Italy prolongs curbs on European travellers, imposes entry ban on Sri Lanka

Reuters - Italy on Thursday (29) extended for 15 days COVID-19 restrictions already in place on travelers from other European countries,...

Sri Lanka’s GDP Growth Projected to Rebound Amid Pandemic and Vaccination

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) flagship annual economic publication, the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2021, forecasts a significant rebound in Sri Lanka’s...

APHNH urges Govt to prioritize private healthcare workers in second vaccine drive

Only 50% of private healthcare workers received first dose of the vaccineOf the vaccinated medical staff, some have still contracted COVID-19...

Facebook partners with Health Ministry to support vaccine rollout in Sri Lanka

Facebook has partnered with the Health Promotion Bureau (HPB) of the Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka to announce a campaign...

World Bank Supports Fair and Effective Deployment of COVID-19 Vaccines in Sri Lanka

The World Bank approved $80.5 million additional financing to help Sri Lanka access and distribute fairly COVID-19 vaccines and to strengthen...

Pandemic skincare on the go

The Body Shop’s range of carry-on products keeps dryness at bay Since COVID-19 has called on us to...

The Body Shop combines Salicylic & Hyaluronic acid with Tea Tree Oil

The natural properties of tea tree oil have been used in traditional medicine for centuries; a versatile oil used to help...

RPCs urge worker vaccination to be given priority ahead of new wave of COVID...

The Planters’ Association of Ceylon (PA) called on Government and Public Health officials to ensure that estate-sector workers made a top...

India says boosting Covid-19 vaccine production, as Sri Lanka face delay in order

India is boosting vaccine production capacity as domestic cases also continue to rise and Sri Lanka has said the original timelime...

Random PCR tests to be conducted in several areas on people retuning home for...

Random PCR tests will be conducted on people returning home for the New Year festive season, health authorities said.

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Sri Lanka forex reserves up US$471mn in April after China loan

Sri Lanka’s forex reserves grew 471 million US dollars in April 2021 to 4,476 million US dollars from 4,055 million dollars...

China looking at Sri Lanka to fill and finish Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines

China is looking at contracting Sri Lanka biotech company to fill and finish Sinopharm vaccines in Sri Lanka the country’s embassy...

Sri Lanka finds Indian Coronavirus variant inside quarantine

Sri Lanka has found the Indian SARS-Cov-02 variant in a returnee inside a Coronavirus quarantine centre for returnees researchers said.