YOKOHAMA (The Japan News/ANN) - A section of land at a pet shelter in Kanagawa Prefecture collapsed last weekend due to the devastating Typhoon No. 19.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Evacuees were shivering in shelters on Wednesday after temperatures dropped to their lowest figures of the season across almost all of Miyagi Prefecture in the aftermath of the record rainfall during Typhoon No. 19, which hit the Tohoku region this past weekend.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A cafe has opened in Tokyo for a limited time in which people who have difficulty going out can serve customers by remotely controlling robots from their homes.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — The full extent of the damage caused by record-setting rainfall from Typhoon No. 19 is gradually becoming clear, with the most serious damage apparently in the Tohoku region. The largest number of deaths occurred in Fukushima Prefecture at 27, with 14 deaths in Miyagi Prefecture, according to figures compiled by The Yomiuri Shimbun as of Tuesday. Why was the damage so bad in the Tohoku region? 

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - The new Jaffna International Airport to be declared open by President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today, marked by the arrival of an Alliance Air ATR 72-600 aircraft from Chennai, carrying aviation industry invites.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says Indian share of river water, that had been flowing to Pakistan for the last 70 years, will be put to maximum use.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Saudi Export Development Authority to facilitate business networking programs between Sri Lanka and Saudi Arabia and Saudi Export Programme to expand exports of raw materials to Sri Lankan manufacturers.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Growth in South Asia is projected to slow to 5.9 per cent in 2019. Sri Lanka's growth is expected to soften to 2.7 per cent in 2019, according to World Bank.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Although rejecting the Geneva Resolution co-sponsored by the Yahapalana government in 2015, SLPP presidential candidate and wartime Defence Secretary, Gotabaya Rajapaksa assured commitment to working with the UN.

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Greater opening-up in financial sector expected to stimulate vitality of domestic institutions.