Mobitel wins three awards
Mobitel won three awards at the recent 'e-Swabhimani 2014 Awards',
the national awards that gives recognition to the best e-content and
innovative ICT applications.
Mobitel received recognition for showcasing innovation in e-content
and the use of its mobile platform as a powerful medium of exchange.
Mobitel triumphed in the m-content category for 'Doc Call', the service
through which customers could receive initial medical advice from
doctors affiliated to the Sri Lanka Medical Association.
CCC meets global Chamber heads
A group comprising representatives of nearly 30 Chambers across the
globe visited the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) and the Colombo Tea
Auction on Wednesday.
The group was in the country to take part in two ongoing training
programs on 'Certificate of Origins' and 'ATA Carnets', conducted by the
ICC World Chambers Federation in Colombo.
The group included representatives from Chambers in countries such as
Belarus, British, China, Australia, German, US, Netherlands, Stockholm,
South Africa, Mauritius, France, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Poland,
Philippines, Dubai, Portugal and Thailand.
Singapore tops doing business ranking
Wealthy city-state Singapore has again topped a ranking of the best
places in the world to do business. The Economist's Intelligence Unit (EIU)
ranked Singapore as number one out of 82 countries for its "efficient
and open economy".
The tiny Asian island nation has been at the top of the rankings for
seven consecutive years. Other countries ranked in the top five included
Switzerland, Australia, Hong Kong and Sweden.