from the island, an industry official said.
In an effort to strengthen the Group’s dynamic expansion and consolidation program with industry’s outstanding young professionals joining the top management, George Steuart and Company Limited, one of the fastest expanding conglomerates in Sri Lanka, recently announced the appointment of Mr. Paddy Weerasekera as the Chief Executive Officer of the groups’ Consumer Sector.
Aug 09, 2016 (LBO) – Expolanka Holdings, which operates in areas including logistics and leisure, said it recorded seven percent growth in revenue to 14.96 billion rupees in the June quarter, which was a resilient performance amidst challenges.
The Group – which operates in the spheres of Logistics, Leisure and Ventures – records resilient performance amidst challenges 4th August 2016: Via its strategic shift towards focus on growth sectors, Expolanka Holdings PLC has achieved Revenue growth of seven per cent year-on-year (YoY) amidst challenges, thereby increasing its Revenue for the first quarter of the 2016/17 financial year (1Q 2016/17) to LKR 14,956 million.
WIN Youth Empowerment initiative which seeks to benefit 10,000 underprivileged rural youth wins accolade in the Social Empowerment category 2nd August 2016: For its contribution towards empowering underprivileged rural youth via the ‘WIN Youth Empowerment Programme’ – which seeks to eventually benefit 10,000 youth – Asian Alliance Insurance PLC has been recognized as a winner in the ‘Social Empowerment’ category at the prestigious Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards (AREA) 2016.
Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC recently moved in to acquire 80 per cent shares of Sri Lanka’s prominent food producer Norfolk Foods (Private) Limited with an investment of 04 million US dollars.
Singapore was the host to the Annual Enterprise Asia, Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards and International CSR Sumit 2016 on 24th June 2016 at Resort World, Resort World Sentosa, Convention Center, Singapore. Over 200 senior executives from multinational and leading corporations in Asia attended the event and witnessed the awards presentation.
• Hire 1 named Winner, and Impact Entrepreneurship Award recipient • Quebee Den and Direct2Door adjudged Runner-up and Second Runner-up, respectively
2018-05-19 - Asif
OVERVIEW Sangamo BioSciences is a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on translating ground-breaking science into genomic therapies that transform patients’ lives using its industry-leading platform technologies in genome editing, gene therapy, gene regulation and cell therapy. Sangamo BioSciences is a leader in the research and development of zinc finger proteins, or ZFPs, a naturally occurring class of proteins found in humans. Sangamo BioSciences has used its knowledge and expertise to develop a proprietary technology platform in both genome editing and gene regulation. ZFPs can be engineered to make zinc finger nucleases, or ZFNs, proteins that can be used to specifically modify DNA sequences by adding or knocking out specific genes, or genome editing, and ZFP transcription factors or ZFP TFs, proteins that can be used to increase or decrease gene expression, or gene regulation. In the process of developing this platform, Sangamo BioSciences has accrued signific...
2018-05-19 - Asif
Business Overview The company provide high quality information technology, or IT, services and solutions including a range of technology platforms focusing on big data, business intelligence, and consumer-centric technology. More recently, to provide greater value to stockholders, the Company has sought to expand its business primarily through acquisitions that leverage its capabilities and expertise. As of March 31, 2018, the Company owned 81.2%, and as of the date of this report the Company owns 91.8%, of the outstanding shares of MoviePass (excluding outstanding MoviePass options and warrants). MoviePass is the premiere movie theater subscription service in the United States which provides its subscribers the ability to view up to one new movie title per day for one monthly subscription price. The company's more than 2 million subscribers have access to see films in over 91% of U.S movie theaters. By the end of April 2018, the company implemented certain measures ...
2018-05-17 - Asif
Overview Biostage is a biotechnology company developing bioengineered organ implants based on its novel CellframeTM technology. The company's Cellframe technology is comprised of a biocompatible scaffold that is seeded with the recipient’s own stem cells. This technology is being developed to treat life-threatening conditions of the esophagus, trachea or bronchus with the objective of dramatically improving the treatment paradigm for those patients. The company believe that its Cellframe technology will provide surgeons with new ways to address damage to the esophagus, bronchus, and trachea due to congenital abnormalities, cancer, infection or trauma. Products being developed based on its Cellframe technology for those indications are called CellspanTM products. The company announced favorable preliminary pre-clinical results of large-animal studies for the esophagus, trachea and bronchus in November 2015. Since then, the Cellspan esophageal implant product candidates hav...