WINDSOR, England: Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday led Britain in one minute’s silence in memory of her late husband, Prince Philip, as she bade him a final farewell at a funeral restricted by coronavirus rules but reflecting his long life of military and public service.
The Department of Disease Control has stressed that the kingdom will carry out the national Covid-19 inoculation drive in June as planned, starting with six million locally-produced AstraZeneca vaccines.
The third coronavirus wave in Thailand is pushing investors towards safe assets like gold, with online gold transactions doubling between April 15-16 as the global price reached a seven-week high, according to Hua Seng Heng Group, one of the country's large gold traders.
LOS ANGELES: The five songs nominated at this year's Oscars will be performed from the top of the Academy's gleaming new film museum -- and a tiny fishing town in Iceland -- as producers aim to shake up the format of the pandemic-hit ceremony.
The government admits it will be difficult to reach its economic growth target of 4% this year because of the latest surge of Covid-19 infections.