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Healthy Oceans: Keeping Asia and the Pacific Afloat

By Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana BANGKOK, Thailand, May 13 2020 (IPS) – Memories of idyllic beaches and sonorous waves may seem far away while we remain at home. Yet, we need not look far to appreciate the enduring history of the ocean in Asia and the Pacific. For generations, the region has thrived on our seas. Our namesake bears a nod ... Read More »

BD admin file 370 cases against shops keeping expired drugs

Dhaka, June 20 (UNB) – Director General of the Directorate of Drug Administration Major General Md Mahbubur Rahman on Thursday said 370 cases were filed and Tk 58.57 lakh was realised in fine for keeping expired medicines in pharmacies across the country. He said this at a press conference at the Secretariat ahead of Vitamin-A Plus campaign. Replying to a ... Read More »

Keeping armies out of schools – An interview

Philippa H Stewart Senior Media Officer Bede Sheppard Deputy Director, Children’s Rights Division During times of war around the world, students, teachers, and schools have frequently come under attack from armies and armed groups. Schools are deliberately targeted to stop children, particularly girls, from being educated. Students are caught in the crossfire because soldiers are using their schools as a ... Read More »

Keeping journalists safe benefits whole societies

By Sarah Lister and Emanuele Sapienza UN, Nov 1 (IPS) – Safety of journalists has featured prominently in the international news in recent weeks. And yet, while some cases grab the headlines, many more do not, and the scale of the issue often goes unremarked. On this International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, it is worth pausing ... Read More »