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Hong Kong to suspend face-to-face classes of secondary schools due to Covid-19

Hong Kong, Jan 20 (UNI/Xinhua) All face-to-face classes of secondary schools in Hong Kong will be suspended no later than Jan 24 until schools' Chinese New Year holidays, the Education Bureau (EDB) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government announced on Thursday.

The decision was made after various factors were taken into consideration as there have been confirmed cases or preliminary confirmed cases identified in schools, resulting in compulsory testing and quarantine of teachers and students, a spokesperson for the EDB said.
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Pakistan: Govt mulls reducing working days to save fuel

23 May 2022 | 12:53 PM

Islamabad, May 23 (UNI) Pakistan government is mulling over the option on cutting down the number of working days in a week an effort to save fuel, Dawn reported on Monday.

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World faces formidable challenges: UN chief

World faces formidable challenges: UN chief

23 May 2022 | 12:47 PM

Geneva, May 23 (UNI) World Health Organization (WHO) chief on Monday described monkeypox, Covid-19 pandemic and invasion of Ukraine as "formidable" challenges to people around the world.

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Biden meets Japanese emperor, PM

23 May 2022 | 12:47 PM

Tokyo, May 23 (UNI) US President Joe Biden on Monday met Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio to advance bilateral cooperation on a range of bilateral, regional and global issues, including North Korea's missile programme.

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Imran wants to plunge Pakistan into civil war: Shehbaz

Imran wants to plunge Pakistan into civil war: Shehbaz

23 May 2022 | 12:26 PM

Islamabad, May 23 (UNI) Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif accused former prime minister and PTI chairman Imran Khan of trying to incite a civil war in the country, and warned him that the nation will hold him by the collar for his ‘nefarious designs’, Dawn reported on Monday.

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China: Beijing extends work-from-home order as cases rise

China: Beijing extends work-from-home order as cases rise

23 May 2022 | 12:15 PM

Beijing, May 23 (UNI) Authorities in Beijing have extended orders for workers and students to stay home and ordered additional mass testing on Monday as the number of cases of Covid-19 rose again in the city, Khaleej Times reported.

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