BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - About 7 million mercury thermometers in hospitals and clinics across China may be phased out by the end of this year, as an international treaty to protect human health and the environment from poisonous mercury took effect in China on Wednesday.
KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Ringgit is expected to improve to RM4.10 against the US dollar in the next few months and the country’s economic growth in the second quarter is said to be better than expected.
KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - It has been almost three years since I started writing this column, so it saddens me to say that this will be my final piece for the foreseeable future.
KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Malaysia is planning its own large-scale “Nanning Durian Festival” in October to showcase the range of products derived from the thorny King of Fruits.
HCM City (Viet Nam News/ANN) - With compassion and love for kids and hope to raise awareness of the brutal impact of AO, Frenchwoman Jade Owhadi has a Facebook and YouTube channel featuring the kids.
HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Archer Chau Kieu Oanh has won first medal for Vietnam at the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia at the first time she took part in the event.
HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Efforts have been made by Hanoi and HCM City authorities in a bid to stamp out the dengue fever outbreak.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) To uphold and actualize New India, is to function on a hollow default-mode, which cannot be acceptable any more. If major re-engineering is in the works — unobstrusively — that‘s good news. If not, it will probably mean more of the same old failed practice of foisting an unrealistically hefty raft of additional schemes and programmes on an already overburdened — and by many accounts — a somewhat dispirited and bruised bureaucracy, uncertain of its own role in the post-2022 New India
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - India will try to diversify its energy basket by imporating crude oil from the United States
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The Chinese media is rife with hypothesis that the Indian Prime Minister may not attend the BRICS summit in China next month