Indonesia adds four more days to 2020 public holidays World

Indonesia adds four more days to 2020 public holidays

Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform (PANRB Ministry) Minister Tjahjo Kumolo, Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah, and Religious Affairs Minister Fachrul Razi have signed a joint decree regarding national holidays and collective leave in 2020.
Philippines says no negotiation with Islamic militant groups World

Philippines says no negotiation with Islamic militant groups

The Philippine government will continue its policy of no negotiation with Islamic State (IS)–linked militant groups which are holed up in the southern city of Marawi, presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said at a press conference on June 27.
Malaysian PM calls for peace, unity among Muslims World

Malaysian PM calls for peace, unity among Muslims

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak expressed his hope that Muslims in general and those living in Malaysia in particular will take the occasion of the Eid al-Fitr holiday to promote peace and unity.