Abans eco-friendly service
Abans has stepped up their initiative to protect the environment with
a firm commitment to provide Sri Lankan consumers with products that
conform to the highest eco-friendly standards.
LGs advanced research team has been working tirelessly through the
years to develop innovative eco-friendly products that protect the
environment and also safeguard the health and well-being of the family.
Noise, dust and smoke pollution, water and energy conservation are just
some of the areas that LGs researchers are focusing on in their efforts
to create eco-friendly products.
The eco-friendly products of Abans
The Door Cooling Technology in Refrigerators which only LG has an
international patent, emits cool air from the sides of the cabinet as
well as the door.
This enables cool air to be replenished quicker every time the door
is opened and closed and shutting off the compressor faster, thereby
saving as much as 25 percent or more electricity, depending on the
frequency that the door is opened and closed.
The Art Cool Inverter Air Conditioner is another innovative energy
saving appliance that will reduce the electricity bill by as much as 40
per cent, while LG's Tromm (large capacity) washing machines take in
wash loads upto 12.5 kgs, saving wash time, water and electricity. The
Steam Tromm Washing Machine uses the latest steam technology for a
wrinkle-free wash which conserves even more energy by eliminating the
ironing of stubborn creases.
The new LG SolarDOM is the future of microwave ovens.
Its light waves cook five times faster than conventional ovens and
its curved cavity accommodates 60 percent more food and saves upto 50
Traditional dusting and sweeping only circulates the dust around your
home and workplace. Vacuuming prevents this by eliminating dust, germs,
bacteria, housemites, pollen and pet fur, the underlined causes of
asthma, sinus, lung infection and other respiratory illnesses. Abans
range of Vacuum Cleaners from LG, Electrolux and Hoover including Wet
and Dry for cleaning dirt and liquid waste and unclogging drains and
sinks which also eliminate mosquito breeding.
The TOTO Washlet-eco is an innovative toilet seat fitted with a p.o.m.
(polyoxymethylene) nozzle which gives an aerated water spray for
hygienic cleaning without the use of tissue.
This is of tremendous advantage for use by children, elderly persons
and handicapped who need support, and is being installed in hospital
toilets around the world for use of patients recovering after surgery.
Am-Ex cardmembers win free flights
Nations Trust Bank, picked five SriLankan Airlines Platinum American
Express Cardmembers as winners for the April for the much coveted two
million FlySmiLes miles offer.
Chief Manager Cards and Consumer Assets at Nations Trust Bank
Plc, Lewie Diasz picking the names of the winners of the monthly
The five winners for April were Zahid Jafferjee winning a free ticket
to London, Mohan Wickramasinghe with a ticket to Dubai, Sanjay Mendis
with a ticket to Bangkok, Asitha Arsakulasuriya flying to Singapore and
Santhush Weeraman with a free ticket to India.
Conducted on a monthly basis until the end of the year, the draw
offers all SriLankan Airlines Platinum American Express Cardmembers the
chance to win five free tickets to exciting destinations.
"Overseas travel has never been this exciting or easy as the
SriLankan Airlines Platinum American Express Card offers the fastest way
to bring your dream destination closer", Chief Manager Cards and
Consumer Assets at Nations Trust Bank PLC Lewie Diasz said.
"We are delighted to reward our Cardmembers with such premium offers
through our exclusive SriLankan Airlines Platinum American Express Card.
There are 42 free tickets to be given away for the rest of the year
for Cardmembers to enjoy travelling to exotic destinations around the
world", Diasz said.
Hadakari finalists take centre stage
Unilever Sri Lanka's flagship hair-care brand Sunsilk, together with
the Professional Hairdressers and Beauticians' Association (PHABA) will
host the Sunsilk Hadakari workshop for over sixty aspiring hairstylists.
The full day workshop on June 16 designed to enhance and upgrade
skills of the sixty finalists which will be followed by a makeover
competition and a parade of the models.
The final is a culmination of the several regional Sunsilk Hadakari
workshops held over the past year and will see the event will be a
platform for Sunsilk to launch its roll-out including the new tag and
positioning of 'Fulfil Your Dream as Life Can't Wait' thereby
strengthening Sunsilk's long heritage, while offering a compelling
"Each year Sunsilk raises the standards of this competition and we
are particularly pleased with this years contestants who have proved
themselves at the regional workshops, which were designed to reach out
to talented individuals and give them the exposure and recognition they
deserve," Sunsilks Brand Manager Dilini Dahanayake said.
The scholarship is for a course in hairdressing and beauty culture at
the Ramani Fernando Sunsilk Hair Academy which represents a level of
excellence that hair stylists aspire to.
Director Operations Confifi Group Ajit Jayemanne, Chairman of
the Confifi Group Prof M.T.A. Furkhan, Minister of Resettlement
and Disaster Relief Services Rishard Bathiudeen and Secretary to
the Ministry U. L. M. Haldeen.
Chairman, Confifi Group presented a cheque to the Minister of
Resettlement and Disaster Relief Services Rishard Bathiudeen, towards
the cost of immediate needs of the IDPs in the North.
The donation comprised one day's pay of the Management and staff of
the Corporate Office and the Hotels, together with a personal
contribution from the Chairman and each of the Groups companies.