Sri Lanka
| 19 Sep 2019 | 01:32

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - UNP to field a candidate through a ‘broad coalition’. Consensus reached on the formation of the National Democratic Front alliance to contest the presidential poll.

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Politics
Sri Lanka
| 19 Sep 2019 | 01:31

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Government Medical Officers’ Association launch 24-hour token strike due to unresolved issues, including salary anomalies, which authorities had failed to address despite repeated appeals.

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General
Sri Lanka
| 19 Sep 2019 | 01:29

COLOMBO ( The Island/ANN ) - Monks from three Buddhist chapters have requested Prime Minister and United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe to nominate Speaker Karu Jayasuriya as the UNP’s Presidential candidate, with a specific mandate to abolish the
Executive Presidency.

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Politics
Malaysia
| 18 Sep 2019 | 22:44

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - This format became very popular among Malaysian families because it was able to offer wide variety of goods under one roof.: 

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Business
Malaysia
| 18 Sep 2019 | 22:42

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - August and September are a good time to remind ourselves that it took Malaysians of all ethnicity and religious backgrounds to build Malaysia.

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Culture
Malaysia
| 18 Sep 2019 | 22:38

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - The spike in dengue cases over the past few years indicate flaws in the way we combat the issue, experts say.

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Economy, Environment
Malaysia
| 18 Sep 2019 | 22:35

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - Schools have been told to close immediately once the Air Pollutant Index (API) goes over 200 mark in their area.

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Environment
Japan
| 18 Sep 2019 | 22:31

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - “Sports hospitality” packages for the upcoming Rugby World Cup are selling well despite the high prices, which start at about ¥75,000 ($693) per head.

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Sports
Japan
| 18 Sep 2019 | 22:30

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - With the Rugby World Cup expected to draw about 500,000 visitors to Japan, attitudes have been split among public bath operators nationwide over whether to accept foreign customers with tattoos.

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General
Japan
| 18 Sep 2019 | 22:29

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The last of a series of exhibitions of photographic portraits by Kishin Shinoyama, 78, who has for decades taken photos of people in the spotlight, is being held at Gallery AaMo at Tokyo Dome City in Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo.

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Culture