A three-member team from the University of Baltistan, Skardu, has discovered a surprise cultural heritage, a huge marble "cross" high up in the mountain ranges of Kavardo village in Baltistan. The team which visited the site is from the University of Baltistan, Skardu.
While hand washing and social distancing have been implemented around the globe as tools to fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, refugees face challenges in putting these recommendations into practice, said one relief agency worker.
Violence against children during the armed conflict in Myanmar’s central Rakhine State has been on a sharp rise, despite urgent calls from the UN Secretary General for a global ceasefire to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Myanmar confirmed its commitment to address child labor by ratifying the International Labor Organization’s Minimum Age Convention on June 8, days ahead of the observance of World Day Against Child Labor on June 12.
The Catholic Church in Asia works closely with national and local government agencies, in observance of precautionary norms, in the fight against the virus, in the care of the sick. The emergency has generated an innovation in the ministry of the Church, with the widespread use of technology to streamline prayer and worship.
A group of Christian youth volunteers who offered their services to assist medical workers fight the coronavirus pandemic in Myanmar has completed their two-week service in Yangon's South Okklapa Hospital on June 6.