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People like to know about your company beyond the flashy website and marketing jargon. I contribute to your content development strategy and support your brand to tell your story. I've dabbled in journalism, e-commerce, travel, environment, sustainable & chemical-free living and women's health. I love working with people and brands and making your voice heard.
The Hatch Blog
hatch is the center of gravity for all things startup. With us, ordinary people to do extraordinary things together.
Journey into the heart of our pearly island and indulge in all that Sri Lanka has to offer.
Problem solvers, deep thinkers and tech fanatics. Give us a complication, and we will find our way through it, or over it, or under it.
Our strength lies in our ranks. With many of our trusted partners scattered across the globe, we adopt and absorb the best practices to drive our business forward.
Concept to completion, we give you a sustainable 360' marketing solution that takes your brand where it needs to be.
Starting a company in Sri Lanka? You're at the right place. We love numbers, and we’re here to take some, if not the majority of the gruelling tasks of setting up a company.
Our methods are scalable in how you can select to outsource some or all of your requirements to us. We are reliable in the way we integrate ourselves with your business to make everything flow smoothly and efficiently.
With our humble beginnings etched in October 2008, we have worked hard to generate incredible IT solutions with a special focus on IT hardware.
Our expertise in several fields including finance, software, marketing and entrepreneurship drove us to dig deeper into an area that has a lot of potential; e-commerce.
We build relationships. While your business grows and the demand for professional, timely and compassionate health care increases; we stand by your side.
Glenmore is a team of independent professionals from many facets of HRM. We identify, design and deliver sustainable solutions that fit your company's need and budget.
Welcome to the wild! Explore the unknown and wander into uncharted jungle territory. Discover yourself at Arana where you can enjoy gracious hospitality in an idyllic, spacious ambience close to the Yala National Park.
Crowning Sri Lanka in the North is a city that lives and breathes the history of proud and resilient people. Jaffna is a breathless, incongruous and kitschy mixture of the new and the old.
Today, after over forty years in operation, we are proud to serve customers well enough to have many of them stay with us as repeat customers.
A little pearl-shaped paradise, Sri Lanka is a beautiful sun-kissed island in the Indian Ocean. Nowhere else on earth can you watch the whales at daybreak, roam with the elephants in the evening, witness the sunrise over the mountains on the following day, and be back in time to catch a fabulous sunset over a golden-brown horizon.
With Jobs Search, Google wants to connect people with more opportunities. The company powers a smarter job search by pulling in data from across the internet, job matching sites and apps. XpressJobs.lk is now part of this global project to make recruitment an easier, simplified effort through Google Search.
We Are Designers a 360-degree full-service digital agency based in Colombo, established a partnership with CastMeClub, a social platform which allows established and aspiring actors pathways to opportunities on the global stage.
History tells of how Vijaya, a banished Indian Prince and his 700 followers landed on the reddish sand of an island soon to be known as Thambapanni. Since then, ancient explorers from all over the world have descended on the very coastal lines that attract tourists to Sri Lanka today.
After wowing Sri Lanka’s gourmands for months, Jetwing Colombo Seven, raises the bar even further this year with the introduction of a vibrant degustation luncheon paired with a wine tasting experience
There is no such thing as 'Great workers are hard to find', it's just that you probably haven't found the right person yet. For a blue-collar recruiter, filtering through 100s of applications for the right few is only half the battle.
Recent discussions between Tourism Minister John Amaratunga and SLAPCEO (Sri Lanka Association of Professional Conference, Exhibition & Event Organisers) have resulted in favourable responses. "SLAPCEO made a request to lower the minimum rate of hotels in Colombo during the off season.
A media conference was organised by Justice for Animals, a community project under the Sri Bodhiraja Foundation, to discuss the enactment of the Animal Welfare Bill. The panel consisted of three key speakers: Sri Bodhiraja Foundation President Ven. Dr. Omalpe Sobhitha Thero, Bar Association of Sri Lanka President U. R.
From media reportage following the 10 February Local Government elections, it is understood that certain political parties feel that they have to bear an 'unfair' burden in fulfilling the women's quota, which has already been clearly established by law.
Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts is poised to unveil the first-ever 'Future of Tourism and Responsible Tourism for Driving Revenue Summit', featuring an eminent panel of global industry speakers.
Handpicked and unique, House of Lonali weaves in creativity and sustainability into a range of vibrant wearable art that stands out.
Keep it simple. Minimalism is all about removing the extra frills in life to make room for the meaningful. One glance at her collection of delicate yet stunningly sharp jewellery will make you realise that the presence of little, actually says quite a lot.
Efficient use of resources and adapting business operations to accommodate demand are key areas to consider when managing a warehouse.
Be original and develop a strong brand identity that will increase customers for your online store and boost your online sales.
Don't get in a pickle when you sell food online. Great photography, quick shipping and right packaging will let you set sail for success.
Magazines & Blogs
We keep buying books; and some of them we really adore and don’t part with. But others, we are okay to give away in exchange of another book that has similar value to someone. The book swap is the place to do so. People come to collect books, give books away, or just to talk to people who really love reading
Did you know that in some local cemeteries, bodies are often exhumed a few days after they are buried? Did you know that sometimes strange people try to steal urns of ashes from crematoriums?
