oDoc at Work: app launches corporate subscription packages for unlimited medical consultations

oDoc, Sri Lanka’s video medical consultation platform, has introduced an employee healthcare solution for businesses. oDoc’s corporate subscriptions present organisations with a compelling new option to offer employees unlimited fully paid doctor consultations from anywhere, including at corporate and factory sick rooms.


STAX presents research on investment and FTA potential at SL-Singapore Business Council AGM

To raise awareness on current and future investment potential in Sri Lanka, leading management consulting firmSTAX delivered a presentation on the SL-SG FTA and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) dynamics and opportunities, at the recently concluded Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka-Singapore Business Council.


Technology executives from Sysco

Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company,announced that two of the Company’s executives, including its executive vice president and chief technology officer, Wayne Shurts, visited the Sysco LABS team in Colombo. Sysco LABS is Sysco’s innovation team, leveraging agile and design thinking to reimagine the customer experience, with team members in Redwood City, California, Austin and Houston, Texas, and its core engineering team in Colombo. Shurts and Sysco’s vice president of business technology, Americas, Wesley Story, were in Colombo to discuss Sysco’s business strategy and collaborate with the local Sysco LABS’ team on the cutting edge work taking place.


SAKS Analytics brings disruptive innovation

As regional businesses continue to make incremental progress in their augmentation of technology into operational and strategic business processes, a subsidiary of one of Sri Lanka’s largest and oldest conglomerates, SAKS Analytics, announced a breakthrough partnership with global artificial intelligence (AI) and intelligent automation company, AntWorks, in a bid to introduce disruptive innovation in automation, in Sri Lanka.


Sri Lanka not ‘forced’ to accept Chinese loans, wants more cooperation: Envoy

Sri Lankan Ambassador to China Karunasena Kodituwakku on Wednesday strongly pushed back recent media reports criticising Chinese investments in his country, saying that Sri Lanka was not forced to accept investments and loans from China and wants to continue cooperation with China under the Belt and Road (B&R) initiative. Chinese investments in Sri Lanka have come under increased criticism, mostly from Western media and officials, who have accused China of using a debt trap to gain control of strategic commercial routes, after a Chinese company’s acquisition of stakes in a strategic port.


Govt. to amend legislation on finance and microfinance companies

The Government will bring in amendments to legislation pertaining to finance and microfinance companies before the presentation of Budget 2019. Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said that amendments would be introduced to ensure that the Central Bank is able to fully implement its relief program to bail out women who have obtained high interest loans from microfinance companies, particularly in the North of the island. (SG)

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