Maldives
| 21 Nov 2018 | 00:08

MALE, Maldives (The Island/ANN) - The new Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid said yesterday that the Maldives would re-join the Commonwealth shortly.

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Politics
Vietnam
| 21 Nov 2018 | 00:06

HCM CITY (Viet Nam News/ANN) - A retired teacher has been holding lessons for children at HCM City's Tumour Hospital for the past ten years.

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People
Bhutan
| 21 Nov 2018 | 00:04

Kaula Lumpur (Kuensel/ANN) - Loneliness is happiness. At least that is what artists say they feel and believe in.

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General, People
Japan
| 20 Nov 2018 | 23:43

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Recent corporate performance has been good overall, but concern about future prospects is growing. Investment that will contribute to growth should be continued.

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Business
Japan
| 20 Nov 2018 | 23:40

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn, arrested Monday on suspicion of falsifying the company’s securities reports, allegedly understated his remuneration by about ¥5 billion (about $44.4 million) over a five-year period.

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General
China (PRC)
| 20 Nov 2018 | 22:27

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Ivan Man Dy is perhaps the Philippines’ most popular tour guide. Besides his role as local guide to the late celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, Man Dy is known for popularizing Bi­nondo, Manila’s Chinatown, as a tourist spot.

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General, People
Bhutan
| 20 Nov 2018 | 22:26

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Coinciding with the World Children’s Day, Unicef announced Sonam Wangchen as Bhutan’s first national youth goodwill ambassador today.

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General
Bhutan
| 20 Nov 2018 | 22:24

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Preterm birth rate among live births at Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) in Thimphu was 6.4 percent, lower than the estimated rates for Bhutan (around 10-15 percent).

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General, People
Bhutan
| 20 Nov 2018 | 22:22

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - According to health experts, 15.4 per cent of all under-five deaths occur due to preterm birth-related complications, making it the leading cause of under-five mortality.

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General, People
China (PRC)
| 20 Nov 2018 | 22:21

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - China’s efforts to further reduce taxes, for businesses and individuals, will continually improve the country’s tax environment if the significant progress made since 2017 is any indication, according to a World Bank Group report published on Tuesday.

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Business