Nepal
| 23 Jan 2019 | 15:19

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, speaking during a panel discussion session, ‘Strategic Outlook on South Asia’ on Tuesday, said introducing social justice, developing all sectors of society and solving environmental concerns are the priority of the Nepali government.

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Politics, Regional, Business
Cambodia
| 23 Jan 2019 | 15:06

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Private companies have expressed their “deepest concerns” over the potential withdrawal of the Everything But Arms (EBA) preferential scheme. In a joint letter to the European Commission, they said the move will negatively impact the Kingdom.

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Business
Cambodia
| 23 Jan 2019 | 14:22

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Four days after the EU imposed tariffs on rice imported from Cambodia, China agreed on Monday to increase its import quota for Cambodian rice to 400,000 tonnes this year from the previous 300,000 tonnes.

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Regional, Business, Economy
Cambodia
| 23 Jan 2019 | 14:21

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Charcoal traders have complained about the high cost of “service payments” required to export to Thailand via Banteay Meanchey province’s Boeung Trakuon border crossing, forcing some to stop operating.

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Regional, Business, Environment
Cambodia
| 23 Jan 2019 | 14:14

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Hun Sen heralded the continued strong bilateral ties between their nations in a meeting on Monday as part of the latter’s ongoing state visit to the Asian giant. In the meeting, China also committed $588 million in aid to the Kingdom.

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Politics, Regional
Bhutan
| 23 Jan 2019 | 14:07

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) -  The increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) on health facilities demands greater multi-sectoral actions for the implementation of NCD prevention activities.

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Economy
Bhutan
| 23 Jan 2019 | 13:57

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) -  A civil servant in Trashigang and an Indian businessman allegedly lured 13 Bhutanese through WhatsApp scam and collected Nu 849,000 (US$ 11,958).

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Politics, Regional
Bhutan
| 23 Jan 2019 | 13:19

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) -  To facilitate change in Bhutan’s urban transport sector through the promotion of Electric Vehicles (EVs) for cabbies, a consultation meeting was conducted in Thimphu on January 18.

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Business, Environment
Bhutan
| 23 Jan 2019 | 13:13

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - The Committee of Secretaries (CoS) was reinstituted on January 21 with an inaugural session held at the National Assembly.

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Politics
China (PRC)
| 23 Jan 2019 | 12:00

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) – Future of mobility could be a reality sooner than thought, with industrial and civic uses likely to be implemented first.

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Business