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Covid-19: Misinformation, education and the need for clarity

By Hassnal Noor Rashid The recent explosion of COVID-19 cases in the South East Asian region has contributed to the globally growing pandemic that has impacted our global social order and may have many dramatic unforeseen consequences to come It has exposed the fragility of our dynamic inter-connected systems, the lack of adequate response from world leaders in an aggressively ... Read More »

27th span of Padma Bridge visible

The 27th span of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge was installed at Zazira point in Shariatpur today, making 4.05 km out of the total 6.15 km bridge visible. “The 27th span of the bridge was installed on the pillar number 27 and 28 at Zazira point around 9.20am,” said deputy assistant engineer of the bridge project Humayun Kabir told journalists Read More »

South Korea reveals how to win Covid-19 war

Prime Minister Chung tells the world his country has managed to contain the spread of the new coronavirus strain By ANDREW SALMONMARCH 27, 2020 Chung Sye-kyun was not exactly triumphalist, but there was an air of undeniable pride as South Korea’s prime minister explained how his country had mastered the Covid-19 crisis and was offering a helping hand to the ... Read More »

COVID-19 in the Time of Insecurity

By HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan AMMAN, Jordan, Mar 26 2020 (IPS) – Humankind has outlived multiple pandemics in the course of world history. The kingdoms and states of Central and Western Europe abolished the institution of serfdom once it had become clear that medieval rule in the aftermath of devastating pestilence would ... Read More »