Sri Lanka declares state of emergency amid Buddhist-Muslim clashes

World Mar 7, 2018

Sri Lanka declares state of emergency amid Buddhist-Muslim clashes

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday declared a nationwide state of emergency for seven days in a bid to curb communal violence after clashes erupted between majority Buddhists and members of the Muslim minority. Under the emergency, which was imposed for the first time ...

University of Tokyo offers halal chocolates ahead of Valentine's Day

National Feb 13, 2018

University of Tokyo offers halal chocolates ahead of Valentine's Day

The University of Tokyo is selling halal chocolates online for Valentine's Day to raise public awareness of foods that are prepared according to Muslim standards. Hanan Chocolates have been produced by a Tokyo maker using soy emulsifier and no animal-origin ingredients. The products — milk ...