Brunei
| 29 Sep 2016 | 14:46

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (The Brunei Times/ANN) - The Asian Development Outlook 2016 projected Brunei’s gross domestic product growth this year to be at one per cent and 2.5 per cent next year following a predicted rise in production and energy prices, which remained unchanged since the initial publication in March.

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General, Regional, Economy
Brunei
| 29 Sep 2016 | 14:42

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (The Brunei Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Health belied a message circulating on the mobile messaging platform WhatsApp that the Zika virus has claimed its first victim in the sultanate, and that it was deliberately kept a secret from the public.

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General
Brunei
| 29 Sep 2016 | 14:39

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (The Brunei Times/ANN) - The inclusion of Brunei in the 2016-2017 Global Competitiveness Report marks the country’s first ever entry into the benchmark index that rates the competitiveness of world economies.

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General, Economy
Asia
| 29 Sep 2016 | 14:18

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation platform could have been used to confront Pakistan and expose it with hard facts. ​

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Politics, Regional
Singapore
| 29 Sep 2016 | 14:17

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Tharman Shanmugaratnam said he was not the man for the job, stressing that each minister contributes in a way that matches his strengths.

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General, Politics
Philippines
| 29 Sep 2016 | 14:05

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A riot erupted at the national penitentiary of the Philippines when three prisoners, including a Chinese drug lord, were spotted using illegal drugs. 

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General
Nepal
| 29 Sep 2016 | 13:48

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Nepal does not lack water but the wisdom to manage it effectively and efficiently.

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General
Asia
| 29 Sep 2016 | 13:47

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - The current chair Nepal and the host of the upcoming summit Pakistan have not made their positions public.

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Politics, Regional
Nepal
| 29 Sep 2016 | 13:41

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - During a meeting of the Nepal-China Trade Facilitation Committee, the Chinese side proposed to establish industries to increase economic activities across the border points.

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Regional, Business, Economy
Nepal
| 29 Sep 2016 | 13:34

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - A total of 28 commercial banks extended around $555 million in loans between mid-July — when the new fiscal year began — and September 23. 

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General, Business, Finance, Economy