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Ruling coalition in Nepal asks Rana to go on leave, depute acting CJ

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Thursday, top leaders from the five ruling coalition partners decided that Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana ...

Families reunited after 2 years at Malaysia-Singapore land border

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia As buses of vaccinated Malaysians working in Singapore were ferried across the Causeway Bridge that connects the ...

Soldiers burn houses and barns, kill livestock in south of Kalay

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to the local residents, soldiers have torched roughly 20 houses and two barns in communities in ...

Bomb threat: Malaysian Airliner makes emergency landing in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Following a bomb threat on board, a Malaysia Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal ...

New electric car factory in Beijing targets 300,000 cars annually

BEIJING, China: Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi has signed a cooperation agreement to build an electric auto assembly plant in Beijing ...

Junta in Myanmar sets up security checkpoints to check dissidents

DAWEI, Myanmar - According to a fellow anti-coup activist, the military arrested a famous protest leader in the southeastern coastal ...

Buses without route permits will be destroyed warns Dhaka Mayor

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Wednesday, the Bus Route Rationalization Committee (BRRC) started a special campaign against buses operating in Dhaka ...

Villagers flee to escape air raids in Sagaing, Myanmar

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, air attacks and shelling drove thousands of people from at least nine villages ...

Questions remain about freedom of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has said it "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai ...

Nepali educators not ready to work without service contracts

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Part-time professors at Tribhuvan University have initiated new protests, asking that the university follow through on a ...

Federal education department employees reject working under MCI

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The government's decision to place all educational institutions under the Municipal Corporation of Islamabad (MCI) through the ...

Freedom fighter scraping by in Bangladesh: can't bribe to get benefits

DARSHANA, Bangladesh - Haider Ali, a freedom fighter from Darshana, Chuadanga's Damurhuda Upazila, who once responded to the call of ...

Pakistan does not plan to disrupt education amid Omicron threat

LAHORE, Pakistan - Following the announcement of a new COVID-19 variant known as Omicron, Federal Minister of Education Shafqat Mahmood ...

NUG raises $9.5 million in first 24 hours of bonds' launch

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's ruling military warned on Friday to arrest individuals who invest in bonds issued by a shadow ...

$40 billion to be injected in Bangladesh exports by 2030

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) hopes to create 10 million job opportunities by 2030 by launching 100 ...

Nepal starts counting its tigers on December 5

KATHMANDU, Nepal - In Nepal, the tiger census will begin on December 5. The Chitwan National Park will host the ...

US Congressmen, in Taiwan, pledge support in struggle against China

TAIPEI, Taiwan: U.S. lawmakers have made a surprise visit to Taiwan, in a bid to show support amidst Chinese threats ...

US, EU interested in cooperating with Taiwan based on 'One China' policy - Joint statement

Washington [US], December 4 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States and the European Union are interested in deepening cooperation with Taiwan based ...

Omicron detected in 38 countries but Delta remains dominant COVID-19 variant, says WHO

Geneva [Switzerland], December 3 (ANI): Maria Van Kerkhove, the technical lead of COVID-19 response at WHO's Emergency Diseases Unit, said ...

Laos-China railway opens as experts raise concerns over mounting debt

Vientiane [Laos], December 3 (ANI): Laos has opened a USD 6 billion Chinese-built railway on Friday, the biggest public works ...

South-East Asia Region should strengthen COVID-19 response measures to curtail spread of variants amid Omicron scare: WHO

New Delhi [India] December 3 (ANI): As India confirmed two cases of Omicron, the World Health Organization on Friday said ...

John Cho to be honoured with Legacy Award at Unforgettable Gala 2021

Washington [US], December 3 (ANI): Actor John Cho is set to receive the Legacy Award at the 19th annual Unforgettable ...

SAI gives nod to Neeraj Chopra's off-season training in USA

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Sports Authority of India on Friday approved an urgent proposal to enable Olympic champion, ...

Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor to enhance connectivity, provide clean drinking water to people of Uttarakhand

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], December 3 (ANI): Delhi-Dehradun economic corridor will enhance the road connectivity and provide clean drinking water to ...

PM Modi to inaugurate development projects worth Rs. 18,000 cr including Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor in Uttarakhand tomorrow

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of multiple projects ...

Asia Youth Paralympic Games: Kashish Lakra wins gold as India bags three medals

Manama [Bahrain], December 3 (ANI): Indian contingent bagged three more medals in the ongoing 2021 Asia Youth Paralympic Games on ...

US Nearly Doubled Military Personnel Stationed in Taiwan This Year

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - The United States has doubled its unofficial military presence in Taiwan over the past year in what ...

Japan's soy sauce maker 'Kikkoman' dominates global market

Chiba [Japan], December 3 (ANI): Soy sauce is a universal seasoning loved by one and all. Kikkoman, a leading soy ...

Green development under BRI bears fruit among partners

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- As an important participant and contributor in promoting global ecological governance, ...

India's Ananya Bansal wins silver at Asia Youth Paralympic Games

Manama [Bahrain], December 3 (ANI): India's Ananya Bansal won the country's first medal - silver, in Shotput in the F20 ...

China's football dreams: From boom to bust

With the Chinese Super League finally set to return in less than a fortnight, the top flight in the world's ...

US Says It Will Determine Quickly if Iran is Serious in Nuclear Talks

WASHINGTON - U.S. officials are increasing pressure on Iran to make progress in reviving a 2015 deal that curbed the ...

Loading... Turkmenistan Has The Slowest Internet In The World

Turkmenistan has been recognized as the country with the slowest Internet in the world, with users needing almost a full ...

Didi Global Plans to Delist from New York, Seek Listing in Hong Kong

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG - Ride-hailing giant Didi Global said Friday it will delist from the New York Stock Exchange and pursue ...

Asia Album: Punjab International Trade Expo held in Amritsar, India

© Provided by Xinhua NEW DELHI, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- The Punjab International Trade Expo (PITEX) is being held in ...

Tony Abbott terms India's decision to not join RCEP 'shrewd' move

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister's Special Trade Envoy Tony Abbott on Friday termed India's decision to ...

Former UN employee claims China wants to ensure the Uyghur genocide is never discussed

Beijing [China], December 3 (ANI): A United Nations employee, who was fired last week for accusing the Office of the ...

Cambodian Leader Hun Sen Backs Eldest Son to Succeed Him

PHNOM PENH - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, one of the world's longest serving leaders after 36 years in power, ...

BTS to be absent from MAMAs due to 10-day self-quarantine

Seoul [South Korea], December 3 (ANI/Global Economic): K-pop group BTS will not be able to attend the '2021 Mnet Asian ...

China restrict what Tibetan children are taught about Dalai Lama

Qinghai [China], December 2 (ANI): Chinese authorities in northwestern Qinghai province have stepped up efforts to berate the Dalai Lama, ...

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Wall Street finishes week lower on poor jobs report and Omicron fears

NEW YORK, New York - U.S, stocks had a volatile day on Friday before all the major indices finished in ...

Experts say Ireland economy still 'fragile,' retail sales remain flat

DUBLIN, Ireland: Industry officials have said that they do not expect large jumps in retail spending to be seen before ...

Nissan head warns that Omicron Covid variant could harm auto industry

YOKOHAMA, Japan: The Covid Omicron variant of COVID-19 could add pressure to a chronic shortage of microchips used in car ...

Asian stocks make good gains, U.S. dollar drifts higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher on Friday as investors and traders took emerging news about ...

Seaya, Cathay Innovation to fund Latin American startups

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: The venture capital firms, Spain's Seaya Ventures and France's Cathay Innovation, have established a joint fund aimed ...

U.S. stocks back on the rise Nasdaq climbs 123 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks roared back to life Thursday shrugging off concerns about the new Covid variant ...

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