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Revenue Department reports 35% tax drop compared to the previous year

YANGON, Myanmar - According to the latest annual report of the country's Internal Revenue Department (IRD), Myanmar's military junta has ...


Nepal Oil Corporation helps government to help Afghanistan

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal has supplied 14 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, experiencing a humanitarian crisis. A delegation ...


No human rights violation in Bangladesh: Bengali Agri. Minister

DHAKA, Bangladesh - According to Agriculture Minister Md Abdur Razzaque, there are no cases of human rights violations in the ...


Great excitement in Tokyo over newborn twin pandas

TOKYO, Japan: Twin panda cubs have made their first public appearance before devoted fans at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. However, ...


Outpacing industry, TSMC set for huge chip manufacturing expansion

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), a supplier of Apple, Qualcomm and other major tech companies, has ...


Ugandan mother delivers in sky: Gives baby doctor's name

TORONTO, Canada - A Bangladeshi-Canadian doctor assisted a Ugandan woman to deliver a baby on an overnight flight in December ...


Myanmar Air Chief Kyaw reportedly removed from post

YANGON, Myanmar - According to media sources closed to armed forces, Myanmar's military leader has dismissed the air force head ...


India builds infrastructures: Nepal opposition party objects

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The Communist Party of Nepal-CPN (UML), the main opposition party in the parliament, has stated that it ...


Pakistan offers booster dose to citizens above 18 years

KARACHI, Pakistan - According to National Command and Operation's Centre (NCOC) data, Pakistan's positivity rate increased to 8.16 percent on ...


Britain warns MPs of Chinese agent seeking contacts in Parliament

LONDON, England: A rare warning by the UK's MI5 intelligence agency has revealed that a Chinese agent, Christine Ching Kui ...


730,000 Rohingya pushed into filthy camps across border in Bangladesh

HAGUE, Netherlands - Representatives of Myanmar's junta are set to contest the World Court's jurisdiction to hear charges that the ...


International

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Suspicions on Russia as Ukraine websites suffer cyberattacks

KIEV, Ukraine: Many government websites in Ukraine have suffered cyberattacks, with the intruders posting the text, "Be afraid and wait ...

19 year-old Belgium completing solo flight round-the-world

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Zara Rutherford, a teenager from Belgium, is nearing the completion of a solo round-the-world flight. Rutherford, age 19, ...

FedEx asks US to let it install laser defenses to planes

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: FedEx is seeking permission to arm its cargo planes with defensive systems to thwart attacks by heat-seeking missiles. ...

Australians rejoice in potential death of Djokovic's sporting career

Not since the 1936 Olympics in Berlin has a government tried to prevent an athlete from competing in a sporting ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Great excitement in Tokyo over newborn twin pandas

TOKYO, Japan: Twin panda cubs have made their first public appearance before devoted fans at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. However, ...

Asia Editorials

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Red lines- on China-Lithuania tensions

Chinas response to Lithuania is to ensure other countries do not take the same route ...

Chance and change- on Punjab polls

Despite changes in government, the burning issues remain unsolved in Punjab ...

A mandate for Governors- on NEET exemption Bill

The case of the T.N. Bill to dispense with NEET highlights the issue of the Governors key role ...

Indias watchwords in a not so bright 2022

There are risks that could be both domestic and geopolitical and New Delhi must take care to read the signals ...

Australia deportation

Tennis star Novak Djokovics visa cancellation and resultant deportation from Australia for being unvaccinated (Page 1 and Sport page, January ...

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UK, India begin talks to expand trade

NEW DELHI, India: The first day of talks between the UK and India on a potential free trade agreement took ...


At auction, $3.3 million paid for single page of Spiderman comic

DALLAS, Texas: The original drawings of a single comic book page from a 1984 issue of Spiderman has sold for ...


Nikkei 225 advances more than two hundred points, Hang Seng slips

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher Monday, although the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lagged.The U.S. ...


Seeking money for programming, Netflix raises monthly price to $15.49

LOS ANGELES, California: Netflix has raised its monthly subscription price from $13.99 to $15.49 per month in the United States. ...


British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...


French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...