Nepal
| 22 Feb 2020 | 12:08

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - It is likely that questions will not be too critical, but at the Universal Periodic Review in November, the government is certain to face serious queries, say activists.

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General
Nepal
| 22 Feb 2020 | 12:07

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - There is a stock of 570,000 ordinary passports, enough to last nine months, according to the Department of Passports.

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General
Nepal
| 22 Feb 2020 | 11:31

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Policy drafters want to include the requirement after several air crash reports blamed pilot behaviour.

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General
Malaysia
| 21 Feb 2020 | 23:00

MARANG, Malaysia (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - In an unprecedented move, the Imtiaz Religious Secondary School in Marang, Terengganu starts Chinese class for students to master the language and enhance their competitive edge.

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General, Regional
Japan
| 21 Feb 2020 | 22:58

TOYAMA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - A version of a curry dish that the Maritime Self-Defence Force serves aboard its submarine Setoshio, was posted on its Twitter account. The tweet got more than 10,000 “likes” and received many positive comments.

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General
Japan
| 21 Feb 2020 | 22:50

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Steady observation results obtained by Japan over the past 30 years have contributed to assessing this change accurately and forecasting future developments. 

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Environment
Japan
| 21 Feb 2020 | 22:47

NARA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - The five-storied pagoda of Nara’s Kofukuji temple, classified as a World Heritage site, will undergo large-scale repairs for the first time in about 120 years. 

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General
Japan
| 21 Feb 2020 | 22:45

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - After being infected with the new coronavirus on the Diamond Princess cruise ship the physical condition of two passengers had deteriorated after they were quarantined on the ship for more than a week.

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General
Sri Lanka
| 21 Feb 2020 | 21:40

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - National Medicines Regulatory Act to be revised to regulate cosmetics industry and facilitate stern action against those who violate guidelines.

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Politics, Business
Sri Lanka
| 21 Feb 2020 | 21:39

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - National Peace Council points out that the latest move by the US to impose a travel ban on Army Commander General Shavendra Silva, for alleged gross violations of human rights, is a result of unwillingness to deal with unresolved issues of the last phase of the war.

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Politics