Bhutan
| 19 Jun 2018 | 23:13

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - While anti-corruption efforts have made impacts in the society, Bhutan’s fight against corruption has only begun. Abuse of functions and embezzlement continue to top the list of corruption offences with a majority of allegations against local governments.

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Politics
India
| 19 Jun 2018 | 22:34

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) -​The split judgment delivered by the Madras High Court in the disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs has given a fresh lease of life to the minority government of Edappady Palaniswamy in Tamil Nadu. The government now has the support of 114 members in the 234-member Assembly.

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Politics
Bhutan
| 19 Jun 2018 | 22:22

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - The problem of water shortage has been increasing in Bhutan over the years.

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Economy
India
| 19 Jun 2018 | 22:05

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN)- ​The failure of the Ramzan ceasefire in J&K must register as a classic example of official bungling: political, administrative and military.

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Politics
India
| 19 Jun 2018 | 22:01

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - ​Most Indian students, like any other non-US citizens considering undergraduate collegiate programmes in the United States, are confronted both by the challenge of gaining admission to the college of their choice as well as the daunting task of securing immigration rights for attending as well as pursuing their post-graduate plans.

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General
India
| 19 Jun 2018 | 21:55

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The government last week issued an advertisement inviting talented and motivated citizens in specific fields to be directly recruited as Joint Secretaries in the government of India. 

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Politics
Japan
| 19 Jun 2018 | 21:19

OSAKA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - Gas and water supplies remained suspended in some areas in Osaka Prefecture on Tuesday, a day after a major quake with its focus in the northern part of the prefecture.

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General
Taiwan
| 19 Jun 2018 | 21:16

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - With Muslims making up close to one quarter of the world’s population, it should really come as no surprise that “halal,” an Arabic term meaning “permissible” under Islam, is starting to have a significant impact in Taiwan.

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Business
Philippines
| 19 Jun 2018 | 19:25

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Peace talks should be in the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte insisted on Tuesday, even after exiled Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison said talks would be doomed if they would be held in Manila.

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Politics
Philippines
| 19 Jun 2018 | 18:56

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Is the falling value of the peso a sign of bad management of the economy? Does it signal a worsening economy ahead, and worse conditions for our people, especially the poor?

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Business, Finance, Economy