Vietnam
| 19 Feb 2020 | 20:36

HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - The Asean Defence Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) officially opened in Hanoi on Wednesday morning, under the chair of Vietnamese Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich.

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Politics, Regional
Japan
| 19 Feb 2020 | 20:35

​YOKOHAMA (The Japan News/ANN) - Passengers on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship currently anchored at the Port of Yokohama began disembarking on Wednesday morning. 

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General
Japan
| 19 Feb 2020 | 20:34

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government intends to raise the retirement age of government employees from the current 60 to 65 by fiscal 2030, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.

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Politics
Japan
| 19 Feb 2020 | 20:32

​YOKOHAMA  (The Japan News/ANN) - Some passengers aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship who have been quarantined in the Port of Yokohama due to the new coronavirus outbreak were allowed to disembark from the ship starting Wednesday, if it is confirmed they are not carrying the virus.

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General
Japan
| 19 Feb 2020 | 20:30

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Lawson Inc. opened to the press Tuesday an experimental store where customers can pay without waiting in line.

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Business
Japan
| 19 Feb 2020 | 20:29

 KOBE (The Japan News/ANN) - A total of  6,000 masks were stolen from a hospital in Kobe, it was learned.

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General
India
| 19 Feb 2020 | 18:05

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Gandhi’s autobiography also reveals the strength hidden in that soft and self-effacing façade that Kasturba projected so effectively in later years. And the magnitude of her achievement is yet to be accorded the recognition it deserves. 

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People
India
| 19 Feb 2020 | 18:04

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Prudence would suggest that quite the most rational course of action is to effect a drastic update of syllabi in both categories of schools, and arguably even promote the study of Sanskrit.

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Culture
India
| 19 Feb 2020 | 18:03

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - No results were initially reported, after an App, said to have been developed by a shadowy private company, called Shadow, malfunctioned.

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Politics
Philippines
| 19 Feb 2020 | 18:02

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The World Health Organization (WHO) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), among others — have been repeating the message that the most effective way of preventing transmission is frequent handwashing with soap. 

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General