Staying fit in Colombo is easy and difficult at the same time. Easy because there are so many activities just waiting to be tried out and difficult because we are really good at convincing ourselves why we don't need to. That being said, the dawning new year is an opportunity to stay focused and realign our goals.
Growing old shouldn't be dramatic or unnecessarily stressful. It can be a graceful, evolving and fulfilling process. It shouldn't be considered a burden or a cause for worry to anyone as it is the natural order of life. While you can't really predict anything in life for certain, it is wiser to plan your retirement well at hand.
Travel & Experience
Of all the places to explore in Sri Lanka, I'd say Galle takes its place among the top three. The colonial architecture,
Beautiful Sri Lanka. She wraps herself around you and overwhelms your senses. An ocean that unfolds for miles across the Indian Ocean. Majestic tree canopies that stretch above you as you trudge in the middle of a rain forest.
Named after a pretty lass, Lovinia, during Sir Thomas Maitland’s stay in Ceylon, Mount Lavinia’s genesis of forbidden romance and allure now goes by its fame for laid back tourism and salty night life.
The soft rustle of bo leaves above you and the feel of golden-brown sand under your bare feet indicate that you have entered a sacred site. Leaving your slippers and worldly worries at the entrance, you follow the steady line of devotees up the stairs of the ancient temple of the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya.
If all you want to do is relax and soak up the sun, the unexplored stretch of East Coast invites you to do just that. Here is where the crystal blue ocean spreads towards a golden-brown horizon and reaches out to infinity.
You'd be surprised at the amount of things you can buy -at no more than one-third of the price- from someone else to whom it may be quite useless. The Colombo Flea Market is a space where people buy and sell secondhand stuff so that, by doing so, they reduce wastage.
Raising the bar of modern day theatre and bringing hard truths to light are the powerful performances presented by the Grassroot Trust in their production 'V Day; our stories'. The production was a series of eight short dramas that were performed by a talented set of individuals at Barefoot, Colpetty last Tuesday (31 March). Directed by Hans Billimoria and Jith Peiris, the play portrays stories on gender-based violence including intimate partner violence.
Creative folk around town flocked to take a peek and / or be a part of the Colombo Design Market at the Laksala Gallery Café premises (near Nelum Pokuna) last Sunday (14). The market is a space for artsy folk to meet and exchange their interests and portray their passion in things they are good at. The air was dense with an unmistakable 'chill' vibe with trinkets beckoning you from all sides.
Humane Society International together with SLYCAN Trust organised a lecture on "Addressing the human-elephant conflict in Sri Lanka". Dr Prithiviraj Fernando, an expert in the conservation field with for over 25 years, narrated the present situation in Sri Lanka.
Each time you set foot outside you are reminded that it is once again, the time for an election. Billboards in vibrant colours greet you as soon as you start your day, and continue to be a part of your day-to-day activities by giving directions to you once you step on to the road in terms of billboard per mileage.
We have a trash problem. Everything we think we throw away, ends up somewhere. Garbage has doubled over in the past few decades but where does all of it go? In Sri Lanka, there is a growing problem of disposing waste, especially in urban areas because of limited space and unregulated management.
For a bunch of brown skinned, sun glazed, flip flop adoring tropical island-ers like us Sri Lankans, this year's World Environment Day theme is quite the hot topic. 5 June of every year since 1970 marks the World Environment Day. It's one of the United Nation's ways of reminding people that mother Earth needs someone to take care of her too. This year they want to talk about 'Small Island Developing States' or SIDS. SIDS includes small islands in the Caribbean and Pacific, with some island...
The wind here smells like rain, and is as cold. The sun is raw and bright, and together the sun and wind burn memories onto your skin. Memories of mountains and entire colonies of people living within the mossy layers of these mountains, almost forgotten. It's strange, really.
In the modern age, it is not out of genuine concern and commitment that some countries have ratified the human rights declaration, but only because it is a precondition to apply for foreign aid
Mumtaz has been working with children since 2006 when she moved in to the development sector after joining the Foundation for Co-Existence. There her work involved peace building and humanitarian activities. ‘That experience from working in war torn areas, seeing human suffering, children living in camps..that experience fuelled a passion in me that was already there.
A handful of organisations in Sri Lanka specialise in enabling children with special needs to discover their true potential.
Human Efforts (BHE) is a novel group of young individuals based in Wellwatta who want to make a difference.
Careers in Child Care
Try being silent for one day while others around you go about their daily tasks. It is not easy.
Ishan Jalill always wanted to be diplomat. From the time he understood world affairs, his aspiration was to travel and be involved in it.
A glimpse into the work by Chatrini Weeratunge at her exhibition 'Life as art'.
Careers in Entrepreneurship
From foxes wearing colourful scarves to flying whales lifted by daring birds, Fariha Farroon of Cheery Pick Studios brings forth a touch of vibrant babble with a big dose of fantasy.