The country’s Ministry of Education announced the decision on Saturday, saying that “all secondary and higher secondary level educational institutions, including Islamic schools, would remain closed till June 30”, reports Xinhua news agency.
Officials in the Philippines say fire and a powerful blast have ripped through a small cargo ship docked to refuel in the Philippine capital of Manila.
Sri Lanka is seeking an interim claim of $40 million from the operator of a fire-ravaged cargo ship to cover the cost of fighting the blaze
Sri Lanka is seeking an interim claim of $40 million from the operator of a fire-ravaged cargo ship to cover part of the cost of fighting the blaze, officials said Saturday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) hailed the Philippines on Friday for ending the polio outbreak almost two years after the highly infectious disease re-emerged in the Southeast Asian country.
Sri Lanka on Friday extended its Covid-19 lockdown and travel restrictions until June 21 as the coronavirus death toll crossed the 2,000-mark after the country on Thursday recorded its highest single-day fatalities with 101 deaths since the onset of the pandemic.
The gang’s alleged ringleader Rafizul Islam Ridoy — nicknamed “TikTok Ridoy” — would “lure young girls from TikTok and other social media groups, promising to make them TikTok models”, Bangladesh’s Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) paramilitary unit said.
Nepal has resumed its stalled coronavirus vaccination campaign with 1 million doses given by China after the Himalayan nation made international pleas for help with a shortage of doses.